Vegan Pesto Pasta (With Video) • Roots and All

If you thought pesto couldn't be complete without parmesan cheese, well, I have some good news for you! This vegan-ified sauce is, dare I say it, even better than the original. Really. Packed with the superfoods organic kale and coconut oil, it's not only tasty, but healthy, too. Yep, a pasta dish that's good for …

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The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry…And the Alternative • Roots and All

There's a million and one options for beauty care, whether it's for the hair, face, or body. The problem that arises, however, is not the availability of the products, but the ingredients within them.  In 2018, there's a huge focus on clean eating when it comes to what we put in our bodies, but what …

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Weight Loss: Mastering the Calorie Deficit • Roots and All

So you've been hitting the gym consistently, running miles of cardio, and pumping iron;  but you're still not seeing the results you want in the mirror, or on the scale. Why not? Exercise is only half of the equation. When it comes to losing weight, it comes down to the simple formula of calories in, …

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Paleo, Whole 30 Honey Glazed Garlic Chicken and Zoodles • Roots and All

Chicken is one of my favorite meat-based protein sources, due to its relatively low amount of calories and fat compared to protein (1 chicken breast fillet is approximately 140 calories, 2 grams of fat, and 27 grams of protein). Not to mention it's delectable! However, something I struggle with is keeping the side dish healthy. …

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Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

It started in 1994.  Moviegoers were happily settling into their seats with their buckets of popcorn, sans butter. Sounds better than buckets of popcorn slathered in butter, right? Not according to Michael Jacobsen, an executive director of a consumer interest nutritional group. While the popcorn had not been flavored with butter, it was apparently soaked …

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