Category: Health

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Parent’s Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism

It’s a quiet weekday morning for our occupational therapy appointment at Reid Health Pediatric Therapy and my autistic toddler is terrified. “We’re just going to look at it today,” his occupational therapist reassures. Stephanie Van Slyke, OTD, OTR/L, is referring to an innocuous swing. But Big A sees something big

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QRxLabs Review: The Best Skin Care Brand You’ve Never Heard Of

QRxLabs brings affordable skin care to the masses. It’s me, I’m masses. Or, at the least, I’m a veritable skin care junkie. Keeper of half-filled bottles and those cardboard samples from magazines. I’m a sucker for anything offering that anti-aging trifecta: brightening, tightening, and smoothing. Enjoy my QRxLabs review. Half

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Plant Based Grocery List [Free PDF Printables]

I haven’t entered a supermarket without a grocery list since 2016. Using my plant based grocery list and meal plan saves me time, money and sanity. I’ve been vocal about my veganish diet and distaste for processed food. So what do we buy at the grocery? How do we keep costs

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10 Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts

While I’ve already professed my love of sides, you better believe I ain’t leaving Thanksgiving dinner without some vegan desserts. I’ve searched the internet to find the most delicious desserts-sans butter, milk, and eggs. Several of these recipes are Paleo, gluten-free, and what-not as well! If all else fails, remember—Oreos

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15 Vegan Thanksgiving Sides

I’ve always loved Thanksgiving. It’s never been about the turkey (even when I ate meat). It’s about the Thanksgiving sides. I adore that Thanksgiving is a celebration of fancy side dishes. On what other day is it acceptable to serve a casserole dish of carbs covered with marshmallows?? No other

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Vegan Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

I’ve already told y’all about my love of cauliflower. Cauliflower contains an important nutrient called choline. As choline gives me a nutrition hard-on there’s plenty of it in this vegan cauliflower mac and cheese recipe. I’ve found a sneaky way to serve an entire head of the cruciferous powerhouse in

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Mini-Resolution May Part 6: Going All the Way

  This is it, folks! The final article for Mini Resolution May. Let’s recap: in this six-week series we’ve reevaluated our NYE Resolutions, cleaned up our snack foods, increased mental discipline, got rid of secret sugar culprits, and dipped our toes into a veganish way of eating. Whew! Last week

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Mini Resolution May Part 5: On the Road to Veganish

Are you loving the way you’re feeling? Have this weird surge of pride when you look in your fridge and cupboards, seeing less processed food and more homemade staples? Wanna keep riding this wave? How about trying some meals that just happen to be veganish? Let’s take this way of

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