Drew (drink + chew) your smoothie

Are you hesitant to give smoothies a go because you feel you won’t be completely satisfied with drinking your food and would prefer to chew your food? I completely understand the need for chewing. After all, we’ve been wired to chew food to obtain nutrients and calories which are used to fuel our bodies. Chewing…

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Arm & Shoulder Sculpting Workout

Bye-bye bat wings 🦇… Here’s a simple and great routine for targeting all areas of the arm and shoulder including that jiggly part most women are blessed with 😫 Arm & Shoulder Sculpting Workout Reverse fly Bicep curl Tricep extension V-raise Overhead press Round 1 – 5 reps Round 2 – 10 reps Round 3…

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Lemon Hibiscus Tea

The antioxidant liquid you want to be drinking. Hibiscus is full of antioxidants that fight free radicals damage caused by exposure to food and environmental toxins. I steep this tea in a mason jar, store it in the fridge overnight then add some fresh lemon to it in the morning. It’s awesome to sip on…

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Quick full body workout – deadlift with overhead press

Another quick 10 minute full body workout to get all your muscles firing and heart pumping… Deadlift into a overhead press (5 per side) followed by a 15 Mississippi quick skip. Try to generate power on the way up from your deadlift using your glutes and core. This will allow you to progress to higher…

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Is there a dark side to green smoothies?

Have you come across information that talks about the dark side to green smoothies? Maybe you’ve heard about how too many raw green vegetables can cause things like kidney stones and thyroid dysfunction? Are you concerned that your green smoothies – that you’ve grown to love – are doing more harm than good? As always,…

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Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower Rice

Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower Rice INGREDIENTS: (serves 3-4) 8 bay scallops 8 tiger shrimps 1 cauliflower 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed) – optional 1 red pepper (finely chopped) 1/2 red onion (finely chopped) 1 avocado (chopped) 1 cup cherry tomatoes (diced/halved) 1 lime (juice only) 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin…

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My box of teas & natural remedies

My box of teas and natural remedies Licorice Root – stomach soothing and sweet tooth satisfying. Dandelion Root – for gentle liver detox and a great coffee substitute. Tulsi with Ginger – to de-stress, calm and sooth. Raspberry Leaf – to reduce period cramps. Ginger – to relieve digestive upset. NightyNight – for a deep…

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Protein powder checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder

I’ve put together a quick checklist to help guide you in sourcing out a high-quality protein powder. Do your best to find a powder that meets all of the following criteria. Take a look at some of my recommended protein powders below. Protein Powder Checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder Processed…

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Creamy Paleo Coleslaw 

Creamy Paleo Coleslaw  INGREDIENTS: (serves 2-3) 1/2 red cabbage 5 medium carrots (peeled) 1 green onion 1 small garlic clove 2 tbsp. avocado oil mayo 1/2 lemon (juice only) 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. coriander Sea salt & black pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Chop cabbage, carrots and green onion into large chunks. 2. Place…

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Breakfast Salad

Breakfast Salad SALAD INGREDIENTS: 3 cups salad greens 1 tomato (chopped) 1/4 cup pickled beets (sliced) 1/2 avocado (chopped) 1 small shallot (chopped) 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. oregano flakes Sea salt & black pepper Mix all ingredients together and top with two fried eggs.…

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