Sparkle #233: Hey 2017 – Let’s Do This!

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Happy 2017 to all you happy, shiny people! There’s something about 2017 that’s got me all excited and optimistic – this year feels like it’s going to be magical. Or maybe this is just the hope that kicks in with the start… Continue Reading

Sparkle #185: Yoga Asanas for a Flat Stomach

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Muffin top, love handles, belly fat – call it by whatever name you want, but it will still generate the same emotion – panic! Stomach is the most stubborn and unsightly of places to gain weight, and any fat in this area is sure to send alarm… Continue Reading

Sparkle #141: Clean Eating Cookie Recipe

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This week is turning out to be one of those weeks when all you want is the weekend, FRIENDS re-runs on TV and chocolate! Actually, make that lots of chocolate! Any other day and I would have reached out for a decadent slice… Continue Reading

Sparkle #138: Yoga Cards for Women

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Happy Monday people! It is the beginning of the week, which means it’s time to share something inspirational on the blog. I practice Yoga daily, and even though it has been 4 lovely years, I know I still have a long… Continue Reading

Sparkle #134: Top Overnight Oatmeal Recipes

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Update: I made the Mocha overnight oats recipe for my breakfast the day after this post and am so excited to tell you all that it tastes exactly like dessert! The tweaks I made – I added cold coffee (instant coffee powder and honey added to cold milk),… Continue Reading

Sparkle #126: Inspiring Fitness Quotes

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Happy Monday wonderful people! How is September shaping up for you? I am having a crazy few weeks at work, but I am not complaining because I have an amazing vacation planned for the last week of this month! So I am… Continue Reading

Sparkle #125: Back to School Breakfasts

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September signals the start of a new school year across all of America. And for moms, this translates into an intense search for unique breakfast and lunch options to keep things interesting for their little one! If you want to ensure that your kids start their day with… Continue Reading

Sparkle #121: Relaxing Bath Recipes

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What is your chosen way to unwind after a long and tiring day at work? Different things work for different people, but I think most of us would agree that one of the best ways to de-stress after a hectic day… Continue Reading

Sparkle #114: Healthy Living Illustrations

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Happy Monday lovelies! This week on the blog we are celebrating illustration art, which means I will be sharing some of my favorite illustrations from different categories with you through the week. I have always been obsessed with good art and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #106: How to do a Juice Cleanse

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Happy Monday people; are you feeling inspired for your week ahead? To start your day on a healthy note, I am featuring some helpful information on juice cleanses on the blog today. A juice cleanse (or juice detox) has gained massive popularity as a quick… Continue Reading

Sparkle #102: Fix your Posture!

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Happy Monday folks! Another week and another chance to get it right! This is why I chose Monday as the day for all my inspiration themed posts. And for today’s post, I am sharing a really cool info-graphic with all the… Continue Reading

Sparkle #98: Why Dark Chocolate is Good for You

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Happy Monday people! For me, today was a Monday which needed plenty of chocolate to help me get through the day and stay calm for the rest of the week. My body reacts in two ways to stress: either it craves all unhealthy foods in the universe,… Continue Reading

Sparkle #94: Monday Motivations

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Happy Monday folks! Another week, another month and another chance at getting it right! It’s the middle of 2015, which makes it a good time to take stock of our January resolutions and the progress we have made on them. As always, I made plenty… Continue Reading

Sparkle #74: The No Junk Food Challenge

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Happy Monday folks! Last week, I wrote about losing 8 pounds in 2-3 weeks in a healthy way. I have always struggled with maintaining my optimum weight. I grew up as a not so healthy eater, and preferred cake and cookies to green leafy… Continue Reading

Sparkle #58: Get the Glow with Surya Namaskars

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Happy Monday everyone! Can you believe that a quarter of 2015 is already over? Time flies when you are having fun! For today’s Inspiring Mondays post, I will be discussing one of my favorite Yoga asanas series: the Surya Namaskar (sun salutation).… Continue Reading

Sparkle #41: Drink that Green Tea

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Happy Monday folks! My Monday posts are focused on lifestyle inspiration, so we can all start a new week with fresh thoughts and motivation! Today, I decided to talk about the wonder that is Green tea, outlining its benefits and best practices for consumption so… Continue Reading

Sparkle #37: Eat this for gorgeous Skin & Hair

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Hello folks, March is here! And with March comes spring, bringing with it freshness, color, hope, change and the promise of a new tomorrow! Spring and fall are my favorite seasons, both are so mellow compared to the harshness of summer or winter.… Continue Reading

Sparkle #32: How to have high energy mornings

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Happy Monday folks! Monday sparkle on the blog is focused on motivating thoughts and actions so we can start the week on an optimistic and inspiring note. For a couple of weeks now, I have been posting inspiring thoughts and ideas on the blog, and while… Continue Reading

Sparkle #11: Delicious Smoothies!

Update: Hello people. Mark of rootansprouts.com reached out to me with this excellent smoothies guide which covers every possible variation, along with detailed notes, recipes and pictures! I felt like I had to add this resource to my smoothies post!  Hello everyone! It’s Monday,… Continue Reading