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Recipes: Grapefruit Lavender Juice

Two weeks ago I did a photoshoot with my talented friends, Greer Inez and Sara Kate.  We shot inside one of my favorite buildings, the historic Fred Jones building in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City.  It was built in 1916 as one of the original Ford factories where they assembled Model-T’s into the late ’20s.  The building itself is a dream, with 4 …

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Recipes: Using Herbs & Citrus for Sugar-Free Juices

There’s something about drinking a green juice that makes my body vibrate on a higher level and the whole world seems to glow a little bit brighter after each sip.  Why is this?  It’s because when you drink a freshly-made, unpasteurized juice you’re infusing every cell of your body with high-alkaline, enzyme-rich, bio-available nutrients.

Maintaining a balanced, slightly alkaline pH is essential to good health.  Juicing fresh fruits and vegetables provide …

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Recipes: Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie

This smoothie is simple and sweet, a nice change from my go-to Morning Milkshake.  The almond butter and Vitamineral Green powder give it a little protein kick, while the hemp and flax provide essential Omega’s.  I’ve been adding my supplements to my smoothies lately, which always includes my probiotics, flax oil, greens powders, and a natural Vitamin C …

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Recipes: Root Chakra Juice

The Muladhara Chakra (mula=root, adhara=foundation, support) is located at the base of the spine at the sacral plexus.  It connects us with the earth and provides feelings of groundedness. It governs survival, our right to exist, and basic trust in ourselves and others. When this chakra is clear and energy flows through it freely, we feel secure and confident that we can easily fulfill our needs.  We cultivate a …

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Recipes: Blood Orange, Yellow Beet & Turmeric Juice

I recently read an article listing the top wellness trends of 2013. Guess what the first two were?

Number 1: The Rise of the $20 Gourmet Juice.
Number 2: Turmeric is the New Kale.

While I do hope that juice stays affordable for everyone, I’m loving that plants are getting more recognition as we continue to move towards a more health-conscious country! In the last year, I upgraded most of my recipes from …

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Recipes: Activated Almond Milk

To activate nuts means to soak and dehydrate them, releasing the enzyme inhibitors and naturally occurring chemicals that protect the nut from animals, bacteria, viruses and weather.  This compound, called phytic acid, is the principle storage form of phosphorous in plant tissues, especially found in bran, nuts and seeds.  Phytate, as it’s called in salt form, is not digestible to humans or non-ruminate animals because we lack the enzyme phytase …

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