Drinks

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

We’ve all been there. A night of overindulgence, one too many glasses of wine, or an extra 3 slices of birthday cake that just made you feel groggy and overstuffed the next morning.  Cheat days, Friday nights, whatever occasion leads…

{cocoa-coconut smoothie}

I’ve been obsessed with skin care ever since my acne riddled middle school days. Enjoying foundation-optional skin is not something I take for granted and I’m always researching things to eat and slap on my face to keep my skin…

{tropical detox smoothie}

Happy 2014! We are already a couple weeks into the glorious new year and if you’ve stuck to your resolutions so far, congrats! If you starting to fall of the health wagon, don’t give up! This smoothie is a perfect…

{post Christmas blues gingerbread latte}

As I sit in my PJ’s next to the Christmas tree, trying to stay focused long enough to write a long overdue blog post, I can’t help but feel a little blue. Maybe it’s because winter break is halfway over….

{sep’s go-to green drink}

Green drinks are my favorite way to sneak some veggies into my breakfast! I know many people might be turned off by a bright green drink, but the fruit and Stevia add a really pleasant flavor, making it easy to…

{blueberry fro-yo smoothie}

{blueberry fro-yo smoothie}

The blender in my house has been working extra hard since my sister, Jasmine, had her wisdom teeth removed yesterday. Poor thing has been confined to a liquid diet, but I’m doing my duties as the older sister to keep…

{“what i ate wednesday”-volume 1}

{“what i ate wednesday”-volume 1}

Here’s my personal food journal gone public! I can’t tell you how many times people ask me what kind of diet I follow to stay trim and healthy. It’s always a difficult question to answer because I don’t follow one…

{glowing skin juice}

{glowing skin juice}

We all know dark, leafy greens are good for us but did you know they can make you prettier too! Rich in antioxidants and micronutrients, kale, spinach, and other greens help repair your skin cells, clear your complexion, and give…

{cold-buster orange ginger juice}

{cold-buster orange ginger juice}

It’s flu season again and working at an elementary school, I get exposed to my share of cooties. The office is pretty much a petri dish of viruses waiting to be picked up by an unsuspecting victim. My co-workers seem…

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]If you want to lose weight and dramatically increase your metabolism throughout each day there’s one thing you need to do…EAT! [/headline_georgia_small_left] That’s right…there is one meal in particular that directly influences you waist size. Yup, breakfast! I know…

{Starbucks pumpkin spice latte}

{Starbucks pumpkin spice latte}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]The coffee shop favorite made in your own kitchen with natural ingredients and lots of love![/headline_georgia_small_left] Everyone knows it’s Fall when Starbucks starts advertising their Pumpkin Spice Latte. Everyone also knows {or should know} that the syrups used in…

{Hidden Greens Smoothie}

{Hidden Greens Smoothie}

[headline_georgia_large_left color="#FF6600"]A delicious berry smoothie with cleverly disguised spinach…for the picky eater in every family![/headline_georgia_large_left]     My mom owns an in-home daycare so I am constantly surrounded by kids {I actually have one of the rug rats on my…

{apricot oatmeal cookie shake} revised!

{apricot oatmeal cookie shake} revised!

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Dessert in a cup! This shake really tastes like a cookie without the guilt…what could be better?[/headline_georgia_small_left] On a recent visit to Monterey with my family, I stumbled across this quaint little cafe downtown. At 55 degrees, a strong…

{what to eat before an early workout}

{what to eat before an early workout}

[headline_georgia_medium_left color="#FF6600"]The question I get asked almost every week: “Should I eat something before my early morning workout?”[/headline_georgia_medium_left] The answer: absolutely YES! Most of us have heard about the advantages of early morning cardio on an empty stomach…right? The theory…