Get A Golden Glow With…LETTUCE?

Its no secret that when it comes to seasons, Summer is one of the most loved. Hemlines get shorter, sleeves become scarce but the abundance of sunshine gives a warm glow both inside and out. That golden glow is coveted long after the summer months have gone and often maintained through the use of self-tanning products like lotions, sprays and hours laying in tanning beds. Despite the many health risks associated with these not-so-sunny tanning methods, the sunless tanning industryRead more

Give Love Not Gluten This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we all have our way of celebrating. From dining at a fancy restaurant, making enough candy-laden cards to fill a school bus or boycotting the ‘hallmark holiday’ all together, we are ALL subjected to a “Sea of Red” at every store. Its BEYOND obnoxious. Not to mention totally Gluten laden. But what to do if you or Valentine suffer from Celiac Disease, Lactose Intolerance or a very unfortunate (but very real) Chocolate Allergy?Read more

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE!

All of the anti-aging, super-power healthy benefits we’re always on the hunt for may be as close as our kitchen cabinet. Rather than pop another pill to make ourselves better from the inside out, taking a closer look at the spice contents of our our kitchen may be all the tasty basdirection we need!  For example…   RED PEPPER / CAYENNE — The active ingredient capsaicin is used topically to relieve pain of peripheral neuropathy. It also stimulates bile acid and mayRead more

THE BEST DAMN PUN’KIN CHOCO-CHIP COOKIES. EVER.

Pardon my ‘french’ but as the title suggests, they really are the best damn pumpkin spice, soft baked, sponge-cake-like, ooooey gooey chocolate chip havin’, GLUTEN-FREE cookies – EVER. I made a batch for a Friends-giving Potluck and all 20 of them were gone in no time. I have to admit I was a little bummed, only because I wanted one….but since I had eaten 4 just loading them up in their container for the trip I decided I’ll live. Then IRead more

The 15min Weekend Workout

We love Women’s Health Magazine. Filled with incredible tips to keep fit on the go, it has become our go-to resource for all things new & healthy. Just in time for the weekend, we bring you their latest workout wonder. This super-effective workout is simple, requires only 15 mins and dumb bells. The best part? NO GYM NEEDED. Don’t have dumbbells on hand? Grab a big bottle of fabric softener, detergent, Pinesol or whatever you feel is a weight youRead more