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22 Healthy Snacks Teens Will Devour

Healthy Snacks for Teens

Don’t get in the way of a hungry teen looking for sustenance. Their growing bodies and brains need healthy snacks when they need them. So if… Read more

5 Ways to Tame a Teen Junk-Food Junkie

Teen Diet Nutrition Junk Food

Is your teenager slowly transforming into a junk food junkie? It’s a real threat to their health — and your sanity. At the very stage they… Read more

5 Ways to Stay Shiny This Flu Season

Happy cold and flu season! It’s that time of year during which we’re surrounded by a turbulent sea of germ-y sickness, just waiting to swallow you up…. Read more

Get Lit. Let’s Do Shots!

Organic Juice Shots

Back in the day, if you wanted a partner to do bar shots with, I was your girl! I’m older now, more responsible, and (slightly) smarter. But… Read more

Cancer DOES Define Me

fighting-cancer-gratitude

Full disclosure. I’ve worked really hard over the last 9 years to put my cancer treatment and journey behind me. I am really a master, it… Read more

Celery Juice: Stalking Our Health; Making Us Better!

I added something incredible to my morning routine — and I’m obsessed. Nothing fancy, just organic celery juice with lemon. Odd, yes. But fresh, raw celery… Read more

Far And Wide, We Go The Distance To Stay Honestly Organic

So. This happened. It’s the stuff Organic Juice Bar Horror movies are made of. We were given some of the worst news there is if you… Read more

More Confessions: No Coffee, No Crime

Another confession … I love coffee. I used to be disturbingly obsessed with it. Picture me standing in the office kitchen throwing back five cups a… Read more

Confessions of a Wayward Juice Bar Owner. You Will Want to Hear This.

Well folks, I have some confessions to make. I’ve been living a double life for the last two weeks, and it ain’t pretty. Let’s just say… Read more

A Probiotic Cult Classic

Get ready for the good health ride of your life. I want you to join The Coconut Cult with me. This one is actually good for… Read more