Category: Wellness

Think you could never live without cheese? So did Allison and Michelle, founders of The Dairy Detox. But now they have been thriving dairy-free for more than 30 years, and are passionately helping others do the same. Here’s the thing. Living dairy-free actually isn’t hard. But going dairy free can be! That’s why they crafted the 12-Day…

Keep-It-Dry DIY Vegan Deodorant Paste

Say sayonara to those chemical-laden products with mile-long ingredient lists, and olà to healthy, gentle, cruelty-free beauty products made from ingredients so clean you could eat them—literally! The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty just hit shelves, bringing with it 125 vegan beauty recipes you can whip together in your kitchen. Think: mascara made from…

Vitamin B-12 for Vegans: What You Need to Know

While going vegan and eating a plant-based diet is a smart move when it comes to helping animals, the planet and our bodies, we need to make sure we cover all of our nutritional bases. If you’re eating a well-balanced diet of colorful plant foods including whole grains, legumes such as beans, lentils and peas,…

5 Simple Ways To Spring Clean Your Diet

When it comes to Spring cleaning, most of us think about our closets and garages, but what about your diet (and your family’s)? Spring is the perfect time of year to focus on lighter, healthier foods before the arrival of Summer’s swimsuit season. With the abundance of fresh, green vegetables such as asparagus, dandelion greens, peas, and artichokes this…

Vegan Protein Sources: Familiar and Unique

“So do you just eat a lot of tofu?” Anyone following a plant-based diet has undoubtedly heard that question more times than they can count. As a bodybuilder and bikini athlete, I consume anywhere between 120 and 150 grams of vegan protein each day and, I promise, it isn’t all tofu. I am very passionate…

How to Create Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

As each year draws to a close, we begin thinking about the future and what the new year may bring. For some this means developing New Year’s resolutions.  Many people use New Year’s resolutions as way a way to get healthy, mostly focusing on dieting and weight loss. Unfortunately, many resolvers fail to meet their goals. Error…