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Vanilla Cacao Herbal Tea

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I’ve had a bucket-load of cacao beans that myprotein.ca sent me back in December. They’re cacao is amazing. I absolutely thought that their cacao powder was the richest that I’ve come across. Sheer decadence.

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Beautifying Mojito Smoothie

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This recipe is the perfect skin food! Avocados are an amazing fat that is so beneficial for health skin. Well, any good fat is great for you.

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Glowing Detox Salad with Creamy Pumpkin Seed Dressing

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I was thinking about all of you this morning and your New Year’s Resolutions.  For some of you, it may be going well and for others, maybe not so much??

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How To Make Homemade Ghee

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I don’t know about you but I’m all about trying to make as much as I possibly can in my own home. From GRAIN FREE GRANOLA, to GRAIN FREE GRANOLA BARS, SMOOTHIES and DAIRY FREE PUMPKIN SPICED LATTES, and TURMERIC TEA LATTES, I want to be able to see and control what I am putting into my body. The same goes for ghee.  But, I understand that most people may not know what ghee is, never mind assume that it’s only for Indian food! (That’s what I thought too!)

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Products I Love: Wholy Tea (detox + cleanse)

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I’ve seen a lot of teas out there that say that they can make you “skinny”, leaner, lose weight, etc.  And, honestly, I never actually bought into the gimmick of it.  Any nutritionist will tell you that weight loss has much to do with balance in your food, exercise and lifestyle.  If those don’t work, then we look at potential imbalances in the body. That’s it. That’s the recipe. Wholy Tea is a whole different ball game.  I actually started with the Detox & Cleanse version as the timing of it was perfect – two week’s before Christmas.

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Peppermint Coconut Butter Matcha Cups

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Have I told you lately that I love and appreciate you reading my posts and making my recipes?  And, I love your commitment to learning about and improving your health and lifestyle.  It’s ahhhh-mazing!

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5 Things That I Do Daily For Healthy, Vibrant Skin

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It’s Sunday morning and I’m in a Seattle coffee shop after waking from a deep, restful sleep in my hotel room. James and I often go to Seattle (Bellevue to be exact) to start the holiday season off.  If you’re in the area, Bellevue starts their annual Snowflake parade which just zaps you into the holiday spirit immediately! We’re also here to do a little bit of shopping too and to relax before the craziness of the holidays begin.

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Turmeric Tea Latte

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The weather in Vancouver has been crazy gloomy. It has literally (at this point anyways) rained for over 30 days.  No sunlight for 30 days!  So, I’ve been making sure that I’m getting my daily vitamin D and omega fatty acids to make sure that my immune system is still strong despite this shitty weather.

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Dairy Free Pumpkin Spiced Almond Milk

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I’m dropping in quickly this Saturday morning before I hit the gym.  I just wanted to share this simple and quick recipe – Diary Free Pumpkin Spiced Almond Milk. When I was back from my recent trip down to Arizona and Sante Fe, we did a little stop over to Trader Joe’s.  It’s a great place to grab organic produce, organic dairy, and even organic canned foods and it’s affordable.

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Energizing Nutty Orange Smoothie

 

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I just took a week long trip down to Scottsdale and Santa Fe, and I gotta tell you, I was pooped!  I was trying to finish up a case study for my nutrition certification which had me up at 5am. I had some projects that I needed to get done at my day job, and, I was just trying to balance time for myself and my own health practice.  That’s also probably the reason why I came down with bronchitis a week before I left!

So, what do you reach for when your low on energy? What about when you’re trying to enhance your focus?

Let me guess…

Coffee, sugar, caffeinated soda, energy drinks…Am I right?

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