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Vegan Coconut Curry Mushroom Lover’s Soup

By |2020-09-23T21:31:30-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soup, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

When I crave something hot, healthy and chewy, I know that it is time to make a hearty mushroom soup. This coconut curry mushroom lover's soup can be made with one type of mushroom or you can mix them. From shiitake to portabello to button, and more, I love all kinds of mushrooms -- so I [...]

Do You Have a Shopping Addiction? Vital Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

By |2020-09-22T18:41:56-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Shopping|Tags: , |

Who doesn’t love treating themselves on occasion? Whether you’ve smashed all those targets at work, you’ve passed all your exams or you’ve come through a really tough time, you deserve something special. There’s nothing wrong with splashing the cash from time to time and rewarding yourself for all your hard work. But when does treating yourself [...]

The Connection Between Dehydration and Depression

By |2020-09-22T17:43:14-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental health|Tags: , , |

The average adult human is 60% water. It is essential to the survival of your body. Water allows nutrients to move into cells and helps to remove the waste products from the same cells. Water doesn’t just help your cells function properly. It’s also integral to maintaining body temperature, lubricates your joints, acts as a shock [...]

Gap Year: Travel Tips

By |2020-09-22T15:44:14-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Life Hacks, Travel|Tags: , , |

Gap years. What even are they? When is one supposed to take a gap year? After college? Before college? During college when it all gets too much? After your first year of work when you realise your career planning has taken a horrible sidestep from what you really want and now you need to find yourself [...]

5 Weight Loss Tips to Follow That Are Actually Evidence-Based

By |2020-09-21T18:15:15-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Fit & Fab, Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

With so many weight loss fads and trends, it’s difficult to know which to follow. It’s as if you need a degree in nutrition just to cut through the nonsense. So instead of taking action, you get stuck in analysis paralysis. But the truth is that nutritional foundations haven’t changed much in the past two decades. [...]

Hearty, Healthy, Vegan Minestrone Soup with Fresh Arugula 

By |2020-09-23T21:33:03-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

There's nothing like a steaming hot bowl of vegan minestrone soup on a cool day! A healthy, hearty soup like this recipe is my idea of comfort food! With fresh herbs, vegetables, white beans, and pasta, this vegan minestrone soup recipe is one of my favorites. Although this recipe is delicious as written, don’t be afraid [...]

6 Careers Where You Can Make A Difference

By |2020-09-18T16:49:56-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Business, Career, Featured, Work|Tags: , , |

We spend a proportion of our lives at work, and although there indeed is more to life than your job, it certainly helps to make your experience better if you can find some meaning in what you do for a living! Human beings naturally want to feel that they are helping other people and making a [...]

8 Earth-Friendly Gifts That Are Edible      

By |2020-09-17T21:42:42-04:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Gifts, Holidays, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

When you’re looking for something amazing for a birthday or anniversary, wouldn’t it be great if you could give the gift of health and wellness? Instead of picking out items that your loved ones may or may not use, choose earth-friendly gifts that are made using sustainable ingredients. Everyone welcomes edible items packed with organic flavors, [...]

5 Types of Natural Oils That Will Keep Pests Away from Your Kitchen

By |2020-09-23T21:30:21-04:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Essential oils, Featured, Green & natural home, Kitchen, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Each person on this planet should strive to replace bad habits with good and healthy ones. Consuming the right foods is one of the key ways to improve your immune system and overall health. Because of that, keeping pests away from your kitchen should be one of the main priorities. You will have to struggle with [...]

Can Adults Prevent Having Loose Teeth As They Age?

By |2020-09-16T17:04:01-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Aging, Dental, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

You might think that it is a right of passage in old age to have loose teeth and to lose some of your teeth. While this is still a common problem for aging adults, the statistics for this have lowered since the 1970’s. Why pay attention to those statistics?  Well, they show that there are ways [...]

Best CBD Oil Products For Pain, Stress & Anxiety Relief 

By |2020-09-16T15:33:48-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Cannabis, CBD, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , |

In today's fast world, somehow most of the people have accepted pain, stress, and anxiety as a common thing. But is it the correct thing to do? Absolutely not! We shouldn't let pain, stress & anxiety impact our lives. There is an option for us to get relief from pain, stress, and anxiety -- CBD oil [...]

Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Planning the Food for Your Wedding

By |2020-09-15T17:14:06-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Weddings|Tags: , , |

If you’re in the middle of planning your upcoming wedding and you haven’t yet found Catering or chosen your menu, you may be wondering what you can do to make sure you offer your guests delicious food that they’ll love. Food is central to any good party, but especially a wedding reception. Even if your playlist is [...]

3 Best Travel Water Bottles with a Filter

By |2020-09-15T15:50:50-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Eco-friendly, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Plastic-free, Water|Tags: , , |

Do Water Bottle Filters Really Work?  Filter bottles are recommended on almost every trip, outdoors, and walking website. We have seen many videos that show how great filter bottles are, how long they last, and how little they affect our climate, unlike their plastic water bottle counterparts. All filter bottles are operating in the same way. [...]

Is Swimming Good for Alzheimer’s Patients?

By |2020-09-14T22:38:02-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Exercise, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

If you have a loved one that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, you may have a lot of questions regarding what is going to happen, how fast it will happen, and what activities are safe or not safe for your loved one to participate in. While you may have a lot of questions that seem [...]

Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

By |2020-09-19T21:23:26-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

I love the flavor of carrots in many forms -- from carrot juice to raw, steamed or roasted carrots -- I enjoy their particular sweetness. Tasty, crunchy, and very nutritious, carrots are an excellent source of fiber, vitamin K1, and potassium. Plus they provide antioxidants like beta carotene -- an antioxidant that your body converts into [...]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Catching a Cold

By |2020-09-11T14:10:37-04:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

As children head back to school and the weather starts to turn colder, there is generally an increase in cases of the common cold. In addition to dealing with the threat of COVID-19, the common cold affects millions of Americans each year. It is estimated that children experience between 8-12 colds a year while adults fare [...]

Zesty Fennel Orange Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette  

By |2020-09-10T15:25:14-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

I have always enjoyed citrus-flavored salads so this Zesty Fennel Orange Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette is a special treat. An orange is a very popular fruit but have you eaten or prepared fennel? If not, you should. Fennel is a vegetable that is enjoyed for it's licorice-like flavor. It is an imporant source of many essential [...]

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient    

By |2020-09-16T13:36:28-04:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Energy-efficient, Featured, Home, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Environmental concerns, coupled with our need to get our finances under control, are two top reasons why we’re beginning to look at making our homes more energy efficient. The steps you take now will start you off on the correct path to a brighter, greener future.  But what steps should you consider?  Take a read below [...]

How to Get Great Teeth at Home Without Using Toxic Chemicals 

By |2020-09-09T13:35:09-04:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Dental, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

There’s no doubt that having a bright and beautiful smile can do wonders for your confidence and self-esteem. But when it comes to improving your smile, many of us are worried about the harsh chemicals that are often used in popular teeth whitening products. And if you have quite sensitive teeth, you might be worried that [...]

Top 16 Benefits of Magnesium Supplements

By |2020-09-08T22:14:46-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Supplements|Tags: , , |

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals needed by your body. Magnesium plays an important role in nerve and muscle function, regulation of blood pressure, and boosting the immune system. In the human body, most of the magnesium is stored in the bones and the remaining can be found in bodily fluids, muscles, and tissues. [...]

Vegan Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper and Fennel Soup 

By |2020-09-09T11:06:49-04:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

What culinary magic happens when you drizzle olive oil on a baking sheet laden with tomatoes, red peppers, fennel, carrots, shallots, and garlic, season them with salt and black pepper and toss, sprinkle with fresh thyme leaves -- then roast, add to vegetable stock and finally blend this mixture to smooth, creamy perfection. The delectable result [...]

Small Space For a Garden? DIY Garden in a Mint Tin

By |2020-09-09T11:08:23-04:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Gardening, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Gardening isn't just for people with big yards or magical green thumbs. Anyone, anywhere, can take part in this soothing hobby. If you have limited space to work with, you can always create a miniature garden indoors. Mint tin gardens have been a lifesaver for apartment dwellers and office workers who want to bring their cubicle [...]

7 Ways Vitamin D Can Help with Immunity

By |2020-09-12T11:57:03-04:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Vitamin D is essential for well-being and helps regulate your skin, bones, and immunity. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that can travel into your bloodstream and get stored in your body’s tissues.  Did you know that there are about one billion people around the world with vitamin D deficiency?  Vitamin D ensures the smooth functioning of [...]

Hearty, Healthy Pasta Fagioli with Vegan Pesto

By |2020-09-04T23:23:32-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Entrees, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Who can resist the allure of a hearty tomato-based stew loaded with vegetables, herbs, beans and comforting elbow pasta? That's what makes Pasta Fagioli so appealing. This vegan version features vegetable stock and vegan Parmesan cheese. Ladle this feast into bowls and top it with a dollop of fresh vegan pesto, if desired. Then, serve it [...]

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