Category Archives: Healthy Holidays

A Thanksgiving PSA

A little PSA as we approach Thanksgiving and all the holiday things. This morning I heard my first calorie shaming comment of the season – you know, the whole “REMEMBER! The average American eats X calories at Thanksgiving dinner. That … Continue reading

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Cacao Love

There are few things quiet as pleasurable as the rich, luscious, sweetly bitter taste of deep, dark chocolate. It’s synonymous with Valentine’s Day and a known key to a woman’s heart. But how? First, a reminder: the darker, the better. … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Holiday Quinoa Salad

While I was vegan, and the vegetarian, quinoa was my kryptonite. It was still a relatively new dish – and word – in the American vernacular, but I had the advantage of writing for a publication that focused on food … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 12

It’s Day 12 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. Finally, a gift for YOU. Hear me out on this. Yes, it’s the season for giving – but it’s essential to give back to yourself, … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 11

It’s Day 11 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. For your favorite coffee snob, a unique new way to brew: Javazen is an incredible twist on your typical blend, infused with superfoods like cacao and … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 10

It’s Day 10 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. For your favorite health guru, wise and loving goddesses to help her realize her full potential. The 44 goddess cards in this deck by Doreen Virtue … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 9

It’s Day 9 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. In a nod to last week’s #GivingTuesday, consider the gift of paying it forward. DonorsChoose.org is a fantastic non-profit that lets you help a classroom in … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 8

It’s Day 8 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. There’s nothing sweeter than a homemade treat baked with love. Make a batch of vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free raw brownies, truffles, granola, or cookies and wrap them … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 7

It’s Day 7 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. For your favorite noncommittal gym bunny, a subscription to ClassPass. It gets them access to the best boutique fitness classes in their city. There are … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cheer Gift Guide – Day 6

It’s Day 6 of 12 Days of Cheer: gifts of wellness for body AND soul. For your favorite techie (or your dad), a Vers Bamboo iPhone case. It’s fits and protects your phone with the beauty of real wood. Plus, … Continue reading

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