3 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin Without Eating It

3 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin Without Eating It

I love pumpkin. Not necessarily the pie. And certainly not the fatty, chemical-filled latte drink everyone gets so excited about this time of year. I’m talking about real pumpkin, the vegetable. In my oatmeal. In my pasta. And…on my face. Yep, you re ...
Omega Madness

Omega Madness

I know I’m always raving about this herb or that antioxidant, and trust me—the people in my circles who unwaveringly believe in modern medicine give me a very hard time, demanding a double-blind study before daring to trust that some measly little pl ...
Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Like every health freak I know, I’m just a little bit obsessed with raw apple cider vinegar (ACV) with mother. I take it by the tablespoon, use it as part of my beauty routine to clarify my hair, sauté everything in it, use it as a salad dressing…the ...
Zero-Calorie Pasta? Yes, Please!

Zero-Calorie Pasta? Yes, Please!

I have a wedding dress to fit into—I want to be happy with my weight. But wedding stress, on the other hand, makes me want to eat noodles. Oodles of them, in fact. You’d think I’d be out of luck (or looking for a larger dress size), but I recently di ...
Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

So let’s be honest—does the fact that most store-bought deodorants contain aluminum freak you out at all? Sweating and body odors are a natural part of being a human being. Clogging up your sweat glands with the same material used on the sides of you ...
How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

A few nights ago, I actually shouted out loud, “Stop talking! I can’t sleep!” Which startled my fiance, who’d been snoozing silently. When I have something serious on my mind, I just can’t seem to stop that interior dialogue, relax, and ease myself i ...
Diet Soda Detox Plan

Diet Soda Detox Plan

Most Vitacost peeps are health-obsessed, but I do have one coworker here who is a total diet cola fiend. She seems to be very healthy otherwise—she’s always talking about this 10k or that new recipe for roasted kale—but man does she guzzle down those ...