Root + Revel | Healthy Living Blog with Whole Food Recipes

Start Here

Hey there! We’re so glad that you’ve decided to embrace your wellness and join the R+R community. We’ve got hundreds of helpful articles on natural living and holistic wellness… but we know it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start.

Enjoy this start here guide to help you navigate Root + Revel if it’s your first time here!

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Heal Your Body

We always think it’s helpful to start at the beginning. So be sure to check out the Story Behind Root + Revel and how Kate, our founder, healed her body naturally. We’re all about living naturally, without sacrifice here, with a particular focus on complete holistic health and wellbeing.

Here are a few healing essential guides:

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Natural Remedies

When used correctly, natural supplements and remedies can SUPERCHARGE YOUR HEALING and, quite honestly, work some serious miracles!

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Intuitive Eating

Let’s talk about food! We follow intuitive eating, an evidence-based model and self-care eating framework integrating instinct, emotion, and rational thought that ultimately teaches you how to be the expert of your body, rather than leaning on outside rules to make your eating decisions. Intuitive eating does not mean ignoring health; rather, it’s recognizing that nutrition and health are NOT a one-size-fits-all approach.

Intrigued? Read this Q&A with an Intuitive Eating Nutritionist, and then check out Why Diets Don’t Work + What to Do Instead and How Intuitive Eating and the Anti-Inflammatory Can Co-Exist.

Here are more posts about healthy food and cooking:

And, of course, we’ve got dozens of nourishing recipes on Root + Revel to help you get started!

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Holistic Health

By now, you’re probably starting to get the hang of our philosophy here at R+R: we take a truly holistic approach to achieve true wellbeing, because health is not just about your body, the foods you eat, or exercising. It’s also your mindset, how you take care of yourself, how you manage your emotions, what kind of relationships you have in your life–it’s the ALL of it! 

First, you have GOT to prioritize self-care. Stop saying “I don’t have the time” and take 5 minutes RIGHT NOW to choose something from our 50 Ways to Practice Self Care List that you will commit to doing TODAY.

Here are some other wellness tips to explore:

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Green Beauty

Do you pay attention to what you put on your body, not just in your body? Start with this post: the top 10 most toxic ingredients to avoid. If there’s one ingredient we could caution you the most about, it’s fragrance. Learn all about the Dangers of Fragrance and Perfume here.

For the green beauty lover, these are for you:

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Detox Your Home

If you want to up your eco-friendly game, check out some of our green home posts, like:

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Women’s Fertility + Menstrual Cycles

Hormonal balance, women’s menstrual cycles, and fertility (even if you don’t want to get pregnant) are key when it comes to women’s health and wellness. Learn more here:

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Natural Mamas

Are you a pregnant or new mama? Congrats! Here are some of our tops tips on how to have a natural (read: non-toxic) healthy pregnancy and environment for your little ones to thrive:

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Blogging Business Tips

And finally, to get super meta on you, here are some blog posts about blogging from our sister site and our founder Kate’s personal brand, Kate Kordsmeier. Learn about blogging as a business, monetizing your website, building a six-figure career working for yourself, doing what you love and helping others along the way!

If you have any questions, be sure to check our FAQ page. Otherwise, you can always email us at hi@rootandrevel.com. 

P.S. Did you know Kate wrote an eBook for her beloved Root + Revel readers? Superfood Green Smoothies was truly a labor of love, a project Kate created and launched in January 2017 because she felt like she couldn’t keep the healing, magical powers of green smoothies a secret any longer! You can also join the FREE 7-Day Challenge here.