Best medicine: A day at the beach!

There’s something calm and peaceful about the ocean. It takes me back to more carefree days. The sand muffles external noise, the waves lull and soothe. Salty air, soft sand, mild breeze, perfectly positioned beach umbrella, and a beach blanket. That’s my kind of mini vacation! Cold beverage, fresh fruit. Heaven. You can take a …

Originality: You Do You

It’s amazing the satisfaction that comes from finding your voice, your thought, your style –in a world of followers. From the clothes you wear to the things you say, think, and do. “Trends come and go but originality stands eternal.” Bruce Lee, Interplanetary I just read this great article on Being Original and it had …

Kicking Coffee

Originally intended as a weekend only detox, I petted my espresso machine and promised to return. Nearly a year has gone by since that broken promise, but the change in my body has been undeniably good. I don’t feel bad for the breakup. Not even a little. In fact, I took my machine off it’s …

Delicious Body Lotion DIY: Easy

My favorite body lotion recipe comes together in 5 minutes, no special equipment required. It’s non greasy, smells great, and leaves my skin nourished and hydrated. I seriously can’t live without it! We all dream of finding the perfect body products. Something that smells amazing, makes our skin soft, and doesn’t feel like an oil …

Crave-able health: The Ultimate Smoothie Guide

The next best thing to a daily smoothie delivery is making it yourself. Think about it. You can customize it, add the most nutrient dense ingredients! You can create your own blend that you actually look forward to drinking because it just tastes so darn good! My favorite ingredients are: Fruits – berries and bananas …

I got skinny, now what?

I used to say that if I lost 30 lbs I’d be happy. I’d fit in to my jeans! I’d be at my ideal weight. Well, congratulations to me, I did it. But I wasn’t very happy with the result. Here’s why. It took me five months of easy, raw vegan, enjoyable dietary change to …