Almond milk is definitely my favorite dairy-free milk alternative. When I’m buying almond milk at the store, I always look for organic and unsweetened. The best almond milk, though, is the kind you make yourself! If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out on one of life’s greatest pleasures. Homemade almond milk is creamier, nuttier, and just overall more delicious than store bought. This almond milk is delicious on it’s own, but I also use it in tea, smoothies, or with granola.
When you have dips in energy throughout the day or feel sleep deprived, do you reach for caffeine or sugar? These “quick fixes” for energy will only leave you feeling more depleted later. Over time, if you’re always self-medicating with some form of unnatural energy, this pattern can lead to a constant feeling of fatigue. If you’re riding the energy roller coaster, try one of these 5 tips next time you feel a slump:
This is one of my absolute favorite green juice recipes. It’s crisp, refreshing, and perfect for the warmer months! It has a lot of cucumber in it, which is great for hydration and for skin, and the addition of mint and basil gives it a delicious fresh flavor. To add some dark leafy greens, I use spinach in this recipe because it has a smoother and more subtle taste than other greens. The lime and ginger give it a tangy kick. Trust me on this one - it’s going to become your new favorite juice!
One of the best things you can do for the health of your body, your family, your community and the planet is educate yourself about what’s going on in the world of health and wellness. Here at Be Well, we’re strong advocates for empowering our patients to get educated about their health. We love offering resources so that people can learn the importance of diet and lifestyle choices.
So, you’re on the Be Well Cleanse. Congratulations! You’re changing your diet to remove inflammatory foods, and you’re adding in nutrient-rich detoxing shakes and supplements. Chances are you’re feeling great, but your body is detoxing, so you want to make sure to be gentle with yourself and practice extra self-care during this process! Here are a few ways you can increase your self-care and supercharge your cleanse:
Have you ever thought about going on a cleanse but hesitated, not knowing which one to choose or if it’s the right decision for you? Here at Be Well, we get a lot of questions about cleansing, and we see patients every day who end up embarking on a cleanse and getting great results. We believe cleansing the body isn’t about starving yourself or skipping meals with family and friends. We focus on an elimination diet that rids the body of common allergens and inflammatory foods, and we add in shakes with detoxing nutrients that support liver function (the body's main detoxification organ) and supplements that get rid of bad bacteria in the gut and promote healthy digestion.