Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

A lot of us are motivated at the beginning of the year to make some big changes in our lives.  Some of our vow every year to “get healthy” or “read more” or “remember people’s names”.  While planning to be better and get healthier is great in theory, unless you have specific actions/steps you will take to follow through on these plans, chances are you’ll … Continue reading Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

RECIPE: Super Boost 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

RECIPE: Salad Smoothie

  Remember how I told you getting in green every day is one of THE BEST things you can do for your health!? Well, this smoothie is super task AND is the perfect morning fix for those of us a little tire of salads. It is clean and crisp, and actually doesn’t taste at all like a salad. The carrot juice adds just enough sweet … Continue reading RECIPE: Salad Smoothie

RECIPE: Spinach, Grape and Berry Smoothie

Alas Summer’s gone.  Hopefully you’ve frozen some strawberries to get you through the winter months.  Some folks feel you should only eat what’s in season.  I agree with this to some extent, but this smoothie recipe is one to enjoy Summer, Spring and Fall!  It would probably be fun with a splash (or two) of Rum in a daiquiri form, but that may negate some of the … Continue reading RECIPE: Spinach, Grape and Berry Smoothie

RECIPE: Protein Packed Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

If you’ve not checked out the Muffin Myth Blog, yet, you should. Katie Trant posted a recipe for a Black Bean smoothie, which she created to add planted-based protein to her diet. I was intrigued, but I have to admit, skeptical it would be potable! I tweaked her recipe a bit and created my own version of this tasty treat.   INGREDIENTS: 1 frozen banana … Continue reading RECIPE: Protein Packed Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

RECIPE: Sweet-Tang Healthy Smoothie

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

RECIPE: Apple-licious Smoothie

If you are trying to ‘go green’ and ‘eat clean’, this is the smoothie for you! In a blender combine: 1/2 cup green grapes frozen (could add 2-3 cubes of ice if your grapes aren’t frozen)  1/2 -1 apple (green apple is best for waist line) 1 celery stick juice from 1/2 lime BLEND:                         … Continue reading RECIPE: Apple-licious Smoothie

RECIPE: Chocolate Milkshake

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

RECIPE: Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed pudding is a great way to get your sweet fix on while packing in the mega nutrients, not the calories! This recipe and photo comes a la the ladies at POINT, the baddest work out in Portland! CHIA SEED PUDDING: 1 Cup unsweetened almond or unsweetened coconut milk 3 Tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 Tbsp REAL maple syrup (less if … Continue reading RECIPE: Chia Seed Pudding

RECIPE: Blueberry Blast Smoothie

Sadly, summer is over and gone with it, blueberry season; but thank goodness for freezers! Here is the recipe for a delicious blueberry smoothie, complete with antioxidants, protein and the micronutrients you need to feel as bright as a summer day! Again, the measurements are approximations, people, just throw in a little of this and a little of that and see which combinations YOU like … Continue reading RECIPE: Blueberry Blast Smoothie