Eat Your Greens Detox Soup

I got this delicious recipe from Oh She Glows Cookbook. This book is filled with over 100 vegan recipes to help you glow from the inside out. I’ve had this book for over a year now and have tried numerous recipes…so far, I can’t say there’s a recipe I haven’t [...]

Gluten-free PANZANELLA, let’s skip the anchovies

It’s the 4th of July week and I hope you’re all getting ready to celebrate those who have served our country to keep us safe. I, for one, have enormous respect for all of our armed forces who work day and night so that my friends and family sleep safe [...]

When Life Throws a Curveball

Sooner or later, life will throw you a curveball. And it will suck. Trust me, I know – life just threw me a curveball and it ain’t pretty.  The curveball is that rude awakening, that slap in the face, that often derails us from our tried and true plan to [...]

Bell Pepper Soup; Simple, Healthy Dinner

Everyone knows I enjoy snacking on bell peppers; yellow peppers, red peppers, orange peppers…any and all of them make me smile. But once you dip your spoon into the bell pepper, sweet potato combo – it’s like dipping into a bowl of heaven. You can make this soup ahead of [...]

Pudding for Breakfast, anyone?

I just love this grain-free breakfast packed with anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and protein. It's so simple to make and tastes decadent;  you'll feel like you're cheating on your health! This is a no-cook pudding so you can make it ahead of time, pop it in the fridge and have [...]

How To Become a Morning Person

At the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, we were taught the concept that everyone is different and what works for one person may not work for another. Some people are natural early birds, while others are total night owls. I, for one, wake early BUT I don’t want to speak to [...]


When we know better, we do better, right? Yet, while skin cancer affects one in five Americans, the majority of people in the U.S. fail to wear sunscreen on a daily basis. The simple act of wearing protective SPF can prevent skin cancer and premature aging. However, as most Hawaiians [...]

Beautycounter’s Social & Environmental Efforts

We Earned Our Highest B Corp Score Ever To be certified as a B Corporation, a brand must meet high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We are pleased to participate in this growing community of more than 2,000 Certified B Corps from 50 countries and over [...]

Wow! This has become one of my favs!!

I’m always on the hunt for new, nutritional powerhouse salads and this one certainly fits that description! Its from Eating Clean by Amie Valpone and I think you’re going to love it! And…get her recipe book Eating Clean it’s filled with easy, nutritious meals and snacks. Last night my husband and [...]

Spring Reading…two of my favorite things

  This blog was originally posted on the Institute for Integrative Nutrition Blog - but I thought it was/is worth sharing! Spring is always a great time for rebirth, reinvention, and discovery. This spring, we’re looking at the best ways to improve our health and happiness with new books from [...]

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