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Hello weekend! We are almost back in the groove of things over here! Food is one thing we don’t sacrifice, and honestly, we wouldn’t have it any other way! As always, we are still cooking once, eating twice with simple ingredients! It’s really the best way that works for our lifestyle! This week we have some long time go-to’s , along with TEB’s absolute favorite honey mustard chicken recipe!
Back with this what we’re eating series after lots of travel recently! When getting back in the groove of things after being out of town, there is nothing that helps more than a list! Queen of lists over here. I actually took my grocery list notebook with me so I could work on our menu on the flights home from Hawaii! We are going to have some favs this week! As always, simple meals with simple, real food ingredients!
If you watch the news at all (guilty, I don’t) you may have seen there is a lot going on with sunscreen right now! So, let’s talk sunscreen safety!
First, there are different types of sunscreen…
Chemical Sunscreens are technically sun filters. The vast majority of sunscreens on the market contain chemical sunscreen ingredients like avobenzone, oxybenzone or octocrylene. They’re called sun filters because they absorb the sun’s UV energy and release it back into the air as heat. They are popular because they provide easy, transparent blendability into the skin. They have been linked to skin irritation and other health issues.
You know those times in between your professional facial you just need a pick-me-up?! This is exactly what this at home facial is for! It delivers a smooth, more even, glowing skin tone!
It’s broken down in to all of the steps, and should take approximately 30 minutes, and some of that time, you can be doing other things, like while the mask is drying!
Can’t wait for you to try it!
Accidentally skipped this series last week but posted it over on my instagram stories! Oops! Below are some favs that we keep on our dinner rotation. As always they are made with, real, whole foods which is always what we go for over here. I am heading out of town next weekend, so keeping it pretty easy over here, and one of my rules when in doubt is to keep it simple!
Since 2009, I’ve struggled with ulcerative colitis before truly figuring out what triggered flares, and how to heal with food and lifestyle changes. I have always considered myself a healthy and informed person, but it wasn’t until I was faced with an autoimmune disease at 21 years old, that I knew absolutely nothing about that I realized something had to change. Enter my journey with clean products! I had changed my diet. But, I knew environmental factors are triggers for autoimmunity–so cleaning up everything I could control was a constant goal of mine. I became obsessed with it. Because, you can’t unknow something.
Once I had learned the toxins I had innocently been exposing myself to on a DAILY basis were terrible for my overall health and wellness, things had to change all around, it became my mission. I was so confused, mad, and eager for change. How could companies be allowed to sell products that are harmful to us?!
I am so happy you’ve stopped by!
I am here to fill your soul with some good vibes, health+wellness, damn good recipes, (duh, I got you girl, no one’s got time for a bad recipe) some safe beauty talk, inspiration, and all things beautiful. It’s likely you might not agree with some of the things I talk about, like, or discuss, and that is quite alright. We are allowed to have different opinions/views/beliefs and still respect each other. Remember, good vibes only.
I am a true believer that simple is beautiful and (healthy) chocolate cures a lot of things. I also believe in making yourself your number one priority, because if you don’t show up for yourself, you can’t show up for others. Nourishing and caring for your body is the key act of self love. So, do things that make you feel amazing, don’t get all caught up in the small stuff. Make a conscious effort do be better and do better every day. It’s about progress, not perfection.