Frozen Pineapple Margarita

I thought it would be nice to put a spin on a margarita. Well, that’s partly true. I really had this poor, sad, forgotten pineapple just sitting all alone on my counter (we can address my produce addiction another time). Now, I’m not telling you to use a rotten pineapple, but if it’s just a…

Raw lasagna with cilantro pesto, sun-dried tomatoes and marinated veggies: serves 1 or 2 (probably just you)

I’m a homeschooling mom to five children and I’ve been on a 12 year health journey of one simple changes. As a former shoe model, coffee and pastries were my main two food groups, I didn’t make time for nutrition. Well, this led to debilitating migraines, chronic constipation, severe dehydration and hormone imbalance. Over these…

Eat Fruits and Vegetables, Be Happy?

New Study Links Fruit and Vegetable Consumption With Happiness There’s a certain jolt of joy I get from biting into a perfectly ripe peach from my local farmers’ market or slicing into a luscious vine-ripened tomato from my garden. I always thought this was a temporary high — one that disappeared as soon as the…

Preparing for a Juice Feast

One of the most important parts of a juice feast is the preparation beforehand, both physical and spiritual (plus there’s the shopping involved). You don’t need a super long period of preparation — about a week should do it. For those of you who are planning to begin with the new year, the time to…