Category Archives : Beverage


3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet   Recently updated !

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie.  SPECIAL NOTICE: Before I get started – I’m excited to offer “Early Bird” pricing for my 21 day Cleansing Life Program – a […]

Pre-Travel Smoothie

Herb Coolers

Refreshing Summer Coolers 2

My Summer Coolers with fresh fruit and herbs are perfect to bring with you on the go. They will leave you feeling light, refreshed and are 35 calories or less! Drink eight glasses of water. Eat your fruits and vegetables. Don’t drink sodas or diet sodas. Hey, we all know the rules. We know we need to stay hydrated and eat […]


How I Won the Battle with Depression and Got off Antidepressants 12

Let me take a personal journey for a moment in hopes that I will help someone else be able to say, “I won the battle with depression and got off antidepressants.”   I felt like a three ton weight was pressing on my shoulders and wanted to just lie in my darkened closet and not come out. One […]

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Aloic Organic Aloe Vera Drink

Aloic Organic Aloe Vera Drink – I tried it!

I was recently sent a sample of Aloic – an organic aloe vera drink to sample.  Many of the studies I found on aloe vera tested topical application; however, I did find some studies done at NYU where ingestion of aloe vera gel was tested.  This single blind study showed positive results in the treatment of diabetes, […]


Dawn’s Kick Ass Pomegranate Sangria 6

  I’m sure you’ve been hearing about all the antioxidant benefits of pomegranate juice.  I did some research about the origins and found that the pomegranate is native in Northern India to Iran and was introduced in California in 1769 by Spanish settlers.    What is the reason for all this talk of pomegranates?  Well, the […]


Apple-Spinach Smoothie 3

TPC was here this past weekend.  For those of you that don’t follow golf, it’s a big golf tournament called The Players Championship.  One of my big pet peeves is that people call it The TPC.  Technically that would be “The The player’s Championship”.  Please don’t do that.  OK?  It’s not that I’m a huge golf […]


Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chickpea Spread 2

I came across this post for a chocolate chickpea spread quite a while ago and finally decided to try it this morning.  My goal for this year as far as weight goes is to lose 6 lbs in the short term and eventually 3 more ideally.  I always want a small piece of chocolate right after […]