Balance hormones with this delicious cooling drink! Hibiscus helps boost estrogen levels, while watermelon has high levels of zinc, which help with progesterone levels. Banana contains B vitamins needed for testosterone and sex hormone production.
Elixers and Smoothies
This a fabulous blend of flavors, full of antioxidant power! I like to have this when I am looking for a less desserty and more savory smoothie.
We have all been there, stressful day = “where’s the chocolate!?!?” Apparently we are smarter than we know! Science has now officially validated what women had already discovered, that chocolate contains compounds that have a positive effect on how our bodies produce and manage stress hormones.
Drink to your health! One of my favorite holiday treats is egg nog, but I stopped drinking it because of all the sugar, dairy, and unhealthy fats. Then I discovered this much healthier version – nut nog!
Drink to your health! Ginger is a fantastic aid to digestion and is considered a panacea in Asian countries. You may be surprised, as I was my first time in India, to find out what other spices go into chai.
It’s cold and grey and although I love the invigorating fall weather, the dearth of sunlit hours cramps my outdoor living style. So I like to find ways to cheer myself up by warming myself from the inside. Hence my healthy hot chocolate recipe 🙂
The end of summer is the best time for smoothies. Local fruits and late summer berries are at their peak, and there are so many greens to choose from. I like to go simple-but-packed with my smoothies, so they last me all the way to lunch.
Tis the season for melons, melons and more melons! For a super cooling drink that has plenty of cleansing and antioxidant potential, try this simple and delicious summer cooler the whole family with love!
Chocolate has the highest magnesium level of any food, magnesium is known as the relaxation mineral because it relaxes the muscles and nervous system, preventing muscle cramps and tension buildup.
I can get tired of smoothies, but they are my standby when I need something light and fresh. The secret to making a smoothie that doesn’t overwhelm is to keep it simple, and don’t make it too thick.