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Happy Hummus

by Judy Griffin on March 30, 2013

Happy  Hummus 1 16 oz can of Eden Organic chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas 3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (adjust to taste) 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon  sea salt 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil dash of crushed red pepper flakes Preparation: Drain chickpeas and set […]


Showing up in your life

by Judy Griffin on March 29, 2013

                    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust   I am so grateful for having my  very special friend  Sue in my life for so many years.  Each year as […]


Finding a stronger me

by Judy Griffin on March 11, 2013

My path to vibrant  living started with a tragedy.  Although I always had a passion for cooking, health, and fitness I really didn’t learn what a healthy lifestyle was until after I experienced the tragic death of my brother Joey. I felt so lost, sad, angry, and empty that I really lost touch with me. […]


  My oldest child is turning 10 soon.  My youngest turned 2 in October.  This means that for 10 years, I’ve been deeply focused on other’s needs, multitasking, sleeping poorly, and truly putting my needs aside because everyone else was so much louder.  I remember as each of my children moved into age 2, I […]


Word up! What’s your word for 2013?

by Judy Griffin on January 11, 2013

Forget about resolutions, choosing a word is an ideal way to create your intention. Want to give it a whirl? What resonates for you?  What do you crave?  Just choose from your heart. My choice words  relate. Focusing on breath and time will help be weave in harmony and flourish. Everyone that knows me sees […]


Blissful Hot Cacao

by Judy Griffin on November 10, 2012

Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder • 1 Tbsp Peruvian Maca powder • 2 Tbsp Agave Nectar (add more to taste) • 2 Tbsp boiling water • 1 cup of organic almond, coconut, cashew milk • 2 cups of boiling water Makes 2 servings Prep Time:2 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Directions: Mix the […]


Cacao Blast- Energizer Smoothie

by Judy Griffin on August 20, 2012

Cacao Blast- Energizer Smoothie Serves 2 Directions: 2 cups coconut water or water 1/4 cup of raw cacao powder* (if you love chocolate you can add more) 1 Tbsp maca powder 1 Tbsp hemp seed powder 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds 2 dried medjool dates (you can also use figs or raw honey) 1 avocado 6 […]


Revitalizing Red Quinoa Wraps

by Judy Griffin on March 8, 2012

Revitalizing Red Quinoa Wraps 2 c. Red Quinoa (rinse before cooking) 4 cups of water 1/3 c. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 avocado chopped 1 chopped red onion Juice of 2 limes 1 c. chopped fresh cilantro Celtic Sea Salt to taste Optional Steam Collard Greens –to make wraps You can also use Romaine Lettuce […]


Calm Heart Meditation

by Judy Griffin on January 9, 2012

I have made an intention to incorporate daily meditation into my life. I know this will benefit me in numerous ways. I find meditating calms my body and mind, reduces stress, blankets me with comfort, and really helps me focus and find some balance. The trick for me is carving out this time regularly so […]

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