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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Ready to get your pumpkin party on? This all-natural Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies recipe is a perfect treat with no trick! Packed with essential nutrients, you can eat these pumpkin cookies guilt free. Enjoy them as they are, crumble on top of a smoothie bowl or dip in a pumpkin spice latte. Health Benefits of Pumpkin Here are some health benefits of pumpkin and why we choose to incorporate this ingredient into our pumpkin cookie recipe. Boosts Vision: Did you know that a single cup of mashed pumpkin provides 200% of your daily needs for Vitamin A? This vitamin helps maintain healthy vision. The orange color of pumpkin indicates the presence of an important antioxidant called beta-carotene, which converts to Vitamin...

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5 Yoga Poses Inspired by the Total Solar Eclipse

To celebrate the spectacle of the total solar eclipse, try these 5 yoga poses inspired by the phases of the sun and the moon. The last time a total solar eclipse crossed the contiguous United States from coast-to-coast was 1918. Today, almost 100 years later, people across the nation will witness this phenomena, as the new moon passes between the sun and the Earth in totality. First Contact – Mountain Pose (Tadasana) During the first phase of the total solar eclipse, the edge of the moon starts to pass across the sun. Just as the New Moon signifies change, Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is a great yoga pose to start your journey within and set an intention for your practice. Come...

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4 Benefits of Joining a Wellness Retreat

Want to know the 4 benefits of joining a wellness retreat? Last month we visited Rancho La Puerta,“The Ranch,” a fitness and spa retreat in Tecate, Mexico. What we found was a space to detox, destress, connect and reflect freely amidst nature. Detox If you’re thinking of signing up for a wellness retreat it’s probably because you’re looking to make a healthy change. Many retreat programs offer healthy, well-balanced meal options that prepare the body and mind for transformative detox. At The Ranch, we were served a fresh and chemical free lacto-ovo vegetarian diet (no poultry or meat), including seafood, which provided us the essential protein, vitamins, minerals and probiotics needed to support our week of fitness activities. Photo Courtesy...

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Easy Chia Seed Pudding Recipe with Almond Milk

If you’re looking for a healthy and filling snack, try this gluten-free chia seed pudding recipe packed with essential nutrients and minerals that will leave you feeling full and energized until your next meal. What are chia seeds and why should you eat them? Chia seeds date back as early as the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilizations. It was believed that the seeds gave warriors extra energy and endurance in battle. Chia seeds are versatile and can be used in many different foods and products from eggs to health drinks. When added to liquid, chia seeds expand and form a gel-like substance.   We asked Katie Di Lauro, registered dietitian nutritionist from Nutrition By Katie about the benefits of eating...

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Learn Sanskrit | Yoga Poses & Asanas Broken Down

Ever wonder what those Sanskrit phrases you hear during yoga class mean? Learn Sanskrit with Erin Jeanne Wright of AsanaSketch, where she breaks down yoga poses by sketching the yogis of Instagram one asana at a time. A few months back we were scrolling Instagram in search of inspiration and came across a post from Erin Jeanne Wright (@AsanaSketch). What caught our attention was a sketch of a yogi in a yoga pose with the Sanskrit name and meaning captioned below the image. What a creative way to learn the names of yoga poses in Sanskrit right? @jeanjacquesgabriel - Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana Since we collaborate with independent artists of all mediums for our legging designs, we reached out to Erin...

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