Tell your all buddies! (At least those whom you want to be healthier) This is a great way to start your day. Maca powder and chia seeds are optional ingredients to take the health benefits of this delicious shake to the next level—but don’t be intimidated, you can make friends with those two superfoods another day. Meet your new NUTTY BUDDY! In a blender combine: … Continue reading RECIPE: Nutty Buddy Smoothie
Headed to a supper party? Insure you’ll have something tasty and clean on the table by offering to bring a side dish! This helps the host and helps your pant size. Win, win! In The South, people like slaw. Usually with BBQ or with fried seafood, and always at picnics. This dish is less mayonnaise-based and more unclogged artery-based, but trust me, it will … Continue reading Asian Slaw Salad
If you’ve ever had a 12 month old, you know they want what you have. They want your phone, your keys, your coffee. The same is true at meal time. If you’re eating chips, they’ll want chips. If you’re eating salad, they are 100% more likely to explore the texture of your salad, than if they’ve never seen you eating greens. I’m not saying broccoli … Continue reading RANT: Your Kids Will Eat What You Do
Don’t let the greens fool you! This sweet treat has no added sugar or sweeteners, but could be your favorite new dessert! Try this guilt-free, gluten-free, vegan, all natural, sustaining blood sugar smoothie–you will NOT be disappointed. In a blender combine: 2 handfuls Spinach (or kale) 1 handful (~1 cup) ice 1/3 cup Coconut unsweetened 3 dates 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2-1 cup almond milk Blend and Believe. (how … Continue reading RECIPE: Loco for Coco Smoothie
Do you find it’s hard to get going in the morning? Having trouble deciding on a quick but healthy breakfast option? Are you getting in your 5 fruits and vegetable servings a day? This vitamin packed smoothie will accomplish all your goals in just a few gulps! The Super Boost smooth will blast your cells with the nutritional and healing components they need to function … Continue reading RECIPE: Super Boost Smoothie
Remember when ‘needles in candy’ were the big Halloween scare? Now I find it frightening to see the pounds of Halloween candy that line the aisles of our already sugar laden grocery stores. Did you ever have the neighbor gave out apples each year? I hated that. I now want to high-five that neighbor. We also had a dentist in our neighborhood that gave out … Continue reading RANT: Big Bags o’ Candy
My friend Lisa returned from her family’s organic peach farm in Colorado with these phenomenally good peaches. They were magically delicious by themselves, but I was in charge of a dessert for a dinner party, so I thought I’d somehow incorporate them in to a sweet treat. I used to use store bought or canned peaches, a tube of ‘slice and bake’ sugar cookies and … Continue reading RECIPE: Peaches and Cream Cups
We usually celebrate the 4th of July with my fantastically fun family at the beach. Everyone decorates their bikes or makes golf cart floats and there’s a parade down to an area with jumps, inflatable slides and rides for the kids. (Which in theory is quite fun, but can also be a bit of a crowed, hot sweat-fest). It is great to see everyone and catch … Continue reading RANT: Yankle-Doodle Dandy! Happy 4th of July
In a large bowl you can leave in your fridge all week combine: 1 cup cut organic strawberries 1 cup organic grapes 1/2 cup organic raspberries 1/2 cup organic blueberries 1 peeled and sliced organic peach, nectarine or cantaloupe (you pick, what’s in season, on sale or in the fruit bowl—I love cantaloupe, but it can be a pain to cut, huh?/) Having this prepped … Continue reading RECIPE: Super Duper Simple Summer Fruit Salad
I whipped this smoothie up not long ago and my ‘sweet thang’ (pictured below) loved it’s sweet tang! Greek Yogurt packs in the protein to keep you full all morning long. The water cleanses your system and spinach cranks up the antioxidants! Honey lends a sweet, anti-inflammatory hand while the frozen pineapple and orange bring on the vitamins and tropical bliss. The small piece of … Continue reading RECIPE: Sweet-Tang Healthy Smoothie
Brussel Sprouts. Those notorious green ‘spheres of gross’ that your parents would bribe you to eat… Turns out, they’re actually pretty tasty when done up right! This is my husband’s easy-peasy, extra-tasty dish and it goes a lil’ sumthin’ like this: 15-20 brussel sprouts, halved 1/2 white onion, chopped 1/2 head of red cabbage, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 Tbsp of olive oil dash … Continue reading RECIPE: Brussel Sprout Hash
Call it a smoothie, call it a milkshake, call it a healthy sweet fix. Call it whatever you like, but I bet you’ll be calling me to thank me for this delicious thick creamy shake recipe. It’s packed with nutrient-rich super foods, is all natural and low sugar, so you don’t have to break your New Year’s Resolution just yet! 1 Cup Coconut Milk (or … Continue reading RECIPE: Chocolate Milkshake
I have to be honest. I almost didn’t share this recipe with you guys. Because I was going to launch the Power Ball Super Dessert line and retire on an island, giving 50% of my Power Ball proceeds to charity. But I’ve decided my charity act instead, is going to be passing it along to you. Not that you are a charity act…really I’m way … Continue reading RECIPE: Power Balls!
I consider myself a fluctuator. You know, a sorta healthy weight until the proverbial “___ hits the fan”, life gets stressful, then it starts …. I’m not sleeping enough, I’m eating junky foods, and lots of it, then BAM! I swell up like 2 sizes….until stuff cools down and I’m able to get back to my routine of healthy living. But then again, isn’t that’s … Continue reading RANT: why simplify?