The podcast world is gaining ground and we definitely aren’t complaining. For us, podcasts are the perfect mix of entertainment, education and convenience during a commute to work, long flight or walk home from dinner. With so many new podcasts popping up, there is something for everyone. We tend to lean towards the health/wellness and personal development topics, but Robert also loves entrepreneurial podcasts as well. We compiled our top choices that… Read More
1. Replace Canola Oil and “Vegetable Oil” These inflammatory oils are used in restaurants and can be found in most store bought salad dressings, baked goods, chips and crackers. Replace these toxic choices with coconut oil, avocado oil, and extra virgin olive oil, or cook with water for a no calorie option! Avoid canola, soybean and other hydrogenated vegetable oils. Salad Dressing Tip: for a healthier salad dressing combine 2 parts balsamic… Read More
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If you’re like me and often experience digestive upset that consists of pain and bloating, or you just like smoothies in general, this recipe is for you! This recipe incorporates ingredients to calm the gut and aid with digestion, like ginger and coconut oil, as well as those that will help to heal and protect the gut lining against future agitation, like collagen, healthy fats and vitamin C. This recipe calls for… Read More
We hear many things when it comes to diet and exercise, making health and wellness seem much more complex than it needs to be. We also tend to create unhealthy relationships with food and exercise, often using them as a punishment and reward system without realizing it. This can lead to a host of issues, but one I’ve been noticing lately, especially in young women is over-exercising. A healthy and balanced lifestyle… Read More
If I’ve learned anything from dating an engineer the past three years, I’d like to think I’ve learned efficiency…or at last I’m starting to catch on. Where before I might have made three separate recipes, I realized that my weekend breakfast go-to paleo protein pancake recipe can be altered slightly to give you a host of delicious options to meet any morning craving. Once the base batter is assembled, you can divide… Read More
Healthy and delicious food is not hard to come by in Ubud, I could literally try a new cafe each day and still not run out of options, however I thought I would share the places that have gotten me to come back for more…some several times. 1. KAFE Vegetarian and paleo friendly, this spot has healthy options for every diet as well as delicious smoothies and healthful elixirs. I made several… Read More
Ceremonial grade cacao is highly concentrated and if you drink enough, it can produce a high/euphoric state from the feel good amino acids theorbromine and phenethylamine. Euphoric and relaxed but alert state with no hangover in the morning? Finally something I can get behind.
Matcha tea is a great option if you are looking for a coffee alternative or just want to add a healthy energizing warm drink to your morning. I have shifted towards Matcha recently during my yoga teacher training here in Ubud Bali because it has the energizing effects of coffee while at the same time calming the mind; perfect for before meditation or a yoga class (Buddhist monks use it for the… Read More
I’m the girl that prioritizes fish oil supplements and Green veggie powder over makeup and a hair iron in my limited packing space when traveling. A steady health and wellness routine, especially when on the road, is important because it keeps you grounded and maintains your body’s natural rhythms. There are a few essential products I use day in and day out to maintain my mental and physical wellbeing, I always find… Read More