10 Tips for Doing a Green Smoothie Cleanse

Now that I’ve completed the 10-day green smoothie cleanse, I wanted to share with you some of the things that I learned in case you want to do a detox like this one! ...more

2 weddings, one month... A day of fasting.

2 weddings... one month- A day of fasting. Daniel 1:8a- But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine.Daniel in the Bible has been a huge inspiration for me…almost like a mentor. You see, in the face of trial he stood firm for what he believed in. He had decided ahead of time that he was not going to eat the same things as all the other young men who were chosen. Was it difficult? YES! But it paid off. He and his friends were much healthier and smarter in the end....more

Why the plant-based diet didn't work for me

All good things must come to an end. January was a great month to test out vegan eating. I was inspired, I learned, I tried all kinds of new foods and new preparations. But in the end, vegan eating just isn’t for me. ...more
"Hopefully we’ll all be winners." ?????  Seriously?  You mean everyone except all the animals ...more

3 Day Detox Grocery List

Here is the grocery list for the three day detox. It may seem like a long list of items, but many of them you probably already have stashed away in your cupboards. The fruits can be used fresh or frozen depending on what is in season in your area. I tried to use a similar recipe scheme so that ingredients could be bought in more of a bulk form to save more money....more

Curing the Holiday Hangover

This year, I am trying a new approach to my overall health and wellness. I want to treat my entire body better- by eating healthier, sleeping more, relieving stress, and working out! It seems like a daunting task and may be a bit vague, but it's better than just..."I want to be healthier in 2014", yeaa how many people are saying that. Most importantly I want to become healthier in a sustainable and realistic way. Although I am starting with a detox, the overall meal plan will be easy to follow the entire year....more

Cleanse the Funk Out

After a long week of fully/overly indulging in divine meals and treats, you need a good cleanse! If you don’t like juicing cleanses because of the lack of satisfaction, you are not alone.  Juicing is not the only way you can clean out your body, the nutrients in food are extremely powerful. Along with food, supplements are a great way to aid in your cleanse.Here are some great food and juice cleanses that Dr Oz has suggested....more

Chh chh changes! (and squats)

#30daysquatchallenge Today I am beginning the 30-day squat challenge (good lord my ass hurts just thinking about that!). In addition, I want to lose 10 lbs in a month, 8 lbs would be satisfactory. I have a pair of black lace hot pants I want to wear for a New Years Eve event. The hot pants are a size 7 and looked great on me one year ago....more

The benefits of a juicing cleanse

The multiple benefits of a Juice Cleanse...more

Seven Day Cleanse: Day Seven and Beyond

I didn’t want to post a follow up to the seven day cleanse immediately. Why? Because I knew that even though day seven was the final day of the cleanse, the product hadn’t finished it’s effect on my body. So here I am, ready to tell you all about day seven and beyond.I felt the cleanse continuing to pull toxins out of my body for about a week after day seven. It’s strange – you can feel it from your muscles to your toes. But you feel it in a really good way. Your body feels clean afterward....more

Arbonne Seven Day Cleanse: Days Four, Five and Six

It’s official: I have ONE day left on my cleanse. Five things I’ve learned:1. Seven days on a toxin cleanse is not as hard as it sounds. I thought I was going to be really pushing for this to be over by this point. In reality, I will probably do this cleanse every couple of months – my body is really feeling great!2. Drinking lots of water is a really good thing...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Projectc...more