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Green Smoothie as a Simple Detox, Weight Loss and Beauty Remedy

March 13, 2016

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It’s a great time of year, when you can try a new easy to make cleansing green smoothie recipe that you can use as super simple detox, natural weight loss beauty remedy for glowing, younger looking skin.

I hope this healthy green smoothie will become one of your beauty remedies favorites.

All  the super healthy green smoothie ingredients will help you feel and look fabulous in no time:

Kiwi with omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C and vitamin E to protect your skin;
Green Smoothie as Weight Loss, Detox, Beauty Remedy

Avocado with monosaturated fats, protein and vitamin C and B to produce collagen;

Almonds, super anti-aging food, with vitamin E to protect from age spots.

Super healthy kale and apples, rich in fiber are perfect for weight loss, detox, and as a beauty remedy.

 

Super Healthy Detox Green Smoothie to Feel and Look Fabulous

Ingredients:

  • 2 kiwi
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 organic apples
  • 2 cups curly leaf kale
  • 1 glass almond milk

Directions:

Blend all ingredients and serve or chill in the refrigerator.

 

Bon Appetit!

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach

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Start Your New Year with Winter Detox Fruits and Vegetables

December 31, 2015

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Hopefully you know that to get more nutrients from your food, your shopping choices should be made according to the seasons.

But did you know that you can also use your seasonal food choices to detox and cleanse your body.

Remember, everything we breathe, eat, drink, and even touch, contains toxins.

The good news is that you can detox yourself by eating seasonal fruits and vegetables.  When you detox, you can not only boost your immunity, reduce stress, re-balance and rejuvenate your body, especially Weight Loss Detox with Seasonal Vegetablesduring the winter cold and flu season, but also avoid weight gain during and after the stressful Holiday season.

If you want to feel and look fabulous for the New Year, make the resolution try to incorporate more of these seasonal winter fruits and vegetables into your diet:

  • Apples to cleanse your digestion, liver and kidneys;
  • Pomegranates to detox your lymph;
  • Beans to detox digestive tract;
  • Broccoli, cabbage,sprouts to help detox the liver;
  • Garlic to eliminate toxic microorganisms;
  • Watercress to purify the blood;
  • Celery to flush your kidneys
  • Onions and garlic to remove heavy metals and parasites;
  • Beets to purify the blood;
  • Grapefruit peel to help resolve mucus condition from the lungs;
  • Turnips to detoxify the body.

You can learn much more about simple detox with the seasons from my eBook “Detox -101 – Super Simple Detox”.

Let us be detox smart to avoid catching colds and to be happy and healthy this new year, shall we?

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Counselor

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Spring Weight Loss Detox Fat Burning Latke Pancake Recipes

April 6, 2015

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Aare you looking for tasty pancake and latke recipes you can enjoy for breakfast or lunch.

Each recipe uses fat dissolving foods such as radish, turnip, shitake mushrooms, beets, onions, etc. that help dissolve fat to cleanse you body. Cumin contains oils that are effective in helping to detox the liver and aid digestion. Cayenne purifies blood.

So, if you want to lose weight naturally with natural easy weight loss detox recipe, add these fat dissolving detox foods to your meals.

The two recipes below include detox spices and fat dissolving vegetables.

 

Beet and Cumin Detox Latke and Pancake Recipe for a Spring Detox

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup beets, shreddedLatkes and Pancake Recipes for Natural Easy Weight Loss Detox
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup carrot, shredded
  • 4-5 tbsp whole wheat flower
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2tsp cumin powder
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil (or more if needed)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Mix all ingredients and form latkes with warm hands or use a spoon to put them on a skilet. Fry latkes in olive oil, over medium-high heat, for 4-5 minutes until firm and browned on both sides.

Turnip and Shitake Spring Weight Loss Pancakes and Latkes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup russet potatoes, shreddedLatkes and Pancake Recipes for Natural Easy Weight Loss Detox
  • 1 cup turnip, shredded
  • ½ cup shitake mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 4-5 tbsp whole-wheat flour
  • 3-4 eggs
  • 1/4tsp cayenne pepper
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Mix all ingredients, form latkes and bake in a hot oven for 10-15 minutes or until crispy. Then turn them over and bake for 10 minutes more.

2. Mix all ingredients, form latkes with a spoon or hand and fry them in olive oil on a skillet until crispy

Bon Appetit!

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Counselor and Nutrition and Relationship Coach

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Weight Loss and Detox Green Smoothie Recipe

March 10, 2014

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It’s no longer St. Patricks Day, but you can still use this super healthy green smoothie recipe to feel and look fabulous all day long in the spring or summer. This green delicious smoothie can also be a great midday snack any other time of the year to get more energy, beat sugar cravings and lose weight naturally.

For each petal on the shamrock.
This brings a wish your way
Good health, good luck, and happiness
For today and every day.

..Irish Blessing

After St. Patricks day is over you can  continue to use this natural green smoothie recipe for simple weight loss detox or loss beauty remedy for glowing and younger looking skin.

Weight Loss and Detox Green Smoothie

  • 2 cups kaleWeight Loss and Detox Geen Smoothie Recipe for St. Patricks Day
  • 4 leaves dandelion
  • handful parsley
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 1 kiwi or
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries or 3 tbsp Cacao Powder or 1 apple

Directions:

Wash all ingredients, blend them and drink to your health at least ones a day.

Bon Appetit!

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Counselor and Nutrition Coach

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Coleslaw with Turmeric Dressing Recipe for Healthy Breasts

October 9, 2013

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October is a Breast Cancer Awareness Month to remind us to take care of our breasts. How many cancer fighting foods do you eat daily? Do you like cabbage? Cabbage is one of the healthiest foods because it is rich in vitamin C, fiber and indole-3-carbinol, a compound to help beat breast cancer by converting a cancer-promoting estrogen into a healthier type.

Here is one of my favorite cabbage recipes, because it is easy to make and it is super healthy and delicious. It will help you detox the bodyblock, estrogen, flush the fat.

Coleslaw with Turmeric Dressing RecipeCole Slow recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups cabbage, shredded
2 carrots chopped
1-2 cloves garlic
1 middle tomato, chopped
2 tbsp parsley

For dressing:
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp plain yogurt
½ tsp turmeric
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
¼ tsp dry ground ginger
season with Kelp and Cayenne Seasoning (from Health store or www.seaveg.com)


Directions:
Mix all ingredients in the bowl. Make dressing in a separate bowl and add to the Cole Slaw.

Bon Appetit!

P.S. Click to listen to our discussion with the bOOb Lady Elisabeth Squires on How to Appreciate and Take Care of Our Breasts.

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Expert

NaturalCounselor.com

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Fall Detox with Cleansing Foods and Exercise Shortcuts

September 22, 2013

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Are you ready for a Fall Detox Plan with cleansing seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as exercise shortcuts?

The beautiful fall season followed by the winter chill is the right time to balance your body with weight loss detox.  A natural cleanse and a few exercise secrets will allow you to enjoy the season with less stress and to be ready for the cold and flu season.

You can do an easy weight loss detox to reach your body or metabolic balance by changing your food and nutrition preferences based on your bio-individuality.

Fall Detox Cleansing Foods

Fall-Winter Cleanse with Weight Loss Detox Foods and Shortcuts

As we know, processed foods contain chemically derived ingredients our bodies don’t know how to read. This creates a metabolic disaster-imbalance.

Coupled with chronic stress and low level of exercises empty nutrition food contributes to chronic inflammation, which can lead to imbalance in the female hormones in our body.

Toxic chemicals in the water we drink and the air we breathe also affect our metabolic balance and contribute to inflammation in our body, which can lead to all types illnesses.

Fall is the right time to start and easy fall natural cleanse detox with seasonal whole foods. To do so, incorporate as many seasonal, local and freshly harvested vegetables in your diet: greens (kale, dandelion, beet greens, etc.), vegetables (fall squashes, beets, carrots, cauliflower, onions, garlic, zucchini, pumpkin, etc) fruits (avocado, apples, pears, kiwi, watermelon, etc.) beans (mung beans, lentils, etc.) nuts (walnuts, pistachios, pumpkin seeds). They all are full of fiber and help elimination.

Don’t forget to enjoy local the harvest with  juices and smoothies you can drink in the morning or  as a snack.

You can always use some fruits and vegetables for homemade cleansing detox recipes or rejuvenating facials (tomatoes, avocado, grapes, watermelon, apples, pears, etc.).

Fall and Winter Exercise Shortcuts

We are moving towards Winter, and it means that the days are getting shorter Fall-Winter Cleanse with Weight Loss Detox Foods and Shortcutsand shorter following naturally after the many long days of light.  But there is no excuse for us to exercise less because we don’t have time. Why? Well, we always can find exercise shortcuts to burn some calories:

  • park your car as far as possible;
  • take stairs whenever you can;
  • get up every fifteen minutes to stretch and deep breathe toh help reduce stress and detox;
  • dance / move / jump / stretch in the kitchen while you preparing a meal;
  • use more bending and stretching any time you clean the house, do gardening or talk on the phone (you can do the whole working out routine while text massaging).

We have to learn how to prioritize our health, our relationships, our jobs, etc., to sort them out and start a wonderful journey to wellness – a journey that will help us to get back our happy mind and healthy body.

Let us be smart, patient and full of a sense of humor if we want to feel and look fabulous this fall and winter season.

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

©Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach

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