waffles with chocolate drizzle

Shameless Sugar

Most of us know sugar is bad for us. That doesn’t stop the sugar industry from shifting blame to fat and marketing to our vulnerable minds and eager taste buds. A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association stating that years ago, Harvard researchers…

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Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce

A house smelling of apples and cinnamon on a slightly chilly day is the best way to get in the fall mood. Crock pot cinnamon applesauce is great for the current fall weather.  With no added sugar and a bit of cinnamon, applesauce in the crock pot is…

foam roll chest opener stretch

Preventing Posture Pitfalls

Think about what you do all day. If you sit at a desk, you are likely to have slumped shoulders. If you look down at your phone, you are likely to have a strained neck. Posture is important for health and taking control of it can prevent injuries and make…

healthy candy bars

Healthy Candy Bars

Stop what you’re doing and make this healthy candy bar recipe! The ingredients are nutritious and taste better than any unhealthy popular candy bar. Even your most skeptical friends and family will like this one.  *This post contains affiliate links, read disclaimer here. Healthy Candy Bar Recipe…

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Sleep

I want to talk about another piece of this “health” business that we don’t seem to think much about: the importance of sleep. After all, there just aren’t enough hours in the day… Do you realize the impact sleep has on health and weight loss? The importance of sleep is…

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The First Step to Your Best Health

What is the best way to get healthy? Why does it have to be so complicated? Everyone hears and gives different information. There’s hundreds of diets out there claiming to be the best, saying they will get us healthy. There is one thing we can all agree…

dancer pose

30 Day Challenges & Yoga Camp

30 day challenges are a great way to get in a routine. When I do something for 30 days in a row, I always expect it the next day. I look forward to it and when it’s over…I just keep going. I want to share with you my recent…

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Vitamin D

Did you know vitamin D is actually a hormone? Hormones can alter genes and good things can happen to your body when they are properly activated. The role of vitamin D in the body is extremely important. Nearly half of us don’t get enough of this important…

banana ice cream with chocolate and walnuts

Healthy Ice Cream

Quick, easy healthy banana ice cream? Not ice or cream, just bananas? How is that even possible? I was skeptical at first as I am not a huge fan of bananas by themselves (unless hidden in bread of course) so you can gather that this might be the…

healthy brownie bites

Healthy Brownie Bites Recipe

I clearly love chocolate. Especially when it’s paired with something nutritious like this healthy brownie bites recipe provides. I am always looking for a snack and craving chocolate (I know, it’s a problem). This is a snack I don’t feel bad about eating and it definitely…