Category Archives: Recipies

Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

Green tea is one of the top fat-burning foods, thanks to a metabolism-boosting compound known as EGCG. In one study, drinking four cups of green tea a day helped people shed more than six pounds in eight weeks!

This rich smoothie is perfect if you get tired of sipping hot green tea. Flavored with cayenne spices, lemon, and agave nectar, it provides all the nutritional benefits of green tea and will fill you up, to boot.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup) Continue reading Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

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The Perfect Gingerbread Cookie Recipe, from Bouchon Bakery

If you’re making gingerbread cookies for the holidays, why not use a recipe from one of the best bakeries in the country? This one comes from Bouchon Bakery , the purveyor of artisanal breads and traditional French pastries founded by legendary chef Thomas Keller . Continue reading The Perfect Gingerbread Cookie Recipe, from Bouchon Bakery

Natural Beauty – 21 Day Morning Detox Routine

This week I taught a workshop on how to Detoxify Your Skin. It’s always fun – we show you tons of recipes to make your own natural skincare – but one of my favorite beauty recipes is actually not something that you put onto your skin, but rather into your body!  It’s a routine that I love doing and I really want to encourage you to join me! It’s going to help you detoxify your body and glow! Continue reading Natural Beauty – 21 Day Morning Detox Routine

5 Quick and Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

By the time noon rolls around, it may seem too easy to head to nearest pizza joint. But hold up: We have 5 healthy lunches that are 400 calories or less and can be made in no time! And for those who need a little more fuel to keep on going, each meal also includes an optional side snack to keep anyone’s belly full (up to 500 calories). So say sayonara to take-out or hours slaving at the kitchen—with these options, nobody will go hungry (or unhealthy) again. Continue reading 5 Quick and Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

Losing weight is a difficult, not to mention long, process. Some people engage in diet regimens, go to gyms and some just starve themselves but to no avail. Shedding the extra pounds need just the right amount of exercise, balanced diet, determination and effort in order for it to work. But there are also times when you need to get rid of the damaging toxins, free radicals and substances in your body in order to burn fats effectively and boost your metabolism. This process is called detoxification or in other term, cleansing. Continue reading 7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss