After eating pretty heavy over the holidays, I like to drink water throughout the day – WITH my other meals – to help with detoxifying the body. I have posted about infused waters before. They are a great way to pump your body with vitamins and minerals, while also helping with detox. Lemon helps with digestion and boosts your
The Final Day, Day 5 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a delicious beta-carotene loaded smoothie for improved cardiovascular health and disease immunity. Two of the ingredients that make this smoothie so powerful are carrots and sweet potato. Yeah, you heard me correctly – sweet potato. Sweet potato is loaded with antioxidants and can be used
Day 4 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a hearty, green smoothie using two of my favorite super foods – kale and avocado. Some people avoid incorporating fats into their daily diet in hopes that they will lose weight; but, incorporating healthy fats from sources like avocado can actually encourage fat loss since avocados have a type of sugar –
Day 3 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a refreshing sweet red smoothie, made using a delicious combination of both sweet vegetables and fruits. For many, eating beets can take some getting used to, and I’ll even admit that they taste amazing when roasted. However, raw beets have almost twice the antioxidants of cooked beets, AND
Day 2 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a golden tropical smoothie with both fruits and veggies. While many people enjoy snacking on cherry tomatoes, have you ever considered using them in a smoothie? The sweet and subtle tangy flavors of cherry tomatoes pair nicely with tropical fruits and is an absolute flavor overload.
Kicking off the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, with a Blanka Shock, aka spicy tomato smoothie, in order to jumpstart the day. In the Street Fighter video game, Blanka was known for his aggressiveness and being able to deliver a “shock” to his opponents. This smoothie will shock your taste buds, but in a good way! When
I was telling a friend how drinking more water (or non-sugary drinks) really helped curb my appetite. I was trying to politely suggest that she try drinking a glass of water before automatically assuming that she was hungry. Well, she nearly took my head off and assured me she knew her body and that she
Are you drinking enough water? Here are 4 REAL vitamin waters to help with detox, hydration and energy! Tag someone that needs to drink more water! Boom. TIPS Put as much fruit in the water as you like, let the water sit for at least 30-min to 1 hour before drinking and sip throughout the