Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

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)

Super C Smoothie + Interview with Heidi from The Sparkling Darling

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

Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients: 2-3 cups of fresh hulled and halved strawberries 1 large avocado, cut into chunks or slices 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 a lime Balsamic Glaze 1 cup balsamic vinegar Instructions: Make your glaze. Simply bring the vinegar to a low boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Keep an eye on … Continue reading Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Glowing Golden Sunrise Juice – For Gorgeous Skin

So the other morning, I woke up on the right side of the bed.  My daughter had a good night's sleep, I went to bed early, and I greeted the early rays of sunshine coming through the window in a happy, feel-good kind of mood. Cue carefree 1960's music... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64uikGn-q3k  It's a beautiful morniiin' ahhhh Think I'll get … Continue reading Glowing Golden Sunrise Juice – For Gorgeous Skin

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