Post Thanksgiving 1-Day Detox

Feeling stuffed after your turkey feast?! Try this 1-day detox to get back on track. FIRST THING and sip throughout the day too (Make night before) Ginger, Lemon & Mint Water  Ingredients: 1.5 liters of filtered water 2 thumbnail sized ginger root (peel and slice, mince or shred) 2 organic lemons handful of fresh mint Directions: Wash produce well Remove rind from one lemon, slice and add to water. Squeeze the juice from the the other lemon. Add ginger and mint Stir and let infuse over night in the fridge Pour a glass first thing in the morning By 9…

Spring Cleansing Smoothie & VEGA Giveaway!

IMG_3596It’s easy to get in a smoothie rut during the winter months as our body doesn’t crave cold and water-dense ingredients. We’d rather be eating heavier, warming foods when the temperatures are below zero. Now that we are in April we are awaiting May flowers, listening to birds sing and ditching the snow tires.  Fresh, colourful, and light are some of the words that come to mind when I think about Spring.  It’s the time we reconnect with nature and our bodies.  It’s important that we help our bodies to “spring clean” and eliminate lingering toxins and other elements that…

Juice Cleanse Reboot CONTEST

5 bottles image from the brch I recently completed a 3-day juice cleanse with The Cold Pressed Juice Company as a way to reset my digestion and support a fantastic couple (Team Powell) through their weight loss challenge on The Marilyn Denis Show. I am so grateful for this experience as not only did it give me additional energy, clearer skin and mental clarity, but it reminded me of the importance of having gratitude for every bite of food. This mental and physical challenge helped me to become more connected to my body and others around me. For my video blogs during my cleanse visit my…

Day 1 – October 12 (7 day Detox)

Upon Waking:  Half a lemon squeezed into room temperature 8 oz pure water 1/4 tsp probiotic (optional) Within 40 minutes of Waking: 1/2 cup steel cut oats or millet with almond milk, walnuts, cinnamon and touch of maple syrup 40 mins After Breakfast: Glass of 1/2 pure water, 1/2 unsweetened cranberry juice Mid Morning Snack: Pear 30 mins Before Lunch: Glass of 1/2 pure water, 1/2 unsweetened cranberry juice Lunch: Organic greens, 4oz anti-biotic free grilled chicken with lemon or apple cider vinegar and cold pressed olive oil If thirsty with lunch choose room temperature water only Mid-Afternoon Snack: Handful…

7 Day Fall Detox

Summer was fun! Maybe a little too much fun? You might have consumed too many smokey BBQ burgers with extra bacon and cheese, one too many slices of wedding cake, and a few more glasses of sangria than anticipated. As a result, your body might be more acidic than it should be. You may be low on energy, craving sweets and carbs for quick fixes leaving you feeling completely drained by the end of the day. The leaves are now changing, the air is turning brisk and before you know it you have that sniffle back in your nose.  You…