Archives for February 2013

Raw Is Sexy Spring Clean!

Spring is just a few weeks away and my body can sense it!  Winter is a tough time of year for so many people. Sure, you can be a winter sports enthusiast, which I absolutely recommend, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t feel down and bummed out occasionally with the winter-oh it’s so cold out-blues.   Usually in the winter I gain anywhere from five to ten pounds, I have cabin fever, I curse the clouds when my car still hasn’t warmed up by the time I arrive at my destination and I indulge in food that isn’t necessarily wonderful for me to be eating.  It’s

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Chocolate Cherry Banana Icecream

  Chocolate Cherry Banana Icecream! HOW TO: Place 1-2″ chunks of ripe frozen bananas into a food processor, add some cherries and raw cacao powder! Guilt-free, dairy-free awesomeness in a glass. If you aren’t a fan of cherries, use strawberries, raspberries or any other berry you like!

Sunrise Smoothie

  It’s a Sunrise Smoothie! INGREDIENTS: 2 ripe bananas 1.5 cups frozen strawberries 1 tbsp raw almond butter 1/2 avocado 2 dates spring water (or rice milk or hemp milk) Adjust the amount of water until you reach your desired consistency. Eventually you’ll know exactly how much to add that works best for your own personal tastes.    

Vegas, Healthy Traveling and Kris Carr

  My man and I were in Las Vegas recently and we wanted to stay as healthy as we could on the trip.   I started out by packing my Vitamix.  Yes, it’s heavy.   But, I was able to pack the pitcher with the blades in my checked baggage (they won’t let you carry that part on) and I put the bottom base/motor in my carry on bag which fit right under the seat on the airplane. I knew we would be able to make smoothies in the hotel room, but I also knew that we would need an

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