crispy banana chips

In need of a sweet but healthy treat? Make your own banana chips! Just slice bananas, drizzle in lemon juice, and put in your dehydrator until crisp. So easy and so delicious!

are you drinking your green tea?

Green tea has so many benefits.  From fighting cancer to lowering cholesterol, to speeding up your metabolism to detoxifying your body.  It's easy to fix.  It's delicious to drink.  Try a cup the morning when you wake or in the afternoon instead of your coffee pick me up.  You can drink it plain or add a little stevia or coconut milk to spice it up.  :-)

is your new year's resolution this year to take get back in shape?

Every year it’s the same old thing, right? You resolve to lose weight, exercise more, get healthier. You toss out all the foods you love, obsess over the number of calories in every piece of food you put in your mouth, and even consider joining the gym again or a local running team. You may shed a few pounds or begin to see the definition in your abdomina...

roasted brussels sprouts recipe

Brussels sprouts got a bad rap when we were kids. Our moms probably boiled them with no seasoning at all.  Yuck.  But with the recipes today, you will change your mind on your feelings for them.  Here is one of my favorites.  Let me know what you think! Brussels Sprouts Coconut Oil Salt Pepper Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Choose t...

eat more raw food so you can be rawsome!

Are you aware of the power of raw food? It clears your skin, boosts your energy, and is loaded in vitamins and nutrients. Not to mention it saves you time as it requires very little prep in the kitchen! So go ahead, be RAWESOME! :-)

a tonic for your blood

Do you think you may be blood deficient? have you ever had your blood drawn and looked at through a microscope? You will see something quite interesting. Either your red blood cells are plump, round and healthy, or they are distorted, full of parasites or they are not well oxygenated. This is one of the most successful green tonics that promises to bring the...

give the gift of time, love and respect this holiday season

We’re right smack in the middle of it.  The holiday season is here .  The day after Thanksgiving arrives and the madness begins.  You’ve probably  been mulling over what you should buy for your friends and family.  There are so many great gifts out there from cool kitchen tools to sexy yoga apparel to inspiring how-to books.  You may be thinking about surpr...

do you want a natural remedy for your headache?

When the weather shifts in Boulder, I often times get sinus headaches that make the base of my neck stiff and my eye balls feel engorged, as if they are about to explode. Instead of reaching for medicine I use do terra Past Tense blend, a little right around my temples and at the base of my neck and the aroma therapy of the essential oils works magic like no...

how to find a blessing in tragedy

Last week's tragedy made me realize that there are certain things I will never understand, nor would I want to. I will never understand 'why or how' someone could have such an absence of conscience that they'd go to such extremes. However, what it made me feel and realize is that these unspeakable horrors show us something we can all choose to see. We can...

happiness comes from engineering our days with intent and purpose

You picked your life.  You picked your parents, your friends, your children, your career and every single little detail about how you go about your life.  If you want to be happy, it's up to you.  Happiness comes from living your life with intent and purpose.  Do you want to make it happen? Then design each day exactly the way you want to see it played out. ...

are you living a life you love?

Have you ever felt like there was a time in your life when you didn’t know you could actually make your own choices? I did. The influence of others, primarily my parents, with their hopes and expectations of me, spoke much louder than my own feelings and desires.             By the time I showed up in my college dormitory room, I felt lost . I realized I...

detox with more water

This is one of the coolest products I’ve seen in a long time! The AquaZinger combines two of my favorite things: water and fruit. And it removes one of my least favorite things: hassle. Simply put, this is the easiest way to drink deliciously healthy, fruit-infused water all day long. The stainless steel bottle keeps your beverage cold and fruity for hour...

i love how unique and different you are

how i learn to relax and enjoy my family's quirks

Going home for the holidays is always loaded with emotions. While there's excitement in heading home, if your family is like mine, having all the siblings and children under one roof can get stressful. I was looking forward to flying to Florida. My parents love to see all of their grandchildren and it’s a bonus that the weather is usually beauti...

frankincense: a precious and rare essential oil

Do you know that Frankincense  is perhaps the most precious (and expensive) of all the ancient oils? It is highly sought after by modern consumers for its many uses, including relaxation, immune support, and mood enhancement. Frankincense normally runs almost $100 but I can get you this product FREE this month if you order 200 points in product...

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