Quick, Healthy, Protein

13 Feb

I hate microwaved anything and I really don’t like protein bars.

Enter Well and Good‘s 14 healthy dishes with 20 grams of protein.

Kale and tofu, lentils and quinoa–> yes please

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Gorgeous Ladies Take These

4 Jan

Daily Candy gives us vitamin tips from the gorgeous Sakara Life founders Danielle DuBoise and Whitney Tingle

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Watch the video here

 

4 Juices and a Shake, mmmm

26 Dec

Happy End of December!

Sometimes the same green juice gets a tad boring.  This week I’ve got four juices and a shake I’m making to ring in the new year in health.

I got the recipes from Juices101. The author broke down the amazing Blue Print Cleanse juices for us to DIY at home.

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Green Apple

Ingredients:

3 Romaine leafs
5 Celery ribs
1 Cucumber
3 Kale leafs
5 Parsley ribs
2 granny smith Apple
5 tbsp Spinach
1 oz Lemon juice

Pineapple Apple Mint

Ingredients:

1/3 Pineapple
2 granny smith Apple
4 tbsp Mint (finely chopped)
1 oz Lime juice

Spicy Lemonade

Ingredients:

424 ml Filtered Water
3 oz Lemon
0.5 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tbsp Agave Nectar / Honey

Carrot Apple Beet Ginger Lemon

Ingredients:

3 Carrots
1 Fuji Apple
2 Beet
4 Celery ribs
1.5 tbsp Ginger
0.5 oz Lemon juice

and the shake

Cashew Nut Milk

Ingredients:

467ml Filtered water
4.5oz Raw Cashews
1 tbsp Agave Nectar / Honey
1 tsp Vanilla bean (finely chopped)
1 tsp ground Cinnamon

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Click here to visit their site, order cleanses and more!

Happy New Year!!!!

Three Wellness Shakes

2 Dec

Every Sunday I get my goods for green juices and smoothies and make one grab n’ go snack from Elena’s Pantry

Cashew Kale Shake from  

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Walnut Milk-Date Smoothie by Aiden Mollencamp

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Green Smoothie by Kris Carr

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And for this week’s snack… Chocolate Espresso Power Bars 

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Three tips from clean living experts Kris Carr, Kimberly Synder, Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss Jones

6 Nov

These ladies all are experts in clean living and glowing from within.

While each has her own take on living a healthy, clean life, they also share some basic tenant of how to care for your body with food.

  1. Drink hot water with lemon in the morning. The warm water helps with digestion and lemon helps get things moving.  Add cayenne for an extra boost.
  2. Green juices are where it’s at. Juicing is amazing and green juices are that much better.  Fruit juices pack in natural sugar so you don’t want to overdo it and create an imbalance with too much fruit.
  3. Eat fruit alone.  Apparently it stimulates our bodies in ways that complicates digestion with other foods.

Basic green juice:

—> some kale+some spinach+an apple+half a lemon+ginger root (~ 1 inch)+ cucumber= perfection

 

Find their websites for more information here

Kris Carr                                            Kimberly Snyder                           Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss Jones

                           

 

 

 

 

Three Great Easy Juices from The Creators of Blue Print Cleanse (from Well+Good NYC)

1 Nov

Why do all these juice founders look so amazing!

 

“3 simple green juice recipes from the founders of BluePrint”

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Blue Print Cleanse site

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Really Great Article on How to be a Better Person (It’s Charisma)

25 Oct

Kofi Annan has got charisma.

You know how you can tell someone something and they’ll say, “oh hmm I didn’t know that,” but you know that you’ve already told them (and maybe more than once?).  Well, here’s a guide to NOT being that kind of person.

10 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic People

1. They listen way more than they talk.

2. They don’t practice selective hearing.

3. They put their stuff away.

click here to read the rest.

I’ve been reading it once a week.

My best friend Brehon Garcia-Dale has got charisma.

Know someone who’s got charisma?