Simple Smoothies

Strawberry Smoothie: frozen strawberries, frozen pineapples, & watermelon chunks   Green Smoothie: one cup of water, handful of baby spinach, 2 stalks of romaine lettuce, juice of half a lemon, 3 sticks of celery, 1 banana, 1 pear   Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie: frozen strawberries, watermelon chunks, lime juice    Blueberry Smoothie: frozen blueberries, frozen strawberries, & watermelon chunks     Continue reading Simple Smoothies

12 Minute Baked Fudge (Gluten, Sugar, & Dairy Free)

Ooooh dis be so good. Ingredients: For chocolate sauce (make first): 3 squares unsweetened chocolate 1/2 cup coconut butter 1 tbsp Truvia 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup canned coconut milk dash of salt Heat in saucepan on low (stirring continuously) until all ingredients are melted. Then, pour chocolate into a mixing bowl and add the following ingredients: 1/2 cup cacao powder 1/3 cup Truvia 2 … Continue reading 12 Minute Baked Fudge (Gluten, Sugar, & Dairy Free)

10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t Really Healthy

Clever marketing tactics can really screw with our interpretation of healthy eating. Most of what we’ve been told is a whole bunch of yucky, processed bologna. Here’s the real dealio on these so-called “health” foods. 1) Soy Milk Soy milk is not some amazing vegan elixir. It’s actually very unhealthy. It screws up your digestive system, thyroid, and hormones, which can lead to cancer. In addition, most soy in the U.S. is … Continue reading 10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t Really Healthy

Hello, Stranger

I am totally the type of person that fidgets in elevators to avoid awkward silence. And unexpected eye contact makes me damn near pee my pants. But on the flip side, I’m a pretty outgoing and social person. And at work, I have no problem talking to new people and making light conversation. So why is it that in certain situations, I get so nervous of simply saying hello? … Continue reading Hello, Stranger

Nasty Nine: 9 Foods That Screw Up Your Health

1) Dairy Dairy is very acidic and mucus forming, causing it to wreak havoc on your digestive system. This leads to digestive issues, gross skin, and hormonal imbalances. 2) GMOs Plain and simple, genetically modified foods are artificial foods that our bodies weren’t designed to consume. They may look and taste the same as the real thing, but they’re not. They screw up your insides, give you cancer, … Continue reading Nasty Nine: 9 Foods That Screw Up Your Health

Cool Home Vibes

I’m a total hermit, so I’m all about keeping the cozy vibes flowing in my house. I love eclectic furniture and hints of funky colors. I’m also a freak about lighting – ain’t no damn fluorescents in my crib. Here are some of my favorite pieces at the moment: Amara Inside Avenue Bed, Bath, & Beyond Zara Home Etsy Saks Fifth Avenue Dormify Sweetpea & Willow Pure Home … Continue reading Cool Home Vibes