Pink Lady Watermelon Tomato Smoothie #NBCAM

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  Pink lady watermelon tomato smoothie loaded with antioxidants and cancer fighting nutrients! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on the last day of the month I am sharing this creative yummy healthy smoothie! To get the recipe and find out just why it’s good for you, head on over to DC ladies […]

Tap Into The Power Of Magic Beans!

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      There must have been something to the story of the magic beans in Jack and the Beanstalk, because there is something so powerful and magical about beans. Packed with fiber, antioxidants and photochemical, beans and legumes are on the top ten for almost any ’Power Foods List’. To read more on the magical properties of beans […]

Avocado Mango Madness ! Dessert & Brainfood In A Glass

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  Creamy avocado mango smoothie with some spinach makes a green drink that is dessert in a glass!! It’s my favorite green drink combo and doubles as a creamy dessert!! Packed with serious brain food and good stuff it’s one of those drinks that you feel like making again! Seriously you won’t say Eww to […]

Chia Seeds Health Benefits & Ways To Use them

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    Ch – Ch- Chia !! Remember those funny looking pets you could grow by just adding water that were so popular in the 90’s ? Well Chia is back now in a perfectly edible form. This new super food is hitting the health food markets like a storm. So much power in this tiny […]

Easy 3 Day Detox Plan To Recharge & Rejuvenate Your System

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    Image in collage courtesy of  Ambro/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Feeling lethargic, tired, and sluggish? You may be suffering from “After Holiday Syndrome” If you’ve slacked on your workouts, skimped on sleep and stuffed yourself during the holiday season, a detox may be just what you need to get back on track. To read my easy to […]

Nutrition To Boost Thyroid Function #ThyroidAwarenessMonth

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  Thyroid Nutrition ! Can nutrition affect your thyroid ? January is thyroid awareness month ! As with virtually every bodily function, your diet plays a role in the health of your thyroid. There are some specific nutrients that our thyroid depends on and it’s important to include them in our diet ! On the flip […]

Anti- Inflammatory Foods That Help Arthritis

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  Foods that help arthritis ! Arthritis hits 1 in every  5 grown ups !  Can foods cure arthritis ? Unfortunately not, but there are some foods that can make the condition less painful. Knowing what these foods  are and making small changes in the diet can yield BIG rewards and improve quality of life.  It can […]

Wholesome Oat Bread with Fresh Cranberries Orange & Coconut Oil #GlutenFree

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    Quick and easy, wholesome oat bread made with oat flour and coconut oil. Stir in some fresh oranges and cranberries and you have a fruity healthy oat bread bursting with flavor. It smells and tastes like cake but it’s bread ! The Gluten Free craze is steadily growing!  A lot of people who […]

Quinoa Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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  Quinoa Banana Muffins  bursting with warm melted chocolate chips  and  just a hint of coconut oil make a decadent treat ! Who says healthy can’t be yummy ? Just take a peek at the chocolate chips bursting from my muffins and tell me that’s  not a yummy treat ! I recently started adding quinoa […]

Coconut Water Smoothies as Sport Drinks Are The New Black

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    Cool coconut water blended with some fruit can be a great sports drink. Did you know that?  Yep! You can ditch the Gatorade and other sugary sports drink and get your hydration from all natural coconut water. Nature’s all natural sports drink !  I used Vita Coco coconut water to make my smoothies. […]