With a bullet…

As many know Im  a Health Counselor….( check out my fb page >>>>>) In general.. my lifestyle is healthy.. with moderation.. in moderation! Anyhow.. two of my go to lifestyle  appliances (used almost daily ) are the Vitamix and my Omega (juicer).. LOVE LOVE LOVE them both.. Its usual for me to make a green …

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Snack on this…

Sure go ahead and have a snack..  Snacks can actually help you lose weight…. if you CHOOSE the right foods. Keep Snacks to 100/ 200 calories – If you go over board.. lighten up at  your next meal. Snacks should be nutrient rich foods like fruits and veggies – snack time is a good time …

Blueberry, banana oatmeal baked… YUMMMM

Ingredients: 2 cups dry rolled GF oats 1/3 cup chopped walnuts  – 1/2 tsp aluminum free baking powder 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp sea salt ( fine grain) 1 and 1/4 cups almond milk vanilla unsweet 2 tbsp. butter 2 tsp.  pure vanilla extract 1.5 ripe banana 1.5 blueberries fresh or frozen unsweet. 1 …

Pure Nutrition is my CHOICE ….

As a long time healthy lifestyle advocate and now a holistic health counselor.. one of the most common questions I get is “what supplements and vitamins do you use”?    And until recently my answer would usually be NONE.  Of course I have dabbled with taking many big name whole food vitamins and supplements to support …

and carrots too..

Did you know.. ?  Avocados have more of the carotenoid lutein than any other commonly consumed fruit. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts, two disabling age-related eye diseases. And lets not forget all the other benefits too.. FYI:   great in green smoothies too!! Create a great day !

When you need a little crunch .. go green !

Looking for a great tasty healthy CRUNCHY snack just under 100 calories.. ?? Try a cup of  Steamed Fresh Green Beans with your favorite Lower Calorie Dipping Sauce..  I like peanut sauce or in this case Raspberry Vinaigrette. Important :    To retain the maximum number of health-promoting phytonutrients and vitamins and minerals found in …

any way you slice it..

So I was in target the other day and saw this gadget ( avocado slicer?)  on the clearance shelf (less than $2) and thought.. sure.. why not? I honestly could’nt wait to try it out.. but my avocado was  not ‘ready’ for slicing.. Today.. we are ready ! I must admit.. its an interesting concept.. …

mango, spinach and almond milk smoothie

Whole food ingredients: 3 cups baby spinach – sweeter than regular spinach 1 cup frozen mango 1 cup almond milk Add all ingredients to a blender or vitamix and turn on high blend until smooth … serves 1. Enjoy ! Create a great day !

apple, pear, mango and spinach smoothie

Whole food ingredients: 1 large green apple 1 large pear 1 cup frozen mango 3 cups baby spinach         Juice apple and pear as you would normally juice add all ingredients in to blender or vitamix and turn on high. blend until smooth.   Serves 1 Enjoy! Create a great day !

frozen mango !

yep.. I eat my mango frozen !   Its a great snack when you want something sweet and cold. Whole food ingredients: Frozen Mango – as much as you want ! You can cut a whole fresh mango into chunks and freeze in baggies or glass containers  or as I do … buy my frozen …