Jolly Green Pumpkin Spice Smoothie + the Winner of the Get Gorgeous Giveaway!!!

What do you do when the weather says "summer!" but your brain says "pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin, PUMPKIIIIIN!"? Simple, you just whip up this creamy, cold, pumpkin spice infused jolly green smoothie! This delicious shake packs all the flavors of a pumpkin pie but is actually loaded with health and beauty boosters. I highly recommend adding … Continue reading Jolly Green Pumpkin Spice Smoothie + the Winner of the Get Gorgeous Giveaway!!!

Beautifying Summer Kale Salad with Avocado, Mango, and Currants (Oil-Free)

A recent trip to our local farmer's market prompted me to create a bright, summery, sweet and tart kale salad. There's something about big bunches of fresh greens at a market that spurs me to buy not one or two, but usually three different varieties. I try to use kale and other greens in a … Continue reading Beautifying Summer Kale Salad with Avocado, Mango, and Currants (Oil-Free)

10 Tips For Giving Up Sugar + Easy Sugar Free Treats

I mentioned in my last post that I'm working on kicking my sweet addiction. If you're reading this right now, chances are good you have an interest in healthy eating and have already heard that sugar is one nasty little shush-your-mouth and contributes to all kinds of problems. Diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and even some types … Continue reading 10 Tips For Giving Up Sugar + Easy Sugar Free Treats

Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip

I'm not sure what's going on, but lately every meal I eat has to involve at least one of the following:  coconut, lime, avocado, banana, or sweet potatoes.  These flavors have just sounded so good to me, and I want to use these foods in everything!  Could it be that I'm pining for trade winds and tropical aqua waters?  That I'm trying to … Continue reading Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip

Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Despite the obnoxiously snowy weather we've been having around here, I'm currently on a smoothie kick.  I know, I'm weird.  My smoothie love comes in phases.  Late summer I was awash in a sea of fruity-green blender concoctions, enjoying at least one frosty beverage a day.  Then I must have got smoothie burn-out because for a while they didn't sound so … Continue reading Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie