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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #22 – Summer Recipes Rock!

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #22 – Summer Recipes Rock!

It’s such a pleasure to savor the flavors of summer salads, entrees, appetizers, beverages and desserts. Summer is the most wonderful time of the year for fresh fruit and vegetable lovers! It’s the season of abundance! That’s why summer recipes really rock! Welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! The table is set! I’m itching […]

The Green 18: Quick and Easy Tips for Living Green Every Day

The Green 18: Quick and Easy Tips for Living Green Every Day

Living green doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s the little things we do each day that add up to make a significant green impact over time. Many people just want to know what they can do to live green. And when it comes down to it, what people do every day is what makes a […]

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10 Anti-Tempataion Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Fight Temptation with 10 Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Let’s face it. When we are trying to watch what we eat and drink, temptation is absolutely everywhere. When everyone around us at the office is indulging in pizza, burgers, fries, and sugary drinks, it’s awfully tempting to join in, isn’t it? When we have “convenience” food bombarding us from every direction, it can be […]

Love & pizza: Vegan pizza recipes that satisfy my soul

Love & Pizza: Vegan Pizza Recipes That Satisfy My Soul

We all have those days when we feel kind of blue. Out of sorts. Worried. Or just plain stressed! I know I do. When I’m down and feeling needy, my favorite, soul-satisfying food is pizza. Let’s face it, there is really nothing quite like it. Now, I don’t want to be the one to advocate […]

Nourish

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato Kale Quinoa Salad with Creamy Coconut Curry Dressing

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato Kale Quinoa Salad with Creamy Coconut Curry Dressing

When I’m hungry for something satisfying, hearty, healthy yet quick and easy to make, I raid my kitchen for interesting leftovers and fresh ingredients and “voila!” magic usually happens in the form of a taste-bud-tingling-super-salad! Today my refrigerator search turned up a few promising flavors to create with: *leftover roasted sweet potatoes–yum! *leftover cooked quinoa *leftover cooked chickpeas *organic kale, cucumbers […]

Spinach Avocado Jicama Salad with Creamy Cilantro Salad

Spinach Avocado Jicama Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

My approach to healthy eating is to plan my meals around seasonal, organic produce– grown locally as much as possible. I am fortunate that my neighborhood farmers market is always bustling with a large number of local farmers selling a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, pickles, cider, maple syrup, wine, fresh-baked bread and more. I […]

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Fit & Fab

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting "Summer Fit"!

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting “Summer Fit”!

This summer, I was invited to participate in Raise.com’s “Summer Fit” campaign. I love to stay active during the summer so I was delighted to get involved with their “Summer Fit” campaign. Raise.com wants to challenge people to stay active especially in these hot summer months, so they are running an interactive campaign called “Summer Fit,” […]

Please Don't Fall and Break Your Hip! 10 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls - Infographic

Please Don’t Fall and Break Your Hip! 10 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls – Infographic

Recently several friends and family members have had their previously full and productive lives altered dramatically due to unexpected and traumatic injuries caused by a sudden fall. One of my previously-active aunts is now bedridden after falling in her bathroom and shattering right her hip. Due to her age, her hip has not healed well and she […]

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Living Green

The Green 18: Quick and Easy Tips for Living Green Every Day

The Green 18: Quick and Easy Tips for Living Green Every Day

Living green doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s the little things we do each day that add up to make a significant green impact over time. Many people just want to know what they can do to live green. And when it comes down to it, what people do every day is what makes a […]

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Gardening

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Gardening

For savvy garden enthusiasts with an environmental conscience, an eco-friendly garden can be both economical and elegant. With a few easy tips, even the most sophisticated and formal gardens can be environmentally friendly. Be Resourceful When Using Resources Using solar garden lights are a great way to give gardens a sophisticated evening look. Solar lights […]

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Ecostyle

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid the Toxic Side of Fashion & Wear Organic Clothing

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid Toxic Fashion & Wear Organic

Have you ever heard the term “There’s more to that, than meets the eye”? There are valid reasons why that statement often holds true. From what we eat, to what we wear, looks can be deceiving. Today, more and more people are realizing the benefits of choosing to their reduce toxic exposure by eating organic […]

How to be a green beach babe this summer: 15 fabulous, ecofriendly swimsuits

How to Be a Green Beach Babe: 20 Fabulous EcoFriendly Swimsuits

Would you like to make a splash at the beach this summer? Then it’s probably time to invest in a hot, new bathing suit. If you looking for the perfect, ecofriendly swimwear to meet your needs, then you’ve come to the right place. Beyond color, style and fit, there are other key factors to keep […]

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Doing Good

Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

10 Ways to Be a Compassionate Fashionista with Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

With the fourth of July almost here and more than sixty days of summer fun ahead, “what should I wear” as well as “what not to wear” is top of mind. It’s much too hot to be tempted by the latest animal-based designs made from fur, leather, animal skins, wool or silk. Light, airy vegan-friendly […]

Fake for the Animal's Sake: 14 Ways to Veganise Your Style

Fake for Animals Sake: 14 Ways to Dress Vegan Style

Though, most of us grew up eating meat, and wearing animal hides and fur, many of us never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. Did you? The abuse that animals suffer at human hands is sickening, heartbreaking and sad. It’s even more so when we realize that the everyday choices we make—such […]

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Culture

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting "Summer Fit"!

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting “Summer Fit”!

This summer, I was invited to participate in Raise.com’s “Summer Fit” campaign. I love to stay active during the summer so I was delighted to get involved with their “Summer Fit” campaign. Raise.com wants to challenge people to stay active especially in these hot summer months, so they are running an interactive campaign called “Summer Fit,” […]

Experience Salvador, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro , Iguacu, Paraguay and Buenos Aires - August 2014!

Experience Salvador, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Iguacu and Buenos Aires – August 2014!

I love to travel and I have a soft spot in my heart for Brazil, especially Salvador, Bahia. The Northeastern region of Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Bahia) has been described as “Africa in the Americas” due to the heavy concentration of Brazilians of African descent and heritage. Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, established […]

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