Author: This post was written by Sheila Olson, of fitsheila.com Happiness and personal satisfaction should be the ultimate goals of a fitness routine. Unfortunately, a perfectionist attitude and unrealistic expectations leave many people dissatisfied with their results, feeling like they’re getting nowhere despite their ascetic diet and the military-style discipline they apply to exercise. It’s possible
NO SOAKING REQUIRED! Convenience for me is making my own milk for oatmeal, smoothies, pancakes, etc. Unlike almond and cashew milk, hemp milk does not require you to soak the hemp seeds. Add agave, vanilla extract, or dates! Let us know if you try it.
This is for the beautiful brown girl who dreads getting a tan in the summertime. I can remember when I was in grade school. I would hate going outside for gym class when the sun would beam on my skin. “Oh, no I can’t be getting black,” were the ignorant words my friends and I
Hello loves! If you follow me on Snapchat (BeautyofaBennett) or Facebook, you know that I always talk about Lola and I drinking our green smoothies for breakfast! The best trick to get your toddler to eat their veggies is to blend them in a smoothie that tastes delicious. I know that kids don’t usually like
It’s cold/flu season! Oh no! I have my love and hate for this season. I love wearing fall clothes but hate the chances of getting sick, or worst…my Lola getting sick! Although flu season is here, if your kiddo gets a cold or has a stuffy nose, there are some awesome products and natural remedies
I remember when I always associated eating healthy with eating a salad. The problem was that my salad had ranch, bacon bits, ham, cheese, and other processed foods. I was eating a burger without buns. Changing your eating habit is hard. Can we keep it real? I still think about Chick-Fil-A dipped in Chick-fil-a sauce
Single parents are usually under a great deal of physical and mental strain as sole care provider. Work demands, the emotional needs of their kids and the day-to-day tasks of running a home can be overwhelming for anyone. For a single father, it is a challenge complicated by the need to be both nurturing and
I never thought I would go vegan. I was a meat loving girl from the south. When I got pregnant with Lola and started researching the best ways/practices to stay healthy, I learned that your diet plays a huge role in your quality of life. Hmm, so a bad diet leads to disease? It made sense,
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For the past year, I have adopted a plant-based and whole foods diet (This means I stay away from processed foods and eat mostly vegetables, fruit, legumes, whole grains, and occasional meat being salmon, eggs, turkey or chicken for now.) Update: I’m now fully vegan! Throughout my journey, I have learned that being a vegan