Rosemary Oil – Just the Facts 1

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the character Ophelia declares: ‘There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember.’ Throughout history, rosemary and rosemary oil have been used to enhance memory (Grecian scholars used to wear rosemary wreaths on their heads for exams!) Rosemary also has a bit of a reputation as a gastrointestinal […]

Rosemary - famous for it's memory enhancing properties, but did you know it is also a fantastic mosquito repellent? Click the image to read about the scientifically verified benefits of rosemary oil!

Coffee addict? Consider starting a (healthier) tea addiction instead with these 5 kickass teas that are perfect to jumpstart your morning.

Tea Power: 5 Kickass Teas to Start Your Day With

Hey guys! Today I’ve got a great guest post for you all from Enozia Vakil of Beauty Junction Online. She’s got some great ideas about health, and today she’s sharing 5 kickass teas to jumpstart your mornings! Can’t do without your morning cuppa? That’s great! Tea makes for an excellent healthier alternative […]


Top 10 Most Nutritious Vegetables

Vegetables and I haven’t always gotten along. I couldn’t eat broccoli without drowning it in Cheese Whiz until I was at least 18. And Kale? Forget it. I was lucky to eat one serving of vegetables a day. Luckily, I grew up, my tastes changed, and I can actually look […]

Even when you have the motivation to eat healthy, it can be hard to eat all 5 servings of vegetables a day. So on those days you just can't do it, choose from the most nutritious vegetables to get the most out of every (forced) bite.

It's easy to let life get in the way of your health goals, but with these health hacks, you'll save time while making health a priority.

Top 5 Health Hacks for Busy People

In a world that never stops moving, life can get pretty busy, overwhelming even. And even when  health is a priority, it can often fall down your list of priorities and become forgotten. Because your job is more important. Or your kids are more important. And of course these things […]


5 Best Essential Oils for Anxiety

Alright guys, time for some real talk. Anxiety is something I’ve struggled with my whole life, but it’s become more intense over the past couple of years. Between graduating undergrad and now dealing with graduate school, I’ve been constantly worrying about my future. I’ve tried a few different things to […]

Anxiety can be managed in a number of ways, but essential oils have always been one of the most effective for me. Click through for a list of the 5 best essential oils for anxiety (according to science).

High heat can damage cooking oils, causing them to break into cancer-causing free radicals. Is your cooking oil causing cancer?

Is Your Cooking Oil Causing Cancer?

There are dozens of options on the market these days when it comes to cooking oil. You can choose from canola, olive oil, coconut oil, or go for something more exotic like avocado oil. The choices can seem endless, and we’ve been told that vegetable oils are lower in saturated […]


Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Tea

For years, people have recommended drinking ginger ale when sick to help reduce nausea, and throughout history ginger root has been coveted as a powerful medicinal spice. While there are several ways to prepare and eat ginger, my favorite way to experience the benefits of this spice is by making […]

Ginger and cinnamon are both powerful anti-inflammatory agents, among a myriad of other wonderful health benefits. This ginger tea with cinnamon is a perfect addition to a healthy diet, and can protect against colds, the flu, cancer, diabetes, and more! Click to read about how simple it is to make this delicious and healthy tea!

Ah, basil. Beloved staple herb in pizza sauce and powerful... headache reliever? Basil is much more than a flavorful herb, my friends, and when used in the essential oil form, basil oil is claimed to have numerous benefits (anyone know of an essential oil that isn't though?). Basil oil is most definitely a potent substance in any case, and this article delves into the REAL benefits of the oil, according to science.

Basil Oil – Just the Facts 2

Ah, basil. Beloved staple herb in pizza sauce and powerful… headache reliever? Basil is much more than a flavorful herb, my friends, and when used in the essential oil form, basil oil is claimed to have numerous benefits (anyone know of an essential oil that isn’t though?). Basil oil is […]


Case Study: How I Stick to My Clean Eating Meal Plan

This is part 4 of 4 in a new series of blog posts titled “Steps Toward Making a Clean Eating Meal Plan You Can Actually Stick To.” (part 1, part 2, part 3)  These past few weeks, I’ve been dishing out tips to help you make your own clean eating meal […]

Sticking to a clean eating meal plan is hard! And while tips can be helpful, sometimes all the tips in the world aren't helpful unless you have a solid example to follow. So here I walk you through how I plan my clean eating diet, and you can even download my typical weekly meal plan to follow as a template!

Have you tried meal planning and just been unable to stay on track? Everyone has been there, but there are a few tips and tricks that you can follow to help yourself stick to the meal plan you create. Click through to check out my top 5 tips for meal planning!

Top 5 Meal Planning Tips to Help You Stay on Track 2

This is part 3 of 4 in a new series of blog posts titled “Steps Toward Making a Clean Eating Meal Plan You Can Actually Stick To.” (part 1, part 2, part 4) Every week I’ll put out a new post stuffed full of helpful tips to help you make your own […]