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ACV Honey Drink for Me!!!

Quick Tip Monday!!!

I wrote about the wonders of the Apple cider honey cocktail a few months ago, but I really love this combo and thought they’d be of use to someone today. Enjoy!

Hey guys here’s a great recipe involving the magnificent Raw Apple Cider Vinegar and Raw Honey. (Yayyy!)

There are awesome benefits in both ACV and Raw honey.


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Smiling About Dandelions

Dandelion – More than just a Weed?
No creature is fully itself till it is, like a dandelion,
opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun,
the entire living cosmos.

D.H. Lawrence

Quick Tip Monday!!!

So, you’re walking round your yard and you spot a dandelion. Most likely the first thought is go and get some Weed B Gon and spray the life out of that little creeper;

But before you take off running for the sprayer……STOP!!! And let me tell you about the numerous benefits of this overlooked flower.

Did you know that dandelions are herbs that are used for medicinal purposes? They contain Vitamins A, C, D, E, and K. They also contain a sufficient amount of zinc, iron, magnesium and potassium.

They’re also packed with a load of benefits.

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It’s Strawberry Season!

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Quick Tip Monday!!!

It’s National fresh fruits and vegetables month and

We are approaching that time of year again.

What time of year you ask?

Strawberry Season!

Oh how I love that beautiful little red heart shaped fruit.

It’s sweet and delicious to the taste.

And it’s packed with multiple minerals and vitamins such as copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids.

They’re not only savory and fun to eat but they’re also packed with multiple benefits.

Some of those benefits include…

  • Aiding in burning stored fat.
  • High in fiber, low in calories.
  • A booster for short term memory.
  • Helps to reduce inflammation.
  • Decrease heart disease.
  • Boost bone health.
  • Promotes eye health.
  • Good for weight loss.

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Super Healthy Ways Celery Contributes to Your Overall Health

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Happy Monday!!!

In honor of National Celery Month, I thought I would re-post a recent post I wrote about the beauty of Celery!

Whether it’s Game Day, a simple party or group meeting; what is almost always on the menu? Wings!celery-juice

Yum! You open up the box going for a drumstick, a flat, or both. But what is usually always overlooked and discarded? The celery!

In fact, it’s been so ignored, that it has been replaced by carrots. Crickets!!! I know it just dawned on you that there used to be celery in the box.

Well break out that peanut butter we talked about on last week, because after you read of the health benefits of celery, you may conclude you’ve found the perfect companion for your peanut butter. Continue reading

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Water: God’s Incredible Creation



Let’s Talk About the Importance of Water

Water is not only used to fertilize the trees, plants and grass but it is also used to support the body by building a healthy immune system which allows the body to function at optimum levels.

Water is the main component of the human body. Approximately 75% of our body is made up of water, depending on age, body size and gender.

Drinking a sufficient amount of water regularly can be very beneficial for your health; not to mention it’s fat-free, calorie-free, and just plain ole free from the tap.


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The 30 Day Green Smoothie Challenge


Hey Guys the word for the day is GREEN. The 30 Day GREEN Smoothie Challenge to be exact!

Dr. Celeste Owens Ministries (DCOM) is so excited about this challenge that we want to extend it past the Surrender Your Diet Mastermind Facebook Group and encourage any and every one of you to jump on board with us and the Young and Raw Community for this easy and extremely beneficial challenge.

I know when some of you think of green smoothies your instant reaction is Yuck! Kale, spinach, collards, celery, cilantro, cucumber…how can that be easy?

I’ll tell you how:

  1. For this challenge you aren’t replacing a meal you are simply adding a green smoothie to your already existing regimen.
  2. These green smoothies aren’t vegetable-only drinks but include fruits like bananas, pineapples, mango, strawberries and blueberries which mask the taste of the vegetables thus, giving you a rather enjoyable experience.
  3. The benefits you’ll reap in the next 30 days will be well worth it! Your body, skin, nails and hair will thank you for it.

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Creamy Facts that Justify your Love Affair with Peanut Butter

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Peanuts! Peanuts! Get Your Peanuts!

Think back to the days when you were a child; the days when life seemed so carefree and simple. The days when a peanut butter and jelly sandwich was one of the best snacks you could have.

Oh the way that caramel creaminess infused with that delightful sweet candy like substance between two pieces of heavenly soft bread melted in your mouth on contact (yum).

As Archie and Edith would say…”Those were the days.”

However, then you grow up and become health conscious and decide maybe it’s time to put away childish things.

Well open up that toy box, pull out that golden brown concoction known as peanut butter, and get ready to play!!! Continue reading

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The Health Segment: The Benefits of Chia Seeds

Hello Surrender Fast Family,


I hear you, Chia what?!Well I just discovered some interesting information about this little seed that packs a whopping punch.For years the chia seed has been a very important part of the Mayan and Aztec diets and today it attracts many people for its health benefits.

Here are the top 10 benefits of Chia seeds as reported by

  1. Lose Weight Without Starving
  2. Balance Blood Sugar
  3. Help Prevent Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
  4. Add healthy omega-3 oil to your diet
  5. Feel more energized all day long
  6. Bake with less fat
  7. Add age-defying anti-oxidants
  8. Cut cravings for food
  9. You can pack in more flavorful punch 
  10. Save your money
Chia are so easy to incorporate into your nutritional plan. They can be eaten raw, cooked or ground as a flour and baked. They work very well mixed into puddings or fruit drinks. They can be purchased at any health food store or on, for every two tablespoons of chia seed there is 10grams of fiber which is one-third of the daily recommended intake of fiber per day. Exciting!!!

Here’s to your health!

Stephanie Davis
Executive Administrative Assistant to Dr. Celeste Owens
Phone: 202.425.6502

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Disclaimer: Please pray and ask God for direction and always consult a physician before starting any new diet.
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