How to Make Healthy Smoothies: What I’ve Learned

Strawberry raspberry coconut smoothie

Recently, healthy smoothies have been a huge part of my daily routine: for breakfast, post-workout fuel, dessert, or just because.

During the past few months, I’ve had my share of hits and misses with flavors, texture and temperature but I think I’m finally beginning to master this thing!

To help out my readers and friends starting or re-starting a healthy journey, I’m sharing a few tips and tricks for making smoothies, which I hope you will find useful. Enjoy!

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Ask An Expert: Help Me, I’m Stressed!

tips for managing stress

Lately, way too many of my conversations with friends and family have been about stress: the job, the out-of-control boss, the new baby, the no-good boyfriend, bills, school, and the pressure to make it.

It made me get to thinking about what we’re doing wrong: why aren’t we coping and conquering?

So I reached out to Dr. Alexine Jackman for some answers. She’s a young, hip certified consultant, whose job is to help people manage stress. Our conversation was an absolute eye-opener.

Here’s how it went.

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Ask An Expert: Fitness, Food and Weight Loss Tips for Girls on the Go


It seems like more than ever, everyone is fitness-conscious. From T25 to hot yoga; no carbs to raw foods, it’s a dizzying weight-loss world out there.

So I invited Dr. Donna Matthew of Caribbean Weight Loss Clinic and Spa to share her advice.

In this interview, Donna, a medical doctor with 10 years of experience, dishes on how to choose a diet, the foods we should eat more of, and how to fit into that New Year’s Eve dress.

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