Love balls

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Just a few reasons why these love balls make for the perfect treat.

1) SUPER SIMPLE: These little guys take me no longer than 20 minutes to make. The last time I wanted something chocolatey I went to the store to pick me up a treat and by the time I got back I realized I could have easily just made a batch of these guys.

2) These yummy sweets are really NUTRITIOUS: All the ingredients are super clean. My favourite things about these bliss balls is that they go so perfectly with any superfood. You name it: goji berries, ginger, chia seeds, even cayenne pepper. So if your trying to find a way to get your daily dose of hemp hearts or even a greens powder in your daily diet, hide them in these bad boys ūüėČ

3)Most importantly, sooooo YUMMY: The one thing all my clients worry about is giving up their favourite foods, ¬†my reply is always the same. Never focus on removing anything from your diet, especially in the beginning. ¬†Make your #1 priority to focus on adding in all your new healthy habits first. When you’re ready, you’ll start “crowding out” naturally. At this point in time, you’ll want to ¬†find ¬†substitutions for all your weak spots. Mine always has been and always will be chocolate. For me these little love balls cut my cravings and keep me in line.

Ingredients:

2 cups raw almonds

3/4 cup raw cacao powder

6 dates, pitted

1/2 cup raisin (cranberries works nicely too)

1 Tbs coconut oil (optional)

1/4 cup filtered water

2-3 tbs honey

pinch of sea salt

Add ons: (Optional)

1 cup shredded organic unsweetened coconut, chia seeds, cayenne pepper, ginger, goji berries, hemp hearts, fish oils, pumpkin seed protein powder.

Grind almonds in small blender ( like magic bullet) or in food processor, the add cacao, dates, raisins, coconut oil and seasoning. Once everything in blended, add water to mixture and blend a little more.

Once everything is mixed, roll up your sleeves and start rolling some love balls. For a nice added touch roll them in some chia seeds for more nutrition and a nice crunch. I usually do half a batch this way and the other half rolled in  shredded coconut. Keep in fridge for at least 1 hour before serving to guest.

Perfect treat for clients during the holiday season.

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Fresh Veggie Juice

It’s crazy how one simple thing can change your entire world. Just over a year ago I felt as if I had been robbed of my youth and time. ¬†I was 25 with puffy bags under my eyes, dull skin and what was once ¬†shiny and wavy hair was now dry, brittle and lifeless.

Ever since my first tall glass of fresh homemade veggie juice, EVERYTHING has changed. All my family and friends could tell that something was different about me. ¬†My energy was not only back but it was steady, unlike the waves you get from drinking a red bull or caffeine beverage. My hair has more oumff, as my boyfriend likes to say and MY SKIN. My skin was never completely horrible, but it always needed covering up. Now it simply glows all the time. I would have to say that overall, the best part about drinking the juice is that you can’t help but to feel happy. This might sounds a little silly or even crazy, but it’s the only way I can explain it. When you feel healthy, have energy and feel beautiful, life feels amazing and you can’t help but to smile and be that amazing person that your meant to be.

For a glowing complexion, unlimited energy and to help you attain your perfect waistline, I suggest 2 cups of fresh homemade veggie juice daily. Homemade is always best because that way you get in some extra Vitamin L.. LOVE, which makes your juice even more nutritious ‚̧

Recipe:

8 romaine leaves

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3 kale leaves

4 stalks of celery

1 apple

1 lemon

small little chunk of ginger

Enjoy! ūüôā

Chelsey Marie xoxo