Crocktober means FALL!!

Hey!!! The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, the days are shorter, and the nights are cool. It’s the perfect time for a hardy, but healthy, meal. What’s not to love about our crockpots? Eating clean doesn’t have to be boring or challenging! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil. 1 large white onion sliced. 2…

The Swamp Monster Breakfast Smoothie (Great Post-Workout Recovery!)

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Yield: 1-2 servings (depending on how much liquid you added) The Swamp Monster Smoothie is a great way to start your day after a hard workout! This recipe is just a template – feel free to add/subtract ingredients to make it even more awesome! Base ingredients: 1 big leaf kale,…

10 Fast and Simple Plant-Based Meal Ideas in under 20 minutes

Ask just about anyone what keeps them from switching to a plant-based/vegan/healthier diet, and one of the most common answers (besides ‘I love my cheese/bacon too much’) is likely going to be, ‘I just don’t have the time to make those elaborate meals’. Okay, I understand that making a fresh, wholesome plant-based dinner every night…

RELAX: HOW TO REDUCE STRESS THIS SCHOOL SEASON

The school season is meant to be a time of reflection and calmness, but for many, this season can seem like an overwhelming marathon of dinners and family functions. Though it might seem like stress is just an inevitable part of the school season, accepting this stress can actually be bad for your health. Prolonged…

Diabetes won’t Beat us!!

The next time you snack on hummus or slather apple slices with almond butter, you might be doing more than just satisfying your hunger. You could also be reducing your risk of developing diabetes. How’s that? A long-term, large-scale study published in the British Journal of Nutrition earlier this year found that plant protein is…

Complete Quinoa Pancakes

Who said pancakes can’t be healthy and energize your morning? This healthy pancake recipe with Juice Plus+ Complete and quinoa will fill you up with nutrition and last you until lunch! In addition to the protein kick from the quinoa, this recipe gives a boost of whole food based nutrition from our gluten-free Juice Plus+…

Grab a Buddy, Get Fun on Fit!!

The alarm buzzes for your early workout, and while you were looking forward to it last night, all you want now is to go back to sleep. Does this sound familiar? Some days you get up and lace up your sneakers anyway, but others, your workout never happens. What if you had a friend waiting…

How to Get Back on Track

The past few weeks have been really stressful while I plan out our upcoming Homeschool year with all the activities, field trips, volunteer requirements, work and the list just goes on…….. and then – has it actually been that long since my last workout? What about that weird head congestion that hit me in the…

Demands

Just do your best to keep yourself in balance. One of the first things that causes Energy misalignment, is asking or demanding too much of yourself in terms of time and effort. In other words, you just cannot burn the candle at both ends, so that you are physically tired, and then expect yourself to…

July 80/20 Meal Plan

Don’t tackle a healthy diet all at once. Start by replacing empty calories with whole food options. Whole foods include fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. It won’t be long before you realize just how good “good food” feels. Before you know it, your…

Addicting Crackcoa Smoothie

So this smoothie is quite the talk around town and let me tell you why! wink wink! Cures yes cures menstrual cramps (hands up to the chocolate God’s). Adds much needed plant magnesium to the body to increase absorption and more bodily functions. Improves digestion, and some might say….increases joy (happy drug, endorphins are on a natural high). This…

Looking to build healthier habits?

SIMPLE CHANGES FOR LIFE-LONG HEALTH Remember, you don’t have to change everything all at once. Start with small steps that you can feel good about. Add nutrient-rich foods. Instead of thinking about what not to eat, think about the things you can add to your diet. Strive to incorporate more greens and colorful veggies into…