Over 18 years ago, when I started coaching and teaching about herbs, healthy living, and healthy eating, almost everyone in the health and wellness industry was pushing detoxification. Detox smoothies, detox supplements, and detox foot baths were slowly making an entrance to the health world. As I started to get sick from toxic mold and chemical exposure (14 years ago) I quickly realized that making … Continue reading Drainage Then Detox – Why The Order Matters
If you enjoy spiced oatmeal, you are going to love this recipe. Making a supercharged hot oatmeal beverage has carried me on days where a sit-down breakfast simply isn’t possible. If it’s late and I’m feeling a little hungry, I love making a spiced hot oatmeal beverage. It’s something my sweet Italian and Latin American grandmother would make for me when I lived abroad. She … Continue reading You Have to Make This Pink Spiced Hot Oatmeal Drink – Dairy Free-Gluten Free & So Yummy
These past 7 plus years (during the week) we have opted for a nutritious, protein-packed herbal, green and fruit smoothies instead of breakfast. At times we also add a green smoothie alongside a healthy breakfast. Eating greens, fruits and nutritious unprocessed food for breakfast is not the norm though. It is unfortunate that for decades people have thought that eating a large breakfast full of … Continue reading Real Food Green Smoothie – Happiness In A Cup
Who doesn’t love popsicles? These Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic popsicles you are about to discover are a marriage between two of my favorite treats; cocadas (a Venezuelan drink) and coconut macaroons (favorite shredded coconut meat treat I enjoyed growing up). Both are loaded with sugar and terribly unhealthy. I created this popsicle recipe about 6 years ago as I was developing healthy gluten and sugar-free … Continue reading Paleo & Vegan Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic Ice Cream & Popsicles
There are few baked recipes that can be made with such quickness and only a few ingredients. This recipe is one of them. “Grandma get on up cause this is a treat your grand-kids are sure gonna love”. Busy moms, dads and workout buffs you’re gonna love it too! So check it out – you really only need 4 ingredients. Yes, only four tings man – plus two optional ingredients if … Continue reading Grain Free Protein Packed Biscotti – Don’t Miss Out On Trying This – Super Easy & Delicious
Have you ever juiced for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, ever juiced for a whole day without eating anything substantial? How about two days, three days, or two weeks? I know it may sound a bit loony, but it is quite a fantastic experience to juice living foods. Living foods are those foods taken directly from creation and consumed usually immediately. Living foods consist of all the vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading Juicing Made Easy – Feel Better, Cleanse, Increase Energy and Overcome Sickness
You know I have heard this so many times it is not even funny anymore. People who don’t value or understand the benefits of eating healthy seem to criticize those around them who want to focus on eating to live. Eating to live is a fascinating concept where the human body desires to eat those things that are going to enhance its ability to fight … Continue reading I’m Crazy Because I Eat Healthy and I Want to Help Others Eat Healthy Too!
(CBS News) If you are what you eat, then what does it mean that the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year? Sanjay Gupta reports on new research showing that beyond weight gain, sugar can take a serious toll on your health, worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer. Some physicians go so far as to call sugar a toxin. The following … Continue reading Is sugar Toxic?
Raw food anyone? When you hear people say that they eat raw food do you think that limits you to only carrot sticks and celery? Thankfully that is not the case. The other day I was chatting with a mom about how to get her little ones to eat more raw food. Here is some of the information I shared with her. But just in … Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Raw Food – Recipes, Tips & Resources You Should Know About!
I have enjoyed this juice on and off for over 10 years now and its one of my favorite brain boosting juices. It also boasts exceptional health benefits and tastes delicious. Below is a recent article and recipe that has been circulating on the web lately about the benefits of juicing certain veggies and fruits. Need a good Juicer? Click here. ======================= This MIRACLE … Continue reading Miracle Drink: Carrot, Beetroot and Apple
I have been writing about coconut oil for a long time. We have used organic raw extra virgin coconut oil for everything from chicken, to beauty treatments and in smoothies. I have also witnessed its amazing qualities for sustained weight loss. But now the medical community is finally jumping on the bandwagon and talking about it benefits, something the natural health community has known for … Continue reading Hear Dr Oz Discuss Coconut Oil's Super Powers – Don't Miss this Insighful Video
It seems like my smoothie madness is catching on lately since every day I have an email or two asking me for more recipes. Green smoothies are an awesome way to get all the vital nutrients, enzymes and fiber that your body needs. Here are some more awesome smoothie recipes that we (baby, older kids mom, and dad) enjoy regularly. Boost a Brain™ Smoothie Ever … Continue reading 3 Delicious Signature Green Smoothies
Smoothies and I go together like hot chocolate and whipped cream. I can’t live without them, especially since I am always on the run. These past few years since battling with a bunch of crazy health issues after starting a new job and dealing with extreme bouts of fatigue and fibromyalgia, I have opted for nutritious herbal smoothies instead of preparing a big breakfast during … Continue reading Another Great Green Smoothie Recipe that Supports the Immune System & Digestion
I used to do a lot of juicing in the past but it is very time-consuming and messy. We still juice at home but these past 2 years I find myself making more super nutritious smoothies than juices. Making smoothies is a great alternative to juicing. It is much faster, less messy, and you also get all the fiber in addition to juice. I must … Continue reading Help your Digestion with this Delicious Cost Effective Remedy
Keeping little children healthy can become a frustrating task. The same goes for the elderly like my 87-year-old grandma. But let’s face it; staying healthy is an issue for everyone regardless of age. There are many books, articles, classes, and reports available on how to be healthy and have a strong immune system but most of them seem to leave out one very important area, … Continue reading What am I Eating – Is it Poison? Part 2
Organic quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) was once called “the gold of the Incas” for increasing the stamina of Incan warriors. It is grown at 10,000 to 20,000 feet above sea level, and in the past, it was known for being the main source of food for the altiplano Indians which allowed them to thrive in the harsh living conditions that prevail at such altitudes. To these … Continue reading Why this Incan Superfood should be in your Pantry?
You know when I was a new mom I would run to the doctor’s office every time my son had something going on because I was not sure if his cough was affecting his lungs or it was just in his nose. Since he developed chronic asthma as a baby I had to be very careful when congestion set in because if it triggered his … Continue reading Why having this can save a life and save you time and money.
Have a guess? Let’s see if you can get this one. This tree is tall and usually found in tropical climates. Its used along beaches and roads for decoration. Any ideas yet?? OK, I will spill the beans. It’s the coconut tree. You see coconut trees are not just the perfect tree for water, oil, and palm sugar but the coconut tree has many other … Continue reading What Food can be used as a Sugar, Soy Sauce, Flour, Vinegar and Nectar with Exceptional Health benefits?
It can seem like a daunting task to prepare and package food for a trip especially when you have children. But oh is it important. You don’t want to risk getting sick from eating out in someplace you don’t know. Trust me you don’t. I know because it’s happened to us and it’s not pretty to get the stomach flu or a virus complements of … Continue reading How to eat when you’re on the road?
Part 2 of 5 Never Starve to Lose Weight; You’ll only get Fatter! Ever heard people tell you that you must cut your calories to lose weight, skip meals and replace them with processed poison canned diet drinks? It’s a belief that the health world has been permeated with for a very long time. But it’s far from correct and has proven to be ineffective … Continue reading 5 Diet No No's – Never Starve to Lose Weight; You’ll only get Fatter!
Part 1 of 5 Never Compromise Curves for Cash. Never Compromise your Curves for Cash means: don’t eat junk to save dollars, cashola, mula, pesos, dallas, dinero…. I am sure if you sit down for about 20 minutes a month you can think of 5 things you can cut out of your expenses to better your health. We are always compromising that which is most … Continue reading 5 Diet No-No’s – Never Compromise Curves for Cash
Part 1 No you don’t have to eat raw eggs or raw meat or only carbs. You also don’t have to eat only meat or no meat although a meatless diet can be very beneficial for certain cancers and during short periods of time since our bodies are not built to break down the chemically processed nutrient deficient meats available in most supermarkets. However grass-fed … Continue reading What is the Best Diet?