Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Fed Up Preview + Top 6 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

June 1, 2014 at 7:08 am

My friends at Abe’s Market offered me and 2 readers tickets to see the Chicago premiere of the new documentary Fed Up. Ironically, I posted this giveaway when I was attending the Snacks and Sweets show. In fairness, I was working with Simple Squares, an organic snack bar company that uses only honey in its 5 ingredient energy bars. That said, I still got my…

Tried It Tuesday: Snack & Sweets Show Edition (#Giveaway)

May 27, 2014 at 5:45 am

Sometimes in life, you just get lucky. As a blogger who loves to write about healthy snacks (and sometimes partake in not so healthy sweets), being asked to staff a booth at the NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Show is like hitting the lottery. I am not going to sugar coat it, it was AWESOME! How awesome? Well, there were “over 620 vendors exhibiting candy snacks over…

It’s Celiac Disease Awareness Month – Get the Facts!

May 15, 2014 at 5:34 am

This post was written as part of my partnership with Zemas Madhouse Foods. All opinions are my own. It seems like gluten free diets and talk about Celiac Disease are everywhere these days. For some, gluten-free is this month’s diet “flavor of the day,” but for people with Celiac Disease, it is a lifelong MUST do. And of course with the rise of this new trend,…

Tried It Tuesday: Get Nutty (#Giveaway) and Fit, Too!

May 13, 2014 at 7:08 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about some nutty stuff – coconutty and just plain nutty. Also on tap is a free fitness app I am loving at the moment. Cocomo Joe Foods had an unusual beginning. Click here to read the details, but the gist is that Joe was down on…

#100HappyDays Update + Great Happiness Tip from HealthTap

May 8, 2014 at 5:39 am

I am loving my #100HappyDays Challenge. Today is Day 39. Here are some scenes from the last 21 days (and the first 18):   You can follow along with me and comment on Instagram or start your own challenge HERE! I have seen this tip a bunch of places, but I got a great reminder from HealthTap, that SMILING makes you happier and can positively influence your health. I know…

Tried it Tuesday: For Travels, Nature’s Candy + An Energy Booster

May 6, 2014 at 7:20 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about a website I use for travel deals (and a special limited time offer) and two healthy, new products I have tried. I love to travel and you know that I love a great deal.  Last May, I had an awesome stay at Red Mountain…