30 Facts About Me

Because I’m kind of elusive, and I’m ready to share a little more about myself… Here are 30 random facts about Laura Franklin (aka ME) that are sure to excite you. Well, they might not excite you but if your aim is to learn more about me, then read on: 30 Random Facts About Me: I was born and raised … Read More

Bone Broth: Everything You Need to Know

Bone broth in crockpot

Bone broth, yay! Bone broth is not only a super nutritious and healing food, but it also adds beautiful flavour to other dishes you add it to, or use it to cook with (soups, stews, curries, crockpot meats; the list goes on…:)). The cool thing is that you can actually find good quality bone broth, pre-made, in many health conscious … Read More

5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track When You Fall Off the Nutrition Horse

Will Ferrell from Elf Stuffing his Face

**Update: Originally titled “5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track After the Holidays”, but then I realized that the holidays aren’t the only time we fall off the horse… so enjoy. Phew… I made it. It’s Dec. 26th, and I just came home from my final family holiday get-together. The company and the love has been so great, but … Read More

DIY All Natural Dry Shampoo

Spoon with Cornstarch

Here’s a fact about me… ready? I only wash my hair a couple of times a week. Personally, I find that it’s way more manageable when I don’t wash it every day, and from a time-management standpoint, long hair just takes too long to wash, dry and style daily. So, dry shampoo is great. It can be really awesomely helpful … Read More

5 Must-Have Small Kitchen Appliances for Healthy Eating

Ever wondered what small kitchen appliances are necessary to curate a healthy lifestyle? These are the tools/small appliances I use constantly, and in my opinion, your top 5 must-haves to make healthy meals at home. Some of them are more expensive but the investment is worth your while, I guarantee. High Power Blender I put this as number one, because … Read More

Continuous Brew Kombucha at Home

Kombucha Bottles

I recently started brewing my own kombucha and I have to say, it’s wayyyyy easier than I imagined. I am going to share how to do the ‘continuous brew’ method, as opposed to the ‘batch’ method, as I’ve experimented with both and find continuous brew to be my preferred method. Happy brewing! What is Kombucha and Why is it Awesome? Kombucha is … Read More

6 Ways to Take Your Salads from Dull to DELICIOUS

Big Fresh Salad

So, you like salads and know they are good for you, but they can get kinda boring after a while… am I right? I eat a big green salad pretty much every day. Eating a big green salad daily is a fantastic way to pack in phytonutrients, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants… the good stuff! Unfortunately, many people get bored of … Read More