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3 Guilt-Free Summer Margarita Recipes

This post was provided by our friends at NuNaturals.  These margaritas are exactly what you need this summer (or any time of year!). Nutritionist Alix Turoff created these delicious margaritas to be guilt-free. Not only are they sugar-free, but each margarita is only around 160 calories! Spicy Grapefruit Margarita INGREDIENTS: For spicy salt: 1/2 tablespoon […]

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

This post was provided by our friends at Bodylogix. Do you ever feel overwhelmed by protein information overload? If so, you’re not alone. And while you may know protein is beneficial for a healthy muscular makeup and optimally functioning immune system, you may not know exactly how much protein you need each day or what […]

The Ultimate Crystal Guide for Beginners

Colorful or dark, shimmery or opaque, crystals come in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. Sprinkled throughout the earth, these precious gems possess the power to help you tune into your higher self, clear yourself of toxic energy and even mend a broken heart. Don’t believe me? Just take a look through history. It’s […]

Bright Eye Makeup Tutorial

A lot of people tend to shy away from the more brightly colored eyeshadows, but this type of look can work for school, the office, day or night! I’m going to show you how with this easy bright eye makeup tutorial. Right now, I’ve been seeing a lot of bright yellow, green and red eye looks […]

3 Protein Powder Recipes for Fueling on the Go

Protein powders have advanced from being something only a body builder might want to swallow, to a delicious way to have a quick meal. They make for fast fuel that is often assimilated more easily than eating a sandwich or a salad, and are versatile enough to eat anytime. With such a wide variety to […]

Turmeric Golden Milk Popsicles Recipe

Golden milk doesn’t just have to be a cold-weather staple. As the temperature heats up, why not trade in your turmeric tea or latte for a frozen treat that packs the same punch? Enter golden milk popsicles. If you need a refresher on the health benefits of turmeric—golden milk’s star ingredient—it has powerful antioxidant and […]

Complete Guide to Mineral Makeup

In today’s health- and wellness-conscious society, more and more people are taking a closer look not just at the food that they eat, but also the products that they put on their skin. This movement has made many people adamant about avoiding makeups that contain unnecessary chemicals in favor of more “natural” alternatives. The quest […]

When Is the Best Time to Drink a Meal Replacement Shake?

Meal replacement shakes are marketed to help kickstart a healthier lifestyle, aid in weight loss programs and act as healthier snack options, but can we trust that they are our best choice to achieve these goals? When you’re on a time crunch and need to eat on the go, sometimes meal replacements are the only option, so who […]

Beauty Hacks: How to Use Your Makeup in Multiple Ways 

Let’s get real—makeup and beauty products are expensive. In 2017, sales of prestige makeup in the U.S. totaled $8.1 billion, according to research by the NPD Group (1). That figure was up 6 percent from 2016. In fact, a survey conducted by Groupon revealed that women spend an average of $225,360 on beauty products in […]

7 Beauty Tricks from Grandma You Aren’t Using (But Should Be)

Grandmothers are known for their folksy fixes—some of which are more legitimate than others. Have a cold? Chicken soup may actually reduce inflammation, so go ahead and take her up on a nice big bowl. Have a fussy baby? Think twice before opening the “magic teething whiskey.” Have a bad hair day? Start taking notes, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is the newest healthy eating craze. But the unique aspect of this diet is that you keep track of when you eat, not how much. In fact, it’s technically not a “diet,” since you can eat whatever you want when you’re not fasting. Yet, people that take part in this style of eating […]

Is a Low-FODMAP Diet Worth Trying?

  An estimated 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), according to the American College of Gastroenterology (1). That equates to between 25 million and 45 million people. And if you’re one of them, you know just how painful and uncomfortable the chronic symptoms can be. People […]

10 Surprising Superfoods That Also Taste Amazing

What makes a “superfood” so super, anyway? Well, sometimes it has more to do with the super-powered marketing team behind the product than the food itself. (Seriously, have you ever tried to enjoy powdered seaweed?) So, starting right now, let’s take back the word “superfood” and redefine it as a food that’s super good for […]

5 Dish Soap Hacks with LuckyPlanet

Dish soap isn’t just for dirty dishes…it’s also for do-it-yourself fixes! Here are five clever hacks you need to try—all featuring LuckyPlanet dish soap, made with plant-based, natural ingredients. Dish Soap Hacks Fruit Fly Trap Your fruit bowl is stocked after a big grocery haul. Too bad the fruit flies got the memo. Get rid […]

I Tried Natural Deodorant for Two Weeks and Here’s What Happened

In most areas of my life, I try to be conscious about what I put in and on my body. I buy organic groceries when possible, seek out natural beauty products, and use environmentally friendly cleaners around the house. One glaring exception to my green routine? Antiperspirant. Like paying taxes or pretending to care about […]