Beauty

Vitamin C Manuka Honey Face Mask

June 26, 2019
vitamin C

This lovely golden face mask can brighten your day and your face. With manuka honey and natural vitamin C, it is so good you can eat it! Commercial vitamin C serums are wonderful for brightening skin and clearing up blemishes, but vitamin C is not stable in liquids for long periods of time. Therefore many beauty experts now suggest skipping the serums and adding vitamin C in the more stable dry powder form to your own homemade products, just prior…

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Health Seasonal

3 Ways to Reduce Bloating During Swimsuit Season

June 25, 2019
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I love the summer… but I have to admit, I don’t always love getting into my bathing suit. Even though I’ve found a swimsuit that I feel great in (it only took trying on 100+), it’s still a bit stressful to walk around the beach feeling a tad… exposed. The very last thing I want to deal with when enjoying the summer surf is bloating! That heavy-feeling, gassy, and VERY VISIBLE bloating. Ugggh. Bloating is annoying any day, but it’s…

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Health Recipes

Spirulina Workout Smoothie Bowl

June 20, 2019
workout

A solid workout deserves an equally solid reward. Treat yourself—while treating your body to the nutrients it craves post-workout—with this Workout Smoothie Bowl recipe. It’s great as is or as a base for a smoothie bowl. Frozen banana and strawberries come together with protein powder and nutrient-packed VieSun / Gandalf Spirulina™ Powder to form a deliciously dense smoothie base. Sip away at this tasty blend as-is, or pour it into a bowl and top with your favorite fruit and nuts…

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Recipes

PB & Elderberry Brownie Skillet

June 19, 2019

That peanut butter and jelly flavor… in brownie form. Totally refined-sugar-free and high in both fiber and protein with the added benefit of Elderberry Crystals. Don’t wait for your birthday to make this. Half birthday, quarter birthday, Tuesday… all great occasions to make this skillet! Print PB & Elderberry Brownie Skillet Yield: Selfishly, one… Realistically, two Ingredients 1 cup cooked or canned black beans, rinsed & drained 1/2 cup pitted medjool dates soaked in 1/4 cup hot water 1 tbsp…

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Featured Recipes

Red Beet Malabi Pudding

June 18, 2019
pudding

Malabi pudding is the perfect cold, summer dessert. Not only is it delicious and special, but it’s also fast and simple to make. It’s a unique dessert, perfect for celebrating a birthday. Its versatility makes it a crowd pleaser. There are endless regional variations; change the toppings to suit yourself or the preferences of those being served. Best of all, it can easily be made ahead. There is a gorgeous visual contrast between the white pudding and bright syrup, as well…

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Fitness Health

10 Tips for a Lifestyle of Health & Wellness

June 14, 2019
health

In April, I celebrated my 30th birthday. For so much of my life, 30 seemed… so far away. I can still remember the days of thinking “When I turn 30, I’ll be married with two kids, own a house in the mountains, and be the CEO of my own business.” Lofty goals for an age that seemed so distant yet came so quickly. Not shockingly, most of those aspirations are still in the works, but what I do have is…

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Family

Have a Healthy Father’s Day

June 13, 2019
Father's

Happy Father’s Day! Given my last name, the universe would simply not allow me to continue any longer without becoming a parent. And so, with the birth of our son Noah on May 1, while still finding my feet with this parenting thing, I’m taking my first Father’s Day to reflect on what becoming a parent somewhat late in life means to me so far. Trying to put it into words inevitably sounds a little corny or clichéd, but seeing…

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Health Recipes

Very Berrylicious Spirulina Smoothie

June 13, 2019
berrylicious

Start your day off on the right foot with this bright and sunny vegan smoothie that will help provide you with the fuel you need to make the most out of your day. The blend of almond milk and banana provides a delicious, creamy base that’ll make you think you’re sipping something decidedly less healthy (don’t be fooled – it really is that good for you!). Add in your favorite frozen berries and a couple teaspoons of VieSun / Gandalf…

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Education Featured Health

Why Probiotics Help with Fertility, Pregnancy, and Vaginal Health

June 11, 2019
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Everywhere you turn you’ll find articles, videos, and memes about the power of probiotics. Probiotics have been touted as the next line of medicine for mental health issues, the solution to chronic inflammation, and might even ramp up your metabolism. Are they really all they’re cracked up to be? Could they really help with all of those health issues? In a nutshell… it looks like they just might! Plus, it looks like they’re an important addition to our collective diet.…

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Health Recipes

Spirulina Fruit Parfait

June 6, 2019
parfait

Looking for a delicious, new good-for-you treat to add to your culinary arsenal? Our VieSun / Gandalf Spirulina™ Fruit Parfait ticks all the boxes and is loaded with protein and nutrients to boot. Combining layers of creamy yogurt, great for bone health and digestive well-being, your favorite fresh fruit and the hearty and delicious crunch of chopped nuts, plus a sprinkling of VieSun / Gandalf Spirulina™ Powder, this palate-pleasing parfait is a totally customizable combo that can be whipped up…

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