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Are Green Smoothies just a fad? October 31 2014, 1 Comment


I don't know about you but all I seem to see in my Instagram and Facebook feed these days are green smoothies and VERY bendy, gorgeous people in yoga poses! I've dabbled in the green smoothie trend, particularly during a 28-day yoga challenge where I even went out specifically to purchase a blender to make them. I made one almost every day during that month and I have to admit I did feel AMAZING! I really love smoothies particularly in the summer months but find them a little hard to take in winter. I wanted to call on an expert to give her opinion about green smoothies to clarify in my mind once and for all - are they just a fad? Introducing Julie Dargan from Dargan Vitality... Read the full blog post here.


Why I've quit coffee October 25 2014, 2 Comments

Almost three weeks ago now I decided to quit coffee. I love the smell and love the taste but don't really like what happens afterwards to my poor belly! Grumble, grumble then a quick run to the nearest bathroom (sorry for the details).  

I've never been a coffee addict, but what started out as 1-2 coffees over the weekend had become a daily habit. Walking past my favourite coffee shop on the way to work smelling that delicious coffee scent, coupled with the cold winter made it hard not to stop off for my daily coffee. I loved chatting to the baristas and analysing our crazy dreams as my coffee was being created. It also made for a nice excuse to get out of the office to stretch my legs after sitting at my desk all day. Read the full blog post here.