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 I originally made this soup to serve on St Patrick's day but it will delight family and friends any day, especially in summer when you are craving lighter fares.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...]

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...]

No Misery Detox – How to Get Rid of Toxins Without Giving Up Your Life

With the kids back in school and days yours to manage your way, now is the perfect time for a simple and effective detox. Although my family tends to eat rather healthy during the summer months, seeing as we have such an abundance of wonderful fresh fruits and vegetables, summer also means a little more time to cook fancy meals and enjoy a good glass of wine (or two, or three), along with the … [Read more...]