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Here’s Where You Can Easily Shop for Healthy Gifts This Christmas

The Holidays are once again upon us and although this is my favorite season, it gets harder and harder to deal with the rush as Christmas draws near.

I love how the gift-giving tradition continues to live on but for the past few years, shopping for gifts has been such a feat for me.

Those who know me well also know that I don’t do something just for the sake of and the same applies in the way I select gifts to give.  I’ve learned not to give others something I would not eat or use myself. Part of caring for the people we love is making sure we teach them to care for themselves too.  Continue reading Here’s Where You Can Easily Shop for Healthy Gifts This Christmas

Here’s What I Learned from Human Nature’s #ReadtheLabel Challenge

Skin care, to me, has always been a vital part of wellness. More than just for vanity, the condition of our skin says so much about the body’s state of health.  After all, the skin is our largest organ. Continue reading Here’s What I Learned from Human Nature’s #ReadtheLabel Challenge

This Krusty Pancake Recipe Will Make You Feel Good at Breakfast

Pancakes are my go-to comfort food at breakfast. The fact that this recipe is choc-ful of fiber makes it even better. Made these during a period of PMS and perfected the recipe on the third try. Now it’s ready to be shared with you. <3

Sidenote: I was also bloated like crazy so I kept my Anti-bloat caps from Fitique Nutrition close to me. And yes I spelled Krusty with a “K”!
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MORNINGS (Instagram Live #2): Here’s a Peek at Our Eating and Food Shopping Habits

Mornings set the tone and mood of your day and establish the foundations of your hustle–Nat (my life partner) and I are helping you do the same: build a solid foundation through your wellness journey (and yeah, okay, fitness too) through raw, early morning, right-out-of-bed, casual chitchat from our humble little home. Join us every Wednesday, 7:30 AM PHT on Instagram (@nkitorres and @thenatcruz) as we go LIVE on both our accounts to talk all things fitness and wellness and answer your Q’s.

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Local Greens that Pack a Punch Without Breaking the Bank

Disclaimer: I am making lunch as I write this so while I often (yep, not all the time) proof-read the articles I put out, there may be a few typos here and there as I juggle blogging and keeping the tofu on the pan from burning. 

I just felt the urge to blog suddenly while chopping up my vegetables and washing my greens. Food preparation is such great therapy for me. Thoughts and ideas pop up the way they do in the shower for most people. Continue reading Local Greens that Pack a Punch Without Breaking the Bank

Choco-Matcha Protein Pancakes [VEGAN]

I just made these pancakes for breakfast and they’re quick, easy, protein-packed and most of all, vegan.

Seriously, who’s not crazy over Matcha especially if it’s in your protein shake? I found the perfect combo of chocolate and matcha in Vibrant Health’s Pro-Matcha in Chocolate Creme. With Algal, Sacha Inchi, Yellow Pea and Spirulina, you’re sure you only get clean, sustainable and gluten-free plant protein. Learn more about it here.

Vibrant Health Pro-Matcha is available at Muscle Shack –order online and they’ll deliver straight to your doorstep. Continue reading Choco-Matcha Protein Pancakes [VEGAN]

The First Vegan Festival in the Philippines is Happening This November

November is World Vegan month and many countries around the globe have begun celebrating it through vegan festivals. Finally, the Philippines’ time has come and we too, get to come together for two weekends of movement workshops, talks and vegan food.

This year’s theme is all about Climate Change, a battle we have been losing for nearly half a century now. If you listened to Leonardo DiCaprio’s speech when he won the Oscar for Best Actor, you probably caught “Climate Change is REAL…” For the longest time, we have been dismissing the idea because this phenomenon never posted immediate harm…until now.

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Healthy Vinegar Beverages are the Next Big Thing

First, there were smoothies, then there were cold-pressed juices, smoothie bowls and a whole lot of others in between. I LOVE all of these but one I’m currently crazy about is the tarty vinegar beverage I now use to replace my morning coffee. Continue reading Healthy Vinegar Beverages are the Next Big Thing