3 delicious tweaks to everyday oats

Whether you want a delicious and robust breakfast, need to grab a midday snack or indulge in a sweet treat that happens to have heart healthy benefits your taste buds will love, your oatmeal will never be the same with these three easy recipes. Breakfast bowl with blueberries:   1/2 c. gluten-free steel cut oats…

Winter busting beauty finds

What the winter months can do to our mood and energy levels is bad enough, but when it also wreaks havoc on our skin, hair, and nails, the gauntlet is thrown. Finding plant-based, natural remedies can be tricky when efficacy, affordability and real staying power are crucial. That’s why these are our top three winter…

A fresh take on the Festival of Lights

A beautiful Hanukkah table is just the beginning of an eight-night celebration filled with food, family, friends and festive activity centering on religious freedom and remembrance. Why not mark the occasion in a unique way that preserves tradition, imparts sustainability and presents a few new takes on the holiday. Let’s start with the decor. Keep…

Eco-friendly finds for your fur baby

Green living for humankind is one thing. A commitment in itself, although absolutely worth the investment. For our pets, its poses another conundrum. With so many new products on the market, labels to sift through, and since we can’t really get any verbal feedback from Fido, it can be a struggle to figure out what’s…

To wash or not to wash?

Believe it or not there is a conundrum brewing over blue jeans. It’s true. Not about how pricey they’ve become but whether it is proper or even harmful to machine wash your denim. According to¬†experts on the subject, machine washing and drying not only strips the fabric of its color and form over time but…

Road Trip: Tulsa, Oklahoma

A recent trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma had me in search of some light and healthy, but still filling fare on a Sunday afternoon. Scouring scores of possibilities and menus online I came across something that piqued my interest called the ‘Detox Burger’ from a place called the Blue Rose Cafe. At first blush my meat-eating…