6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Baking

A large part of baking waste comes from boxed cakes, boxed cookies, etc. where all you usually have to do is add water, oil, and eggs. The box can be recycled, but the dry ingredients come in a plastic bag that is more difficult or impossible in many areas to recycle. A more eco-friendly option is to…

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Is Your Mattress Non-Toxic?

Is your mattress non-toxic? What about eco-friendly and made from organic materials? The average mattress on the market is infused with flame retardants. Flame retardants include a multitude of nasty chemicals including but not limited to…

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8 Eco-Friendly Tips for the Holiday Season

1. Instead of a fake tree made from plastic or cutting down a real tree that will inevitably die, think about a potted tree that you can plant outdoors afterward. There is also a really cool pine tree, the Norfolk Island Pine that does well indoors even in low light so…

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My Journey with Therapy and Health Care

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I’m incredibly passionate about mental health – and that I share and talk about trauma and the importance of one's emotional well-being all the time. I also share…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Mood

Embrace your emotions. Sometimes it can be hard to shake a mood because we don't address it. Anytime I start to feel a funk roll in I ask myself three questions… 

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5 Tips for Eating Healthy as a Vegan

I get asked a lot about how I went vegan. There is a LOT of different aspects surrounding how I went vegan but one of the BIG things that helped me on this journey was cleansing my kitchen and setting it up for success! I have gone through…

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Top 5 Vegan Gift Ideas

So...it's the Winter/Holiday season and many people are celebrating and buying/exchanging gifts, so I thought I would share some of my favorite vegan gift ideas...

*photo from flavanaturals.com

 

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The Best Dang Vegan Gelato

Who doesn't like gelato!? Especially gelato that is dairy-free, gluten-free, and most definitely vegan! I know, I know, there has been a lot of tasty vegan ice creams come out in the last year or so but have you ever heard of one that uses avocados in lieu of the 'traditional' nice cream bases?...

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Top 5 Vegan Halloween Candies

Halloween is just around the corner. Since going vegan several years ago we have either skipped Halloween altogether or bought some of the traditional big named candy that is 'accidentally' vegan...This year, I decided that I wanted to do something different, especially since...

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10 Tips for Dining Out as a Vegan

So we all love going out for dinner, lunch or even breakfast every now and then if possible. How do we do this as a vegan though? When I first started out I was worried about dining out mainly because...

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Easy Vegan Recipes for the 4th of July

So the fourth of July is coming up which means celebrating our Independence Day with red, white and blue, BBQ's and fireworks with family and friends. What does this mean if you're vegan? It means you probably won't be...

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