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Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie with coconut water, fresh papaya, coconut oil, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, and chia seeds

Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie

Full of tropical flavours, this coconut turmeric papaya smoothie is thick and creamy and made with some of my favorite superfoods — each of which are loaded up with healing benefits. This smoothie requires 7 ingredients, 1 blender, and 5 minutes to prepare. And it’s a simple way to power up on the amazing benefits […]

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Super refreshing, this ginger mint lemonade is like energizing rocket fuel! It contains three simple ingredients, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a delicious duo of ginger and mint. I first had this ginger mint lemonade “slushy” on our last day in Aix en Provence. What a great combo. Especially for someone like me who prefers […]

Liver Flush Detox Drink with Orange, Lemon, Garlic, Turmeric, Cayenne, Ginger

Ultimate Liver Flush Detox Drink

There are all sorts of things that can leave us feeling in need of a recharge, especially this time of year after weeks of festive indulgence. Guilty! There is no denying it, tis the season for overindulgence! Visits to the Christmas markets for mugs of warm Glühwein and Bratwurst sausages, baked homemade sweets, alcohol-fueled parties, […]

Fruit Infused Spa Water

Fruit-Infused Spa Water

Keeping the body hydrated is essential to staying healthy as well as for maintaining the moisture level in your skin – important for looking fresh and healthy! If you find you easily get bored of water, then there’s a better way to quench your thirst: infused waters. They make staying hydrated easy. Think beyond the […]

Energy Green Smoothie with Maca, Avocado, Cucumber, Pear, Spinach and Coconut Juice

Green Energy Smoothie

Easy to make and full of powerful nutrients, smoothies are a great way to a give your body a super-charged start to the day. No longer for hippies and health nuts, the smoothie revolution has found its way to Hollywood stars, busy moms and everyone in between. The concept of blending leafy greens was popularized […]

Whole Food Green Smoothie with Swiss Chard, Cucumber, Celery, Ginger, Lemon, Apple

Healthy Summer Green Smoothies 3-Ways

Knocking back a concoction of powerful nutrients in one drink is a great way to give your body a super-charged start to the day. Smoothies are a great way to incorporate loads of nutrients and health boosting antioxidants into your morning routine. With local strawberries in full season for the greater part of June and […]

Tarragon Health Benefits and Uses

Tarragon

Although tarragon is originally native to Siberia and western Asia, it is one of the classic herbs found in a French kitchen. The name itself, is derived from the Latin word “dracunculus” which means “little dragon” and also has ties to the French word ‘estragon’ which also means ‘little dragon’. The origins of this name […]

Green Spring Detox Smoothies

Spring Cleaning Your Body

With spring around the corner, our bodies naturally start to cleanse themselves by releasing toxins and cleaning the body from excess oils, fats, salt, carbohydrates, and animal proteins. Many of us experience this in the form of a cold or flu. We can aid this natural cleansing process by eating lighter meals and indulging ourselves […]