Detoxing vs. Tonifying

Detoxing vs. Tonifying

So the word “detox” is thrown around a lot. Detoxing is trendier than Kylie Jenner’s Instagram feed. I just want to say that there is a difference between detoxing and tonifying. The easiest way to break it down is detoxification means removing toxins from the 

Pineapple + Orange + Banana | Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple + Orange + Banana | Smoothie Bowl

It’s been SO HOT!! It’s not even Spring and it feels like summer in Southern California!!  Perfect weather for smoothies and smoothie bowls! We were at my parents house this weekend celebrating my brother and sister-in-law who are having a baby in May!!  SO EXCITED 

Chocolate~Strawberry~Banana Smoothie

Chocolate~Strawberry~Banana Smoothie

My intention was to make chocolate fondue for Valentine’s dessert.  Well, we were so full from our champagne + cheese fondue, we didn’t get around to dessert. Now I have tons of strawberries, pineapple, raspberries, oranges & banana that were going to be dipped into 

Cherry + Blueberry Smoothie

Cherry + Blueberry Smoothie

It’s Day 20 of my 20 Day Re-set! 20 Days of No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No sugar This was my yummy post 5k smoothie.  I ran one loop around the Rose Bowl this afternoon… knowing I will be drinking champagne 

20 days of Real Food – Day 1

20 days of Real Food – Day 1

Okay, so some of us take longer to get going with “New Years Resolutions” than others. I’m officially moving at a snails pace.  It’s really a wake-up call when it’s 80° outside on a Sunday in January.  Southern California, are you ready for bikini season? 

Avocado Green Smoothie

Avocado Green Smoothie

I love the color ‘avocado green’ My first car was an off-white, 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera.  My grandparents gifted it to me after I passed my driving test.  I was thankful to have a car, but it wasn’t hard to let it go… Towards the end 

Blueberry Breeze Smoothie

Blueberry Breeze Smoothie

So strange.  I almost didn’t post this smoothie on my Instagram because I didn’t think the photo I took of it was very good, it’s blurry. (I take all my Instagram & blog pics with my cell phone, on my dining room table, and I don’t 

Spinach for Breakfast!

Spinach for Breakfast!

I was first introduced to a version of this smoothie by one of my best friends.  It was my husbands bachelor party before our wedding, the boys went to Vegas (of course).   I spent the weekend with one of my BFFs (who’s hubby was