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Jessica Malen

Support Your Mental Health This Winter

by Jessica Malen

Do you dread the winter season because it makes it difficult to stay in good mental health? We have some suggestions for ways to keep your mind and body happy this winter. Learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal… Continue Reading →

Setting Healthy Holiday Boundaries

by Jessica Malen

If you experience stress throughout the holiday season, it might be time to set some healthy boundaries to relieve yourself of the burden of over-giving. Boundaries are guidelines that set safe, reasonable and permissible limits. While spending time with loved… Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Smarts

by Jessica Malen

Keep your kids safe as they head back to school this fall. The first week of school will be a breeze with our helpful ideas for organizing your family while heading back to school! Read on to learn more. Ease… Continue Reading →

Celebrate the 4th of July Safely

by Jessica Malen

Check Out Our 4th of July Safety Tips! Summer is a time for outdoor celebrations with loved ones – and in July especially, fireworks are often part of the festivities. However, handling fireworks at home can be dangerous and injure… Continue Reading →

Quinoa Carrot Almond Salad With Apple Cider Vinaigrette

by Jessica Malen

Celebrate National Salad Month with our delicious, fresh featured recipe! This crunchy, nutty quinoa salad with carrots, almonds, cilantro and apple cider vinaigrette can be premade and brought as a side dish – great for picnics! – or enjoyed as… Continue Reading →

Six Tips for a Spring Refresh

by Jessica Malen

Spring has officially sprung and you might be itching for warm weather, fresh air and sunshine. This time of in-between winter and summer is an excellent opportunity for new, healthy routines and actions. Here are some of our favorite ideas… Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Nutrition Month With Migas!

by Jessica Malen

March is National Nutrition Month—and we have a delicious recipe to kick-off the beginning of spring! Celebrating flavors from cultures around the world is a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. We are all unique with different… Continue Reading →

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

by Jessica Malen

If you have high blood pressure or are simply trying to prevent it, try these tips in addition to speaking with your primary care physician. Sit less, move more. Recent research has shown how sitting six to eight hours per day… Continue Reading →

One-Pot Mediterranean Vegan Paella

by Jessica Malen

Warm Up With This Delicious Dish! Craving a holiday in the Mediterranean to get a break from the winter cold? When traveling isn’t an option, bring delicious warming spices into your kitchen with our easy, one-pot vegan paella! Serves: 4… Continue Reading →

Tips To Reduce SAD This Winter

by Jessica Malen

Seasonal Affective Disorder—or SAD—is a type of depression typically found in northern climates and affects approximately half a million Americans each year with three out of four being women. The season for SAD is September to April with the worst… Continue Reading →

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