Articles about Health & Fitness

4 Keys to Switching Your Diet Successfully

By Lakota

July 5th, 2018
As everyone here already knows I tend to always be in the search for the healthiest, best diet. We've tried Paleo, but recently with cholesterol tests that came back high at 27 years old, I realized that diet was not working for me. I made the drastic change to all of our diets to go whole food plant based vegan. This means no oil, no animal products and no processed foods. Currently we are allowing salt but in moderation. At first it felt really restrictive and then I quickly realized why my cholesterol Read more [...]

5 Ways To Boost Your Protein Intake With Plant-Based Ingredients

Since I cut meat from my diet over a year ago, I had to find other ways to supplement my protein intake. There are so clever ways to do so that are so tasty, you might way to try them even if you're not vegetarian or vegan!Here is my top 5 favorite plant-based sources of protein:1. The Classic: TofuNow, now, I know what you're going to say:  Yuck! It's gross, bland and chewy!I confess it, I used to think that way myself.  The trick is to add as much flavor as you can, because Read more [...]

Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Camping Blanket Review & Giveaway (6/12)

By Asha

May 28th, 2018
Thank you to Montem for sending product for review in exchange for my honest opinion.My husband and I love the outdoors. Now that it is finally summer, we really enjoy evenings by the campfire. Neither of us grew up going camping, but since we got married, we have gotten more interested in camping. I gladly accepted the opportunity to partner with Montem to review their Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Camping Blanket.As you can see from the picture above, when we received the Sneaky Snuggler, Read more [...]

Allergy Friendly Snacking with Tasterie ~ Review and Giveaway (6/8)

By Lakota

May 24th, 2018
Thank you to Tasterie for providing me with product in exchange for review. All opinions belong to myself. For a long time I have known that dairy and I just don't agree with each other after eating any amount of it I almost always was met with some unfortunate cramps and pain in my lower abdomen. I began avoiding dairy in most forms (except butter) and most of my family did as well since I was the one doing the cooking and shopping. Recently (within the last year or so) I've noticed my six Read more [...]

Lesser-Known Symptoms Of Parkinson’s Disease

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.My grandparents' kitchen always smelled of coffee. We called my grandpa "Papa" and he made his coffee with a glass percolator. Even now, I don't drink coffee myself, but I've always enjoyed the smell, and there was even a comfort in the noise of the percolator dripping on the stove. When I was a kid, my mom had about a 20 minute commute to work and she had to leave before she could get us on the school bus. She'd Read more [...]