Watercress and Cucumber Soup

Isn't this watercress and cucumber soup absolutely gorgeous? I originally made this soup to serve on St Patrick's day but it will delight family and friends any day, especially in summer when you are craving lighter fares. And it is just as delicious as it looks! This watercress and cucumber soup is a raw soup made with cucumber, watercress, zucchini, avocado and cilantro.  It is easy … [Read more...]

21 Day Cleanse Challenge – Starting Week 3 Feeling Strong!

Wow, it's hard to believe I'm jumping in to the third week of my cleanse already! This past week has been amazing. For the most part it's been all about super clean eating. I've been drinking my delicious green drink 15 minutes before every meal and enjoying delicious dishes made with lots of greens and other organic veggies and lean, organic meats or wild caught fish. Sounds fabulous … [Read more...]

What to Expect During a Cleanse. Starting Week 2 Feeling Strong!

Well I am happy to share that despite one painful afternoon on Wednesday, I made it through my first week of the my 3 week cleanse in pretty good shape! I start on week two filled with energy and about 6 pounds lighter than I was a week ago. Other than the debilitating migraine of Wednesday, I found the cleanse days to be pretty painless. I felt strong, did not get hungry, nor was I desperately … [Read more...]

I wasn’t prepared for this! Cleanse Update – Day 1

Yesterday was the first official day of cleansing and detox of my 21 day cleanse. Remember the first 2 days were a pre-cleanse and consisted mostly of eating clean whole foods, with the addition of a green drink 15 minutes before every meal. That part was easy. And so was the first half of yesterday. My regimen for the day was to consist of many servings of green drink, a couple of … [Read more...]

Jumpstarting My Healthy New Year with a 21 Day Cleanse

The New Year is a time for new beginning right? Or at least a time for getting back on track after a few weeks of indulgence... Yes, I'll admit I've indulge in a few more rich and decadent foods, fabulous wines and exquisite champagnes over the past few weeks, but I have absolutely no regrets!  I always say Life is to be Savored and well I have been savoring :-) Having said that I can … [Read more...]