2017 Dirty Dozen – Is Your Produce Loaded with Pesticides?

March 11, 2017

  Every year, EWG (the Environmental Working Group) does a fantastic job of testing fresh fruits and vegetables for pesticide residue. Their 2017 report was recently released and it revealed that nearly 70% of non organic fruits/vegetables had evidence of at least one pesticide residue.  Often times, there was evidence of many pesticides! And my […]

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Juicing and Detox

February 7, 2017

If you’ve followed me for awhile, you know that smoothies play an important role in my daily life.  They were perfect for me to begin my journey to taking back my health 15 years ago, and they still play a key role in my home life and raising three healthy boys. Over the past couple […]

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Kickstart Your Holiday Energy With This 24-hour Juice Cleanse

November 21, 2016

The holiday season can get a bit crazy with too many treats, fancy cocktails, and dining out on the run.  Getting healthy or staying healthy for the holidays can feel like a challenge. Whether you’re thinking about jumping on the healthy living train for the holidays (good for you!), or you have been leading a healthy […]

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Cleansing is NOT as Scary as You Think!

April 15, 2015

Think about how nice it feels to drive your car home after getting a tune up/clean up. The oil is squeaky clean, the fluids have been topped off, windshield wipers have been changed, tire pressure is at that perfect level, and it’s been washed inside and out. Well, just like our cars need a tune up/clean […]

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Spring Cleansing and its Benefits

March 30, 2015

Time for spring cleaning, but while you clean your house, you should also clean your body with a spring cleanse.  Spring is a time of renewal and growth. It’s time for your body to energize itself for the busy months to come.  It’s the perfect time to get rid of the toxins in your body […]

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Blending vs. Juicing – The Great Debate

September 6, 2012

My last blog post Juice, Juice Baby referenced a couple of my friends who were starting out the first few days of the Reboot Cleanse.  Well, happy to report that J & L are still on track to make it through the entire 15 day program.  WOOT! WOOT!  Way to go you two. J is […]

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Juice, Juice Baby

August 29, 2012

I have a couple of friends who are doing a juice cleanse this week (driven by a viewing of Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead – check it out if you have not seen it). Apparently, my friends have been getting a little flack, and limited support, for their decision to take on this project.  Well, […]

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