banana cacao muffins

I receive so many requests for gluten free and dairy free packaged items. I have listed below my top favorites with links where applicable to purchase online. There is no need to run to the store! That’s what we are all about- making your life easier so you can live your healthiest life.

melissa

Trick or treat…give me something good to eat. That “something good” is usually synonymous with something sweet, and for that, we’re turning to the nutrient-packed pumpkin. Though pumpkin spice lattes abound, we can get that sweet pumpkin fix without deviating from our Golden Goddess Plate. Here are five reasons to indulge in pumpkin—and how.

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healing that inner child

As we move into adulthood, we learn how to take care of ourselves, and that means helping our bodies to heal. We’ve got a lot coming at us in today’s world, from water issues to beauty products, environmental toxins and superbugs. It can take its toll, and show up in amorphous symptoms. 

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vegetarian lasagne

It’s October, AKA month of All. The. Candy. With those snack-size treats comes heaps of anxiety—the agitation we might feel as parents watching our kids overindulge while trick-or-treating, the temptation we try to resist when those spoils are sitting around the house, the worry that the candy bag will linger for way too long (hello, dentist bills). 

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travel

Summer is ideal for traveling (no coats required) and having fun with friends and family. What do you look forward to most? Relaxing by the beach or pool, exercising, hiking, biking, grilling outside, and reading. Ideally all of the above.

However, there’s something many of us experience, but don’t talk about—gut issues while traveling. Issues like constipation, diarrhea, gas, and bloating can flare up on-the-go, or even become worse during travel. Flying or being in a country without access to our “normal” diet or foods can exacerbate things, too.

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sunscreen

It’s no secret that the sun has a ton of health benefits, including helping our bodies manufacture vitamin D. But it’s hopefully just as well known by now that the sun can also be harmful (even deadly) if you don’t take the right precautions before being outside for a long period of time.

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beach picnic

Picnic season is FINALLY here!

My kids and I always struggle with enjoying picnics without overdoing it on the cheese and dessert. Everyone tends to eat more than they normally would because picnic food is always so good, but there’s no reason to go overboard. The key is moderation.

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