Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Mango Berry Cherry Smoothie Recipe + Ayurveda Dosha Recommendations

This is a GREAT recipe to… Drink for breakfast… Take to work for lunch… Drink on the go running errands… Enjoy before a work out… Enjoy after a work out… Satisfy sweet cravings before a savory meal… Really, it’s good any time! And, it’s friendly to all 3 doshas…yay! As always, it tastes great. Otherwise, what’s the point? Best of…

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Health, Health Education, Psychology, Raw Vegan, Self-Care, Special Diet, Spiritual Journey, Vegan

Change Takes Time: My Vegan & Raw Vegan Transition Story & Slip-Ups

If you read my “Why Raw Foods” Part 1 and Part 2, you may be a little scared. You may be thinking, “FML, I am eating toxic cooked junk.” Or you may be thinking, “That sh*t is whack. I don’t buy into the raw foods nonsense whatsoever.” Chances are you are somewhere in between. I want to acknowledge and welcome…

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Calories, Carbs, Health, Health Education, Holiday, Low Fat, Psychology, Raw Vegan, Self-Care, Special Diet, Travel

Healthy Travel: My Top 5 Tips

How do you resist the aroma of Cinnabon and fried foods in the airport? How do you say no to the onslaught of pre-packaged airplane meals when you’re stuck on a plane for 14 or more hours with nothing to do? If you manage to eat healthfully on the airplane, the rest of your trip will rock! You will come…

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Travel

Thai Island Paradise Retreat: Koh Mak

I am hesitant to write this blog in fear of tarnishing the tranquil perfection that is the Thai island of Koh Mak during the low season.Intermittent torrential downpours and cloudy days failed to discourage me and my two friends from enjoying the plentiful near-empty beaches, swim spots, and jungle treks available to us. It truly felt like our own private…

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Low Fat, Overexercise, Raw Vegan, Special Diet, Travel, Vegan, Weight Loss

Chanthaburi, Thailand Fruit and Adventure Retreats

I debated back and forth whether I wanted to go to Grant Campbell’s Thailand Fruit and Adventure retreats. After my spiritual experiences in India, raw vegan retreats seemed trivial. I felt I needed to spend time in Nepal in a Buddhist monastery or at a vipassana meditation retreat. I was in super serious spiritual mode. As chance would have it,…

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Special Diet, Spiritual Journey

Transforming Thoughts Into Things

I was starting to get sketched out around noon. Low blood sugar. Morning went well with meditation, yoga, and spirited walking in the jungle. I experienced sharp pangs of self-doubt and fear, as I finished up my last IIN Health Coaching module. I just saw barriers to success in helping people and establishing the financial freedom to live comfortably. I…

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Low Fat, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Self-Care, Special Diet, Vegan, Weight Loss

Watermelon Mojito Juice Recipe

As spring turns to summer, I am super stoked on watermelon! At 92% water, watermelon is one of the highest water-content fruits, hence its apt name. Water-rich fruits are penultimate for expediting and enhancing detoxification, cleansing, weight loss/management, and body repair. They are easy to digest, and make me feel light, energized, and free. Like the tantalizing tomato, watermelon is…

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