golden hot chocolate

I’d like to introduce you to Golden Hot Chocolate.  She is the delicious alter ego of “golden milk”, which is a turmeric infused drink that gained popularity in India and parts of Asia for its amazing health benefits.  Traditional golden milk is a delicious concoction of milk (usually coconut milk) and turmeric, sweetened with raw honey. […]

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{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 glowing and blemish free. Luckily for chocolate lovers everywhere, cocoa is naturally high in antioxidants […]

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{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 way to energize yourself in minutes and get right back on track with your 2014 […]

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{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 you a radiant glow. This juice is chock full of vitamins A and C from […]

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{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 lap as I write this =) }. The kids are adorable and keep us in […]

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{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 wind chill, and light drizzle, this was definitely not your typical beach day. Eager to […]

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{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 is that if you do your cardio in the morning (on an empty stomach) you […]

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