101 Uses for Essential Oils Lavender, Lemon & Peppermint

LEMON
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Home Use

1. A Cure for Laundry Neglect. Lemon essential oil takes out ALL odor when you forget and leave your load of laundry in the washer way too long!

2. Tame Oozy, Sappy Trees. Whether the sap is on your carpet, clothes or seeped into your skin, lemon oil is excellent for removing pine gum and tree sap.

3. Stop Grease in its Tracks. You just fixed your bike. Your hands are black and greasy. Soap alone won’t remove the grease, but lemon oil mixed with your soap will.  Lemon oil is a great de-greaser!

4. Disinfect the Disgusting. You can add lemon oil to a spray bottle of water and attack what may be living in your range hood, on your tables, countertops and other surfaces. For some extra chemical-free firepower, a little vinegar is a traditional favorite.

5. Lose the Gas Mask. When you clean the gunky build up in your shower, do you practically have to wear a gas mask to survive the fumes? Go gas mask free and clean with lemon oil. Just a small amount of lemon oil will go a long way in removing hard water build up.

6. Nourish Your Leathers. Whether you ride a Harley in style or cherish the patina of your leather sofa at home, your leathers are not maintenance free. Use a lemon oil soaked cloth to preserve them, and prevent leather from splitting.

7. High Ho Silver. A lemon oil treated cloth is a great remedy for the early stages of tarnish on silver or other metals. You may not eat on silver every day, but bracelets, earrings, necklaces often need some love.

8. Deactivate the Sticky. Lemon oil can help you avert a hair cutting crisis the next time you deal with gum in hair. Got kids with obsessive addictions to stickers or temporary tattoos? Works for those too. Not for wide receivers.

9. Love Your Luster. Bring your furniture back to life with lemon oil! Just add a few drops of lemon oil to olive oil for a non-toxic furniture polish. Lemon oil leaves a beautiful shine, prevents fine wood finishes from drying out, and replaces lost moisture in antique woods as it penetrates worn finishes.

10. De-Smudge Your Stainless. You don’t need to hunt down that “single use” stainless steel cleaner anymore. Multi-use lemon oil is great for cleaning stainless steel appliances. You’ll love the way stainless looks and smells!

11. Clean Granite or Porous Stone. What is living in the pores of your natural stone counters or floors? Lemon oil cleans deeply, seeps into stone and leaves you with a “real fresh lemons” aroma, rather than that fake lemon chemical smell.

12. Energize your Brush.  If your toothbrush seems a bit tired, add a drop of lemon and peppermint oils to chase away that run-down feeling.

13. Quarantine Pungencies. Moldy kid’s sneakers, a baby’s blowout, potty training … it all adds up to an less than desirable aroma. Diffuse or spray lemon oil and neutralize odors at their source!

14. Take the Spine Out of Scuffs. Got a scuff mark that just won’t go away? Lemon oil lifts scuff marks in remarkable ways!

15. Curtail the Dank, Musty or Mildewed. Things get stored away. Things get old. Things don’t see the light of day. Chase away that “old smell” and inject new energy with a good lemon oil wipe down.

16.Stop Cutting Board Bacteria Palooza. Cutting boards can harbor bacteria in your kitchen.  Nobody wants to taste the chemicals you have in your cleaning closet, yet most people love the taste of lemon!

17. Control an Aphid Invasion, Naturally.  Aphids — those pesky little bugs that dine on your roses and other plants.  Lemon oil (or peppermint) with water in a garden spray bottle are a natural pesticide that kills aphids and their larvae on contact, but leave your plants looking lovely.

18. Spot-Free Dishes. Add a few drops of lemon oil to your dishwasher soap container with each load.  Your dishes will come out looking like new… spot-free!

19. Refresh Bad Smelling Washcloths. When your kitchen washcloths smell foul and could use a boost, add lemon oil to your detergent, soak overnight, wash, dry and your kitchen will smell so much better!

Cooking & Food

20. Energy Boost. For a quick, refreshing energy boost, combine a couple drops each of lemon essential oil and peppermint essential oil in a glass of water and drink up. Add a lemony taste to your bottled water.

21. Zest Up Your Sugary Indulgences. There are an infinite number of ways lemon oil can add a bit of freshness to your sugary savors: Lemon frosting • Lemon meringue • Sour cream lemon pie • Lemon cakes • Lemon tart glaze • Lemon squares  • Lemon cookies  • Breathtaking, awe-inspiring lemonade

23. Pep Up Your Entrees. With lemon oil, there are countless ways to make the bland zippy, or the blah peppy:  Roasted salmon & asparagus with lemon oil, Linguine & shrimp with lemon oil, Lemon oil drizzled over vegetables (especially broccoli),  Lemon garlic shrimp  … or to add a fresh kick to an already great salad.

24. Preserve What You’ve Got. Use lemon oil in a spray to keep your cut fruit fresh until serving.

Body & Mind

25. Ease Respiratory Gunkity Goop. When used with a humidifier, it’s a great way to slow wheezing, colds, cough, and other upper respiratory problems.

26. De-scratch Your Scratchy Throat. Adding a couple drops of lemon essential oil to warm water & honey can change that yucky sore throat feeling, slow a nasty cough, and douse a fever. Lemon oil fights bacteria, as well as viruses.

27. Honeylicious Hair Highlights …Chemical Free. Skip the expensive salon highlight treatment, and use lemon oil to create your own hair highlights.  Just go in the sun after using with your hair product, and it will lighten your hair.  Be careful, it works well!

28.  Fight the Fungus Among Us. Tired of seeing that unsightly nail fungus?  Lemon oil is great for nails, and can help fight against nail fungus.

29.  Halt the Nervous Nellie, In You. When combined with lavender oil and diffused into a room, you’ll find you feel less anxious, a better  mood, more even keel, and well … linear.

30. Clear Thinking & Clear Focus, Made Visible. A clear mind, a clean slate, a fresh outlook.  It’s all good.  Real good. Diffuse lemon oil and you got it.

31. Take the Heat Out of Cold Sores. When you have a gnarly cold sore that’s just begging for attention, douse it with a few drops of lemon oil and you’ll have a new best friend.

32. Nice Mood … No Really.  Chase away the moody blues (not the band), with a bit of blah-reducing lemon oil. Whether you choose to diffuse it or apply topically, it’s hard to not improve your outlook with lemon oil around!

33.  Was That a Crusty? Next time you notice hard, crusty skin on your feet, (e.g. corns, calluses or bunions) regularly add a few drops of lemon oil and you’ll soon have softened skin!

34.  A Brighter Complexion. Lemon oil can help remove dead skin cells and exfoliate.  For a homemade exfoliant, add 4-5 drops to a small amount of oatmeal and water for a homemade scrub.  Feels great!

 


PEPPERMINT

Home Use

35. Calm a Tempest.  Just one drop of peppermint oil rubbed on the stomach or taken internally can calm indigestion, an upset stomach or other internal digestive commotion. A must-have when traveling!

36. Restore Vitality in the Mouth. When your breath is sharp and your mouth feels furry, peppermint oil with water (and lemon oil) creates a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse that leaves a lasting crisp, clean feeling.

37. It’s About Air Flow. When sinuses seem to be clogged, and throats swollen and scratchy, diffuse peppermint oil (or apply topically on the chest) for almost immediate relief and revitalizing air flow. Peppermint acts as an expectorant and may provide relief for colds, cough, sinusitis, asthma, and bronchitis.

38. Cool the Joints. When the ravages of time wreak havoc on your joints, leaving that hot and achy feeling, peppermint oil mixed with lavender oil cools like an ice bath, but you to stay warm and dry.

39. Feel Full, Faster. Satiety. It’s about feeling full, and not overeating. The aroma of peppermint oil has the ability to make you feel full, faster…especially if you breathe it in during a meal!

40. Cool Your Tootsies. If you’ve been on your feel all day or religiously wear hard soled shoes, just add peppermint oil to a cold water compress to cool your overworked, over heated tootsies.

41. Perk Up. The invigorating aroma of peppermint is a wonderful, non-stimulating way to perk up on long drives, in school, during late night homework or any other time you need to “burn the midnight oil.”

42. Energize Your Lather. Some shampoo and conditioner combos can make you want to go back to sleep. No energy. No pep. No fun. Not good. Add peppermint to your potions to stimulate the scalp, energize and wake up! The oil is an antiseptic in nature, and can also help remove dandruff and lice.

43. Allergies Beware. Peppermint oil has the ability to relax smooth muscles in the body — the same muscles that line our airways and become affected in allergy season. Peppermint oil (with lemon) should certainly be another arrow in your allergy treatment quiver!

44. Chase Away Tension Headaches. Got a mind numbing headache? A few drops of peppermint dabbed on your temples, neck and sinuses can quickly spring into action and chase that headache away!

45. Help Kids Get on the Ball.  The next time Junior is a little unresponsive to all that is going on with school and homework, try spritzing a little peppermint on his shirt before study time, placing drop on the tongue or under the nose for improved concentration and alertness.

46. Seep, Soak & Revitalize. After a long day, apply peppermint, let it seep in and then soak in a warm bath or shower. The refreshing peppermint vapor will make you feel cool, relaxed and energized again.

47. Add a Refreshing Kick to Your Tea.  Just one drop of peppermint oil can add life to any herbal tea (without having to add lots of sugar) while also aiding in normal digestion or to relieve heartburn.

48.A “Should I Work Out Today?” Antidote. You ask yourself this question. It’s OK. Using peppermint oil prior to exercise immediately awakens your senses and gets you in your right mind so you can crank.

49.  A Snack Vendor’s Nightmare. When you get that mid-morning craving, diffuse peppermint oil to reign in the urge to snack on junk food, or anything else that might appear before you.

Cooking & Food

50. Add Zip to All Things Chocolate. Enhance your chocolate in a gazillion ways: gourmet hot chocolate, mint brownie frosting, peppermint bark, peppermint patties, peppermint brownies, peppermint chocolate Bundt cake, red velvet cupcakes with white chocolate peppermint cream cheese, yum!

51. Brisk, Delightful Confections.  Peppermint chiffon cake, homemade candy canes, butter mints, peppermint ice cream, peppermint glaze over pastries and cookies, homemade peppermint patties.

52. Unforgettable Beverages. Peppermint water on ice, peppermint mocha, peppermint tea, peppermint hot chocolate, that’s right … it’s all delish.

Body & Mind

53. Wake Up Your Mind.  Peppermint oil activates the limbic function in your brain.  The limbic function helps control things like emotions and long-term memory and is related to olfactory structures in your nose.

54. An Itch Fix. If you have the after effects of a sunburn where skin is a little warm and itchy, apply a drop of peppermint oil (mixed with lavender) to cool, soothe and stop itching.

55. Theme Park Relief.  If you’ve got that “I my gosh, I can’t believe I just went on a spinning ride” feeling, four or five drops of peppermint rubbed on the stomach can calm smooth stomach muscles and help dispel discomfort.

56. Travel to the Arctic, Without Traveling. When you add a few drops of peppermint to your ice water, it not only improves the taste, but also leaves you with a feeling of cool, refreshing arctic wind in your airways!

57. Burrow No More. If you find a tick has decided to make your skin its home, just give that tick a nice bath of peppermint oil with a cotton swab. The tick will stop burrowing, remove its head and then he’s yours.

58. Don’t Make It Easy on the Critters. Many household bugs do not like peppermint oil — ants, aphids, beetles, plant lice, mice and cockroaches try to steer clear of peppermint. Just add to water in a spray bottle and spray where you think pests grace you with their presence!

59. Clean Naturally. Peppermint oil is a wonderful natural cleaning agent because it has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Spray on countertops and bathroom surfaces, scrub, and enjoy cleaner clean.

60. Sleep Like a Baby. If you find you are having a hard time sleeping, peppermint oil helps activate cold-sensitive receptors in the skin and mucosal tissues.  When used this way, it may help with insomnia.

61. Quell Apathy. When you’re with someone who feels gloomy or like they “just don’t care”, ask them to try peppermint oil (aromatically, topically, or internally) to stimulate their mental sharpness and focus.

62. It’s About a State of Mind. Someone’s mental outlook can be a game changer.  If they are shocked, stressed out or nervous, peppermint oil may help restore feelings of normalcy and balance.

63. Tame a Toothache. Peppermint oil can act as a concentrated natural pain killer and muscle relaxant, especially with painful gums, teething or recent dental work.

64. Alleviate Internal Strife. When used topically or internally, peppermint is a favorite for fresh relief from cramping, indigestion to diarrhea. Skip the antacids and go with peppermint oil!

65. For That “Marathon in Clogs” Feeling. When you feel like you’ve just run a marathon in clogs, and your feet are a hot mess of ouch, massage peppermint oil onto aching feet, joints, and strained muscles.

66. Leap from Lethargic.  Feeling lethargic or in a brain fog? Peppermint has been known to improve blood circulation and awareness, leaving you with an energized, awake feeling.

67. Go Eight-Leg Free. When you diffuse peppermint into the room, you’ll notice fewer spiders.  Why? They don’t like it.  It’s safe, contains no harsh chemicals or pesticides. It doesn’t kill the spiders, but forces them out.

 


LAVENDER

Home Use

68. Chase Away Stagnant Closet Air. You know that smell. Fabrics of all variety, shoes for every occasion, plus a dirty clothes bin and no fresh air can only equal one thing…you need lavender essential oil.  Whether diffused, drizzled on earthen ware, or dripped on cotton balls, chase stagnancy away!

69. Take the Bite Out of It. Insects, creepies and crawlies are not too fond of the smell of lavender. In fact, they hate it. If you forget to go the prevention route, lavender soothes bites, itching and inflammation.

70. A Multi-Purpose Spray. Next time you sitting in traffic, pull out a spray bottle filled with a lavender and water mixture and freshen your car. Who wouldn’t prefer a car smelling like lavender?

71. Kids Won’t Go Down? Lavender drops on their pillows … it’s like magic. It will help ease their mind, calm them down, make bedtime a bit more rewarding, and best of all … lull them into a restful sleep.

72. Skip the Aerosol Chemical Sprays. Next time you are deodorizing the bathroom, think of lavender and water in a spray bottle. Lavender’s antibacterial, antibiotic, antiviral, antiseptic properties can only help.

73. Take the Acrid Out of Vinegar. If you clean with vinegar, but can barely stay vertical while using it, lavender is the answer. Just add lavender and vinegar together in the spray bottle and you’re set!

74. Therapeutic Dish or Laundry Soap. If your liquid soap smells a bit flat, you can add lavender for additional aromatherapy benefits and antibacterial properties. It transforms your cleaning experience!

75. Lovable Linens. What does your linen closet smell like? Probably cotton. Maybe old cotton. Energize your linens with lovely smelling lavender.  It leaves no oil marks and leaves things invigoratingly fresh.

76.Lavender candles. Ahhh the long lost art of candle making. If you’ve ever made candles you know how fun it can be. When you add lavender, the smell that is released is intensely therapeutic!

77. Wood Floors, Like New. A tired wood floor is, well … tired. Commercial floor polishes often contain harsh chemicals. Woods love oil.  Just add lavender to your cleaning system and your floor can look like new!

78. Help That Trusty Ball Cap. A well-worn, much loved ball cap can look great, but smell like a wild animal. Add 4-5 drops of lavender to make it bearable. It will be your favorite hat if you have a headache too!

79. Change Your Sheets, Refresh Your Mattress. Unfortunately, your mattress can be neglected, and have that “wires, foam and fabric” smell. Add lavender when you change your sheets and neglect no more!

80. Homemade Room Freshener. Put baking soda and a 5-6 drops of lavender oil in a small Mason jar. Punch holes in the lid. Place in smelly areas (near garbage can, dirty clothes), shake jar often. Smile.

81. Pet Smells No More. Add a skiff or two of your baking soda and lavender mixture to carpets and vacuum up!  If you have pets, (especially the un potty trained variety), fight back with lavender!

82. Extra Potpourri Mileage. If you have a pot of potpourri that has seen its day, try refreshing it with a few drops of lavender essential oil.  You’ll love the way lavender can change the feel of your home!

83. Sweet Smelling Vacuum Bags. Your vacuum can be your nemesis when it comes to keeping your home smelling clean.  As you well know, it can even blow microfine dirt! Pin some cotton balls (soaked in lemon and lavender oils) on the inside of the bag and let your vacuum blow!

Cooking and Food
84.Soften Citrus Flavors. Use in delicate lemon sauces for chicken or fish or in powerful orange marmalades, citrus salads, real lemonade and more!

85. Amazing Marinades and BBQ. Baste chicken or fish on the grill with honey or a garlic and rosemary blend, spread over roasted vegetables, marinade chicken pieces in honey and lavender, yum!

86. Bake Like the Best. Lavender is a nice addition to lavender blueberry banana bread, lemon lavender cookies, baked salmon, lavender sugar cookies, lavender muffins, lavender cakes, oh yeah!

87. Give Your Sugars a Delightful Twist.  Use as a substitute for vanilla extract (in creams, custards and sugars), use it in lavender icing, add to honey for extra flavor in tea or toast, and even maple syrup!

Body and Mind

88.   The Oatmeal Secret.  Fill a baby food jar with oatmeal, and add 5-8 drops of lavender oil.  When it’s time to wash your face, add water and it becomes an excellent natural scrub! A little goes a long way.

89. Minor Burns, Major Relief. When you’ve slightly overdone it in the sun, a little lavender oil is helpful in preventing peeling skin. It aids in your skin’s healing without scarring as well!

90. Boo Boo Relief. Lavender has disinfecting properties. It’s great for the skin, and wonderful for relief from cuts and scrapes, especially if the cut or scrape is located wherever it’s difficult to keep covered.

91. Alleviate Feelings of Earaches.  You can warm lavender (don’t scald it), mix with olive oil and gently massage around the ears (not in the ears) and near glands in the throat.

92. A Dry Climate Answer. If you suffer from dry, itchy skin, and don’t want to mess around with chemical smelling lotions, add lavender to fractionated coconut oil and comfort will be yours!

93. Horrific Heels & Foot Fatigue. If you’ve been wearing sandals all summer, and your heels look like the Atacama Desert, 6 drops of lavender in a hot foot bath is the answer. Your porous feet will thank you.

94. Neck & Wing Relief. When you have neck and scapula tension, apply lavender with fractionated coconut oil, breathe it in and massage those knots out!

95. A Hood of Wonder. Next time you have a cold or the flu, remember the lavender steam hood. Add 4-6 drops to a bowl of hot water. Place a towel over your head, and inhale the vapor slowly and deeply.

96. A Woodworker’s Friend.  Do you work with wood or handle wood?Rather than dig a hole in your finger trying to catch that splinter, add a few drops of lavender, let the splinter swell and slip out.

97. Allergies, Sinuses & Congestion Oh My!  Lavender can calm down unruly sinus issues, defiant allergies and other respiratory issues. Just apply on the back of your neck, chest, and between your eyes.

98. Fortify Your First-Aid Kit.  There are many dōTERRA products that would be tres glam additions to your First-Aid kit, but if you could only pick one, lavender should be it.  Why? Basic First-Aid kits are often geared toward minor skin irritation, scrapes, rashes, and so forth.  Lavender is great for all those, not to mention its calming properties!

99. Rub a Dub Dub. Rather than using regular soap and warm water at baby’s bath time, add about five drops of lavender oil to the warm water.  Your tot’s skin will be pampered and smell great!

100. Soak Away Stress. Your muscles are tight. Anxiety and deadlines are eating at you. Your heart is racing. Where’s the pressure release valve?  Right here, with lavender. Add to a warm bath, soak it in, soothe.

101. Let Vapor TalkWet your hair in the shower. Add 4 drops of lavender to a handful of water and work it into your hands and hair.Tilt your head down, under the water and capture the aroma instilled vapor as it melts off your hands and hair. You’ll love how it smells, and how your hair feels!

Bonus Tip!

Target Acne, at the Source.Bacteria thrive in sebaceous glands that over produce sebum…that waxy stuff that can be associated with acne. Lavender helps balance sebum and control break outs.

 If you are interested in purchasing this versatile and inexpensive starter kit of these three oils please send me a message at balancingbodies@rogers.com or visit this direct site to order now and receive before the holidays.

http://www.mydoterra.com/jennpike/

Having a loving and joyful day with those that matter most

Jenn xo

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A Journey of Patience and Compassion…

I received a message earlier this week to “Be more patient with myself”

I had a healing session yesterday with the resounding theme of needing to be more compassionate with myself and to let go of the things that are heavy within me and no longer serving a purpose.

I can’t do it all…

And yes, it really hit home with me.

I am a busy bee, always have been, jumping from one task, project and event to the other. But lately, I have been feeling it. Feeling it in a way of hearing myself sigh A LOT, talking to myself about what “needs” to get to done and what can wait, spending hours writing and typing on the computer and loads of brainstorming.

Yesterday, it hit me like a wall…I am friggin TIRED

Love what I do but man alive I am tired.

So I have made a commitment to myself to do more of what makes me feel greater compassion to myself.

I work with people daily; mainly women, and talk to them about making sure to honour themselves and take the time to move, nourish, hydrate, breath, write and find some inner joy.

I’ve created a life where most of it happens daily but what I don’t do often enough is to just stop and PAUSE; to look at how far I come and just sit in it to enjoy before jumping on to the next thing. I am not offering “patience” or ponder to myself and need to.

I bust my ass off everyday and work very hard to create the business and life and I want. It is NOT perfect or easy or blissful or filled with SIMPLICITY most days of the week. Usually it is me chasing down the clock to get everything done, looking at the pile of emails I just can’t get to today and staring at my ever-growing to do list and then ultimately making the decision to stop and sit with my family and go to bed early.

To be honest; most posts I write about living your dream, taking the steps to make it happen, believing in yourself, keep going etc I write for me too:-)

I don’t know exactly what my journey of patience or compassion will “look” like but I definitely know how I want it to feel.

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“I cannot do everything but I can do something and I will not let the things I can’t do interfere with what I can”

Jenn xo

Essential Oils 101 ~ Join me live or watch the recording!

As many of you who already follow me on my blog, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, know – I have a small OBSESSION with essential oils!

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It al began back in February when I met my friend Gillian Roberts an Essential oil expert and began chatting her ear off with questions about which to use, where to buy and how to get my hands on some.

Fast forward nearly 9 months later and I am using a variety oils every single day. I use them in my skin care for my whole body and face, I add them to diffusers, on our linens, I apply them to my children’s feet, chest and back of neck, I create my own scented room sprays, I cook and bake with them and I inhale those suckers like they are going out of style…haha!

They have had such a positive impact on myself personally, my family and many of my clients that I have been sharing them with you all in photos and quick tips. NOW, after numerous requests, I will be hosting an evening all about them.

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I will be filming the workshop so that I can post for those you that cannot attend live, BUT for those that do attend live there will be prizes to be won:-)

Please join me on Friday October 3rd 10:45am – 12pm OR Thursday October 30th at 7:45pm -9pm

I will be discussing the many benefits of single oils and oil blends for incredible additions to your natural medicine cabinet to help ease coughs, colds, infections plus decrease anxiety, manage stress, hyperactivity, in-ability to focus and stay on task. We will explore how easy oils are to add to your skincare and body routine, to purify the air you breath in your room, to clean with and to cook with too!

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Your Investment is $20, you will have the opportunity to sample some of the oils and leave with a quick reference handout of my top oil picks and a few simple recipes for DIY skin, home and food as well. PLUS I will be giving away an intro package of 3 oils to one lucky participant!

Here is a small bonus video to watch or listen to while you drive, run or walk.

http://www.spreecast.com/events/beautiful-radiant-skin-naturally

To register please email info@simplicityyoga.ca or call 905-476-9200

Click here http://icbookstore.ca/thesimplicityproject to order your copy of my book today – it will literally change the way you hear your body communicate with you, the way you perceive your digestion, your hormones and help you to choose the most effective exercise, supplements and skin care for your body!

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The Simplicity Project Academy ~ Earning A Holistic PH.d in the Subject of YOU!

Happy Monday All,

So, I have about 4 programs on deck right now that I am working on to bring to you this Fall/Winter! I have been playing around with names for my programs moving forward as part of a strong, educational series aimed at teaching you how to truly take care of your ENTIRE body from the inside out.

My goal is to breakdown the barriers we tend to put up against ourselves; no time, no money, no energy, no equipment, no knowledge, no patience, no point…

And get you to a place where you actually know more about your own INDIVIDUAL body than you ever thought possible.

Everyday I witness people around searching. Searching for the next 48 hour cleanse, the next quick supplement bottle and pill that promises to burn fat faster, the next cardio workout to drop weight fast, the next super seed to fill your stomach faster or the next IT FACTOR you don’t want to miss recommended by Dr Oz…

What I really see is people searching for a miracle.

But the real secret, the true path to your success in your physical, mental, emotional and physiological well-being and vibrancy is YOU!

The MIRACLE is staring right back at you from the mirror, you simply have to put your faith back in it, back in YOU! Love your body for where you are at, decide how you want to feel moving forward and begin there. The looking better will follow the feeling better, I promise you:-)

If you come along with me in my Academy learning series, you will begin to finally understand how to balance your body; how to enhance your digestion, your blood sugar, reduce your inflammation, FINALLY manage and balance your hormones, thyroid, adrenals and improve your sleep!

I will be breaking each area of our body into a specific protocol to help you track, feel and see the difference in yourself.

TRUST ME, when you know better, when you really understand the impact some of your daily choices on making on your body and your mind and how this is affecting not only your appearance but how you live your life, the changes you make moving forward won’t be temporary.

Your goals will move from working hard to fit into a certain dress size next month and instead shift towards having more energy, feeling stronger and more engaged in your body moving forward.

So what do you think about the name…

The Simplicity Project Academy ~ Earning A Holistic PH.d in the Subject of YOU!

Would love your feedback and comments please:-)

Jenn xo

Click here http://icbookstore.ca/thesimplicityproject to order your copy of my book today – it will literally change the way you hear your body communicate with you, the way you perceive your digestion, your hormones and help you to choose the most effective exercise, supplements and skin care for your body!


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Cellulite Be Gone ~ Video Recording

WOW!!!

Thank you so much for all 993 of you who joined me live today!

Please see below the recorded session we had ~ Cellulite Be Gone.

Stay tuned for my upcoming Part 2 of this series, this time a webinar with slideshow to enhance your learning and understanding. Still working on a few last-minute details but hope to have this out to you early September.

Session #1 below is to provide you with some new insights as to where your cellulite is coming from and some easy shifts you can start to make to reducing your stress, your cortisol levels, you sugar consumption and your inflammation so that healthier, smoother tissues can show their beautiful heads on your body:-)

http://www.spreecast.com/events/cellulite-be-gone

As a little bonus gift for watching here is one of my favourite Smoothie recipes that is alkalizing, blood sugar stabling and stress reducing…ALL things that will lead towards you reducing your cellulite!

Delicious and Satisfying!

Delicious and Satisfying!

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk ( I use 1 can organic coconut milk mixed with 4 cups water to make my own and it provides a healthy source of fat-burning fat)

1/2 banana

large handful bok choy PLUS small handful sweet basil

1/2 cup frozen organic wildberries

2 Tbsp hemp seeds

1 tsp maca powder

2 Tbsp goji berries

1 Scoop Vegans+ Protein Powder in Vanilla (optional)

you may need to add a bit of water to thin, it depends on your preference.

Blend for 60-90 seconds and enjoy!

To be part of my 3 month transformation Simplicity Project group, please see details below and send me a personal message

Jenn xo

http://jennpike.com/2014/06/17/i-created-this-program-just-for-you/

Why you should do the very thing that scares you the most

I love days like today.

I had a great sleep, lots of inside “work” took place overnight I could just feel it, giving me the freedom to wake up and look in the mirror and see my WHY staring back at me.

I had a great morning with my children, taught a really fantastic class, 2 fabulous meetings with people I adore and a conversation that led me here to post this status…

I received a phone call from an old personal training client of mine, from 2003!

She called me to say she has been following my journey on Facebook with my studio Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio , my shows and book and was wondering if she could pick my brain?

She shared with me that is planning on opening her own studio up north and asked what my best pieces of advice would be in doing this…MASSIVE question!

So I sat for a moment and thought to myself and laughed, I laughed because these past few months I have been doing a TON of personal work on defining my business model, my why, my how and my forward action – it truly never stops. I laughed because I can manifest like crazy when I am fully vibing in that direction, so OF COURSE I attracted this very question when so much of my energy is circling around and living in it.

Here is what I told her…

The first and foremost reason you should be doing anything, especially opening up a business is for LOVE. For the love of your PASSION, for the love of growth, for the love of creating a space will make you feel invigorated and keep you on your toes and for the love of your contribution back into your community building a healthier place and space to live and be.

Do you notice how I didn’t say for the LOVE of the business, for the love of book-keeping, managing, scheduling, marketing, paying hst or for the love of TONS of hard work, vulnerability like you have never felt it before, fear, anxiety, uncertainty, no guarantees and sometimes no pay???

I didn’t because if you over-attach yourself to all of that (look above) responsibility, risk, and “stuff”, most people would NEVER do it. BUT you may also miss out on your dreams, your gift and living the life you were meant to.

There is a quote that I love from Wayne Gretzky that say’s

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”

It’s true and I love it.

now is the time
You have to love what you do and fuel your most challenging days with that love. You need to be surrounded by people who join in on your vision and goals, you need to take care of yourself – exercise, eat healthy, stay hydrated, support your nervous system and adrenals with great quality supplements and above all have some level of ritual for your soul – yoga, meditation, journal writing, walks in nature a cup of tea of fresh juice, whatever it is that fills you up – do THAT!

If there is one thing I have learned the most after being in the business of myself for 15 years and a business owner for 4 years is this ~ Change is CONSTANT!

It is about how you anticipate change and take control of it and use change to your advantage NOT wait for change and than “shoulding” all over yourself while you react to it. And believe me, I have had my days of “reacting” and crying and feeling like crap and self-doubting and “shoulding” all over myself BUT then I remind myself of my WHY and I have a day like today and I get fired up and stoked all over again.

I'm Possible
I am who I am.

I love what I do.

The best is yet to come.

Don’t fear what your dreams and risks may bring, fear how never realizing them may FEEL

Jenn xo

Navigating The Writing Path: Start to Finish

breath inI am very grateful for the timely request from my publisher, Sheri Andrunyk, to contribute to this summer’s blog tour on this very specific topic of writing. I have been writing a little less than normal lately and missing it quite a lot, so the opportunity to have to carve out some time and sit to think about how I write, why I write and what projects I have coming up next is definitely a welcome one.

Thank you to Sheri Andrunyk, my publisher for creating this great opportunity to spread my passion and message of living well from the inside out. Her patience, clarity and expertise as a publisher is a true gift to writers like myself.

Sheri Andrunyk is the founder of I C Publishing (sponsor for this blog tour) and the I C Bookstore, entrepreneur expert, and author of Working From Home & Making It Work and Hearts Linked by Courage. She is extremely passionate about providing more choices and high level support to other writers, business professionals, wellness coaches, and spiritual mentors.

Here are some insights into my writing process; from start to finish…

How do you start your writing projects?

For as long as I can remember I have been writing. Even as a child and young girl, reading and writing were two of my very favorite things. I had countless journals on the go, and still do to this day, they are places for random thoughts and daydreaming.

Now, much older, as a busy entrepreneur and Mom to two incredible children, writing takes on a different purpose and meaning for me. I own Simplicity Yoga and Fitness Therapy Studio, host two local television shows; one is a yoga and pilates show – the other a holistic lifestyle and nutrition show, act as ambassador to a few different companies and most recently in April of 2013 became a first-time author to

The Simplicity Project: A Simple, No Non-Sense Guide To Losing Weight and Changing Your Body Forever!

http://www.icbookstore.ca/thesimplicityproject

To say that I am busy and slightly micro-managed on the best of days would be an understatement:-)

So where do I create the time and space to let these projects begin and flow?

My ideas and inspirations happen everyday all around me, whether it is through watching my children or from my students on their yoga mats in front of me or working with nutrition clients, I have the most beautiful and thought provoking moments daily in my life. I keep a few different journals around my house; one in the kitchen, one next to my bed and one in the washroom (sometimes I write in the tub with the door shut, to find some peace) and I have journals in both of my bags that I alternate between – this way I am covered no matter when an idea or inspiration strikes me. I have also taken to creating a lot and thinking aloud when I am driving. I use the hands-free voice recorder app on my phone or siri and audio record my ideas or outline for what I want to write next. This works really well for me, especially because I write how I talk, so to hear my thoughts as words with emotion, humor, joy, sadness, anticipation etc really gets me excited to continue the creative process and move from talking about it to actually putting pen to paper.

When I was writing my first book, it took me about 8 months start to finish. I began writing a few hours a day when the kids were at school and then stopped for almost two  months, I simply couldn’t find the time. But then something clicked and my desire to produce my book and spread my core message and passion further became stronger then the feeling of “I have no time” and I just made the time. I took three full weeks off of clients and got some of my classes covered, my children were in camp and I wrote everyday and most days into the very late night and finished all 220 pages of my book. One inspiration, one message and one chapter at a time. It felt incredible.

How do you continue your writing projects?

Now that my first book is down and out in the world, I continue to write but in different ways. Sometimes they are blogs such as this, other times material for new courses or workshops and sometimes simple notes to myself or elaborate day-dreaming concoctions of maybe’s and what-if’s…

Having the opportunity, daily, to teach so many different people really feeds my inspiration. I have new conversations with students and people seeking guidance or simply wanting to share their stories or be heard everyday, so for me it’s not difficult to think about “what” I want to write about, it is harder to focus on what to leave out:-)

My yoga practice, personal workouts, eating healthy, sleep and finding gratitude in the small stuff helps to keep me motivated and writing.

How do you finish your project?

To be honest, I need deadlines, hard deadlines and reminders to be accountable. It’s true; I have my hands in so many pots of creativity and a to-do list longer then my body, that I get distracted and at times over-whelmed, leaving me to crunch time. One of my intentions for the remainder of 2014 is to transition my early morning “still” meditation and journalling time into a power hour of de-clutter for my notes, my files and half completed project so that I can see what is close to being produced and what still needs some TLC – Time, love and chatter from me.

It truly comes down to me focuses my energy on the topics and ideas that light me up as opposed to feeling like I need to “deliver” a certain result. When I get myself in that zone  then I can nail down my thoughts and message quickly and precisely.

Include one challenge or additional tip that our collective communities could help with or benefit from. 

Allow yourself to be vulnerable and remain authentically who you really are. If you try to write or sound like someone else or follow the same old outline, routine and expectations, you will probably feel flat and un-inspired in your work. If you stoke yourself with what seriously fires you up in joy and awe and create the right moments, experiences, places and people who energize you and motivate you, you will be blown away at what you can create.

You have no idea how much potential you have.

Have a soul-serving, incredible day

Jenn xo

If you are interested in working with me on your own holistic wellness journey towards living a kickass life, please read more about my consulting services below:

http://jennpike.com/2014/06/17/i-created-this-program-just-for-you/

Please share this blog as part of IC Publishing, my publisher’s, summer blog tour and enjoy the other great contributions by some of my fellow authors and bloggers.

http://icpublishing.ca/2014/06/18/navigating-the-writing-path-start-to-finish-i-c-publishing-summer-blog-tour/

For your convenience, here’s our Twitter (@icpublishing) and Facebook (Insightful Communications Publishing) page links too; and the hashtag for the summer blog tour is #ICBlogTour, so you’ll be able to find us quickly!

Cellulite be GONE!

Ever notice how even your fittest friends still have some cellulite?

Do you ever wonder how in the heck that is possible?

Well, it is because it is not all about how much you work out or even what you eat; obviously having extra weight on your body is going to impact the amount and appearance but losing fat alone will not get rid of your cellulite.

So, what is the main culprit behind cellulite?

 The lumpy, clumpy, cottage-cheese textured appearance on your thighs is primarily due to dehydrated connective tissue (the collagen-based tissue that supports everything from your skin to your bones and everything in between).

In between your skin and muscles, there’s a layer of connective tissue. Think of it like a sponge around your muscles. If the sponge is hydrated, it stays supple and juicy and moves well with changes in your body. However, if it becomes dehydrated, the fat cells in your body can expand and multiply. When this happens, your fat cells start to put pressure on your connective tissue and bulge through the openings rather than force the tissue to stretch and flex. This damages the collagen fibers in your thighs and stretches them out like an old pair of pants that have lost their shape and never quite fit right again, creating the appearance of cellulite on your skin. That’s why, even when you lose weight and work to reduce body fat, you can still see cellulite—the collagen-based tissue is still damaged. Losing weight can certainly help, but the real way to reduce the appearance of cellulite is to get to the root of the problem and rehydrate the tissue.

Your first call to action: MOVE MORE!

Sitting all day chronically compresses the backs of your legs so simply standing up for five minutes every hour can help keep the connective tissue hydrated and your lymphatic system flowing so that toxins and internal debris don’t accumulate.

Here are some of my other great Daily Tips to start doing now!

  1. Dry Brush – use a gentle dry brush that you can purchase from any natural health store beauty section. Each day before you shower, use long sweeping stories or circular motions from your extremities back towards your horse and up towards your heart. For stubborn cellulite spend some extra time in those areas. Consistency  is key!
  2. Ditch your EXPENSIVE anti-cellulite cream and choose natural Carrier Oils such as Coconut oil, Almond oil, Jojoba oil, Apricot Kernal oil, Shea Butter and Sesame oil and use these Essential Oils: Juniper, Fennel, Grapefruit, Lemon, Rosemary, Sage and Cypress are known as the best oils for increasing circulation to areas plagued with cellulite.
  3. Hydrate – Aim to drink 2-4 litres daily to help flush toxins and stimulate proper flow of nutrients throughout your body. Try adding fresh lemon juice, organic frozen berries, cucumber slices or fresh herbs. Do NOT add any products that are advertised as sugar-free, diet or light/lite, they are full of artificial sweeteners and chemicals that are GIVING YOU CELLULITE!
  4. Move – Exercise, especially as a female, is a MUST for smooth, cellulite-free skin. Strength Training, Pilates and Yoga triumph cardio any day of the week when it comes to adding more élan muscle tissue to your body and decreasing your body fat. These 3 forms of exercise also help to manage your hormones (read more below under hormones).
  5. Cut the CRAP! Sugar, artificial sweeteners, chemicals, sodium, trans fats and any white, processed garbage. All of these are clogging your arteries, elevating your blood sugar, decreasing your energy, affecting your sleep, giving you headaches, joint pain, inflammation and jamming your fat cells full of cellulite forming garbage that is chronically pressing against your connective tissue and squeezing through as a cottage cheese appearance. STOP SQUEEZING THE BACK OF YOUR THIGHS and instead squeeze out the garbage from your fridge, cupboards and grocery cart.
  6. Manage Your Hormones – This one is huge! If your cortisol is out of whack, your pancreas under stress and blood sugar out of balance, plus elevated estrogen levels and decreased progesterone you will be more prone to have cravings, store fat and hold onto this unhealthy fat in your abdomen and thighs. Work with a qualified practitioner who specializes in holistic hormone management  to help you determine the areas of your endocrine system that need the most attention. http://jennpike.com/2014/06/17/i-created-this-program-just-for-you/
  7. Manually Break Up Your Cellulite – Use incredible tools like these:       Foam Rollers – my FAVOURITE tool for breaking up the deep fascial adhesions that build up in our bodies and when combined with cellulite forming beneath the skin, pushing through to the top can result in cellulite areas that are also quite painful when pressure is applied to them. The foam roller helps to break up this network and create a more supple, smoother looking body. I recommend doing this 4-6 weekly along with the other 6 tips above. There are some great youtube videos on foam rolling techniques you can download. Foam Roller

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These Yoga Tune Up Massage Balls are a creation from heaven I swear! They travel with me everywhere and I use them every single day. I also teach with them and use them all over the body from your feet to back, neck and jaw BUT one of the best spots to work with them is your hips, gluteus and thighs to break up the fascia and smooth out your cellulite.

Jill Miller, the creator of these wonder balls has a fabulous book to go along with them and countless videos on how to use them.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Roll-Model-Step-Step/dp/1628600225

Join me for my full hour spree cast on July 3oth at 1pm EST all about Cellulite and ditching it for GOOD!

http://www.spreecast.com/events/cellulite-be-gone

Have a super smooth day

Jenn xo

 

Sadie Nardini and Jenn Pike Dishing on Yoga and Why It Is So Versatile and Incredible For Your Whole Being!

 

Happy Tenacious Tuesday!

It’s still fresh and early in the week and you should still be completely stoked about eating healthy, moving your body, staying hydrated and planning for your vibrant success!

Yes? No?

If you are already feeling the effects of the Monday ra-ra’s and excitement of a new week, a fresh start to dissolving some of your un-healthy patterns and moving into a place of more empowerment within your body DISSOLVE and disintegrate right before you eyes; then you need to watch this link below.

Sadie and I will having you feeling re-engaged and inspired in your life PLUS we will give you a small teaser into the type of energy and info we will be providing YOU this coming Summer in our first ever joint Online program

The Metabolic Firestarter

metabolic firestarter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4KeyJbdkhM

To get a head start on all of the INCREDIBLE information you are going to receive in our program The Metabolic Firestarter, click on the link below and purchase your very own paperback copy of Jenn’s revolutionary book

The Simplicity Project ~ a Simple No-Nonsense Approach To Losing Weight & Changing Your Body Forever!

http://www.amazon.ca/The-Simplicity-Project-Jenn-Pike/dp/099175302X/ref=tmm_pap_title_0

and Sadie’s kickass book

21 Day Yoga Body

http://www.sadienardini.com/21-day-yoga-body

To stay connected and receive more incredible information about this program and so much more “LIKE” our pages on Facebook

Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio and Sadie Nardini’s Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga

Cheers to a Summer that is going to ROCK YOUR WORLD

Jenn xo

My 3 Tiered Juice Cleanses Made By Juice Matters Are Ready For You!!!

Are you ready to step into your most vibrant, ENERGETIC self?!

Juice Matters has teamed up with Master Holistic Nutritionist and Author Jenn Pike, that’s ME, to bring you THREE incredible cleansing systems to help you give your digestion an opportunity to RefreshRestore and Revitalize!

The health benefits you can achieve by simply increasing the amount of cold-pressed nutrition from plant-based sources that you consume are absolutely phenomenal.

 From weight loss, regular bowel movements, clearer skin, enhanced digestion, less bloating and more energy…to creating a better relationship with food and your body, and becoming more educated on whole foods living and respecting your body through proper, balanced nutrition and regular rest and detoxification.

Juice Matters products

Refresh is a 2-day jumpstart or gentle rest for your body after a busy weekend, an illness or feeling like your system needs a little re-boot or “Refresh”-er. You will enjoy 6 juices daily for a total of 12 juices.  Your Investment $105.99 + hst

Restore is a 5-day midway cleanse that will help to re-set your digestion, reduce bloating, indigestion and inflammation and to help get you back on track and feeling great! You will enjoy 6 juices daily for a total of 30 juices. Your investment $259.99 + hst

Revitalize is a 7-day, full week cleanse, and it will help you to eliminate your sugar cravings, increase your energy, create a better connection to your body and leave you feeling Refreshed, Restored and Revitalized! You will enjoy 6 juices daily for a total of 42 juices. Your Investment is $356.99 + hst

In the cleanse Welcome Package you will find:

  • Your Cleanse At-a-Glance
  • How To Prepare For Your Cleanse
  • What’s On The Menu & What Whole Foods Can You Add If Needed?
  • How To Phase Out Of Your Cleanse
  • Jenn’s BONUS Video tutorial on where she shares her top tips for enhancing your cleanse experience from head-to-toe.

Our cleansing system is NOT about creating a quick fix or shedding pounds fast. The reason we have teamed up with Holistic Nutritionist Jenn Pike, is so that we can ensure you are being properly mentored and inspired with tips, juices and information that will carry well BEYOND your 2, 5 or 7 day cleanse with us and into a LIFETIME of health and vitality.

Juice Matters because YOU Matter!

choose juice matters

The Flow of the 6 Pack Juice Cleanse

The Real Mc ~ There are very good reasons why lemon juice is part of a traditional cleanse. Lemons are a strong antibacterial and antiviral, and have immune-boosting powers. The citric acid, calcium, magnesium, Vitamin C, bioflavonoids, pectin, and limonene promote immunity and fight infection. Lemon juice is commonly associated with weight loss, as the juice is a strong digestive aid and liver cleanser. Acidic foods cause our blood pH to fall and in order for our blood pH to return to neutral, our bodies will take ions (such as calcium from our bones) to balance the blood ph. Now here is the twist, even though lemon juice has an acidic pH, when we ingest it lemon juice becomes an alkalizing agent in our stomach. The addition of lemon juice is the perfect choice when cleansing our system. It restores balance to our internal system and helps maintain proper bone health.

In keeping with tradition, we have created a master cleanse beverage using dark maple syrup to bring out the rich flavour. Maple syrup is the ideal sweetener for a cleanse as it is truly NOT a refined sugar. The nutrients such as manganese and zinc are rich in the sap and remain in the syrup. These minerals are important for a strong immune system.

Have me first thing in the morning to wake up your digestive fire and get our body and enzymes ready for the day!

King Kale ~ Kale is a superfood for Vitamin A, Vitamin C and mostly Vitamin K. A member of the cruciferous family, kale produces glucosinolates. Glucosinolates from these plants are important to help lower blood cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease, and help prevent cancer. Kale is King in this drink, coming in as the largest vegetable portion. More than a whole head of kale is juiced for this drink! Combined with the juiced dandelion, there are more than 3 shots of dark leafy greens containing significant anti-inflammatory properties.

King Kale

Drink your King Kale 20-40 minutes after you’re The Real MC and start your day off right to reduce cravings and wake your cells up!

Cranbeety ~ For many years cranberry juice has been recognized as beneficial in preventing and eliminating urinary tract infections (UTI’s). The content of proanthocyanidins (PAC’s) in the berries act as a barrier between the urinary tract lining and bacteria. Research focused on PAC’s in cranberries and UTI’s has expanded to find that the PAC’s may also help prevent bacterial attachment to the stomach lining, and thus reduce potential for ulcers. The cranberry and beet juice blend complement each other in both their phytonutrient sources and floral notes. The phytonutrients rich in beets are of the betalin family, and betalin pigments from beets have been shown to reduce inflammation and reduce growth of tumor cell types such as colon, breast and prostate, to name a few.

Enjoy Cranbeety as a mid-morning snack to continue to cleansing journey your Real MC and King Kale juices have begun!

7 Carrot Gold ~ From a 10-year Dutch study, looking at fruits and vegetables categorized by colour (green, orange/yellow, red/purple and white), the orange/yellow category demonstrated the highest protection against cardiovascular disease (CVD). Further, carrots were determined to be the most prominent member of this category. According to the study, carrots are unique among other vegetables rich in beta-carotene, as carrots have a phytonutrient called ‘polyacetylenes’ which include falcarinol and falcarindiol. The research demonstrated that the carotenoids and polyacetylenes found in carrots work synergistically to minimize oxidative damage to our cells. In particular there is significant research on the benefits of consuming carrots for prevention of colon cancer. As little as 375 mL of carrot juice per day has been demonstrated to significantly affect the health of colon cells.

And Jeepers! All of the Vitamin A in this juice will do wonders for your peepers! Carrots are loaded with Vitamin A but not all carrots are created equally in terms of sweetness, so we have added a touch of OJ for balance. A little OJ provides a lot of Vitamin C and this will make a perfect midday juice to keep you energized and feeling great!

Holla 4 Colla ~ Mustard greens have the second highest level of glucosinolates in the entire cruciferous family. The Cruciferous-Connection to Cancer Prevention, is based on the 3-part system which can lead to cancer development if not properly maintained: 1. Detox system – purge toxins out of our blood and liver, 2. Antioxidant system – prevent oxidative damage to our cells, 3. Anti-inflammatory system – reduce inflammation which can cause cellular damage and prevent proper recovery, repair and regrowth of new cells.

Chronic imbalances to these systems increase the risk of cancer. A diet rich in the nutrients found in the cruciferous family will help to detoxify, reduce inflammation, and prevent oxidative stress, to help restore and maintain balance to our system.

If you are looking for a green drink that is light on the taste of greens, but not light on the nutrition, then this is your drink. Enjoy your Holla 4 Colla mid-afternoon with ¼ cup raw almonds or cashews to keep your blood sugar balanced and you on track as your move into your evening.

Vanilla Hempshake ~ Hemp was our only option for a non-GMO, non-allergenic, plant-based protein and fat. The fat in hemp is truly exceptional with an overall lower percentage of fat compared to nuts. This fat type has the highest mono and polyunsaturated fat content of all oils coming in at 89%. The ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acid, is 3.38:1, which approaches the recommended 4:1 ratio from the World Health Organization, of 4:1. Using hemp hearts we offer twice the protein of a nut milk. Hemp protein is also a complete protein, offering 10 essential amino acids as well as high levels of branched-chain amino acids, important for muscles during exercise.


Vanilla Hemp Shake

Hemp is the ideal plant protein source, and is easily digested and assimilated to repair and grow lean body mass. Forget about chocolate milk after a workout, the protein and carbs in this drink are exactly what you need. Unlike soy, hemp has no known allergens, is free of irritants, and is always non-GMO. Proud to provide you a punch of protein with Canadian-grown hemp. This is your “end the day like a champion” juice choice, to satiate you, your belly, your hormones and your brain. So delicious you wont want the day to end!

So how can you order this incredible cleansing system?

If you visit the link below it will take you straight over to my business http://www.simplicityyoga.ca under Simplicity Market, then click on Products OR click this direct link below to see your 3 cleanse package options

Juice Matters – Restore – 5 day midway cleanse

Cleanse packages will be available for purchase EXCLUSIVELY through http://www.simplicityyoga.ca for pick up at either Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio or Juice Matters headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. Once you have submitted your purchase details you will be contacted within 24-48 by one of our customer service reps to confirm your order and which of the 2 locations you will be picking it up from.

All online purchases outside of the Georgina and West end of Toronto/Mississauga area will delivered to your home address. This will begin end of June/beginning of July.

 So very excited to bring this to you all

Jenn xo