While some people are prepping mentally for all the Super Bowl Sunday excitement we here at Refresh are preparing our belly's for the feast of a lifetime. Now please don't judge me, but even though I know nothing about football I love football Sunday! Why you ask? Because of the food silly!!! I always partake
A Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie … need we say more? This delicious smoothie will wow your family and friends and certainly turn anyone (who isn’t already) into a lover of raw food! Cashews are a great food for skin health, as they encourage collagen production and elastin. Having suffered with acne and other skin issues for
Fall is a time to reset and regroup. I find the best way to do that now that this indian summer is in full swing is by taking a little extra time in the morning to set the tone for my day. We can become so overwhelmed with lists in our heads full of things
Store bought cereals and granola (yes, even those self titled "healthy" options) typically have a ton of sugar in them! This spikes our blood glucose levels and can leave us of feeling hungry and tired shortly after our morning meal. Breaking the fast each morning with the right food sets us up for the day with energy and
Spread This On Your Toast And Eat It! Dairy-Free Turmeric “Butter” Reduces Inflammation and Belly Bloat.
Growing up with a sensitivity to wheat had its challenges. I didn’t often find the comfort in toast and jam for breakfast unless I prepared myself for tummy rumbles and a midday nap. It was normal in my family to eat a breakfast of shredded wheat with orange juice (yes, I am aware of how
This amazing Vegan Chocolate Pudding is out-of-this-world delicious. I've tried many other vegan puddings before (usually using avocado or coconut meat as the base). As amazing as they are, they are usually quite rich and leave me feeling very full afterwards. This pudding uses Kabocha Squash as the base. This sweet squash is amazing for
Having a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean you can't indulge in the finer things ... like COOKIES! I was so excited by the flavor and texture of these cookies. The final cookie had everything I love about a traditional shortbread cookie ... with the added ZING from the twist of lime. Tastebuds, you are welcome! I
It's no secret that I really love chocolate. The less processed variety of cocoa, referred to as 'raw cocao', is actually an extremely healthy superfood and ridiculously high in antioxidants! Like anything else, you want to try to maintain a balanced intake and do your best not to overindulge. Raw cocao contains theobromine, which has
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of traveling for a month in Southeast Asia. It was one of the most beautiful experiences of my life ... I started in Bali, then Cambodia, Laos and ended my journey in Thailand. Throughout the trip there were many amazing moments. Being a total foodie I spent most
This Coconut Kefir Yogurt recipe is literally one of my favorite healing foods and something I get all my clients started on. The recipe and instructions are at the bottom of this post so feel free to scroll down if you're ready to whip this up in the kitchen. It takes 5 minutes to prep.