Hot Chocolate (dairy-free, re-fined sugar-free)

For YEARS I've been looking for a hot chocolate that didn't contain dairy or refined sugar and that would be easy to make. Every mix I found in the stores had so much crap in it that I didn't want to put in my body so I knew I had to come up with this myself. The...

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Cashew Milk

Milk. It's one of those "foods" that can stir up a lot of emotion. Rightly so, as it's the first thing we consume when we come out of our mother's womb. Anything made with dairy is the ultimate comfort "food". It's the one food that I hear people say the most "I love...

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Peach Smoothie

This Peach Smoothie is so simple to make, with only 2 or 3 ingredients it's sure to satisfy your desires for something sweet. What I love about On Guard is that it's an amazing blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus and Rosemary designed to support healthy...

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Chocolate Banana Chia Shake

  Chocolate Banana Chia Shake Do you get on kicks when it comes to what you eat? I definitely do. This has been my recent obsession.  It’s super easy to make, satisfying and delicious.  What could be better? Check out the video on how to make my favorite shake...

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Green Apple-Tea-Ni Smoothie

Do you remember a few years ago when Apple Martini’s were all the rage? Although I’m not much a drinker I’ve had a few in my lifetime and, like any alcoholic drink it leaves me feeling worse in the long run. So, this really isn’t anything like the Apple Martini but...

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Super Power Green Smoothie

Warning: If “very green” is how you like your smoothies, then this is the smoothie for you. What’s Smart & Sexy About This Smoothie? Chlorella--This single-celled, micro-algae is one of the most powerful detoxification tools to eliminate accumulate toxins,...

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Happy Place Green Smoothie

Some days I just need a drink….and I’m not talking about an alcoholic drink! When I’m feeling pissy, one of the best ways for me to snap out of it is to exercise and to fuel my body with greens and this usually does the trick for me. What’s Smart & Sexy About This...

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Green Tea Smoothie

I’ve never drank a cup of coffee in my life.  Seriously.  For me, hypoglycemia + caffeine is not a good match. Yet, I keep reading about how great Green Tea is for us and how the caffeine is so minimal that it typically doesn’t impact people who normally are affected...

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Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Shake

Every once in a while I crave a thick creamy shake--chocolate of course.  And, if I can add in some of my other favorite flavors, all the better. This shake combines some of my favorite foods--chocolate, banana and peanut-butter or almond butter (I don’t...

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s Autumn time and you want something that tastes like the weather feels--this smoothie will do the trick. Pumpkin Spice Smoothie [serves 1] 1 banana ½ cup pumpkin puree (Farmer’s Organic is a good brand) 1 tablespoon flax seed or chia seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1...

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Cherry Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie

OMG is all I can say about this deliciousness. I have no idea how I stumbled across this recipe in my “surfing” but when I did I was very intrigued. And curious. I get the chocolate and cherries but Zucchini?  Seriously? Seriously. Not wanting to wait to freeze the...

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Avocado Key Lime Smoothie

Avocado Key Lime Smoothie [serves 1] 1/2 -1 cup Apple Juice 1 1/2 c-1 cup Water (depending on how much apple juice you use) 2 tablespoons Chia Seeds I whole lime (peeled) 1 Avocado 1 large handful of Spinach 3 Kale leaves   Place all items in a vitamix &...

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Nutty Irishman Smoothie

Nutty Irishman Smoothie [2 servings} 1 cup organic unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 banana 2 kale leaves 1 handful arugula, spinach, or watercress 1 tbsp. ground flaxseed 2 tbsp. ground raw almonds 1 cup cold filtered water Optional: 1 or 2 Medjool...

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