Spring Cleanse & the Unexpected

Hi my friends! Remember way back when (when) I wrote about getting a juicer and wanting to try a juice cleanse? I barely remember either but here it is if you’d like to have a look. Well I decided to finally commit to a 3 day reset over the weekend. Initially I planned to juice only but my mind got the best of me so I settled with no dairy and no processed foods including bread. My typical diet is vegetarian or pescatarian because on occasion I will eat fish. I start everyday with a loaded smoothie, apple cider vinegar w/ water,…

Cup O’ Juice

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food” Hippocrates In a recent documentary I watched juicing was heavily spoken of and its many health benefits. I am a whole hearted believer in healing from the inside out while encouraging our bodies natural healing mechanisms to facilitate. Smoothies have been a part of my morning routine for a few years now and with my recent injuries I was intrigued to try juicing myself. So we purchased a juicer and have been juicing in addition to our daily smoothies. So far so good! Now I have not committed…

Daily Smoothie

Enjoying a smoothie each morning has become a daily routine over the last 5 years for me. It is vital to my all around well-being and without it I feel off-balanced. Hey, its not just for granola eating hippies! Wellness doesn’t have to be so serious, have fun with it! What goes into my morning smoothie typically varies by whats in my kitchen, seasonal fruits/veggies or whatever is growing in my indoor garden. However my tried, true, and favorite organic ingredients are: 1 whole beet cut into small pieces 1 whole pear (or frozen peach slices) 1 Banana (cut & freeze…

My Evolution of Wellness

My own health journey really started to take shape about 5 years ago. Growing up I was an extremely picky eater – my diet consisted mainly of cheerios and bowls of peas. When middle school and puberty came around my diet was awful, only a short time before my body and spirit started to reflect the fast food, processed sugars, and late night snacks in bed. My confidence dived to an all time low (middle school is not an easy period of life to begin with) and I developed acid reflux, eczema, and discovered I had asthma. Thankfully, I was in the…