We spring clean our homes, but do you ever think to spring clean your body? The Centers for Disease Control published a report a few years ago that makes it clear - every human carries a chemical burden in their system. Chemicals can be found in dust, gas, fumes, liquids and solids. There's chemicals in the water we drink and many of the foods we eat. We bathe in chemicals and rub them on our skin. They are all around us!
The longer we expose ourselves to toxins the sicker we can ge...
I would read articles and recipe blogs about zucchini and spaghetti squash being good alternatives to starchy foods like pasta and other noodles. It took me awhile to jump on board with this idea as I love my pasta! Don't read too much into this, I still have whole wheat pasta every once in awhile, and think its okay in moderation, but I've really learned to love these other options as they are more nutritious and super easy to make.
I've been posting recipes of food, so wanted to change it up and share this homemade version of body moisturizer. Easy to make and gives you super smooth skin.
Store bought lotions and cremes are unfortunately, filled with chemicals and toxins that when absorbed into your skin can disrupt your immune system. It's important to remove as many toxins as possible from your body, so try this healthier version of moisturizer with coconut oil, shea butter, jojoba oil and your favorite essential oils.
Anxiety and stress has controlled me for a good portion of my life.
I think all the way back to when I was in college (yes, it was a LONG time ago). I didn’t realize it at the time, but anxiety held me back from doing so many things, especially from doing well in my studies. My good friend and college roommate Katie would quiz me before an exam, and I would know all of the information and be ready to go. The next day, it would be test time and I would freeze, lose the thoughts in my mind and forget...