Recipe: Green Superfood Smoothie

You always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So why not start it off right with a delicious smoothie? I make this one every morning. It’s full of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It’s sweet without being too sugary. Plus it’s super filling and delicious! 😋

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Mo’ GMOs, Mo’ Problems: Reasons to Be Cautious of Genetically Modified Food

Unless you’ve been asleep the past five years, you’ve heard or seen news about GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). Whether that be controversy surrounding their safety, or movements to label them. I’m going to be asking some serious questions about the safety of GMOs and the effects they have on our food system.

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Review: Claire & Maximus Skincare Products

Looking for some new skincare products? Look no more! Claire & Maximus is an Artisanal Skincare Apothecary out of Hinsdale, Illinois founded by a medical doctor. They make handcrafted, natural skincare products in small batches and avoid using sulfates, parabens, petrolatum, paraffin, mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, and synthetic colors. They never test on animals, and support local businesses and suppliers in their area. They also use all recyclable packaging! Most of the ingredients are organic and they are looking to source more in the future.

I tried three products: a Cleansing Oil & Makeup Remover, Rose Hibiscus Face Mist, and a Face Serum. Here are my thoughts!

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Organic vs. Natural vs. Non-GMO & More: The ULTIMATE Guide to Deciphering Food Labels

When looking for food at the grocery store, you want to make the best decisions for your health. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall into marketing traps and buzzwords that make the food seem healthy, when really that might not be the case.

Well I’m here to help! There are a lot of nuances when it comes to food labeling, so I’ve created a guide to help you better understand common labeling terms and what they really mean.

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Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Pumpkin pie…for breakfast?!? Yeah, you heard me.

Overnight oats are the best. This recipe is super simple to make, and you just pop it in the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning. It’s filling, but not too sweet. The perfect way to get your pumpkin pie fix and satisfy your sweet tooth, in a healthy way!

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