Spring has finally arrived, and this Northeastern girl is grateful. Four months of winter, with its barren trees, slushy snow on the streets, and lack of flowers in bloom, is more than enough. With the welcome change of seasons, I'm inspired to add a fresh, floral scent to my daily routine. These three intoxicating blends are totally free of synthetic chemicals, made instead of plant extracts, distilled flower essences, and essential oils that smell as fresh as those first few flowers popping up about now.
At only 15, Haile Thomas is an enthusiastic advocate for plant-based eating. It all started when her father was diagnosed with diabetes and the whole family decided to cook and eat more healthfully. Through her website, cooking classes, TV appearances and work with Sweetleaf Stevia Sweeteners, Haile inspires kids and adults to eating nutritious, delicious, plant-based food.
You don't have to figure out how to lose weight and eat more healthfully all by yourself. Sign up for this online course, 6 Weeks to Plant Powered Weight Loss and you'll get lots of guidance, tips and recipes from our nutrition expert, Sara Sullivan.
I don’t always buy organic, but when it comes to lemons, I make no exceptions. Why? Because there’s a lot more to lemons than their tart, juicy flesh; their aromatic skin is also edible, and an amazing flavor booster in both sweet and savory recipes. Because pesticide residue settles in the skin of fruits and vegetables, it’s a healthy investment to pay a bit more for organic lemons so you can reap all the tasty benefits.