Month: February 2018

Moon Energy: how to harness it and avoid the overwhelm

Moon Energy: how to harness it and avoid the overwhelm

The full moon is coming this week and with that often comes a bit of craziness in our household. I know I feel a bit out of whack when the full moon is on its way, and it seems to send the kids a little […]

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Don’t you just love the combination of apple and cinnamon? For me, these two luscious ingredients bring good memories from my childhood of comfort and taste that will stay with me forever. My kids and I have grown to love an apple chopped up with […]

Mocha Wakeup Shake

Mocha Wakeup Shake

  Two of the loves of my life… chocolate and coffee! Married in a super-yummy shake to get your morning off to a good start. You can use any protein powder for this recipe but I love this Dutch Chocolate Complete one by Juice Plus. […]

Clean hair, oh yeah!

Clean hair, oh yeah!

Clean hair? We all know how important clean, non-toxic beauty products are (find out more here), and I have done a great job cleaning up the products I use on my face and body, including my hair care. But a little while back, I decided […]

10-Day Ripped Abs Challenge

10-Day Ripped Abs Challenge

  Are you ready for another challenge?! We just love a fun fitness challenge here at FSS and thought this time we’ll focus on the core. Think ripped abs that you could eat your dinner off of.. well a good start anyways!! Like our other […]

Shrimpy pasta

Shrimpy pasta

Going Mediterranean style for your meals? This one is easy to throw together on one of those busy nights (every night?!) and tasty too! The shrimpy pasta is easily customizable (throw in whatever veggies and pasta you like!) and has a bunch of flavor from […]

Banana Oat Pancakes

Banana Oat Pancakes

This Banana Oat Pancake recipe is adapted from one I found on Goodful a little while back, that has become a fave in our house. It’s a  clean, healthy and naturally sweet version of pancakes that are nice and easy to whip up for breakfast. […]

Ingestible Collagen – does it live up to the hype?

Ingestible Collagen – does it live up to the hype?

I have been seeing and hearing about collagen products all over social media and wellness sites. Even the 2018 U.S. Women’s Olympic gold medal-winning snowboarder Jamie Anderson takes Liquid Biocell sport! (More on that below). So…as with many (ok, all the) wellness trends, I had to check […]

5 Ways to Practice Self-Care – you can’t pour from an empty cup

5 Ways to Practice Self-Care – you can’t pour from an empty cup

Sometimes it just seems like there isn’t enough time in the day. We’re all so busy these days that even thinking about doing something for yourself can seem like a distant memory. As a mum, it often feels like you are constantly doing everything for […]

Decadent choc banana bites

Decadent choc banana bites

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day! What a great excuse to have some chocolate! You could share these yummy bites, or…not! A little choccy definitely counts as self-care if it makes you feel good. We have a delicious recipe for a Choccy fix on the site that […]