7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

Are you heading off to college for the first time, or want to give a gift to someone new to graduate school? Whatever the year, there’s something about the stress of higher education (the tests! the unknown professors! the pressure of learning! ...
No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

Just when you thought you had BPA-free dialed in, and had slowly converted all your water bottles, food containers, lunchboxes, sippy cups, etc. over to the plastic alternatives that proudly advertise themselves as BPA free, disturbing new cases of c ...
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 ...
How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

I love thunderstorms. There’s nothing more enjoyable than curling up under a blanket with a cup of chamomile tea, watching an old black-and-white movie and listening to the rain rap on the windows and thunder boom in the distance. My dog, on the othe ...
Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Q: What is bee pollen? A: Bee pollen is a combination of saliva and enzymes, mixed with pollen that has been harvested and flown back to the hive by worker bees. This is no easy task. One worker bee can take up to a month to gather one teaspoon of be ...
Healthy Grab-and-Go Gluten-Free Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Gluten-Free Snacks

Have you munched on veggies and hummus all week? What a virtuous snacker, you are. But if your taste buds start yawning, there are plenty of other healthy, grab-and-go options to try. I’ve rounded up a batch of my favorite midday snacks, all of which ...