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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #39

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #39

It’s Plant-based Potluck time again! So, welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. Do you enjoy healthy, plant-based food and nutrition? Then you’re in the […]

How to Add Healthy Flavor to Plant-Based Meals with Herbs - Infographic

How to Add Healthy Flavor to Plant-Based Meals with Herbs – Infographic

We all know that seasonings, herbs and spices can either make or break a dish–so it’s always worth knowing which ones can “make the dish” and increase the taste of your favorite foods–and which ones to absolutely avoid.  Fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, dill and mint can bring powerful new tastes to your palate. Why not […]

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A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

I love the new year. For me, as well as many of you, it signifies new beginnings. It’s the optimum time to reflect on what matters and to re-assess my lifestyle, priorities, goals, diet, fitness and beauty routines–from head to toe. And that includes inner beauty. You’ve heard the old saying, “Beauty is only skin deep”. […]

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 […]

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How to Add Healthy Flavor to Plant-Based Meals with Herbs - Infographic

How to Add Healthy Flavor to Plant-Based Meals with Herbs – Infographic

We all know that seasonings, herbs and spices can either make or break a dish–so it’s always worth knowing which ones can “make the dish” and increase the taste of your favorite foods–and which ones to absolutely avoid.  Fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, dill and mint can bring powerful new tastes to your palate. Why not […]

Meatless Monday: Banana Mango Peanut Butter Berry Protein Power Smoothie

Meatless Monday: Banana Mango Peanut Butter Berry Protein Power Smoothie

Happy Monday! After spending the weekend at my father’s home–cooking, care-giving and working  around around the house, I realized that I would have to make a nutritious “smoothie meal” out out of whatever I  could scrounge up in my kitchen. Lucky for me, I found the necessary fruit, greens, healthy fats and superfoods to create enough protein-packed smoothie for two […]

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Fit & Fab

A New Year, A Better Body: The Importance of Stress Detox with Yoga, Meditation And Massage

A New Year, A Better Body: The Importance of Stress Detox with Yoga, Meditation and Massage

Are you often stressed out? I am. I bet most of us agree that the lives we lead are full of stressors—at work and at home, financial stressors, and personal stressors. Does it seem to you that we are busier than ever on our cell phones, tablets, eating out, and trying to squeeze in time for friends, family, even workouts? These are […]

Look Good Naturally: 10 DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Product Recipes You Can Make at Home - Infographic

Look Good Naturally: 10 DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Product Recipes You Can Make at Home – Infographic

When I was a little girl, I loved to watch my mother sit at her dressing table, look in the mirror and begin her nightly skin care ritual. Mom was blessed with smooth, beautiful, brown skin and she cared for her skin with beauty rituals which were passed down by her own mother. She would apply heavy […]

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Living Green

6 Cool Green Gardening Gadgets Showcased at CES 2015

6 Cool, New, Green Gardening Gadgets Showcased at CES 2015 – Infographic

Welcome to Spring! It’s gardening time! More and more people are becoming interested in growing their own fruits, vegetables, and herbs at home. You’ll see in the infographic below, that many of the green devices showcased at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) are perfect for beginner gardeners. These devices can be very helpful to beginners who don’t know what the optimal growing conditions are […]

How to Green Clean Your Bathroom Showerhead - Infographic

How to Green Clean Your Bathroom Showerhead – Infographic

When was the last time you cleaned your showerhead? I love to take showers, in fact, I enjoy them them more than baths. While daydreaming under the relaxing spray, it is easy to overlook the fact showers too need to be cleaned from time to time, in order to remove sediment, germs and mineral buildup–especially due to hard water. I was […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStlye File: Experience Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

EcoStyle File: Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

I am always on the look out for well-designed, comfortable, sustainable fashion, so I was thrilled to discover Wabi Sabi. I’m an eco-conscious, professional, living in the city–and Wabi Sabi designs with women like me in mind. Wabi Sabi creates stylish, functional and versatile day to evening work wear for professional women using the finest organic materials […]

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

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Doing Good

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26 Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26+ Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Today is Blog Action Day 2014 and this year the focus is on the topic #Inequality. As a blogger, I was delighted to learn about Blog Action Day and to have a chance to get involved in building awareness of this important day of advocacy and action. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from […]

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

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Culture

Benefits of Traveling Alone

Benefits of Traveling Alone

Going out in the world alone can feel like a scary thing, but there are actually numerous benefits to taking a trip solo. Pack your bags with the proper attire for your destination, an open mind and a good attitude, and set out for the unknown with a travel companion (that’s you!) who may surprise […]

How to Find The Best Deals On Hotels In Barcelona

How to Find The Best Deals On Hotels In Barcelona

Find The Best Deals On Hotels In Barcelona If you’re going to be traveling soon to the great city of Barcelona in Spain, you’ll need to have all of your plans and accommodations set in stone before you begin your journey. All items of consideration, from your passport to your traveler’s checks, need to be […]

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