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green juice

Every healthy kitchen needs a quality juicer and a great go-to green juice recipe. This Celery Pear Cucumber Green Juice recipe is from rebootwithjoe.com. It is a quick, easy, delicious green juice packed with vital nutrients to support good health. The cucumber and the pear add the perfect amount of sweetness and juice to mute

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Take Back My Power Day 23: DETOX

It’s Detox Day! After the on-the-road food fest of last weekend and the upcoming food and drink fest of this weekend, my body needs a huge reset button. I like to do a detox day every now and then vs a week-long cleanse. It suits me better. Today’s detox entails: Berry smoothie for breakfast, 1

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Relaxing Detox Bath

My latest obsession is detox baths. In all honesty, with the craziness in my life, I hadn’t taken a bath in years – yes, YEARS – until recently. I saw a “recipe” for a detox bath from David Wolfe in a Facebook post and started doing it. Dim bathroom, white noise (OK so my dim

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Ultimate yozenity Smoothie

I took the Banana Berry Smoothie recipe and kicked it up a nutritional powerhouse notch. I am completely in love with this smoothie recipe and feel that it packs a great punch. It’s my go-to breakfast these days and plan to continue to evolve it to increase health benefits. Of course I go organic, especially

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Fresh Green Detox Salad

This recipe goes along with the 2014 Hungry For Change 3 day detox and is a huge favorite. The avocado in this detox salad brings a richness that is needed and makes the salad a completely filling meal. The crunch of the greens and the brightness of the super simple dressing make this a detox

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Take Back My Power Day 22: Meditation

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 22: MEDITATION. After coming back from a very lovely trip, this morning felt like a hard shove into reality. Work, house stuff, and organizing after being away had my head in a tizzy before my coffee even kicked in this morning. Before kids I had a great meditation practice.

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Take Back My Power Day 21: Pep Talks

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 21: PEP TALKS. Do you give yourself pep talks? I try to, but sometimes when I really need them, I don’t have it in me to give them (kind of the nature of the beast). Behold: Futureme (.org). You write yourself an email and it gets delivered any day

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Take Back My Power Day 20: Reflection

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 20: REFLECTION. Two years ago today I stood in front of a judge who signed, stamped, and filed my divorce decree. The journey was far from over, but the marriage itself was. I wasn’t sure what life would look like. I sure didn’t expect that 2 years later I

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Take Back My Power Day 19: Healthy Travel

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 19: HEALTHY TRAVEL. I did not prepare myself for this trip. I knew I would have a hard time eating healthy while traveling but I did not take preemptive measures. I won’t even mention what I had for breakfast due to lack of foresight (hint: the kids had trick

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forever family

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 18: FOREVER FAMILY. I’m in Indiana with the wildlings for a visit. A visit with their dad’s family. I may be divorced but I retained custody of my in laws, nieces, nephews, and this handsome Stepdude. Love him. Love them. Enjoying my time with my Forever Family!