Today I’m excited to introduce you to my second guest in in the Women In Wellness Series: Davida Kugelmass. In case you missed the first, you can read Emma’s story here. Then come right back because you won’t want to miss this one! For those of you who don’t know Davida, she’s the talented blogger behind The Healthy Maven. She’s also Canadian, and while we never got a chance to meet when we both lived in southern Ontario, I’ve been a huge fan of hers for years now.
I’m just tying up a few loose ends before vacation time officially starts, but before leaving, I wanted to let you in on what you can expect around here while I’m away. I’ll be staying pretty unplugged over the next week in order to fully enjoy ever bit of this Maui trip, but would never leave you hanging. So here’s the game plan. I’m a big believer in surrounding ourselves with people who lift us up and challenge us to be better.
I know it’s not exaaaactly beach season anymore, but I’m really not ready to let go of summer. With Hawaii on my mind, I’ve been prepping my tastebuds (and keeping my Vitamix very busy!) this week with tropical-inspired blends like this Pineapple Coconut Mojito Smoothie. What’s so great about it? Plenty! Let’s start with the greens.
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