Classic American · Healthy Living · Pastas · Recipes · Sauces

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Macaroni and “Cheese”


Comfort food = macaroni and cheese. Yes. You can’t deny it. And neither can I. But there’s nothing comfortable what about dairy does to my insides. Oversharing? I wanted something fairly simple for dinner (and gluten-free as well) after our bike ride this afternoon. Oh, and how about that Tampa Bay Lightning? I donned my… Continue reading Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Macaroni and “Cheese”

Healthy Living · How-To's · Ideas

How To Crack Open a Coconut Like a Boss


On a whim yesterday at the natural farmer’s market I decided to buy a coconut. Did I have a clue what I was going to do with it? Nope. Just wanted to buy it and play with it. Today, I was ready to take it on. I looked on Google to find out how to… Continue reading How To Crack Open a Coconut Like a Boss

Healthy Living · Ideas

Green Sunday -Tip #1


  So, the other day I was taking a shower and made a rather disturbing discovery: my shower was disgusting. The tile is white, first of all, which skeeves me out, but I noticed that it was long overdue for a good scrubbin’. There was mold, yes…and more than I want to admit. We’re not… Continue reading Green Sunday -Tip #1

Healthy Living · Ideas

5 Simple Things You Can Start Doing Now to Live Greener


We all could be a little more conscious about the environment we live in and the effects our lifestyles have on it. Try to incorporate these 5 easy ways to help protect the environment into your daily life. Every little bit helps! Use Natural Household Cleaners Conventional household cleaners contain chemicals that can harm the… Continue reading 5 Simple Things You Can Start Doing Now to Live Greener

Healthy Living · Ideas

Yoga and Meditation for Stress Relief


There are never enough hours in the day. When will I get to rest? I’m behind schedule. I still have so much to do today. I can’t sleep. I’m worried. I’m overwhelmed. I can’t think. I’m stressed!   Does this sound like you? Maybe, or maybe not, but we all deal with stress and feeling overwhelmed… Continue reading Yoga and Meditation for Stress Relief

Beverages · Healthy Living · Ideas

Make Water Interesting! – National Water Day


I’ll admit I find drinking plain old water boring sometimes. Unless I’m super parched, but even then it’s fun to spice things up. Staying hydrated is important for healthy skin, digestion and healthy energy levels. Being dehydrated can cause headaches and fatigue. Drink up! Instead of drinking just water, brew iced tea. If you have… Continue reading Make Water Interesting! – National Water Day

Healthy Living · Recipes

Sea Salt, Honey and Olive Oil Body Scrub


Make your own sea salt body scrub at home! I am totally into using food as my cosmetics lately. Actually, I think I want to keep using food as my cosmetics for a long, long time because I’m getting better results with these instead of chemical-laden garbage bought at the drugstore. I am a runner,… Continue reading Sea Salt, Honey and Olive Oil Body Scrub