A Sustainable Life

We make choices every day that affects the environment and the future of the earth. The Earth’s ecosystem keeps humans, animals and all creatures alive every day. The beauty of nature not only enhances the appearance of the world, but it keeps animals from going extinct and the atmosphere from fading. Living sustainably means that you can support yourself and your surroundings, considering three core elements: environmental protection, social development and economic development. Protecting the environment is the main componentRead more

What are Adaptogens

Adaptogens are natural substances, like herbs, that work to regulate certain hormones and balance the body. They can help to increase the body’s resistance to physical, biological, emotional, and environmental stressors and promote normal physiologic function (Duke,1).  These herbs have been used for thousands of years for their natural health benefits, like boosting the immune system, restoring balance, managing weight, increasing physical endurance, as well as mental focus and mood. Adaptogens grow in various environments, such as high altitude, ruggedRead more

Coconut Flour Donuts

Hi guys! Sorry I haven’t been writing as much. I have been busy looking for a part time job and hanging with friends. I am going to try my best to test some more recipes and write more often in the weeks to come. Coconut Flour Donuts 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tsp vanilla extract 6 eggs 2 tbsp milk 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder Preheat oven to 350 F. GreaseRead more

Moringa Cashew Dressing

Hi guys! Today I made Moringa Cashew Dressing. It is a great alternative to processed salad dressing that you can purchase in store and you probably have many of the ingredients already in your pantry. This dressing is creamy and healthy! Not only does it have many health benefits like, anti -aging and immune boosting, but also it tastes great and brings color to your table. This recipe is a similar to Nutrition Stripped‘s turmeric dressing recipe. Moringa Cashew DressingRead more

Foods that Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is a normal bodily function that occurs when you are injured or you have an illness, such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, IBD or other common diseases. Inflammation has been shown to be the root cause of these diseases and many more. Evidence has shown that dietary patterns rich in foods of plant origin, such as fruits and vegetables, can help lower the risk of diseases. Inflammation is not necessarily bad for the body, since it helpsRead more

Easy Ways to Reach 10,000 Steps Every Day

Lately, I have been trying to up my step count on my fitbit and I have found there are many easy ways to increase steps. Not only does this increase the amount of calories you will burn throughout the day, but also it will make you more active and energetic. At work, we have Virgin Pulse. It allows you to record the steps you take and daily activities like what workouts you do during the day and how many glassesRead more

Easy Veggie Chips!

This recipe is very easy and you can use a variety of vegetables! I used beets, potatoes and sweet potatoes. Veggie Chips 5 potatoes or vegetable of choice 2 tbsp olive oil (or oil of choice) 1 tbsp salt Seasoning of choice Slice vegetables thin and place in a bowl and add oil, salt and seasoning of choice. I used garlic powder and pepper. Place in air fryer and cook for 20 minutes or until they are hard like chips.Read more