Wellness

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

In addition to a healthy diet and exercise, restful sleep is one of the most important factors of wellbeing.  When you’re tired, it’s difficult to focus and productivity is decreased.  There are even some studies which suggest that when sleep deprived, you are less able to control hunger – resulting in unwanted weight gain.   Read… Continue reading Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

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Vegan Farro, Asparagus + Edamame Salad

This salad is super tasty, healthy and vegan!  Serve as a main dish or side.  Makes 2 servings. Ingredients  1/2 cup uncooked farro, cooked according to package directions 1/2 bunch fresh asparagus (about 1.5 cups chopped into 1 inch pieces) 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame 1 5.3 oz container coconut milk yogurt Juice of 1… Continue reading Vegan Farro, Asparagus + Edamame Salad

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Farm Fresh Vs. Store Bought Eggs

Farm fresh eggs definitely taste better than their regular, store bought counterparts.  Right?  Well, it depends on who you ask.  The Washington Post chronicled one writer’s quest to determine the taste differences between varying types of eggs, and what she found may surprise you.  No disparity was detectable amongst the 4 samples.  Yet, there are… Continue reading Farm Fresh Vs. Store Bought Eggs

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How To Make Plant Based Soap At Home

The appeal of homemade glycerin soap lies not only in its plant based, organic qualities, but also its easy creation.  If you dislike using soaps which contain harsh ingredients or synthetic scents, making your own is ideal.  Read on for a step by step guide. Supplies Plant based, organic glycerin soap melt Soap mold Dried… Continue reading How To Make Plant Based Soap At Home

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Vegan + Gluten-Free Berry Crunch Parfait

This dessert features sweet and satisfying plant-based whipped topping layered between blueberries, strawberries and gluten-free crunchies.  Makes 2 servings. Ingredients 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup blueberries Vegan whipped topping (directions below) Gluten-free crunchies (directions below) One day before you plan to make this dessert, it’s important to place a can of coconut milk in… Continue reading Vegan + Gluten-Free Berry Crunch Parfait

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Top Ten Healthy Snacks

I feel like I am forever in search of easy, delicious and healthy snacks to enjoy.  Check out the list of my current favorites! Lenny & Larry’s Birthday Cake Complete Cookie. 16 grams of protein per cookie, vegan, gluten free. Lenny & Larry’s Vegan/ Gluten-Free Snickerdoodle.  16 grams of protein per cookie, vegan, gluten free. Turkey… Continue reading Top Ten Healthy Snacks