Coffee Break

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Happy Friday, and happy first day of spring! It's not really feeling like spring quite yet, but it's the thought that counts. Instead of dwelling on the fact that NYC is expecting 3-5 inches of snow today, I'm grabbing a cup of coffee and checking out what's good on the internet these days. Who's with me? LIFE If you're attempting to start a project, business, or any other venture and … [Read more...]

Does Oil Pulling Work?

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Hey guys! Today I'm going to talk about something I never expected to try, let alone take seriously. Oil pulling! I'm not one to follow trends, especially ones without solid scientific backing, but when my friend Amber sent me a link to a blog post whose writer claimed to have cured her cavities by eliminating her daily oral care routine and replacing it with oil pulling, we decided to try it out … [Read more...]

Thinking Out Loud {3.12.15}

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Hey guys! I'm sure some of you have already noticed that things are looking a little different here on Fresh this week! There are still some finishing touches in progress, but what do you think of the new logo?! To celebrate changes and to catch up with you a little bit, I'm doing something else I haven't done in way too long - linking up with Amanda over at Spoons for some thinking out … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Acai Bowl

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When I first started seeing beautiful acai bowls all over Instagram a couple of years ago, I wanted in. I had no idea what these beautiful, fruit-filled concoctions were, but they reminded me of summer and happiness and health, and they also seemed complicated to make. As the trend became more mainstream, I realized that acai was no longer the otherworldly antioxidant-laden mystery ingredient, … [Read more...]

Root Canal Adventures

Couldn't get a photo during the root canal without being a weirdo.

Root canal and adventure are two words that don't typically go together. Unfortunately for me, my trip to Oklahoma about a month ago was soured by only one thing: a tooth that had started hurting out of nowhere, and would not stop unless I took Advil every four hours. Being as dentally diligent as I am (due to a fear of said root canal), I hoped that it was a temporary inflammation caused by a … [Read more...]