• Healthy Guacamole w/ Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

      I was raised in Houston, Texas so I can never turn down a freshly made guacamole. The one I am sharing with you today is my version of one of my favorite restaurants here in Scottsdale called The Mission. They make their guacamole tableside and it is super fresh. There is no reason all of […]

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    • Cherry Mint Limeade

      One of my favorite things to do in the summer time is make refreshing drinks. There is nothing like a healthy thirst quencher served poolside!  I love this recipe because it is super fast when the kids are begging for something sweet on a hot day. **all ingredients are organic 1/2 cup frozen cherries 2 […]

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    • The Benefits of Quinoa

      I certainly didn’t grow up eating quinoa since rice was the main staple in southern Louisiana! Quinoa doesn’t go to well with gumbo, gravy and etoufee. However, I have incorporated it into my diet for many reasons. This quinoa info graphic spells it out perfectly. Quinoa is gluten free and has tons of magnesium. So […]

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    • Raw Hot Chocolate

      This is my favorite time of year for hot chocolate.  I remember my Dad and me staying up late to watch old westerns and drink hot chocolate in the winter back home.  I make mine a little different and its also really good for you too.  I use raw cacao which is a potent antioxidant […]

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    • Piña Colada Smoothie

        I love this refreshing smoothie! This is one of my Jackson’s most requested drink in the house.  It is super easy and so delicious.  You can make it with full fat coconut milk or coconut water for a lighter twist.  If you would like a pina colada cocktail just add a little rum for […]

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    • Living Green Summit ~ FREE Online Event

      Today is the day that I get to share with you my labor of love. The big secret I have kept under wraps so long that I am bursting with joy writing this right now. I have been working so hard to put together 21 of the world’s leading health experts, doctors, NY Times best […]

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    • Spicy Kale Chips

      It must be obvious by now that I have a love affair with KALE.  I juice kale, eat raw kale, put kale in smoothies, make kale chips, and sauté kale just to name a few.  The benefits of kale are undeniable and anytime I can get it in my diet and my boys diet it […]

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    • American Eggs Illegal in British Supermarkets?

        The USDA requires egg producers to wash eggs and keep them cool…seems like a good thing, right? Maybe not. As Mother Nature would have it (surprise, surprise) an egg shell kept completely dry and un-sanitized retains a natural barrier that protects the contents inside. So much so that eggs treated in this way do […]

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    • Vegetable Soup with Butternut Squash, White Bean & Swiss Chard

      This soup is so hearty and satisfying. It is the perfect soup for a rainy or snowy day. I live in Arizona so I make it when the mood strikes. If I wait for rain squash will be out of season. Be sure to freeze the leftovers. RECIPE 1 small butternut squash peeled and diced […]

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    • Kale Chips

      Kale is one of the most nutritious veggies that you can feed your family.  These chips are super easy to make and they won’t last long so make a bunch.  Here are just a few of the facts about Kale to should motivate you to include them in your families diet… • Kale is rich […]

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    • Morning Green Juice

      I love making fresh juice in the morning for the whole family. I really try to change things up a lot, but this is my “go to” morning mama! The combination of veggies really gets me going in the morning with a burst of energy. This juice is also great for appetite control if you […]

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    • Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts – High Protein

      I was so excited when these chocolate donuts tasted SO good!  As much as we have to watch the gluten and dairy around this house it is equally important that the ingredients be “real” and nutritious.  Lately, I have been on a mission to find higher protein foods that are tempting for one of my […]

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    • Minted Split Pea Soup Vegetarian

      The mint in this recipe gives a fresh twist on an old standard.  Legumes are some of the most nutrient dense foods around and are easy to store since they’re dry and can be kept on hand in the pantry for years—plus they’re available year round!  Extremely high in fiber, dried peas also provide two […]

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    • Wheat Grass Juicing Benefits

      A few decades ago, wheat grass juicing would have raised a few eyebrows to say the least.  Although I am sure farmers have chewed on the grass for years. More people are becoming aware and turning to this very beneficial, nutritious and healthy juice made from young deep green wheat grass harvested after a second […]

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    • Just Say NO to GMO Rap

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    • Green Smoothie with Avocado

      This green smoothie is pure deliciousness.  I have been making this for breakfast lately and it makes me feel refreshed and ready for the day.  It’s power packed so get ready to get your move on….   16 oz. coconut water 2 handfuls of spinach 1 frozen banana 2 pears 1 avocado (peeled and seed […]

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    • Weekly Juice Prep ~ Bottoms Up!

      Drink up Mama’s!  That’s right, I am talking juice.  I have been on a real juicing kick lately and it is making me feel fantastic.  But, the bottom line is that juicing can be time consuming when you are getting 3 boys to move their butts in the morning to get ready for school.  Since […]

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    • Eat More Kale ~ It is Good For You

      Why we should eat More Kale Kale has a lot of health and nutritional benefits for our bodies. The varieties of kale available include dinosaur, ornamental and curly. I use kale a ton in my recipes and smoothies. The vegetable is a family member to broccoli, collards, Brussels and cabbage. Kale is great raw or […]

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