Happy, healthy and hot mornings

Yes, there is such a thing!  Starting your morning off with some healthy habits will not only make you feel great, it sets the tone for the rest of your day.

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So I’m going to give you a quick run down of my morning routine.  I’m not telling you to do everything I do.  But maybe you’ll see something here you want to try!

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It’s a typical Monday

and here’s what I ate.  Why am I telling you?  Because I get questions from friends asking what I eat on a day to day basis.  So I’m going to tell you about a typical day.  If you are trying to eat gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, Paleo, or just clean, maybe you’ll get some ideas.

As usual, I started the day with coffee.  If you’ve been following this blog you know I use my Vitamix to blend some crazy stuff into my coffee in the am….coconut oil and ghee for healthy fats and fat soluble vitamins, and collagen because it has incredible skin boosting qualities.  This morning I added a dash of turmeric for good measure…a potent anti-inflammatory.  Oh, and the coffee is always half-caf so I don’t bounce off the walls.

Monday ginger drink
This is my ginger drink.  I forgot to take a pic of my coffee!  And no idea why my necklace is so crooked!

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I tend to avoid garlic

because I don’t want to stink!  So I was a little hesitant to try the garlic flavored ghee from Simply Ghee.  I had no fear of the Sriracha…I love a little heat!

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You may remember back in February I had a great time talking to the Ghee Gals, Nancy and Bev, about Simply Ghee, their locally produced, grass fed ghee.  Ghee is butter that has been clarified, so that the dairy proteins are removed.  Many people that don’t tolerate dairy have no problem at all with ghee. Not only is ghee full of healthy fats and fat soluble vitamins, it tastes amazing!   In case you missed it, here’s the post:  O M Ghee!!!!!!!

Since that post, I’ve had a chance to try their two new flavors, sriracha and black garlic.

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Happy, healthy and hot car

I’m not kidding!  There are some days when I practically live out of my car, and I know I’m not alone.  Why not make your car time happy, healthy and hot?  The tips I’m sharing today are really intended for your daily running around, but they are great for travel too.

As far as happy, you know music makes me happy!  Right now I am loving “Pillowtalk” by Zayn.  Seriously, how hot is that song??!!  Listen to the lyrics…I can’t get enough!  Also “Youth” by Troye Sivan.  And “Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE.  Lots of fun new music out right now.

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Big smile because I’m listening to Zayn!

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Quick veggie tip

I’ve had fun testing out sunscreen, mascara and lipstick.  But being happy, healthy and hot really starts on the inside, and I believe what you eat can make a big difference.

Whether you are vegan, or paleo, or somewhere in between, everyone agrees we could use more vegetables in our lives.  I’m always looking for ways to do that, and here’s what I’ve been really into lately…

brussels sprouts package
How cute are my Jamberry polka dot nails?

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