Do you know how to do a juice cleanse? Last January, after a very stressful and busy time, I’ve decided it was just the right time to start a juice cleanse. I have done it before for 10 or 15 days and I felt really good. So, now, feeling confident that I can manage anything, I’ve […]
Apple Cider Vinegar Diverticulitis: Does Apple Cider Vinegar Treat Diverticulitis?
You’ve been experiencing some complications for some time now. Recently, a colonoscopy has revealed that these complications are due to diverticulitis. Your physician has said that the conventional treatment for this condition is prescription antibiotics. However, you really don’t want to go that route if at all possible. You’re more interested in a natural approach. […]
How Long Does It Take to Make Ice Cubes(+how to make ice faster)?
While many may absentmindedly fill their ice cube trays and forget about them until the ice has frozen, it can be interesting to consider just how long it takes for those ice cubes to freeze completely. What are the variables involved? Are some methods of making ice faster than others? We’re going to answer those […]
Malt vinegar vs apple cider vinegar: Know your vinegars!
We’ve spoken in great detail about Apple cider vinegar throughout this blog but another very common kind of vinegar is malt vinegar. In this post we’re going to compare malt vinegar and apple cider vinegar and we’re going to look at the sources of both: how they are made, where they come from, their flavor […]
Best Non-Perishable Snacks For Travel – 20 Different Snack Ideas!
Are you looking for a snack that is ideal for traveling and being on the go, one that is non-perishable and tastes good? Well, here we have 20 great snack ideas for you! Our Non-Perishable Snacks Reviews 1. POPCORNERS Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn If you like both sweet and salty snacks, this is a […]
H. pylori natural treatment: apple cider vinegar (Does it work?)
Are you aware of Helicobacter pylori bacteria (h. pylori)? Well you should be, because more than half of the human population is host to this spiral shaped bacteria. The reason most of us don’t realize this, is because most of see no symptoms throughout our life. Lately, it is also becoming a challenging medical problem. […]
Apple Cider Vinegar in Protein Shake: A good idea?
Have you ever wanted to do something just because it’s the talk of the town, but you literally have no idea about it? I probably have that feeling when it comes to apple cider vinegar in a protein shake. If you are a fitness and wellness junkie, or even someone like me who, is a […]
What is Better? Purified Water or Spring Water?
Much has been made of the health benefits of drinking natural mineral water and spring water. There have been reports of tap water containing nitrates, ammonia and flouride. Many people worry about bacteria in tap water and choose to drink bottled water or attach inline filters to their water supply. Is there any reason to […]
After-School Snacks + Monthly Link-Up
Can you believe August is pretty much over? Time is flying. I realize I say this all the time but it seems like the older you get, the faster time goes by. It’s crazy. Slow down! Anyway, students are going back to school right about now… if you have kids I’m sure you’re excited for […]
Going Vegetarian But Unsure of What To Cook?
More and more people are choosing to stop eating meat for health and ethical reasons and are becoming either vegetarian or vegan. But, many people wonder what food options and recipes would be good for them. So let’s take a look at some tasty and nutritious vegetarian meals. Bean Hot Pot Beans are a great […]
The Myth of “Perfect” Eating
We’ve all said it before: “Tomorrow I’m going to eat perfectly.” We say it after a dinner out with friends when we indulge in too many desserts, after any calorie-laden, feast filled holiday, and after we devour a gallon of ice cream following an awful day at work. It seems completely realistic and feasible when […]
I’m just not a dieter anymore (Diettogo Review)
Sooo… I just had another realization why my body and my mind are totally anti-diets. I just got done with a week’s worth of food from Diet-To-Go. Okay, that’s a lie. Not a full week’s worth. It was 5 days and I didn’t eat everything, some of it is in the freezer. Why? I’m getting […]
What is Spirulina and what are its health benefits?
The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Nutrex Hawaii. What is Spirulina? This is a question I have been wondering about for a while now. While I knew it’s supposed to be super good for you, I never actually got the motivation to look it up. Lazy? No. Forgetful? Perhaps. I […]
Pros and Cons: Dangers and Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is all the rage in many natural health circles, and seeing how popular it has become, I decided to do some research into it and see whether it really lives up to the hype or not. I dug around for scientific evidence for each of the proposed health benefits, and was able […]
How to Eat Out On A Gluten-free Diet: 3 Bullet-Proof Tips
In the last two weeks I visited 9 cities and towns in 3 countries in Europe, from Tivat in Montenegro – a sweet town in the middle of nowhere, to cities like Gdansk located at Baltic seaside loved by foreign tourists to Manchester and London in the UK. As you can imagine, how I fuel […]
Nature’s Flavors Review
Check out my recent breakfast. Yeah, my breakfasts tend to look on the verge of dessert-y. I made caramel/chocolate yogurt pudding topped with Chex cereal and caramelized banana. I topped that with some Sweetnol maple-flavored syrup. I’ve been loving these flavor concentrates from Nature’s Flavors. I admit, ever since Katie started posting about adding caramel extract […]
What is Kefir? Why is it a wonderful health food?
Today I made a trip to Starfruit Cafe, a local frozen kefir chain in Chicago. It’s my favorite frozen treat place, I am pretty much a regular and they know me by name there haha, that’s how often I go there. The only reason is because I love love love kefir. Frozen kefir especially. It […]
Amazing meals from a Chicago local healthy delivery company, Factor 75
I recently got the pleasure of trying the most delicious meal delivery service from Chicago called Factor 75. So being a very busy person, I won’t lie – I like convenience. I don’t always have time to cook (read: barely ever) so I like things prepared for me. Living alone, things like this make it […]
The Best Tasting Whey Protein Powder I’ve Ever Tried
Okay, so I have been blogging for several years now. And in all those years, I have gotten the pleasure of trying many different types and brands of whey protein powders. Some were better than others. Some were quite great, in fact. But it wasn’t until I tried TastyWHEY by Adaptogen that I was taken […]
What’s your cooking personality?
Watching shows like Chopped, and some others on the Food Network, makes me realize how differently each of us behaves in the kitchen. The psychology student in me can’t help but notice the different cooking personalities we show off when we cook. Do you like to use trendy and new ingredients in your cooking or […]