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Climate Change Effects: We’ve Got 12 Years

Climate Change Effects: We’ve Got 12 Years

By this point, who hasn’t heard about climate change or global warming? Even worse, who hasn’t seen firsthand the impact of global warming? I just discovered last night the newest projection on global devastation due to climate change and rising sea levels is much closer […]

Homemade Vegan Hot Chocolate | Raw + Cacao

Homemade Vegan Hot Chocolate | Raw + Cacao

Are you looking for a healthy hot chocolate to drink on those cold winter nights? I don’t know about you but I’ve been craving hot drinks the last few weeks. And what is the first hot drink anyone reaches for (or at least I do)? […]

Oat & Epsom Salt Sc​rub (and Soak) Recipe | For Beautiful Skin + Health

Oat & Epsom Salt Sc​rub (and Soak) Recipe | For Beautiful Skin + Health

Do you like to use body and face scrubs? How about bath soaks for relaxation? Want a product that can do both? I’ve got a very easy salt scrub recipe that can do all three! So I’m excited to share with you my Oat and […]

DIY Easy Lip Balm Recipe

DIY Easy Lip Balm Recipe

Have you ever made your own lip balm before? If you haven’t, like many other homemade skincare products, you’re missing out. Nothing compares to it especially when you can customize a natural lip balm recipe to your own preferences. One of my favorite cosmetics to […]

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Here in the Pacific Northwest, I’ve been taking advantage of the last remnants of beautiful days with my daughter before the months of overcast and rain are in full swing. It’s been cold and windy but really dry and sunny. However, for how much fun […]

Coconut Macadamia Granola with Blueberries Recipe

Coconut Macadamia Granola with Blueberries Recipe

December feels like it is flying by already, doesn’t it? I’m pretty sure I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas. I just blinked… It isn’t Christmas yet, is it? The cold weather and grey skies up here have definitely made me crave lots of carbs. So […]

Matcha and Pistachio Smoothie Recipe

Matcha and Pistachio Smoothie Recipe

After my last post on matcha green tea, I’ve been really craving a hot cup of it. There’s a really bad flu or cold bug making the rounds here and both my daughter and I caught it. For some reason when I’m sick I crave […]

The Health Benefits of Matcha Powder (And A Few Cautions)

The Health Benefits of Matcha Powder (And A Few Cautions)

Have you heard of matcha tea? I won’t be surprised if you have. Matcha has grown in popularity over the last few years in the US mostly due to the expanding knowledge surrounding the health benefits of matcha powder. And while tea drinkers in Japan […]

Vegan Spicy Nacho Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Vegan Spicy Nacho Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Ok. I’m sad to say but pumpkin season is finally coming to a close here. I’m pretty sure that goes for most if not all of North America. I was at the grocery store last night and saw the huge bin of pie pumpkins at […]

Spicy Maple and Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Spicy Maple and Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Are you looking for a sweet spicy pumpkin seed recipe that is a little different? Or how about a simple treat that doesn’t have any cane sugar in it? Thanksgiving is about a week away! How the time does fly! Parties and family get-togethers are […]