Thursday Treats for Someone Sweet with Char

Hi everyone,  I am currently swamped with homework and  overwhelmed with 8 hours of math alone. However, I wanted to take the time to share a recipe with you. Eating healthy has always been a big part of my life, limiting the number of treats I could eat. But, over the holidays, I made this [...]

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Detoxing for Wellness Wednesday

Detoxing for Wellness Wednesday

Happy Wellness Wednesday everyone, The post below was inspired by an article my mom, Dr. Elizabeth Trattner wrote for a national magazine and her blog on detoxing. It seems to me that everyone is making New Year's resolutions to eat healthier, work out more (something I have witness at my college gym), act nicer to [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Making Butternut Squash

Wellness Wednesday: Making Butternut Squash

Happy Wellness Wednesday everyone, Now that it is Fall and the leaves are changing color, I like to eat nourishing fall foods, so I thought I would share a simple, delicious and healthy recipe for butternut squash. Being a busy college student, time is precious and this is super easy to make, plus this healthy [...]

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness

Happy Wellness Wednesday everyone! It is October which means it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This is very important to me because members of my family have had this disease that effects so many women. In fact, it touches almost everyone I know. One in 8 women are affected by it and environmental exposure is responsible [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Staying Away From Chemicals

Wellness Wednesday: Staying Away From Chemicals

Happy Wellness Wednesday everyone, If you have been reading this blog, then you are all aware that I am fervent about staying away from the Dirty Dozen foods which was established by the Environmental Working Group, a public watch dog agency focused on public health through agriculture and creating a healthier environment. The Environmental Working [...]

Remembering the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesdays! Most of you have learned through my writing that eating healthy is important to me since I grew up in an holistic, organic and non-toxic household. Now, I try to educate others about clean eating. With Harvest season right around the corner, I thought it would be fitting to write [...]

The Right Way Manage Your Weight with Guest Author, Dr. Elizabeth Trattner

The Right Way Manage Your Weight with Guest Author, Dr. Elizabeth Trattner

Meet today's guest author:  Dr. Elizabeth Trattner specializes in women’s health, weight management, allergies, autoimmune diseases and environmental illnesses. Since 1991 she has been advancing the concepts of integrative medicine combining her expertise in Chinese Medicine, nutrition and women's health. Elizabeth has been featured in national publications as an expert in Integrative medicine. She has been [...]