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Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!
Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!

Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!

Every year when we carve pumpkins as a family, I always set the seeds aside for roasting. Granted, it’s not always fun sorting them from the gooey, stringy insides, but it’s well worth it! Pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas in…

Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free
Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free

Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free

Looking for healthy Independence Day recipes to show your spirit? Maybe also wanting to cut out gluten and dairy, too? If so, then you’ll love these “red, white, and blue” holiday recipes I rounded up from some of the best healthy food…

Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate
Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate

Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate

Feasting on a salad, dessert, or entrée, made with edible flowers makes it all that much more special and decadent somehow, wouldn’t you agree? They definitely add a fresh fragrant vibe that’s hard to ignore. Plus, as I’ve discussed in a…

Top 10 Wellness Tips to Spring into Spring with Renewed Energy & Vitality
Top 10 Wellness Tips to Spring into Spring with Renewed Energy & Vitality

Top 10 Wellness Tips to Spring into Spring with Renewed Energy & Vitality

Today I felt as if the first day of spring was sprung on me. I didn’t know it was spring until the weather forecaster announced it! Where did the winter go? I’ve been so busy with multiple projects for the…

DIY Pumpkin-Papaya Body Mousse Mask for Smooth & Glowing Skin
DIY Pumpkin-Papaya Body Mousse Mask for Smooth & Glowing Skin

DIY Pumpkin-Papaya Body Mousse Mask for Smooth & Glowing Skin

Fall is here in Southern California, so I’m all about soaking up the best the season has to offer — and I might add, enjoying the slightly cooler weather! I’ve not only eaten pumpkin-inspired foods and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and…

5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast
5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast

5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast

Every fall I welcome the cool crisp autumn air, the shorter evenings, and of course, fabulous food made with seasonal produce! My favorite? Pumpkins. I can’t resist stocking up on things like pumpkin butters, purées, and pasta sauces. And I also love decorating with…

Healthy Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte Recipe
Healthy Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte Recipe

This Halloween don’t get tricked into ordering high-calorie, nutrient-void, coffee drinks full of scary ingredients like artificially flavored and colored syrups. Instead, treat yourself to this healthy version of a seasonal favorite — Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte. The benefits? You can control the…

Pumpkin Beauty Spa Treatments You Can Make for Pennies
Pumpkin Beauty Spa Treatments You Can Make for Pennies

Pumpkin Beauty Spa Treatments You Can Make for Pennies

Carving a  jack-o-lantern? Got some left-over pumpkin purée? Then consider using some pumpkin for seasonal spa treatments that will scare away dry skin and trick you into thinking you’re at least 10 years younger! Pumpkins are full of vitamins and…