A Purified Pregnancy | The Finale

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 32-36

Amanda Nicole Smith Lifestyle, Pregnancy Leave a Comment

We’re in the home stretch now and getting more and more anxious to meet the little one. Even though we have accomplished so much, there is still so much left to do and learn. This will most likely be my last post until the birth story and includes weeks 32-36. The biggest accomplishment I made these past weeks was creating …

Raw Vegan Brookies

Brookies | No Bake, Guten Free & Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Dessert, Gluten Free, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan 3 Comments

Brownies and chocolate chip cookies come together in one harmonious bite. These brookies are made from simple whole ingredients such as pecans, cashews, coconut flour, cacao, and dates, plus they take less than 10 minutes to make. They’re raw vegan, gluten-free and don’t even require an oven. All you need is a food processor or blender to process the ingredients, …

Simple Peaches & Cream Milkshake

Peaches & Cream Milkshake | Vegan

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Vegan Leave a Comment

Simple to make, thick and creamy, peaches and cream milkshake made with wholesome vegan ingredients. This is the perfect breakfast to keep you full and satisfied for hours, plus it’s absolutely delicious! Every morning I eat about 4-6 pieces of fruit as my “pre-breakfast”, then when I need something a bit more filling I turn to my milkshakes.  I leave …

30 Weeks Pregnant

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 29-31

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The weeks are flying by and everyday we get more and more excited to meet baby girl. Thanks to my friends and family, her room is filled with clothes, books, bottles, toys, and everything else she needs. She moves and kicks constantly, and sometimes it’s on both sides at the same time, which means she’s getting much bigger! My lovely …

28 Weeks Pregnant

A Purified Pregnancy | Weeks 26-28

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Time is flying by and now that I am in the third and final trimester, I’m realizing just how close we are to meeting our precious little girl. Words cannot describe how excited and thankful I am. A lot has happened in the past few weeks. I decided to shop around for a different doctor/midwife and realized that the doctor …

50 tips and tricks to improve flexibility

50 Tips & Tricks To Improve Your Flexibility

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Let’s go over 50 different tips and tricks to help you improve your flexibility. Find or create a consistent flexibility routine. Try the flexibility challenge routines. Start with an aerobic or cardio warmup that includes joint rotations. Create a schedule; 4 days a week, 1 hour per session is a good place to start. Find a local flexibility class or …

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

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These strawberry lemonade popsicles are made with real fruit, full of flavor, and super easy to make. It’s sour and fruity and never runs out of flavor like some popsicles, plus they’re cheaper to make than store bought popsicles. Dominick tried one while I was teaching classes and texted me, “This is the best popsicle I have ever had in …