Voortman PB and Nanner Balls (vegan)

I am always on the lookout for easy, plant based protein snacks for my active, tutu wearing teenager Mackenzie.  Being a full time dancer, Kenz needs nutrient dense snacks that she can easily take with her and have between classes.  While they are not gluten free, the Voortman Banana Wafers are free from artificial colors…

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Book Club – Forks Over Knives

I first saw the documentary Forks over Knives when I became vegetarian when first diagnosed with Lupus.  Shortly after, they released the companion book as well as a cookbook.  This documentary changed my life and the way I look at food and health.  You can visit the Forks over Knives site here for great articles,…

Book Club – A Mindful Day

This book is a fantastic way to start your day with peace, clarity and an open heart. A Mindful Day 365 Ways to Live Life with Peace, Clarity, and an Open Heart by David Dillard Wright PhD  

What Confidence, Beauty and Power Really Look Like

Today’s Women Crush goes out to Ashley Graham. We love Ashley’s ability to promote positive body image across numerous media platforms, not just the ads and pages she graces with her gorgeousness.  Additionally, Ashley has not let ADD and dyslexia stop her from being a true powerhouse.  We love Ashley’s drive, ambition and heart of…

Book Club – The Raw Transformation

The Raw Transformation: energizing your life with living foods. By: Wendy Rudell This book has been a great resource for me and is a must have for anyone venturing into a raw lifestyle. The visually stunning guide to going raw proves that it is possible to enjoy healthy food and great flavor. The more than…

Fierce yet Honest

I founded The Honest Company because I wanted safe, effective products that perform. After all, you shouldn’t have to choose between what works and what’s good for you. – JESSICA ALBA, FOUNDER We are not only in love with Jessica Alba’s onscreen persona, but also her dedication and commitment to creating safe products that work with…

Fabulous Find – ThriVe! Juice Bar, Hampstead NH

If you are traveling route 111 through Hampstead NH, be sure to stop and check out our new favorite hot spot ThriVe! Juice Bar & Wholesome Eats.  This little cafe caters to those who want healthy food on the go without breaking the bank.  Their diverse menu features juices, smoothies, acai bowls and energy bowls…

Vital To My Survival, My Vitamix

One of the best gifts I received this year is my Vitamix blender (thank you Mom and Dad).  I wanted to take a few minutes to share with you what I love about my newest obsession. Something that sets the Vitamix apart from other blenders is the variable, automatic speeds.  The mixer starts low to…

Vegan Product Review: Ion Color Defense

I have been using Ion products for quite some time.  I love how it revives dry hair and preserves color.  We use their vegan, cruelty free products.  Ion never uses animal testing or commissions any animal testing on its behalf, even for their non vegan products.  Their vegan line is easily identified thanks to a…

Vegan Product Review: Acure Skin Care

As I have mentioned before, my skin goes through hell with chemo.  I was recently looking for a new skin care line that would help calm the redness and dryness that is plaguing me these days.  I came across the Acure line of products and I am in love! Within a few days of use, the…