Author Archives: Maria



My Skin Care Secrets 0

I get a lot of questions from people regarding what I use on my skin or my “secrets” to healthy skin. Since this seems to be a topic that resonates with every age, I thought I would share my skin care secrets that have served me well. Watch The Morning Blend segment here. WATER: No shockers […]


Bowl Craze 0

Maybe because everything tastes better in a bowl that the bowl craze is trending in the health food world or it allows you to eat most of your meals with a spoon (my utensil of choice). I think the biggest reason the Bowl Craze has hit us hard is that it makes meal prep that much […]


Delicious Grain Free Pie Crust 0

Grain Free Pie Crust 7 Medjool Dates pitted 1 tbsp coconut oil melted 3/4 c pecan pieces/hazelnuts/macademia nuts Directions Combine all ingredients into a high-powered blender or food processor and blend until mixture looks crumbly. Pour mixture into pie pan and press into crust. Make sure it is even in all places. Refrigerate for 1 […]


Tips To Surviving Cold/Flu Season 0

Although this seems to be the more popular time of year for folks to come down with runny noses, stubborn colds, fevers, chills and the aches, perhaps it isn’t fall’s fault. In all fairness, many of us spent the summer months thoroughly enjoying ourselves amidst the balmy days, barbecues, beach bonfires and outdoor concerts while […]

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Is Your Regularity Regular? 0

Most people feel uncomfortable discussing their bathroom business, especially when it comes to pooping. There I said it. Now we can move on. It is really unfortunate that there is so much taboo surrounding your bowel movements because it is an area that can have a major impact on your daily life and long term […]


Are You Eating Enough or Too Much Protein? 0

Protein is an essential part of your diet as it is considered the building block to the body and has an effect on everything from muscle repair and hair growth to your immune and nervous system. But are you getting enough, too much or the right kind? The RDA for protein in take is .36 […]

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Surviving the Spring Setbacks 0

It’s Spring! Well, sort of. Although we anxiously await the days of consistent warm weather, the transition time between seasons can hit us pretty hard. Spring time brings a mess of different weather patterns but also a lot of aches, pains and allergies for many people. Runny noses, achey joints, sinus headaches and even constipation are […]


Roasted Red Pepper Sauce 0

Ingredients 1 roasted red pepper or jar of roasted red peppers drained 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic minced 1 tbsp fresh parsley 1 tbsp dried basil or 1/2 cup fresh 1/2 lemon juiced 1/2 cup nut milk (optional – will make it more of a cream sauce) Sea […]


Pesto Sauce – Dairy Free 0

Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts 3 cloves garlic minced 4 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 lemon juiced 1 cup olive oil Sea Salt Black Pepper Pan toast the walnuts on a skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Toss frequently. Do not use oil.  Add minced garlic and walnuts to a food processor or […]