Thirsty Thursdays

3 Ways to Reinvent Your Iced Lattes: Iced Chai Latte, Iced Turmeric Latte, and Mermaid Lemonade

July 11, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Iced Lattes Are you looking to spice up your iced latte repertoire? If so, stay with me, because in the rest of this video and vlog we are going to make some super, fun iced lattes and one lemonade that are healthy for you too. #1 Iced Turmeric Latte Iced Turmeric Latte Recipe Ingredients: 1 tsp […]

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3 More Ways to Make Iced Matcha That You Don’t Know

July 4, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Iced Matcha A few weeks ago I showed you how to make iced matcha 3 ways. Click here to watch In this video and blog post I am going to show you 3 more ways to make iced matcha latte that you might not have thought of yet. Today I am excited to show you […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Matcha This Summer: Iced Matcha 3 Ways

June 6, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Iced Matcha This is a simple DIY, budget-friendly alternative to making iced matcha at home. In this video and blog post I will show you how to make iced match 3 ways, complete with recipes, directions and step by step instructions. I’m so excited to help you get the most out of your summer with […]

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Warm Ayurvedic Stewed Apples for Autumn

September 14, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Ayurvedic Stewed Apples Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa 🙂 As we come into the Autumn season vata dosha can be disturbed. Autumn is a season of transition and change and is dry, rough, windy, and erratic, just like vata dosha. According to Ayurvedic medicine, like increases like, so it is a time of year […]

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Festive Candy Cane Milkshake

December 4, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts

Vegan Christmas Milkshake The holiday season is here and Trinity and I put together this fun milkshake for you to enjoy with your family. This is a treat and not an everyday smoothie! 🙂 Chocolate Candy Cane Rim: The first thing we are going to do is create a chocolate and candy cane rim for […]

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Why Warm Lemon Water in the Morning

November 20, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Why Warm Lemon Water? Sam from Healthy Juicing Magazine sent me a Dovetail Stainless Steel Lemon and Lime Juice Squeezer to review and so I decided to do a video on why warm lemon water is a good idea first thing in the morning. Drinking warm lemon water upon waking helps to re-hydrate you. After […]

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Hydrating Water for your Dosha

November 13, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts

Hydrating Water Hi Melissa! It is always nice to write you! I have a question that always comes to me while I am doing a long yoga´s video classes: How should be my hydration while doing yoga? I always have a bottle of water with me, but sometimes I feel that if I drink a […]

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Healthier Thriftier Vegan Mocha Frappuccino

October 16, 2014 Juicing Recipe

Thriftier Vegan Cold Coffee Last time I showed you how to make a healthier, thriftier vegan caramel frappuccino. This week I’m going to show you my secret no-guilt iced coffee drink. Since I suffer from migraines, I abstain from the chocolate. So, I’m going to show you how to make this with carob, however you could […]

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Healthy Caramel Frap with Guest Barista

October 2, 2014 Juicing Recipe

Healthier, Thriftier Vegan Caramel Frappuccino I don’t know about you, but I don’t know what makes me cringe more when my daughter goes to Starbucks, the price tag or the lack of nutrients in those frappucinos. Here is a compromise we have come up with at home. She still loves to go to Starbucks, but […]

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Healthy Orange Julius

September 18, 2014 Juicing Recipe

Yummy OJ This morning when I was cleaning out my fridge, I started peeling over a dozen oranges to juice them. We get them delivered here in our Share Organics box. Share Organics is a fun local Victoria company that delivers organic produce to our home once a week on Tuesdays via bicycle! Anyway, nobody […]

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