Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Superfood Cookies from Sustainable Indulgence! #Giveaway

May 22, 2017 at 6:11 am

I found Sustainable Indulgence Superfood Cookies in New York last year. I tried the Pecan Maple Bliss Cookies with Lucuma Powder. I was very excited to meet the Sustainable Indulgence team at Expo West this year. I tried some more yummy samples. All five flavors are gluten free, vegan, non-GMO, preservative and soy free and taste great, too. Sustainable Indulgence is “redefining what it means…

Tried it Tuesday: Further Food Collagen Peptides

April 25, 2017 at 8:38 am

At Expo West, collagen products were all the rage. Some of the supplements’ purported benefits include decrease in joint pain, clear skin, shiny hair and stronger nails. People also report better digestion and decrease in stomach issues. I was contacted by Further Food to see if I would try their collagen peptides. They are a new “food as medicine” company. A portion of their proceeds…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings #Giveaway

April 21, 2017 at 4:23 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Pampering.” That sounds nice, but I want to share a new “find” from Expo West. I bring you “Five Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings.” The new find is Crave Crush lozenges. Read on and you can enter to win some…

Tried it Tuesday: Safe Catch Tuna #Giveaway

April 18, 2017 at 6:11 am

Canned tuna is a great source of protein, but it’s been getting a bad rap in recent years due to mercury levels. Many fit folks, and families, use canned tuna as part of a healthy diet, but the numbers have been on the decline in recent years. Great news! Safe Catch is using sustainably caught tuna and is testing every single fish for mercury. Their…

Subscription Box Sunday + Prospurly #Giveaway

April 16, 2017 at 12:32 pm

If you’ve been around here, you know I love subscription boxes of healthy products. I love finding new good-for-you snacks, beauty products and other cool items. I’ve tried pretty much all of them and keep subscriptions that I receive ongoing to a handful. Recently, I received a new “Low-Kalz” box to try, two Prospurly boxes from a Gilt City voucher and this month’s Love with…

Try it Tuesday? Bright Line Eating #Giveaway

March 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

I believe in science. When I was offered the opportunity to check out Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson’s new book Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin and Free, I was intrigued. Peirce Thompson is a PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and an expert in the psychology of eating. She is President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and CEO of Bright…

Good Times, Great Race & Some Exciting News

March 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I went to NYC this weekend to run my 6th NYC 1/2 in as many years. As I mentioned on Friday, it was my first real race of the year. I wasn’t sure what to expect time wise, but I knew that I would enjoy the run. It’s one of my favorite courses and I always see tons of friends. Plus, I’m supporting an amazing…