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Fizzy Fruity Pink Soda

  Skip the store bought.  Make your own.  So much healthier.  ❤️ When the weather gets warmer, this is a drink we tend to crave.  There’s something about a carbonated beverage when it’s really hot out that seems to quench your thirst. I first learned how to make it when I was going through training… Read More

The Basics of an Elimination Diet

Something you’re eating just might be “eating you” I was eating a great diet!  But I was tired, had some joint inflammation and wasn’t sleeping well.  That may sound like a lot of people you know.  I was also a single mom with a young child which was certainly contributing to my lack of sleep… Read More

What does your Gut have to do with your Mood?

Your gut, aka “inside your belly”, has been proven to be your bodies literal “second brain”. For years, the medical world has been trying to figure out what causes our moods to change and what causes common problems that most of us face like stress, anxiety, and even depression. These are common problems, and we… Read More

Detox is not as Scary as you Think

You know how nice it feels to drive your car home after getting a tune up? The oil is squeaky clean, the fluids have been topped off, windshield wipers have been changed, tire pressure is at that perfect level, and it’s been washed inside and out? Well, just like our cars need a tune up,… Read More

Smoothies – Ideal Breakfast food

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and sometimes it just doesn’t fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day will determine how the rest of the day goes. It will determine if we feel energized or if we feel dragging with a lack of energy. What we… Read More

Tortilla Soup, #nondairy

So popular in our house right now…. I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve made this soup over the past few weeks.  It’s filling, easy and even non-dairy.  It works great as a leftover.  You know how some dishes taste better the second go round?  The toppings make it even yummier and fun.… Read More

Do you read labels? The fine print?

  Yesterday on the Inspirations for Wellness Facebook page, I posted a list of ingredients  for guessing.  Something for fun but also for enlightenshoppingment.  The game is over.  No one guessed the correct answer, by the way but I’ll share here.  It was Welch’s fruit snacks.  You can see an image of the front of the package… Read More

My Favorite Non-dairy “Cheesy” Sprinkle

My friend Shelly at Plantiful Wellness created this non-dairy “cheesy” sprinkle.  You can whip it up in a jiffy then add it to all kinds of savory dishes.  Easy Peasy.  Tastes great!  And it gets better!!  This stuff is actually nutritious!!  Nutritional yeast is a source of B vitamins, protein, amino acids and fiber.  If you want to read… Read More

Growing Celery from Kitchen Scraps??

Why yes!  Yes you can!! I first saw something about growing from kitchen scraps on Pinterest. I decided I had nothing to lose in trying it out. So as I neared the end of a package of celery purchased at my local grocery store, I trimmed the base a bit and put it into a… Read More

How to dice half an Avocado and save the Rest

So how do you dice an avocado? I suppose exactly how you cut it or slice it depends upon how you plan to use the avocado. For me, the majority of the time I want cubes of avocado. I also typically use only half at a time then save the rest. Avocado is a rich… Read More