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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 […]

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Smoothie Tips

•   Cut up your fruits/veggies the night before and stash them in containers so you don’t have to do prep work in the morning. •   Even though they’re a little pricier, I recommend buying organic fruits and vegetables as often as you can. They’re better for you, better for the environment, better for the farmer who grew […]

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SPICE UP YOUR LIFE: MOVING BEYOND SALT AND PEPPER

I’m a total spice girl. If I were in the Spice Girls, I’d be Spicy Spice. It’s not just a matter of taste; the spice thing helps me to eat healthy because I need a ton of flavor. Plus, spices are super affordable and you can throw them in anything. Add a few Indian spices […]

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Healthy Chocolate Bar Desserts

These aren’t your normal sugar laden, chocolate bars instead these are made with healthy simple ingredients that will satisfy your sweet cravings, no guilt involved. A peanut bar, which tastes like a Snickers as well as a coconut bar and a what I like to call a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure bar consisting of any (healthy) ingredients you […]