Make no doubt about it mamas! Summer is here!
This means sun, fun and cocktails… and you’re drinking not because the kids are home (we kid!) but to keep cool of course!
So give this low calorie, delicious & refreshing Strawberry Citrus Cocktail a try this 4th of July!
A few sprigs of mint
1 Tablespoon light agave
1 shot Grey Goose Citron
Muddle the strawberries & mint together in a shaker with ice and shake shake shake! Add remaining ingredients and shake a bit more. Pour over ice, garnish with a strawberry & enjoy!
Happy 4th of July to all!
The weather is starting to warm up and with that comes my overwhelming desire to sit outside in my backyard on Saturday afternoons… watch the kids play with matches (I’m KIDDING) I mean on the swing set and sip on these delightful Strawberry Basil Margaritas while I soak in the sun!
Perfect for get togethers, make a pitcher in advance and enjoy! xo
Strawberry Basil Margaritas
1 Cup of Fresh Lime Juice
1 Container of Fresh Strawberries cleaned & quartered
10 Basil Leaves Roughly Chopped
2 1/2 Cups Tequila
3/4 Cup Cointreau
2 Cups of Water
Pitcher full of ice
Combine all ingredients into the pitcher and give a good stir!
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Stress. We all suffer from it at one point or the other, if not daily. Nervousness, irritability, the feeling that you want to strangle the living sh*t out of anyone that crosses your path… mental exhaustion. Do you pick up what I’m putting down?
Look, stress doesn’t just affect the way you feel, there are actual physical reactions that your body goes through. Some of them include: (I’m going to sound very doctor-y right now)
Central Nervous System: Anxiety Depression & Fatigue
Cardiovascular System: High Blood Pressure/ Heart Attack Risk
Digestive System: Stomach Ulcers, The RUNS!
Respiratory System: Shortness of Breath
Immune System: Lowered Resistance To Infections
Endocrine System: Menstrual, Thyroid & Adrenal Disorders
Skin: Eczema & Rashes
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Here are 4 Superfoods you need to always have stocked in your kitchen. Not only will they keep your body moving but they will help your brain function at it’s best!
Flu Season is just about to peak and it’s time to fight back! What better way than with a body cleanse! Let’s do this! It’s easy and will not only detoxify your body, but will cleanse your skin and if you’re fighting the last of that stubborn cold or feel one coming on, boost your immune system. What is this magic cleanse I speak of? Why it’s the Apple Cider Vinegar cleanse! Read more »
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St. Patrick’s Day!! Time for green beer? Not feelin’ it? Yeah, us too. Kinda seems un-natural and icky really the thought of drinking a lime green anything if you didn’t make it that color naturally? RIGHT?
If you really feel like you can’t hold back and you MUST have a green cocktail… go for this one! The Lucky Leprechaun. It’s a Moms Gone Zen favorite! So do St. Patty’s day right this year and serve up this cocktail! May you come home covered in kisses… Irish or not!
2 parts of Boru Irish Vodka (Vodka)
1 small cucumber, quartered
1 small cucumber (for garnish)
10 fresh mint leaves
3 tablespoons of fresh squeezed lime juice
1 cup of ice
1 tablespoon agave nectar
Dash of sea salt
Put cucumbers, mint and lime juice in a blender on high until well blended. Put ice, vodka, agave, and a dash of salt in a shaker. Pour cucumber mixture through a fine mesh sieve into the shaker as well. Shake well to combine and chill. Serve over ice. Garnish with sliced cucumber & fresh mint.
Let’s face the facts. Colon cancer stinks! I mean, really. IT STINKS!
Of all of the cancers that affect both men & women, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, cancer of the colon & rectum is the second leading cancer killer in the US. Kinda shocking right?
Don’t feel defenseless against this shitty disease though! I’m here to give you some great tips on foods you can eat, a delish recipe along with what you can do to help prevent it! Read more »
Moms Gone Zen proudly introduces… Cat Cora!
We’re thrilled to introduce you to our very first Featured Mom, Cat Cora — the first female Iron Chef, co-host of Bravo’s “Around the World in 80 Plates,” Founder of Chefs for Humanity, and super-MOM extraordinaire of 4 gorgeous boys under the age or 10! Read more »