Blog #69: Jamaican Delight Green Smoothie (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Sometimes you just need a delicious, nutrient packed smoothie to start your day — heck this can even be a snack or part of your lunch!  Keep it simple, keep it yummy, keep it healthy. Without further ado, here she is! Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 scoop vegan…

Blog #68: Gluten-Free Biscuit Mix Review

I’m always looking for new yummy gluten-free breads and baking mixes for muffins, waffles, pancakes, and breads because they can really come in handy!  Having a great quality loaf of bread or a fabulous baking mix on hand can really save you much time, effort and frustration in your day. I saw this gluten-free baking…

Blog #67: Interview With Magnificently Fierce Bellydancer Accalia Carmen

  Accalia Carmen is an accomplished bellydancer, performer and teacher based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She is the Founder and Director of Deep Roots Strong Dance.  She has choreographed, directed and performed at festivals across Canada, weddings, restaurants and the Arabic-Canadian Heritage Celebration.  She is a Dance Manitoba Gold Award recipient and is currently studying to…

Blog #66: The Entertainer Blogger Award

Thank you to my fellow blogger at Discovering Your Happiness for nominating me for The Entertainer Blogger Award!  I truly appreciate the consideration.  I’m always pleasantly surprised when I get nominated for blogger awards because I have no clue how it happened, lol! 🤷🏽‍♀️✨💫  Thanks Universe! 👍🏽😄🙏🏽 If you haven’t already checked out the Discovering Your Happiness…

Blog #65: 8 Ways To Boost Your Winter Skincare Routine Naturally

We all know that these cold winter months can be nice on the eyes, but not so nice on the skin.  Here are 8 ways to help your skin triumph over this winter season. 1) SBT (Seabuckthorn Berry) Salve: This salve is very helpful with eczema and dermatitis.  Some people get seasonal eczema in winter,…

Blog #64: Slim Down & Health-Up With Intermittent Fasting

First of all, always make sure you listen to your body.  If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.  So, do what’s right for you.  Not just with diet (as in what you eat, not a weight loss diet) and exercise, but with everything. I started doing intermittent fasting last fall (in either October or…

Blog #63: Happy New Year Everyone!

Happy New Year Everyone! 🎉😃💃🏽🙌🎉. Last year flew by like a speeding 747 and 2018 is here. What will you do this year to make yourself happier and make your life better?  How will you kick things up a notch to progress to the next level (whatever that might be for your life)?  What small…

Blog #62: Vegan Holiday Gingerbread Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Banana 3/4 Cup almond milk (or a non-dairy milk you prefer) 1 Heaping TBSP Sunbutter (sunflower seed butter or a nut butter you like) 2 TBSP agave nectar 1 Tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 Tsp ground nutmeg 2 Cloves, ground-up 1 Tsp grated fresh ginger 1/4 Cup of ice Method: Put all ingredients into…

Blog #61: Merry Christmas Everyone! 🎄

Merry Christmas to all of you and your families!  I hope your day has been beautiful  so far, full of joy, fun, laughter, family, friends and food. Thank you to all of you who showed enough interest to follow my blog.  It’s definitely been a learning curve since starting my blog earlier this year. The…

Blog #60: 3 Easy Plant-Based Ways To Eat Healthier Now

We all want to eat healthier.  We all want to look better, feel better, have more energy and be the best versions of ourselves.  But, sometimes getting started can be the hardest part and can keep us from even starting at all.  Has this happened to you?  Because it’s sure happened to me! Here are…

Blog #59: Interview with Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Loralin Engel

Loralin is a California based Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who helps people live healthier lives and overcome a variety of health challenges, including eczema. I’m thankful for the opportunity to have asked her a few questions about eczema, diet and wellness, despite her busy schedule helping clients across the USA, and in other parts of…