Hi Everyone. Happy Wellness Wednesday! I am currently in the middle of finals and my diffuser, loaded with essential oils is keeping me sane. Here is an article by my mother, Dr. Elizabeth Trattner about essential oils and how they can help us. Essential oils give plants their smell and are used in perfumes, medicinal [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It’s time for the Clean 15!
Welcome back to Wellness Wednesdays! Remember 2 weeks ago I wrote about the dirty dozen, the 12 foods that you should always buy organic? Well, now it's time to learn about the Clean 15. Back in 2010 the Environmental Working Group released a list of 15 foods that had the lowest pesticide count in regular [...]
Staying away from food trends
Welcome back Monday!
Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had an amazing Christmas spent with your family and friends. With New Year's around the corner I am sure there are plenty of people with resolutions to eat healthier. Today I will share my favorite healthy dessert with all of you! I spent Christmas Eve making my favorite [...]
Working on a fitness goal? Be the little engine that CAN!
If you’re looking forward to incorporating fitness as a component to a healthy lifestyle, understand that this indicates a lifestyle change. Your fitness goal should not be temporary or stressful… it should be positively life changing. Sometimes we find ourselves overwhelmed with the never ending daily calorie counts, the time consuming meal planning, and the [...]
The magic of the holidays
How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays (Part One)
Yay, it's Monday 🙂 Can you believe that Halloween is around the corner? It seems like I just celebrated, "Happy New Year 2014." Regardless of how quickly this year went for you it's that time of year again! How ready are you for the season of indulging in food and libations? What are your intentions [...]