Benefits of an Alkaline Diet

Hi ladies!

We all know that keeping our bodies healthy, keeps our immune system happy. Having a good balnaced PH in our blood, keeps us away from disease, and illness, and you can keep that immune system strong by following a strong Alkaline Diet. Alkaline rich foods give your body the important minerals that it needs to keep you functioning at your highest level. Balance is the most important key when trying to adjust to this type of lifestyle. The Alkaline Diet is not a fad, its a way of life, and Im the first to admit, that since I switched over 6 monthes ago, I have never felt better.

The PH in our blood is how acidic or alkaline it is, and our bodies PH needs to stay more alkaline to keep our immune system healthy and happy. That is what prevents us from getting sick or getting a virus right? it all comes down to our bodies PH. The great alkaline foods include:

  • wholesome fruits
  • vegetables
  • herbs
  • nuts
  • herbal teas
  • wheatgrass
  • spirulina

This is just the name of a few. There is a whole array of alkaline forming foods out there, and it truly is important to eat atleast 60-80% alkaline, and 20-40% acid, ( if you truly need acid forming foods). I know we all are in situations where we are at a gathering , or function, and those are the foods served.

Acid Forming foods are the foods including, grains, beans, meats, dairy, fast-food, pesticide ridden foods, processed foods that have horrible ingredients added to them ( which these foods include all the middle aisles in the grocery store. Acid forming foods are constantly compromising our immune systems, which in turn makes us more suseptible to illness and disease. Its best to keep these foods to a minimum because believe me they are not doing our bodies any justice at all. 

You always want to try to keep your body at a slightly alkaline PH of 7.3.This is very important, and can be done with adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to your daily diet .

Great benefits of the alkaline diet are :

  • Better moods, and More calmness
  • less anxiety
  • higher energy levels
  • fat loss ( around the midsection)
  • better focus and concentration
  • glowing skin
  • less sickness
  • anti-aging. ( you defintely feel at the top of your game) Many well known actresses follow this diet including Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston, and Gwenyth Paltrow to name a few. I started using the The Super Elixir, about 3 monthes ago, and Im not kidding when I say this, It’s the best super powder on the market. Just two teaspoons daily, and I cant tell you the way i feel since using this amazing product. Its purely alkalizing, and has 42 amazing ingredients and superfoods included, which help every single organ in your body. If you are curious on how to adjust to a more alkalizing diet, here are some tips:

  • Try some deep breathing exercises daily

  • Start your morning off with some hot lemon water with added organic lemon juice.( this is not only liver cleansing, but also highly alkalizing.
  • Cut down on the processed foods. ( They are NOT good for you).This is deli meats, packaged chicken, bacon, processed snacks, ect.
  • Exercise daily
  • Try finding pure fresh fruit and vegeatble dishes, and smoothies, and slowly adjust to them daily. Start out with just having one juice a day, and then increase it daily.

I sarted using The Super Elixir about 3 monthes ago, and I’m not kidding when I say this, It’s the Best super powder on the market.

Alkalize your body starting Today! There is no need to wait! IMG_6358 (1)


Looking for a good oil? Try Naturopathica. The best in Aromatherapy

Hi Beauties!

I have been a huge advocate of aromatherapy for a long time, in fact I have studied Aromatherapy for the past two years, and use oils quite frequently for a number of things. I have to tell you I have used them mainly for the purpose of spa use. I will use them after a bath, because I absolutely love the smell, and I use for natural scent in my home, as I’m not a huge advocate of artificial room fresheners or anything of that sort. Naturopathica, a great oil company is a fantastic company that really puts emphasis on wellness, and inspires individuals to their path of well being. I have used this line, and the youngliving line. Naturopathica is based on the holistic approach to health and healing, and the scents are wonderful. The youngliving line, has many mixed oils that help certain ailments, or reduce stress. Their scents are phenomenol as well. Naturopathica supports local farmers and agriculture, and their bottles are recyclable, and their tubes are made from 70% post- consumer plastic.

Did you know that using aromatherapy can help reduce anxiety, ease depression, help the healing process if you have had a cut, or sore of some sort, helps strengthens the immune system, increases circulation, and so much more? Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulation, which sends messages to the nervous system. Its very important when using aromatherapy that you consult with your doctor first, because when using oils, its very important to use them correctly, and some oils can interfere or counteract with any medications or treatments that you may be receiving. naturopathica has a skincare line, as well as a wise concoction line which includes body products, and products that support natural immunity. We all should strivefor a natural approach to living. Its all in our best interests and great for our health. If you are new to aromatherapy, try checking some great books out, and reading on the study, or even taking a small class, on aromatherapy. You can even contact a representative for youngliving, and they will meet with you , and help you learn all about these fine oils. naturopathica offers three free samples with any order over $75. This will give you a few more products to try out to see if there are any others that you like.FullSizeRender (27)


Honest Beauty

Happy Saturday!

We all are striving for amazing beauty care to keep our skin healthy and vibrant as we age, and one of the main components in a good skin care line, is making sure that it is healthy and made of healthy , wholesome ingredients. I am a very huge ” all natural” advocate in my home, and keeping my home healthy, and Also the food I buy. A lot of you I’m sure is wanting that just as well in your skincare . A good skincare that is great , and made of organic , all natural ingredients would be the Honest company, made by actress Jessica Alba. I’ve used her products, and I have to say that they deliver what they believe in. The beauty line is out, and it consist of a multitude of different products that can deliver that fresh beautiful skin you have longed for. It is hard finding a good line that you can believe in enough to buy, and see results, but this line is truly remarkable. I’ve used her primer, and I have to say it’s just as good as any primer you would find at Sephora. Believing in good honest wholesome ingredients that make up a good skin care line is just one of the many things that can make it so good. It can be very overwhelming when looking for that perfect prevention line to keep your skin looking good and healthy, but just  simple things by calling the company and asking for samples works wonders. Believe me when I say this, they WILL have samples, and are more than happy for you to try their line out. If you are tired of what your currently using, or looking for a more natural skincare in all aspects, this line is a great one to try out. image


Flash Flare.. Perfect jewelry from H& M

Hi Ladies!

Everyone of us has a certain style when it comes to jewelry. I know women who hardly where any except delicate gold pieces, and I have friends who where gorgeous bauble necklaces paired with a ton of wrist bling. Its whatever makes you feel good right? Exactly. Well I’m a little bit of both, with not putting a lot of emphasis on earrings. Ill wear earrings, but if they are on the larger side, Ill skip out on that necklace or bracelet. You will rarely see me with myself loaded up with jewelry. I myself love delicate gold jewelry. Its classy and elegant and can add just about any charm to any outfit. H&M has jewelry that is perfect for those nights out, and with that perfect black dress. You will find that if you are a H&M lover, you will find different pieces at different stores. You will find a bigger jewelry selection in bigger cities. Anna Dello Russo has started a lovely line of her pieces at H&M, and they are gorgeous. They include charms from vibrant colored necklaces, snake bracelets that basically slither around your wrist, drop earrings with gorgeous stones. If you have a certain color of shirt, or dress and you are looking for the perfect necklace or even ring, H&M never disappoints.

You will find a bigger jewelry selection in bigger cities.

I usually get on their app about once a week to find the newest colloborations that have come out, or go hit up the Chicago based store which is my all time favorite . They have a lot more to pick from, and you will always walk out with more than you hoped for. Check out my newest necklace that I recently picked up. this necklace comes in the colors black, gray, and coral . FullSizeRender (25)


Health Benefits of the Cayenne Pepper

FullSizeRender (23)Hi Ladies!

Cayenne peppers have been in the health news recently with all of the health benefits that they give you. You can find this pepper in anything from your favorite dishes, to smoothies, to adding a bit to your smoothies. A little bit of this pepper goes a long way. I want to share with you the health benefits of this beautiful red pepper , and why it should be added to your daily diet.

  • Cayenne Increases Metabolism- The consumption of this pepper helps speed the metabolism with the high amount of Capsacin in it.  Your circulation is increased and helps on oxygen delivery.
  • Lowers Blood Pressure- This pepper dilates the blood vessels, in return lowers your blood pressure.
  • IT helps with the cold and flu- This acts as a huge detoxifier , and helps strengthens the immune system, which in turn keeps you from contacting those nasty viruses.
  • It helps to prevent cancer- the detoxifying effect has a lot to do with this, and in return helps fight off those free radicals , that promote cancer growth. ( even more reason to eat your cayennes)
  • Helps heal ulcers- I know many of friends that suffer from ulcers, and ulcers can have a huge impact on your daily life ( suffering with pain on a daily basis) .Cayenne peppers are known to help them heal. IT is so vital to add this daily, or even weekly to your diet. If you are making a green juice for the morning, or just to have through the day, try adding a bit of this to it. Honestly , when I add cayenne pepper to my juices, it gives it a great taste, and a bit of a twist, and it adds so much protection to your organs, and keeping them healthy.

There are so many health benefits from cayenne peppers. You will be doing your body a world of good.