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Jo and Jules
Jo and Jules
Jo and Jules's Blog

First Harvest Salad with Green Garden Salad Dressing
First Harvest Salad with Green Garden Salad Dressing
It’s summertime and that means it’s salad time! We love a big meal-sized salad anytime of the year, but there is something extra special about riding our cruiser bikes down to the farmer’s market and bringing home fresh greens and herbs.

Conscious Cleanse Tea Collection
Conscious Cleanse Tea Collection
We’re HUGE fans of tea, jasmine green tea to be specific (when not cleansing of course!). That’s why when the beautiful and amazing women at the Boulder-based organic loose leaf tea company, The Tea Spot called, we jumped for joy at the opportunity to partner with them!

Green Tea Citrus Slimmer Smoothie
Green Tea Citrus Slimmer Smoothie
It’s refreshing, energizing, and the perfect way to start downshifting from daily rocket fuel to the more mellow and metabolism-boosting green tea.

The Green Ollie
The Green Ollie
If you’ve been following us on Facebook and Instagram lately you know that we’re mildly – scratch that – massively obsessed with this new organic extra virgin olive oil by Kasandrinos. This olive oil is unlike any other you’ve tried before and it will make all your recipes come to life!

Sugar Free Banana Nut Cupcakes With Banana Cream Frosting
Sugar Free Banana Nut Cupcakes With Banana Cream Frosting
Having a little one myself, I want to feed her the very best. She has allergies like I do, but can’t do most nuts or seeds, which makes things much harder. The recipe below is one that I truly believe can work for most kids with allergies–no nuts, seeds, grains, eggs, sugar and very little fruit.

Dairy Free Coconut "Yogurt" and Vanilla Chia Jam
Dairy Free Coconut
For the longest time, I ate yogurt for breakfast thinking that I was doing the “right thing.” What I didn’t realize, was that most of the “healthy yogurt” I was eating was not only filled with sugar, it was also causing me some unwanted side effects.

Lemon Ginger Switchel
Lemon Ginger Switchel
We’re in celebration mode (find out why here) and that means it’s Conscious Cocktail time! Who’s thirsty?

Simple Asparagus Mint Soup
Simple Asparagus Mint Soup
With our spring cleansers in mind, we whipped up this delicious, oh-so-springy, cleansing soup featuring asparagus.

Allergy Boosting Green Juice
Allergy Boosting Green Juice
Ahhhh the blooms and trees beginning to bud, and the grass popping up through the snow….it can all be such a thing of beauty. It can also be a time for allergy sufferers to struggle!

Breakfast Nicoise Salad
Breakfast Nicoise Salad
It’s spring cleanse time and that means cleansers across the globe are dusting off their blenders and loading up their grocery carts with veggies, veggies, and more veggies! If you’ve been with us awhile, you know we’re BIG green smoothie fans. That said, we’re also an adventurous bunch and like to go a little wild and crazy at times.

Recipe: Spring Smoothie Trio
Recipe: Spring Smoothie Trio
We’re gearing up for the next online Conscious Cleanse and that means it’s time to ramp up our repertoire of green smoothies! This trio of smoothie recipes came about one morning while we sat dreaming of spring. Just look at the color of these beauties! So inspiring! And so springy! Don’t ya think?

Salted Date Caramels
Salted Date Caramels
Sea salt and caramel. One of the food world’s best combinations. Ever! As the Easter/Passover season approaches, we’re seeing store shelves lined with not-so-good for you crap…ahem…we mean “treats.” So we knew it was time for an 80:20 dessert!

10 Healthy Meals to Pack on an Airplane
10 Healthy Meals to Pack on an Airplane
With Spring Break quickly approaching, many of us will be hitting the airport. Naturally we thought it would be fun to share with you a list of our favorite airplane travel-friendly foods!

Recipe: Yogi Bowl with Cashew Cilantro Dressing
Recipe: Yogi Bowl with Cashew Cilantro Dressing
One bowl meals are an awesome way to incorporate a large variety of veggies into your daily routine. We’re giving this one a new spin by calling it a Yogi Bowl, because after you eat all of this goodness you will feel the same yoga bliss that you would after a juicy yoga class.

Kale Superfood Salad
Kale Superfood Salad
When coming up with new recipes we often draw on inspiration from the places we visit on a regular basis. One of our favorite all-time salads is the Superfood Salad with Acai Dressing from Whole Foods. This week we decided to take all the things we love about that salad and put a Conscious Cleanse spin on it!

Spiced Pear Warm Winter Smoothie
Spiced Pear Warm Winter Smoothie
There’s snow on the ground in Boulder today which makes today’s post so apropos! We often hear cleansers talk about shivering to the bone after sipping on a frosty green smoothie during the winter months. The feeling can be, well, quite chilling to say the least.

Crockpot Lamb Tagine by Conscious Cleanse
Crockpot Lamb Tagine by Conscious Cleanse
As busy moms and business owners we often find dinner time a challenge, just like many of you. To get something healthy, quick, and tasty on the table after a long day can be stressful. This is where our beloved crockpot comes in handy!

Mexican Haute Chocolates
Mexican Haute Chocolates
Hello my name is Jo and I’m a Chocoholic. I’m not ashamed to say that I walk down the chocolate aisle pacing and drooling on a very regular basis.

Nutty Quinoa Cookies
Nutty Quinoa Cookies
We’re not above wanting to indulge in our favorite sweet treats, but what gets us really geeked out is the challenge of trying to makeover some of our favorite recipes into Conscious Cleanse or 80:20 friendly recipes.

Matcha Green Tea Latte
Matcha Green Tea Latte
As we’re wrapping up our New Year’s Conscious Cleanse I know I’m not the only one looking forward to reintroducing a beloved, caffeinated beverage into my morning routine.

Green Goddess Soup
Green Goddess Soup
Here we are at the end of the New Year’s Conscious Cleanse! Making it this far is a huge accomplishment and deserves to be celebrated!

Garlic Caesar Salad
Garlic Caesar Salad
Who doesn’t love a Caesar Salad? Check out this vegan, gluten-free version and be ready to get your taste buds groovin. This is so delicious, you’ll never miss the ole original. Try it this weekend and let me know what you think in the comment section below. With love and garlic kisses,

6 Steps for Dealing With Cravings
6 Steps for Dealing With Cravings
Cravings. No one is immune – not even us. They can be challenging, annoying and all consuming.

Sweet n Spicy Pulled Chicken
Sweet n Spicy Pulled Chicken
If you’ve done the live Conscious Cleanse program with us then undoubtedly you recall Jo’s infamous “chicken breast story.” You may have also picked up that I’m someone who is powered by a plant-based diet, eating the occasional piece of fish here and there when I crave it.

Jo and Jules 5 Favorite Hangover Cures
Jo and Jules 5 Favorite Hangover Cures
Happy New Year’s Eve! Before you put on your party shoes and head out to ring in the New Year, let’s talk about doing a little prep work for tomorrow. We’re talking hangovers…ahem…and how to beat them!