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VANILLA GREEN HEMP SEED SMOOTHIE

Makes about 2 (8-ounce) servings This is an energizing way to start your day or give yourself a midday boost, especially with the vanilla hemp protein powder. I really like adding dates (without pits, of course) to any smoothie—they thicken things up and sweeten the blend with a healthier kind of sugar. Also, the coconut […]

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Food for Thought

“I look fat today. He didn’t call me back because he probably met someone better.  She’s so much prettier than me.  I’m not smart enough to start my own business.  I’ll never be good enough.”   Does any of this sound familiar?  Have you ever stopped to actually notice the things you are saying to […]

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SMOOTH-OUT SMOOTHIE

Makes about 2 (8-ounce) servings There are a few things I like about this smoothie: First of all, yum. The pineapple really counteracts the kale. Kale is SO GOOD FOR YOU, but it can taste bitter if you don’t blend it with a sweet fruit (mango is another good option). Second, the blueberries are packed […]

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“I DON’T LIKE SALAD ENOUGH, SO I’LL DRINK THIS INSTEAD” SMOOTHIE

Makes about 2 (8-ounce) servings Here’s a basic, great-way-to-start-your-day smoothie. The kale, spinach, celery, and cucumber offer the nutritional equivalent of jamming a salad into your cup, but the result doesn’t taste too veggie-y because the fruit’s sweetness counteracts the bitterness of the leafy greens. If you want a little more sweetness, boost the honey […]

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Sweet Autumn Soup

This fall, eat more winter squash (like the delicious kabocha) and apples! Whether you get these powerful beauty foods through the sweet soup below, or you whip up your own creations, they’ll be working hard to heal remaining summer skin damage and detoxify naturally.   Sweet Autumn Soup Kabocha squash is one of the most […]