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What’s a Juice Fast REALLY Like? Find Out the Real Story

What’s a Juice Fast REALLY Like? Find Out the Real Story

I got the bright idea to try a juice fast the other day. Technically, I did a hybrid juice fast since I included smoothies as well. Read below as I recount my heroing experience hour by hour. 8:00 am – After my workout, I drank 8 oz of water. 8:15 am – After my meditation time (where I ...

Best Shampoos for Swimmers With Natural Hair

Best Shampoos for Swimmers With Natural Hair

Several readers have in-boxed me with questions about the best shampoos for swimmers with natural hair. It took a while for me to test the shampoos out and categorize them, but here are my top 3. Best Shampoo For Any Texture Nothing But Clarifying Shampoo – Many of us active chicks have ...

Tips for New Vegetarians

Tips for New Vegetarians

There are a few different types of vegetarians: Broadly defined, a vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat, poultry, and fish. Vegetarians eat mainly fruit, vegetables, legumes, grains, seeds, and nuts. Many vegetarians eat eggs and/or dairy products but avoid hidden animal products such as ...

Fit Favs – March Edition

Fit Favs – March Edition

Hi everyone! I am back with the 2nd edition of fit favs. This time I decided to do a youtube video and discuss why I picked the items for the month of March. These are my favorite health and fitness products for March 2014. Please check out my previous post for February’s fit favs  ...

Cheap and Healthy Meals: $10 Feeds Family of Four

Cheap and Healthy Meals: $10 Feeds Family of Four

Normally, I am a 6am workout chick, but this week I am working out in the evenings since I am in the gym for more than an hour. After working out last night, I was starving and got an unexpected call from a friend who wanted to stop by to chat. Uhoh! I don’t mind when my friends stop by but I ...

Meeting and Interviewing Joe Cross

Meeting and Interviewing Joe Cross

I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Joe Cross from Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead last week in Dallas, Texas. He is traveling around the country, speaking, meeting his followers as he promotes his new book the Reboot with Joe Juice Diet.  Here is a quick summary of my interview with ...

$5 Alternative to the Clarisonic

$5 Alternative to the Clarisonic

I’ve wanted to buy the Clarisonic forever but my frugal side wouldn’t allow me to pay up to $225 for a skin cleaning brush plus brush head replacements for $75. Something about that seemed ridiculous! Plus, I read that maintaining the Clarisonic is a pain. So instead, I did a little ...

Turkey Sausage and Black Bean Soup Recipe

Turkey Sausage and Black Bean Soup Recipe

This is by far one of my favorite quick and healthy recipes! It’s so good and under 200 calories a bowl (without the cheese). Ingredients 1 green bell pepper turkey sausage (Eckridge) 1 can chicken broth 1 can of black beans small jar of salsa Instructions Spray a medium-sized pot with ...

Monisha’s Minute: Motivation During Motivationless Times

Monisha’s Minute: Motivation During Motivationless Times

So it’s March. How are those New Year Resolutions going? Consider this your 1st quarter evaluation. Many of my clients ask me how do I stay motivated. The truth is there are times when I’m not motivated at all. However, I try to incorporate habits in my day that help me push through those ...

Save the Date! It’s Time to Meetup!

Save the Date! It’s Time to Meetup!

Sporty Afros will host the 3rd Annual International Natural Hair Meetup Day May 17 from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm!   Sporty Afros was selected to be the host for the 3rd Annual National Natural Hair Meetup Day (INHMD)  for the DFW Area. As such, we want to show the nation why everything is ...