My Current Obsession – Cashew Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m always looking for new treats that I can enjoy without feeling guilty or worrying about what’s in them, and cookies in general are a big weakness for me. Well, meet cashew butter chocolate chip cookies! I’ve recently perfected this recipe and I’ve been making it every week! It uses coconut sugar, which is lower…

Sweet & Smooth Facial

A healthy hello to my readers! I know I recently spoke about some of my favorite skin care products, but today I’d like to go back to skin care and make a short post about an easy home treatment that is really effective! Although I’ve specified this as a facial, I should mention this can…

New Blog – New Name

So, I’ve been trying to think of a great name for this blog, something less generic than ‘Everyday Wellness’, something different, engaging and “me”. This blog will mostly be about health and fitness, but include personal posts similar to this one about me or my life or thoughts from time to time. Well, I think…

7 Tips on defining your abs

1. Do those ab carving moves! Obviously this is a no-brainer! But remember, consistency is key, and of course adding resistance or weights makes them all the more effective. A few of my favorite ab workouts are: Side lifts Seated or standing side to side box (best with resistance) Seated or standing side crunches Cross…

Skin Care Simplified

This post is mostly for the ladies reading, but if there are guys here, please feel free to read on as the products I mention are good for you too! Skin care is another big topic, but today I’m going to focus on sharing what you can do to improve your complexion every day in…

Optimize your GI system for better nutrient absorption

If you’re not eating a healthy diet or have ever experienced constipation, irregularity, IBS symptoms or any other digestive issues, this blog entry may be helpful to you. You may have heard that the secret to healing many ailments lies in the gut. It’s true, so many illnesses begin when the digestive system or GI…

It’s Easier Than Ever To Get Healthy!

As most of you know, I’ve been an Independent Nature’s Sunshine Distributor for quite a while now. I’m really proud to announce that there is now a second and even easier way to order your Nature’s Sunshine herbs and supplements through me! I now have an NSP web page!   So all you have to…

Hearty Fruit and Oat Smoothie

Here is a great smoothie for beginners. It tastes delicious and is easy to make, while being both filling and nutritious! All you need is a blender and a few fresh ingredients! Ingredients: 1 cup quartered strawberries 1 sliced banana 1/4 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1 teaspoon…