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Smooth Operator: Add Greens to Your Smoothie for Tons of Health Benefits + A Free Smoothie Recipe!

Smooth Operator: Add Greens to Your Smoothie for Tons of Health Benefits + A Free Smoothie Recipe!

I’m a big believer that greens are the cornerstone of health. There’s almost nothing leafy greens can’t do — they reduce inflammation, give you brain power, reduce belly bloat, make your bones stronger, relieve stress and so much more! 

But what’s the best way to get all those good, leafy greens into your diet? I LOVE adding them to my smoothies. Smoothies are a quick, easy, and delicious way to get your greens on!

Here are some of the amazing benefits you’ll get by adding leafy greens to your smoothie:

Big Commitments + Self-Love

Big Commitments + Self-Love

Making big commitments can be scary. Last month I got married to the love of my life - my best friend - in a small private ceremony in North Carolina. Marriage is a big commitment, just like deciding to start a low-fat raw vegan way of life.

Keeping it Real with Raw Vegan Dishes (+ Free Recipes)

Keeping it Real with Raw Vegan Dishes (+ Free Recipes)

One concern I often hear from people about transitioning to or maintaining a vegan diet, particularly a raw vegan diet, is that it will be boring.

Leafy Greens: What's the Big Deal?

Leafy Greens: What's the Big Deal?

Leafy greens are critical for your health. If you’re not eating them, chances are you’re gonna have problems down the line. Let me get right into it.

Crunchy Delicious Cracker Recipe!

Crunchy Delicious Cracker Recipe!

Hey hey! What’s for dinner? I’ll tell you what’s for dinner: raw crackers!

I wanted to share this with you today because I want to show you that you can eat raw and still get the crunch you’re craving.

Let's Build Your Plan!

Let's Build Your Plan!

Eating whole, live foods is a highway to love + light + vibrancy in your life, but remember that what works for one individual won’t necessarily be the best thing for the next person.

Transform a Dressing into a Soup

Transform a Dressing into a Soup

If you know me then you’ll know I hate waste. What I love though, is coming up with creative ways to re-use and transform what I have.

Using Food to Deal With Emotions

Using Food to Deal With Emotions

Are you celebrating with food? Doping yourself up with food? Hiding, covering yourself up with food? Comforting yourself? Avoiding things?

I get it. It’s human nature. We want to escape pain.

Eat to Thrive Even When You're With Non-Raw Vegans

Eat to Thrive Even When You're With Non-Raw Vegans

During a recent trip to Lake Jocassee, here in South Carolina, I stayed in this humble, little cottage, which, incidentally, turned into a huge house, and I had all the space to create some beautiful, fresh plates.

How to Take Responsibility for Your Own Health

How to Take Responsibility for Your Own Health

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to take responsibility for your own health. This is something I know a lot of people have been finding hard to commit to since Covid began. It seems like people are just sitting still, waiting and it’s made so many people stagnant, sad, and unmotivated.