As conventional healthcare costs continue to rise and as the idea of being more mindful when taking medication becomes more widespread, home remedies have become more appealing. What if you could use ingredients you already have on hand to tackle a common issue? You can! Read on for my recommendations on how to treat a […]
Looking for a healthy spin on your gifts this year? Look no further! Here are my favorite healthy-focused (mind and body) products to get your holiday gift planning started. Children NogginStik – This is the best baby rattle you’ve never heard of! This developmentally-friendly rattle does it all; lights up with different colors, has a soft […]
I love miso soup, but every time I have it I’m always thinking a little of this or a little of that would be a great addition. Enter the Loaded Miso! The lightly salted broth lends itself well to the addition of almost any vegetable ingredient. And the best part? This one-pot deliciousness is kid-friendly […]
Over the weekend I did my annual purge of expired makeup and skincare products. If this isn’t currently something you do, I highly encourage you to start! Not only does it inevitably result in an overall clean out of your bathroom (BONUS!), but your skin will thank you – trust me. What’s the big deal […]
You know by now how much I love simplicity and is there anything more simple than a glass of water with lemon? Rich in powerful antioxidants like potassium, calcium, and magnesium as well as a great source of vitamin C and complex B vitamins – lemons have total body benefits. I know you’ve got lemons in […]
There’s nothing I love more on a cool day than a noodle soup! But I don’t want just any soup. I want a soup bursting with flavor! Enter this good for the tummy, good for the soul Vegetable Thai Curry Soup. This recipe is super versatile, so feel free to throw in some shrimp […]
Depending on your dietary lifestyle, restrictions, or preferences you may be paying more attention to one part of a food label over another. I remember the days of only looking at how many calories something had and paying no attention to any other parts of the label. I personally try to eat as little out […]
What’s in a grain of salt? What if I told you the power to naturally rejuvenate your skin? I know that is a big statement, let me explain. I’m always on the hunt for the next big skincare solution and get downright giddy when that miracle ingredient can be found in a grocery store. Not all […]
Week 2 of the vegan experiment has come and gone and we are still going strong! If you missed week 1, check out the blog post. My husband and I are still feeling great and seeing the benefits of the plant-based diet. Specifically for me, I cannot ignore the changes I feel in my body. […]
For those of you that follow me on social media, you saw that my husband and I have committed to eating a completely vegan diet for 2 weeks. Watch my video to learn more about how and why we decided to give veganism a try. After the 2 weeks, we will decide whether we want […]
Hi, I'm Larisa.
My mission is to educate and share my research on living a cleaner, greener life through the foods you eat to the products you use. Let's go on this journey together!