Holistic You

What’s Really in that Glass of Wine You Love?

 Did you know that one glass of wine can contain over 20 grams, or 5 teaspoons of sugar?! I am so excited about the “clean crafted” wines I’ve just discovered! No pesticides, sulfites, mega purple, GMO ingredients, etc. I can finally drink wine again without the headaches or lethargy that I would […]

Why is Natural Skin Care Better?

Why is Natural Skin Care Better?

Skin is your body’s largest organ and your protective barrier. However, that doesn’t mean it’s impervious or impenetrable. You need to be aware of what you’re exposing it to. If you put dangerous ingredients on your skin, they get into your body — exactly where […]

19 Chemicals to Avoid in Skin Care

The beauty industry has an ugly secret: Most skin care products contain harmful chemicals that could potentially harm your health, and even make aging worse. Your makeup, face cream, skin moisturizer, or cleanser may deliver short-term smoothness and brightness, but it also may disrupt your […]

What’s In Season This Month?

What’s In Season This Month?

What’s in season this month? I love Fall for all the delicious foods it brings and the cozy weather for soups, chilis, and more! Apples— Time for applesauce and pies! Look for Jon gold, Brae burn, Fuji, yellow Golden Delicious, and tart green Granny Smith. […]

Do You Know What’s In Your Make-Up?

Do You Know What’s In Your Make-Up?

What are you putting on your skin? Did you know that makeup can contain thousands of chemicals? That’s right – thousands! And the skin is an organ – it absorbs what’s put on it and all those chemicals go right into your body. Here’s the […]

8 Foods You Should Be Eating for Beautiful Skin!

8 Foods You Should Be Eating for Beautiful Skin!

These are 8 foods that you should be eating during the summer months to protect your skin from the sun & heat!   Berries & Citrus Berries & citrus are packed with age-defying antioxidants as well as fiber, a nutrient that helps eliminate toxins before […]

Are you making a mistake in the bedroom?

Are you making a mistake in the bedroom?

The mistake I am talking about is… Not sleeping. WARNING: Don’t fool yourself and think, oh, I can sleep later, I am too busy to sleep, sleeping doesn’t make a difference. Think again…you might not know this , but it can cause health problems. If […]

Soul Food

Soul Food

Think for a moment of a food from your past, one that makes you feel great after you eat it for no specific reason. Maybe it is macaroni and cheese, slow-simmered tomato sauce, ice cream cones or potato pancakes. Eating comfort foods (every now and […]

Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Summer is often a time for play, time off and deep relaxation. Many of us use the summertime to rebuild our reserves for the rest of the busy year. In our work-crazed society we can lose sight of the benefits of slowing down and taking […]

Rooted Vegetables

Rooted Vegetables

The roots of any plant are its anchor and foundation; they are the essential parts that support and nourish the plant. Root vegetables lend these properties to us when we eat them, making us feel physically and mentally grounded and rooted, increasing our stability, stamina […]