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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin pie was always my favorite as a kid.

While I'm not much of pie person now, I do so love the flavors of pumpkin pie especially, when there is a chill in the air! This morning was one of those days so I got creative with the Vitamix. I used ingredients I had on hand … Continue Reading ››

What’s for breakfast?

Why are smoothies important for breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and sometimes it just doesn't fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day  determines how the rest of the day goes. It determines if we feel energized or if we feel dragging with a lack of … Continue Reading ››

Want Your Healthy Hair Back?

Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair... Shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen… Remember that song?  When I was young I had a serious problem with self image. Body image to be precise. The  only thing I liked about myself, except my charming deposition, of course, was my hair. Period. … Continue Reading ››

Peanut Butter Cups

Who doesn't love the taste of peanut butter and chocolate? We do around here! Since I've made it my mission to rid the house of processed crap (sorry, Mom - I know you hated that word, but it is what it is!) it was also up to me to replace the bit of sweet (M&Ms!) … Continue Reading ››

The Skinny on Fats

Have fats gotten a bad wrap? Some have and we can stop being afraid of healthy fats. It's hurting our health! We now have compelling evidence that low-fat diets rarely work and that eating the right kind of fat is not only good for your heart but may also help you lose weight. This is … Continue Reading ››

Sexier Summer Skin

5 Natural Ways to Diminish Dry Skin

You can’t hide that dry flaky skin behind the winter wardrobe any longer. Summer is here and that means more skin showing and hopefully glowing. Good news is  - there are simple solutions hiding in your kitchen to … Continue Reading ››