My favorite coconut water ♡

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There are many different brands of coconut water that I have tried but C2O is by far my favorite brand of coconut water. It is the most natural and refreshing beverage that I have tasted. C2O is 100% natural, fat free, unsweetened, and contains a whole load of potassium!

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I bought one that contained pulp this time but for those of you who don’t like pulp don’t you worry they have pulp free as well 😉

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its so yummy guys 🙂 coconut water is so good for you. It keeps you hydrated, helps your immune system, digestive system, and the list can go on and on!

They sell C2O at any Whole Foods store

You can also purchase them online- http://www.c2o-cocowater.com/ 

Stay rejuvenated everyone 🙂

with so much love,

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Oxford Exchange ♡

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My sweetest  friend Kristen introduced my friends & I to the cutest restaurant in Tampa called The Oxford Exchange.

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The store is also a bookstore, coffee (Buddy Brew Coffee Co.), & tea  (Tebella Tea Company) shop

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I fell in love with how adorable all the decor was set up

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I ordered the Super Green salad.  I loved that they added fresh feta cheese and avocado but my favorite part of the salad was the dressing which was a “chia-lime vinaigrette”  omg it was delicioussss

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I also tried a few of their beverages , I fell in LOVE with the mint julep so I would definitely recommend that which contained lavender, jasmine, rose, and peppermint.

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Thank you Kristen for showing us around I really did love this place ❤

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If you guys ever go to Tampa stop and try Oxford Exchange.

For more information check out their website- http://oxfordexchange.com/

with so much love,

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The Juicery @ The North End ♡

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I go to the North End (Little Italy) often and I always pass by this really cute Juice shop so I decided to give it a try 🙂

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I liked that they had so much variety on their menu from Juices to Smoothies to Acai Bowls

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I tried the smoothie called “Woah Nellie”  which had banana, strawberry, raspberry, yogurt, coconut, apple juice and almond milk

MMMM, right?!

It was delicious, as a lover of all fruits… I love that they added so many fruits to this drink

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This store is definitely Alisa approved ❤

I’ll definitely go again

for those of you who live in the area I would definitely recommend for you to go here and check it out 🙂

with so much love,

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My Daily Morning Juice Routine Recipe ♡

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I like to  make vegetable juices in the morning, its definitely a staple for a great morning 🙂 it boosts up my metabolism and gives me the nutrients and energy to start out my day!

  Soooooo I thought I’d share with you guys my recipe ❤

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2 handfuls of spinach

1 handful of kale

1/2 apple

Coconut Water (sometimes i like to substitute almond milk instead)

Sprinkle some chia seeds

If you’d like a thicker consistency you can add greek yogurt as well

(I used a vitamix but you can use any type of blender)

its soooo simple, filling, and yummy

it might taste really bitter (because I put more vegetables than fruits) but if you want a sweeter taste you can add more apples and fruits to your liking 🙂

Hope you enjoy it as much as I doooooooo 🙂

ps. I would love to try some recipes if anyone has any recommendations!

with so much love,

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Murray Street Coffee Shop

Processed with VSCOcam with p5 presetToday I went to Murray Street Coffee Shop located in Downtown Dallas. I had a cappuccino with almond milk. I also got a sandwich but I forgot to take a picture 😦 sorry!! BUT if you do go…. I recommend the turkey sandwich and if you’re leaning on more of the healthy side I recommend the sandwich called “the insider” (the ingredients included fresh cucumbers, ezekiel bread, avocado, arugula, and aioli sauce). The ingredients were fresh and organic… and definitely healthy and delicious.

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I was able to drive around and snap some pics of Downtown Dallas too! It’s good to be back and visiting…Yes i missed you Dallas 🙂

If you do go to this coffee shop let me know what you got and what you thought of it 🙂

With so much love,

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Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Hello Everyone,

This morning my lovely mama shared with me her homemade Acai Bowl recipe. For those of you who do not know what an Acai Bowl is, it is a typical brazillian dish made from Acai palm fruit. Acai is pronounced (ah-sah-EE), the Acai fruit is filled with great antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fats. It is said that Acai benefits includes fat burning, slow aging, and also helps lower high cholesterol. (so its great for people who are wanting to eat healthy and wanting to lose weight). The Acai Bowl has so many benefits, and its so tasty as well I thought it would be great to share with you guys our homemade recipe, so here it is!

Things you will need:
Kiwi
Blueberries
Strawberries
Banana
Crushed Multi Grain Cereal
Raw Gluten Free Oats
Chia Seeds
Coconut Milk
Acai Juice

For those of you who do not know what Chia Seeds are, I have placed a photo below. 

Chia Seeds can be used for various foods & recipes, some of the benefits of the Chia Seeds are they contain omega 3 fatty acids, contains lots of calcium, contains protein, helps fight belly fat, and also helps to boost your metabolism. 

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we used the “original” flavor of the Acai Juice like the photo represented below

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ps. you can choose any type of fruit/fruits you’d like, these are just a few that we preferred for our Acai Bowl.

pss. I am not a cook or a recipe writer, and did not take exact measurements for everything,
but the key to good food is making it with love (right?! 😉 ) haha so please bare with me.

Step One: First begin by putting the chia seeds and oats in the bowl and pour the coconut milk in as well. I’m not sure what the measurements are but make sure that the coconut milk soaks the oats and chia seeds (don’t let the oats & chia seeds float lol). Depending on how much oats and chia seeds you put in, place the bowl in the microwave for about 2-3 minutes (basically leave in microwave until they look fully cooked).

Step Two: Take out the bowl from the microwave and let the bowl cool for another 2-3 minutes. During this time you can begin cutting your fruits. In this bowl we used 1 Strawberry, 1/2 Kiwi, 1/2 Banana, and a small handful of blueberries and crushed multi grain cereal.

Step Three: Stir the oats and chia seeds until you see that the substance of the oats and chia seeds have become thick.

Step Four: Pour the Acai Juice over the oats and Chia Seeds, If you are wanting to have a very
sweet Acai Bowl pour a lot in but if you are just wanting a hint of sweetness pour just a little
bit in. (So detailed & helpful ? haha) After you pour the Acai Juice, make sure you stir your bowl again.

Step Five: Place the toppings (your fruits & grains) however you like on top, and TADA you have finished making your Acai Bowl.

Step Six: Now you can enjoy your healthy, sweet, and tasty Acai Bowl 🙂

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There are so many ingredients you can add to your Acai Bowl, get creative with it and have fun making it your own

If you tried making this please send me pictures of what your Acai Bowl looked like, I would love to see them:)

With Love,

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