One of my favorite subjects to research is functional foods. Obviously all plant foods are functional, but I love learning how certain foods can provide that extra boost to our bodies; helping us heal, improving our moods, and even enhancing our workouts. In the last several years, the power of beets and beet juice have … Continue reading Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)
I have a really tasty recipe for you today. I made these roasted tomato toasts for lunch over the weekend, and they were so good, I decided I needed to share the recipe with you all. These make a great, simple lunch (I enjoyed mine with a nice green salad with lots of veggies) and … Continue reading Roasted Garlic and Tomato Toasts + Protecting Your Skin from the Inside Out
Hi all! I'm popping in today to share a couple of fun tidbits! First off, I want to direct you to an interview I did with the lovely Heidi Kokborg, journalist and creator of the blog, The Sparkling Darling. I've gotten to know Heidi through our blogs, and it's been great getting to know this … Continue reading Super C Smoothie + Interview with Heidi from The Sparkling Darling
I've felt the need lately to simplify my meals. I've also had some requests from people I know who have been feeling overwhelmed with the task of adopting healthier eating habits, and just want some easy ideas for plant-based dishes that can be made in a flash. Trust me, I get it. I, too, feel … Continue reading Simply Delicious: Sautéed Rainbow Chard and Garlic
So I want to plant a little idea in your head. I'm just going to leave it there and let it germinate for a bit... You can make your own vitamin-rich superfood powders. For cheap. Even, basically, for free. Yep, it's true. Let me explain. This vitamin C powder is made from something you were … Continue reading Homemade, All Natural Vitamin C Powder
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!!!
Before I get to these flavorful sesame and ginger laced burgers, I need to remind all of you lovelies that there are less than 8 hours left to enter the Get Gorgeous Giveaway! The rafflecopter giveaway closes at midnight EST and I will announce the winner tomorrow. If you haven't entered click here to do … Continue reading Sesame Ginger Marinated Portobello Burgers with Asian Slaw