Dandelion Liver❤Love Juice – Vitamin K for Green Leafy MelaninMagicK

Vitamin K for Green Leafy MelaninMagicK – Dandelion Liver❤ Love Juice   Dandelion  Dandelion leaves act as a liver and kidney cleanser activating detoxification. Don’t sleep on the dandelion weed! This bitter flavonoid is a radiant blood cleanser. The leaves can be added to your salads, thrown in a blender or juicer to add toContinue reading “Dandelion Liver❤Love Juice – Vitamin K for Green Leafy MelaninMagicK”

Watercress – ♥ The Anti-Aging Intracellular Super Food that Loves You Back!

Watercress the SuperFood that Loves You Back!♥   I LOVE WATERCRESS! I started eating this mineral-rich green leafy veggie in the 90s in New York City and have been hooked ever since. Why? It’s extremely bitter,  a bit difficult to get used to the tart flavor, but it’s extremely healthy and something about watercress letsContinue reading “Watercress – ♥ The Anti-Aging Intracellular Super Food that Loves You Back!”

MY COMING OUT, FINDING BALANCE, LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

WHERE HAS RIA BEEN? You probably think I jumped off the face of the earth but I was  recovering from  a serious bout of Anemia and had to take a break from weight training lifting and exercise. It was awful! I had extreme guilt, shame and was in denial. For years I bragged about my almostContinue reading “MY COMING OUT, FINDING BALANCE, LISTENING TO YOUR BODY”

Fitness Update, Fitness Programs, Nutritional Meal Plans, Fit Apps

Fitness Goal: Be Healthy, Feel Lighter, More Energy Programs: 30 Day Vegan Challenge: May 6, 2015 – June 6, 2015 Initial Weight: 140 lbs, May 6, 2015 End Weight: 131 lbs Fitness Goal: Cultivate Daily Fitness Habit  Program Motivation: 30 Day Fitness Challenge Programs: Hero’s Journey (30 Days), Cardio, 30 Day Yoga, Running, Sprints InitialContinue reading “Fitness Update, Fitness Programs, Nutritional Meal Plans, Fit Apps”

Iron Rich Vegan Foods + Why Vegans are Crazy!

Happy Thursday! ♥ So this started out as a how to fitness quickie article then turned into How to make Homemade protein bars to  “Why Im not 100% Raw!”  Ok Im gonna split this up! First things first!  My energy is a little low these past few days. I haven’t figured out what ‘right’ balance I need whenContinue reading “Iron Rich Vegan Foods + Why Vegans are Crazy!”

Watercress Apple Juice – Quick K + Vitamins C, E, B’s!

Watercress is truly one of my FAVORITE super super foods! My first time being vegan some 20 years ago, I ate watercress like it was candy, back then with garlic, olive oil, sliced onions, and raw apple cider vinegar marinade. Today, I eat it mostly raw with a dabble of salt, organic cold pressed oliveContinue reading “Watercress Apple Juice – Quick K + Vitamins C, E, B’s!”

Benefits of Completing My First 30 Day ((PURE)) Vegan Challenge

Benefits of Completing My First  30 Day Vegan Challenge My 30 Day Vegan Challenge actually helped prepare me for this next phase in my overall fitness, nutrition and wellness journey. While training (bodybuilding and weight training in Georgia, I truly fell off the wagon and drank the Kool Aide (well I haven’t had kool aide sinceContinue reading “Benefits of Completing My First 30 Day ((PURE)) Vegan Challenge”

Recipe: Vegan Collard YUM Wraps

I’m not much of a “recipe” cook as I am a creative-type “feely” cook. I pinch and dab and dribble seasonings and use coffee and tea cups for measuring. Something about the magic in the kitchen that I love, but I’ve been asked to create a space for recipes as a way of sharing soContinue reading “Recipe: Vegan Collard YUM Wraps”

recipe: Quick Homemade Coco Nutty Raw Honey Granola

Set your timer for 10 minutes, Ready? Set go… Let make fresh homemade granola!   Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 20 min Serves 4-6 Use raw, organic ingredients whenever possible. These measurements are flexible; don’t worry too much about being exact. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups raw, whole rolled oats ½ cup raw almonds and/orContinue reading “recipe: Quick Homemade Coco Nutty Raw Honey Granola”

Turkey Tail Mushroom, Cancer Cures and Paul Staments

Solutions are one of my favorite words! Why? They bring hope to what we perceive as ‘crisis’ ‘hopeless’ ‘toxic’ and transform that negative energy into action and resolution that benefit ‘all’. If you’re still believing there are no cures for cancer and other diseases, its time you begin your real education in health and survival!Continue reading “Turkey Tail Mushroom, Cancer Cures and Paul Staments”