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Hungry Planet Crispy & Fried Plant Based Chicken Salad

Hungry Planet Crispy & Fried Plant Based Chicken Salad

 I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com) to use and post my honest opinions. This post may contain affiliate links. I’m so ready to start of summer and am already catching the warm weather vibe with this berry salad with plant based…

Must Have Experiences For Every Type Of Traveller 

Must Have Experiences For Every Type Of Traveller 

If travel is your first love, there are some experiences you must have in this lifetime. From the raw beauty of nature to manmade marvels, there is so much to see and experience around us. Travel is a force for good and it will allow…

5 Ways to Motivate Your Child To Expand Their Horizons

5 Ways to Motivate Your Child To Expand Their Horizons

For many parents, their children’s futures seem limited to the local town, the local college and maybe a job in that small town they’ll grow up in. But as parents, we know there is more to our children’s futures than that. They are intelligent, curious individuals who can make positive contributions to the world. They just need the right motivation.  (more…)

Spring Salad Inspiration: Greens, Sugar Snap Peas, Lentils, Feta & Cucumbers 

Spring Salad Inspiration: Greens, Sugar Snap Peas, Lentils, Feta & Cucumbers 

This salad is verdant and perfect for Spring, plus it is easy to make and packs some plant based protein with a serving of lentils. Each 1/2 cup of cooked lentils has 9 grams of plant protein.

Natural & Allergy Free Easter Candy Choices

Natural & Allergy Free Easter Candy Choices

When my daughter was very little, I struggled with putting candy in her Easter basket. I didn’t want to completely restrict sugar, as I really feel that deprivation breeds motivation. Some children ( I personally know) who were completely restricted from sugar as kids, are…

Natural Beauty Blogs & Products Round-up

Natural Beauty Blogs & Products Round-up

Happy Earth Week! If you’re looking to green up your beauty routine but don’t know how to where to get started, here are a few great online natural beauty  sources to check out! (more…)

Truffle Pasta Paired with Fresh Garden Herbs

Truffle Pasta Paired with Fresh Garden Herbs

I am completely in love Mercato di Bellina Truffle pasta! Unlike other pastas, this pasta actually tastes like real truffle and I can even see the brown little mushroom flecks in the noodles! This 100% Italian pasta is handmade in small batches using a traditional…

Clean Mac & Cheese with Goodles

Clean Mac & Cheese with Goodles

Mac & Cheese is no doubt a comfort food, so I was SO stoked to try ‘better for you’ brand Goodles. Goodles are noodles made with organic vegetables like kale, spinach & maitake mushrooms, prebiotic flour (to support gut health) and real cheese (not fakey…

Becoming An Authentic European Olive Oil Connoisseur

Becoming An Authentic European Olive Oil Connoisseur

I think it’s safe to say that if I’m cooking dinner, I’m using olive oil in some manner. As a super extra virgin olive oil fan, I will select oils from different locations to best complement my meal. My favorite Extra Virgin Olive Oils are from Europe, and most notably Italy. With a high smoking point of 400°F, extra virgin olive oil is  suitable for cooking and can enhance any dish by drizzling on  as a finisher. But did you know that WHERE & WHEN Olive Oil is harvested can make a difference in taste? (more…)