Drinks

  • Gut Healthy Probiotic Cocktail

    Gut Healthy Probiotic Cocktails Say what?! A Gut Healthy Probiotic Cocktail! Yep, that’s right. Today I will show you how to make this delicious concoction. This month for The Recipe Redux Monthly Challenge was to make a Probiotic Cocktails and Gut-Health Mocktails! We’re seeing probiotic cocktails and gut-health mocktails popping up on trendy drink menus.  Our Gut Health is truly an important factor in our overall health.  If we have poor gut health it will show up in other areas affecting our overall health. We’ve all heard the saying, “listen to your gut.” And while that advice often refers to our intuition, it should also speak to our digestion. One way I…

  • Pomegranate Spritzer

    Pomegranate Spritzer   ** I received free samples of POM Wonderful mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.** I am so excited to be able to be part of the amazing #CrazyHealthy contest. Have you tried Pom Wonderful? My family loves this juice. I was given these samples from Pom Wonderful but all the options and recipes are my own. I actually had a hard time keeping my kids from drinking the juice before I had the opportunity to make a new…

  • Gratitude

    Gratitude I love this time of year!! I truly am so very Thankful for you!! “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”― Marcel Proust Thanksgiving is a special tradition filled with family, friends, lots of food and alcohol. You can enjoy your Thanksgiving while accomplishing your weight loss and health goals, all while enjoy your favorite holiday foods. No need to worry. There is a way to enjoy your Thanksgiving and still keep your nutrition and fitness goals. Did you know that the average person will consume approximately 2500-3000 additional calories during the Thanksgiving eat-a-thon? I’ve put…

  • Charcoal Lemonade Recipe

    Activated Charcoal Lemonade with Collagen Recipe Our take on the activated charcoal lemonade with collagen recipe craze looks much cooler than the sludge-colored detox drinks everyone seems to be sipping lately. We froze our activated charcoal into ice cubes, creating a stark contrast when served in bright lemonade. When the ice starts to melt, it creates a cool-looking swirling effect as the charcoal mixes with the drink. To give it an extra boost, we mixed in Great Lakes Gelatin Collagen Hydrolysate powder. Collagen helps keep joints flexible and skin supple but because it decreases with age, it’s important to replenish with collagen-rich foods or supplements. This powder from Great Lakes…

  • Pineapple Mojito Green Smoothie

    This is a delicious refreshing green smoothie.   Related posts:Amazon Prime Day July 16-17, 2024Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread! livesimplywithkristin.com

  • Cinco De Mayo Clean Eating Recipes!

    Cinco De Mayo Clean Eating Recipes! Happy Cinco De Mayo and Happy Friday to everyone!!!!! My family and I love Mexican food! In fact, we have Taco Tuesday every week! =)   Remember the Lego Movie? Ever since then my kids have seen that movie they have wanted Taco Tuesday! So how can you enjoy your Mexican and not kill your meal plan for the day?! I did my workout today (get my workout here) and I’ve been on track all day! Plus been making sure to drink plenty of water!  *** Try and drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces each day! Here are some clean and healthy recipes…

  • Herbal Tea

    Herbal Tea Challenge! Did You know that tea is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, herbal teas are a natural way to give your health a boost. Herbal teas are not only delicious and relaxing, they can help with everything from detoxifying your body to boosting your energy levels.   By drinking tea, you are providing your body with much-needed hydration, which most people forget to monitor during cold, winter days.   Tea can relieve insomnia, calm an upset stomach, and help fight viruses and infections. Teas also have been proven to help protect against cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss, helps burn fat, reduces stress,  prevent clogging…