The holiday season is a wonderful time to host a casual, yet festive cocktail party for your family and friends
These crispy, roasted cauliflower bites are the perfect party snack.
Rather than use a store-bought gluten-free slider buns these perfect party bites use sweet potatoes to hold the spiced lentil meatball and smoky tomato sauce together.
Plant-based sushi is packed with both flavor and healthy ingredients such as nori and brown rice.
Figs are not only a beautiful fruit, they are also incredibly nutritious.
Cool and refreshing peppermint pairs perfectly with rich chocolate flavors in these refined sugar-free brownie bites.
Few beverages are as festive as a class of sparkling wine especially when paired with seasonal pomegranate and fresh citrus fruit.
Spend any time learning about the latest in nutrition news and you’ll almost be sure to hear that healthy fats are one of the best things you can add into your diet, as they benefit your skin health.
Good nutrition should be delicious, and the extraordinary avocado is one of the tastiest nutrient-dense foods you can find.
So many of the tips for beautiful skin are simply myths. Some have been passed down for generations while others are new on the scene.
No one wants to deal with bloat, but, invariably, it happens.
Collagen is widely recognized for its critical role in the health of our body’s connective tissues, including the skin. Keep reading to learn more about collagen and how it promotes skin health from within.
The benefits of whole foods like fruits and veggies on skin health have been widely discussed, but many people aren’t aware of the effects herbs and spices can have on beauty.
Giving healthy, homemade gifts this holiday season is a great way to surprise your friends and family with a unique and thoughtful present.
These almonds are the perfect gift for your favorite host or hostess as they are a great snack for parties.
These seed-based crackers pack a satisfying crunch and are perfect paired with your favorite nut butter or dip.
No one will ever know that this vegan nutella is homemade and healthy.
Toasted, crispy quinoa is an unexpected addition to a favorite holiday sweet.
Much of the health buzz lately revolves around the impact that sugar has on your health and rightfully so.
Cookie dough is always the best part of making homemade cookies and with this no sugar version you won’t need to feel bad about sneaking a spoonful.
A refreshing chocolate treat without all the sugar of traditional chocolate mousse.
A delicious twist on a Fall classic, adding ground cardamom to your pumpkin cashew cheesecakes will make them even more irresistible.
The human brain is conditioned to turn to food for comfort.
Pears are a wonderfully nutritious addition to a salad as they contain high amounts of beneficial fiber and several important vitamins such as Vitamin C and Vitamin K.
This colorful salad is packed with peanuts both as a crunchy topping and in the creamy dressing.
Thinking about the care of your skin isn’t just reserved for your daily beauty regime.
Although discovered over 10,000 years ago, vinegar remains a culinary superstar today.
Most of us expect to feel stressed out by an illness or sudden job loss, but even positive, celebratory events like weddings and family vacations can cause stress, too.
Acai berries have been named one of the best superfoods by healthcare and nutrition specialists.
If you are going vegan or want to remove gluten and dairy from your diet to feel better, you don't have to miss out on the good stuff!
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Berries aren’t simply good to eat — these deep-colored fruit offer some serious health and beauty benefits.
When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan?
Gingko biloba comes from the leaves of the Chinese gingko tree.
With 44% of men and 39% of women now being diagnosed with cancer, it has become more important than ever to understand the foods that will not only nourish your body, but also detoxify it of any cancer-causing agents.
When you’re tired, do you always turn to caffeine or sugar?
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No one likes to get sick, but many of us wait until the onset of symptoms to start wellness treatments.
Spicy creamy vegan dish, ideal for fall and winter.
Dark circles after a restless night, puffiness after a decadent meal, and tiny lines and wrinkles after decades of laughter and sun exposure — the skin around our eyes is among the first places to show signs of life.
When you think summer picnic, does it conjure the image of juicy watermelon, peaches, and corn on the cob?
There is no shortage of nutrition and diet information available on the internet, in the media, and from well-meaning family and friends.
Dull skin? Another breakout? A rash that just won’t go away?
Many people know that they should be eating more plants, however, the thought of cooking plant-based meals may seem too complicated and time consuming.
Nutrition labels can provide a great amount of valuable information when choosing healthier foods.
Recognizing which best practices support skin health and following them consistently are necessary for overall well-being.
We’re always looking to broaden our culinary horizons—and our nutritional boundaries as well. If you delight in savory, cheesy toppings...
Not sure which grains are gluten-free? Struggling to make the perfect pot of brown rice? Curious about kasha? If you have grain questions, Well Within Beauty has the answers!
Rice salads are a wonderful way to enjoy grains and use up leftover rice when necessary.
Quinoa is an ancient grain that is full of beneficial protein and fiber which will leave you feeling satisfied.
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Nothing says summer like a freshly sliced pineapple on a sunny day!
Zinc is one of the most common minerals found in the body. Located in every cell and vital to healthy tissue, this trace element is needed to perform an assortment of important bodily functions.
The skin is the largest organ of our body. Inside the body, it protects all biochemical and physiological functions, while externally it is the barrier against environmental aggressors and pollutants.
Copper is a trace mineral found in all bodily organs. It works in conjunction with iron to produce red blood cells.
After a long day — or in the middle of a long week — it can be tough to push yourself to exercise.
Many people know that having a healthy breakfast is key for good health.
Packed with protein from the tofu, this healthy breakfast wrap will keep you full until lunchtime.
These no bake bars contain less than 10 ingredients and require only 10 minutes of hands-on time which makes them a perfect make-ahead breakfast option.
Nutty and slightly sweet, these cookies are packed with healthy superfoods like chia seeds and flax meal to help get your morning started on the right foot.
Since these chai spiced chia pudding cups can be made ahead of time in a sealable jar means they are perfect for mornings when you are on the go.
When the body is under “oxidative stress,” this means there is an influx of unstable free radicals (or reactive oxygen species,) that alter healthy cells, causing damage to cell structure, function and DNA.
Selenium is an essential mineral that plays a significant role in health.
Golden Milk, made with turmeric and ginger, is used as an anti-inflammatory in the Ayurvedic tradition.
Chamomile has been known for its calming health benefits and effects for centuries.
Let’s face it, after a long day, having a salad for dinner may not be exactly what you’re looking forward to eating.
Are you overwhelmed at work? Have tons of past due items piling up on your calendar?
We wash our face. We moisturize. We’re done? No, wait! In this skin care process, we’ve missed a vital step in the promotion of healthy, beautiful skin—toner.
A member of the Amaranthaceae family, spinach is closely related to beetroot and Swiss chard. A dark, leafy green vegetable, spinach is packed with a variety of nutrients and phytochemicals.
There are two primary influences in skin aging - chronological aging and extrinsic aging.
In a society that’s looking more to plant-based dietary options, legumes are gaining in popularity based on their powerful health benefits.
These Lentil and Mushroom tacos are ready in 30 minutes making them perfect for weeknight, plant-based meals.
Spring and Summer seasons are often excellent times of the year to get incredibly fresh produce. But now that you’ve picked up some great finds, what to do with them once you are home?
Snow peas are a wonderful vegetable that appears in the spring and early summer depending on your location.
During the warm summer months no one wants to spend hours in a hot kitchen to prepare dinner.
The bright green spears of asparagus are packed with several beneficial vitamins and nutrients.
Summer brings warm weather, sunny days and more outdoor activity and therefore more environmental exposure.
Superfoods, credited with amazing health benefits, contain high levels of essential vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats.
Protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays is a top priority if you want healthier, younger-looking skin.
Vitamin B7, better known as biotin, is a water-soluble vitamin. This means that the body cannot store it.
Each day we are faced with environment stressors that produce free radicals and oxidative damage, leading to premature aging and overall less radiant skin.
Aging skin is deprived of moisture, firmness, and the unique springy quality that is characteristic of youth, but plant-based nutrients can bring it back.
Skin health begins with understanding the connection between the products you put on your skin and the impact your nutrition and lifestyle choices have on your overall well-being.
For many of us, the morning makeup ritual is as critical to the start of our day as a good breakfast.
As labels like “organic,” “natural” and “local” get more popular, you may have also found yourself intrigued by the idea of a plant-based lifestyle.
In a society that continues to place heavy emphasis on “anti-aging,” it may be time to rethink this because we know aging is inevitable.
Plant-based cooking oils have been used for thousands of years not only to conduct heat but also impart flavor and specific nutritional elements.
Native to tropical and subtropical areas, the moringa oleifera plant is known for a variety of medicinal purposes.
As the saying goes – everyone is talking about sugar, but what are they doing about it?
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Walnuts are a favorite choice of nut for their rich, buttery flavor profile.
Yin-Yang is an ancient Chinese philosophy that deals with the concept of duality.
Opting to have a snack during the day can be a simple habit to keep you healthy.
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The coconut yogurt adds beneficial probiotics to this on the go breakfast option.
Unlike many commercial dried fruits, these spicy mango slices contain no added sugar.
These spicy chickpeas cross off all the best snack must-haves.
There are many gentle, natural ways to support healthier skin under and around the eyes. (No Makeup Required!)
At peak during spring and early summer, strawberries are sweet, tart, and juicy. Apart from their delicious taste, strawberries offer an abundance of health and wellness benefits.
Air pollution— from the burning of fossil fuels to emissions of common household products— is extremely hazardous to your health and well-being.
Perfect for summer when strawberries are sweet and abundant, this galette is simple to make yet looks like a work of art!
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When it comes to eating healthy, there is a lot of advice out there to remove certain inflammatory foods from your diet, especially...
Beautiful, ageless skin isn’t only possible—it’s well within your reach.
Chapped lips are most common in the winter, when the cold, dry air dehydrates our skin.
Garlic is a member of the Allium family of vegetables, closely related to chives, onions, and shallots.
It’s so easy to get caught up in the minutiae about which diet is best, which superfoods are trending, where to purchase the newest celebrity-endorsed food product and how to sample exclusive, limited-edition beverages.
Cleansing is the most important process of daily skincare as it plays a critical role in the health of your skin.
Fermented foods and drinks have been getting a lot of press lately, and it is about time since these amazing superfoods...
For many of us, caffeine has become the all-too-familiar prop without which we would struggle to get from one end of the day to the other.
The skin is the body’s largest organ and the only to make contact with the outside world.
Cacao is a powerful addition to your nutritional arsenal, offering substantial amounts of critical antioxidants and numerous health benefits.
Being present, also sometimes referred to as mindfulness, is quite a hot topic recently and deservedly so.
When you take care of your skin, you're rewarded with a healthy glow that can form the foundation of your whole look.
When it comes to salt, people have a lot of old-school ideas that don’t quite hold water. Here are three commonly held beliefs that need debunking—and why:
At Well Within Beauty, one of our primary focuses involves reducing your exposure to harmful toxins by using non-toxic, all-natural skin care from our PLANTED IN BEAUTY line.
When you hear the word “superfood,” does it conjure images of Marvel characters?
Are you committed to leading a safe, non-toxic lifestyle?
Food is one of the primary sources of energy for health, beauty and vitality.
Fresh vegetables like celery offer an abundance of essential vitamins and nutrients that fuel our bodies and help our organs function as they should.
You eat right and exercise daily, but you still can’t seem to manage your weight.
Signs of aging appear when our bodies aren’t functioning optimally.
March is National Nutrition Month—a celebration of healthy, mindful living.
Do you have trouble getting your beauty sleep?
Despite its name, buckwheat is not actually in the wheat family at all and is instead a seed that contains high amounts of fiber and protein.
A pile of barely used Rx gels, ointment tubes, and creams lie hopelessly in the bottom of the bathroom drawer that have failed to deliver their promising results...
Feeling tired, depleted, or under the weather? Your body may be begging for greens!
While it’s not something you typically like to see floating around you while you’re relaxing in the ocean, seaweed (scientifically referred to as algae) has numerous benefits for your skin...
Have you ever gotten your leg tangled in seaweed at the beach?
Your home is your sacred space — it’s where you relax, sleep, eat, and entertain.
Naturally crunchy and slightly sweet, almonds are a satisfying and tasty snack.
Cravings! Ah yes, we all have them, and most of the time they can be unhealthy.
Self-sabotage seems to be the #1 obstacle that most people struggle with when it comes to weight loss, consistent healthy eating and exercise.
Maintaining a good skin care routine at home—with all-natural, non-toxic products—is vital to achieving healthy, gorgeous-looking skin.
The heart is a complex organ that pumps about six quarts of blood through the body every minute.
February is the month of love—fittingly, it’s also American Heart Month.
The winter season can have a drastic effect on your skin, resulting in dryness, itchiness, redness, and flakiness.
Your immune system is tasked with the role of protecting your body from infection.
Some luxurious, some exotic, and some mainstream, there are practices from around the world that are used to elevate ones’ health.
If you wake up every morning with puffy, dark circles under your eyes, you may reach for concealer and foundation to hide the signs of fatigue.
Kombucha seems to be everywhere.
By now you have probably discovered the many benefits of consuming a plant-based diet.
Vegetarian and vegan diets are on the rise, and the global return to whole foods is changing shopping habits, farming trends and restaurant menus.
Did you know that some seemingly-innocent lifestyle habits actually do more to harm skin than help it?
Do you feel tired and sluggish? Are you struggling to lose weight?
A healthy thyroid is crucial to optimal wellness, yet few of us truly understand its importance.
Have you ever considered that your dry skin isn’t actually dry?
Holiday feasts are just amazing. And...
The holidays are a time to spend with friends and family, a time to relax and be grateful. However, for many people it can be a time filled with stress if they are responsible for hosting a holiday dinner.
Along with their colorful and flavorful punch to a holiday salad, citrus fruits also offer up lots of Vitamin C which is important for fending off seasonal colds.
There’s no dairy in this winter pasta dish and yet it is creamy thanks to a butternut squash sauce, silky white beans and finished with hints of sage.
A plant-based take on the holiday classic appetizer, stuffed mushrooms.
Today there are more skin and beauty products on the shelves than ever before.
The Amazon rainforests offer a wide variety of delicious foods that have become staples in diets around the world.
How many times have you been too exhausted to remove your makeup and cleanse your skin before bed?
While staying on top of your skincare regimen is always a good idea, if you want to look and feel your best, it has to start from within.
Natural detoxification is a popular topic for those interested in health and wellness as a way to reset and rid your body of the toxic load encountered from everyday life.
Golden, juicy apricots are bursting with a luscious sweet-tart flavor.
Most of us are pretty confident when it comes to identifying the types of food that we should eat and the types of food that we should avoid, yet
The average American spends about fifty minutes commuting to and from work every day.
A light, refreshing breakfast, this chia pudding is a great make ahead option for busy mornings.
Native to both Asia and America, goji berries are known as “superfoods” for a reason.
Our energizing, protein-packed, and vegan smoothie is a great boost to help improve skin elasticity and overall immune function.
Just as your body type is unique, so is your skin type.
Every day, you come in contact with toxins through the air you breathe and the food you eat.
Health. It’s never too late to get in on it — and it’s something all of us should be aiming for every day in order to feel, look and be as well as we can be.
I get told all the time that I have beautiful skin. But it was not always this way.
Have you been curious about the popular clean eating lifestyle, but not quite sure how to get started?
As a wellness seeker, you have committed to improving the quality of your life.
Simply grilled eggplant with an herb and lemon quinoa mix goes perfectly with a creamy cumin tahini dressing.
A regular manicure may be part of your routine, but how do you know if your polish is promoting healthy nails?
Over the years, you've likely heard plenty of buzz words regarding optimal nutrition and health.
You may be a cardio queen, running half and full marathons, maybe even competing in triathlons. But strength training...
Creamy stuffed mushrooms without any dairy, this version is packed with protein from red lentils and Vitamins A & K from Swiss Chard.
By making a simple switch to red lentils from chickpeas, these updated falafels pack even more plant-based protein than the more traditional version.
Massage is the ultimate way to pamper yourself and reduce tension.
If clean living and healthy eating are important to you, you’re probably spending more time in the kitchen.
In ancient times, doctors couldn’t rely on advanced technology such as imaging and complex blood tests to find the source of health problems.
Fall is a season of transition for many things.
In recent years, we’ve learned that an acidic body is a breeding ground for health problems.
Go hard or go home. If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.
Cauliflower is cooked to a light golden brown perfection…
The skin acts as our own personal bodyguard, protecting us from the environmental elements and harmful bacteria.
The health benefits of lemon water have been discussed among health and wellness experts for years.
There’s no shortage of information out there about the advantages of regular exercise.
The skin is your body’s largest organ, so giving it special attention really pays off.
A whole food plant-based diet is an excellent way to bolster your health and well-being.
It’s 3 pm and you’re exhausted.
Have you made the switch with other beauty products, but hesitate when it comes to using natural deodorant?
Broccoli is a staple food in many parts of the world and can be found in popular dishes across various cultural and socio-economic spectrums.
Yoga is actually a Sanskrit word that means “to yoke” or “unite.”
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The pathway to healthy living is a lifelong journey.
Whether you’re a parent or grandparent who’s concerned about infant safety or simply someone who prefers to reduce their exposure to harmful chemicals, you may have heard a thing or two about BPAs.
A quick way to make your favorite veggies taste even better during snack time with this simple, nutritious dip!
The new approach to beauty and skin health is an integrated movement that prioritizes all facets of wellness from lifestyle to nutrition.
Food is one of the most powerful resources we have to enhance our beauty and increase our overall wellness.
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Sugar has long since developed a reputation for negatively influencing health, but you may not know the impact it has specifically on your skin.
A simple, super-nutritious way to add more fiber to your diet.
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Slightly charred corn and creamy avocado are tossed with tomatoes, cilantro, and arugula to make a hearty salad.
A stress-inducing event can wreak havoc on beauty and wellness.
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A simple yet satisfying breakfast featuring all of summer’s wonderful produce including eggplant, squash and tomatoes.
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Artificial sweeteners have been studied extensively, and scientists have always been cautious about giving an unqualified endorsement to these sugar alternatives.
Light and refreshing, this salad uses fresh cherries and mint plus a nutritional powerhouse, pistachios.
When we started WELL WITHIN, we made a commitment to never trade quality or the peace of mind of our customer, for time or money saved.
Improved health and an improved sense of well-being are within your grasp when you take charge of your diet.
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A hearty, satisfying meal that's great for lunch or dinner, or even as a savory breakfast option.
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Cool and crisp, this summer soup was made for days when turning on the stove isn’t an option.
When the traditional “Food Pyramid” was first created, nutrition experts advised that fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals were the necessary building blocks of a healthy diet.
Inspired by a few of the phytonutrient-packed ingredients in our Nourish + Protect Antioxidant Moisturizer, this plant-powered salad is both nourishing and refreshing...
You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”.
As you pursue optimal skin health, consider the quality of your personal lifestyle, nutrition, and beauty choices.
Living a healthier life is well within your grasp, especially when you begin to make more conscious choices about the food you eat.
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Our simple but delicious recipe is the perfect nut-free replacement for peanut or almond butter.
Pomegranates have been known for their healing properties since the days of Ancient Greece and Rome.
This simple and nourishing recipe will add vitamin C, iron, vitamin A, fiber, essential fatty acids and a host of powerful antioxidants (among other nutrients) to your diet.
Summer is one of the most awaited seasons.
Holistic wellness involves a careful balance of natural skincare, health-promoting practices, and nutritious foods.
Balance. While the idea of balance may seem like the key to wellness, we also know how hard it is to achieve.
This lower-sugar walnut cake is made from whole grain spelt flour and is so simple to make.
We’ve long been told that fruit is a foundational part of any healthy diet, but how often is it that we think about the specific benefits of different fruits?
See how easy it is to transform fresh fruit into an elaborate, delicious, healthy dessert (without the added sugar)!
The skin around our eyes is under the strain of 22 muscles in perpetual motion and more than 10,000 blinks per day!
When it comes to sugar, what you don’t know can hurt you. Here are three myths that too many people believe—and what the real deal is.
More often than not, stress infiltrates the quality of our daily lives.
A beautifully bright salad with juicy figs, toasted walnuts, fresh herbs, and a simple lemon maple vinaigrette.
PLANTED IN BEAUTY offers a simple yet comprehensive program that you can easily follow with minimal time invested to attain healthy, glowing, and beautiful skin you can see and feel.
Metabolism describes the biological processes your body carries out to utilize energy from food, regenerate cells and tissues, and function appropriately in the environment.
While most of us try our best not to let stress get the best of us in our everyday lives, there are inevitably moments in which we feel its effects.
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An effortless way to supercharge your salad with high functioning nutrients.
The skin is your body's largest organ and greatest protector, which means skin health influences how well your body and its organs function.
Phtyonutrients are often found in the skins of colorful fruits and vegetables we eat, and are the compounds responsible for their diverse array of hues, scents, and flavors.
Many of our proactive, health-conscious readers at WELL WITHIN are supremely interested in slowing down, or reversing, the signs of aging.
The average American spends more than 90% of her time indoors.
While reducing stress and finding a regular way to relax may sound like a daunting task, the answer may be simpler than we’re all inclined to think.
Crispy vegan “meatballs” made from protein-rich pinto beans and flavored with your favorite Greek herbs and spices.
What if you started living today as though you were already the best version of yourself?
Our skin is the body’s largest organ, absorbing up to 60% of what we put on it. Just as diet affects the way our entire bodies look and feel, skincare products impact our health from the inside out.
This creamy vegan polenta uses high-protein chickpea flour instead of cornmeal. It’s topped with sautéed radishes and broccolini.
A wholesome take on rice pilaf, this vegan superfood recipe uses a combination of kamut berries, chopped walnuts, capers, watercress, chives, and goji berries as its base.
These 7 ingredient vegan banana pancakes take only 5 minutes to prep and 2-3 minutes to cook. They’re light, fluffy, slightly sweet, and naturally high in plant-based protein!
Chewy farro, sweet strawberries, tart cherries, toasted almonds, peppery arugula, and fresh basil—all tossed in a simple lemon shallot dressing.
Bright, colorful and much healthier than any restaurant meal. This vegan take on a Chinese Chicken Salad uses chickpeas for awesome plant-based protein that's totally crave-worthy.
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