Unless you were a germophobe before the pandemic, you probably didn't think of your way of life as unhygienic. Soap flew off the shelves, and we started asking ourselves, hmmm... why wasn't soap as
About Alissa Mertel, CHHC, AADPAlissa Mertel is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, a Registered Yoga Instructor, a graduate of The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), and Certified by the AADP (American Association of Drugless Practitioners). Alissa works with children and families to develop a whole foods diet and natural lifestyle for a Healthy Whole Life™ in ways that are simple, fun and designed to meet her client’s specific needs.
Some people think fall is all about pumpkin, while others argue for apples being the fall staple. We love them both, but there’s no denying that the fall apple bounty you’ll soon be bestowed
As the seasons change, our moods tend to shift, as well. Some people welcome autumn, while others mourn the end of summer. It's not just seasons changing though — we're changing too. Especially with
Vegan Chocolate Pudding A simple vegan chocolate pudding. 2 ripe avocados5 tbsp. raw cacao powder1/3 c. pure maple syrup½ c. + 2 tbsp. almond milk Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth.
For most of us, this summer is a strange time. We likely dreamed up our summer vacation while we were cooped up in the cold winter months. Instead, there's a pandemic causing many far-and-away
Abig part of healthy living is what you put into your body -- and another important aspect is what you take out of it. While your body has systems in place to remove toxins,
There's no shortage of diets out there, and most of them have a lot of "no's." If we're being honest here, who likes to be told no? These restrictions are often the cause of
Depending on where you live, things are opening back up again. And in other places, they're tightening back down. Even if your favorite spots are up and running, you might not feel compelled to
Have you ever heard of nightshades? To be honest, it's a term I didn't hear until recent years, so I completely understand if you haven't heard of it yet. These are simply a group
Not that there's a right or wrong way to grocery shop, but I've found a few tricks to help my grocery trip be the most successful over the years. These tips help me to