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5 Nutrition Powerhouses for Cinco de Mayo

Hola amigos, Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! Whether you have big fiesta plans or will be staying in and laying low, there are plenty of healthful choices to choose from when it comes to Mexican food. In fact, many Mexican dishes are comprised of nutritious plant-based ... READ the POST

The Single Most Eco-Friendly Change You Can Make

In honor of our beautiful Mother Earth, I'm sharing some changes we can make to lessen our impact on the environment and help ensure that our earth is as beautiful for our children as it was for our parents. It's no secret that real, devastating change is happening to our environment right before ... READ the POST

6 Reasons to Drink More Water

How many little "ailments" do you experience that can't be improved by taking a few deeps breaths and drinking a nice tall glass of water? I'm not claiming water is a miracle cure-all, but staying hydrated can help optimize our day-to-day functioning. Here are a few of the incredible powers of ... READ the POST

How to Build Strong Bones

What's the first thing you think of when you think of strong bones? If it's milk, you're not alone. In fact, billions of dollars have been spent to achieve exactly that — get Americans to think they need milk to build and maintain strong bones. Is it true that your bones require dietary ... READ the POST

How I Fell in Love with Yoga

Happy Friday and  Happy First Day of SPRING! This was my second winter in Chicago and it felt way harsher than last winter, even though technically it wasn't. My theory is that I hadn't yet experienced the glory of summer in Chicago when I first moved here in November 2013, so winter was all I ... READ the POST

Food-spirations: Easy Asian-inspired Slaw

I'm not typing this up as a recipe because sometimes we just don't want to follow recipes. This is more along the lines of food-spiration. I am a pretty right-brained, science-nerd, analytical type of person. I often don't find myself possessing the creativity that others have when it comes to ... READ the POST