Category Archives: Healthy Living & Recipes





How to Make Delicious and Easy Fruit Pizza

dessert pizza

Everyone has their own way of marking the true beginning of summer. Some go by the official calendar date. Maybe you mark it from the first dip in the pool or the first 80-degree day. Me? I know summer is really here when I can relax on the porch with a good group of friends, a rousing game of Settlers ... Read More »

6 Steps to Detoxing Your Life and Your Home

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Today, we have a special guest whom we asked to come write about detoxing your home. Marla Gates is the owner of http://www.organic4greenlivings.com. Marla has dealt with MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivities) for over 20 years. She has gained much knowledge on natural healing and living green in all aspects of life. Her goal and passion is to help educate others about alternatives solutions ... Read More »

How to be Happy, Calm and Focused

HCF Review

Feeling sluggish? Getting a few too many colds? Finding it difficult to recover after a workout? You might be deficient in the amount of amino acids necessary to maintain healthy levels of protein in your body. Amino acids aren’t just for fitness models and competitors. In fact, amino acids are used in every cell of your body to build the ... Read More »

How to Grow the Best Asparagus Ever (With Only a Little Gardening Know-How)

how to grow asparagus

Asparagus offers numerous health benefits, including healthy doses of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. While many people savor the softer (and slightly less bitter) shoots, others prefer the stalk. Regardless of how or when you prefer to eat it, you’ll be relieved to know that asparagus is generally easy to grow and maintain, even for novice gardeners. For most gardeners, ... Read More »

11 Easy Garden Plants for Better Health & Summer Savings

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Rising food prices and a growing recognition of the importance of fresh food has spiked interest in home gardening. Seed companies are enjoying sales growth, which isn’t surprising when the Burpee Seed Co. estimates $50 in seeds and fertilizer can save a family $1,000 at the grocery store. To help you save money at the grocery store, we’ve featured easy ... Read More »

3 One-Dish Meals You Have to Make this Year

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If you are a known foodie or home cook to your family and friends, chances are you found some cooking related presents under the tree this year. Among my new cutting board and veggie spiralizer, one kitchen present has stood out. Santa brought me a ceramic baking dish on Christmas, and I’ve been obsessed with finding new ways to use ... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

apple picking

I love apple season. To me, it’s the one good thing about winter coming. Growing up I was allergic to apples (my face would blow up like Will Smith on Hitch). But now as an adult my allergies have changed (I heard they do every eight years or so) and I can now eat that forbidden fruit to the fullest. ... Read More »

Slow Carb Lasagne Recipe on Fit & Awesome

slow carb lasagne

I’m continuing on my blog tour around the Internet posting my favorite original recipes. This week, I published my slow carb lasagne on Fit & Awesome. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on bookmarking this one! I tell you the secret to my best homemade meat sauce!! I use this meat sauce for this slow carb lasagne, regular ... Read More »

45 Subscription Boxes You Need to Discover

Graze Subscription Box

As a homeowner, you understand the struggle for balance. Between work, family activities and the general busyness of life, finding a way to add in a little convenience is always a positive. One way I’ve found to simplify my life while adding some fun surprises to my day is through subscription boxes. Available in multiple forms – from health and beauty items to kids toys to ... Read More »

Tips To Make Your Barbeque Healthier (Without Sacrificing Taste)

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Fall is just around the corner, bringing with it picnics, barbeques and time spent cooking on the grill. If you’re a self-proclaimed gill-master, chances are you already started digging out your favorite grill tools and “Kiss the Cook” apron in preparation. While it might not be possible for you to grill a more succulent steak or a more perfect, juicy burger, ... Read More »

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