nicolemmelton What does a beauty girl bring along for an action-packed weekend at #ESSENCEFest? Tap the photo for my top travel-friendly beauty treats! #MissJessies #TataHarper #Obagi #MaryKay #Proactiv #OyinHandmade #JaneCarter 1w

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nicolemmelton Hanging out with @twanlovesjac at #ESSENCEfest today! This woman right here is soooo special to me! So grateful for girlfriends who push me closer to Christ and bring so much joy into my life! Love you Jackie! #ESSENCEfest 1w

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nicolemmelton #ESSENCEfest Day 2! Y'all come and see me at the #ColgateTotal booth! I'm giving away #free pedometers and healthy living tips! Ow ow! 1w
  •   msracheld Gorgeous! 1w
  •   biancachene Your skin!!! 1w
  •   greent3a_ You're such an inspiration!! Keep letting your light shine so that we may see His great works thru you!! And cute necklace btw! 1w
  •   preshyaluck Your edges!!!! Teach me your ways 1w
  •   taytaywash Are you still there?! Im at the convention center and want to see you! 1w
  •   super___d Very pretty 1w
  •   laraacasey Love your radiant smile! 6d

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nicolemmelton While out for a run this morning in NOLA, I met my soror @cristincandice at the farmer's market! It turns out she lives 20 minutes away from me back in Maryland and she's a health coach! I just love how God works 1w

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nicolemmelton God's organic goodness picked right off the tree yesterday! I loved meeting the family who runs this fruit stand. Such sweet souls from New Orleans! Farmer's market is on Girod and Magazine Street y'all! Don't let them beignets mess yo life up! #essencefest #colgatetotal #healthyliving 1w

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nicolemmelton Good morning from New Orleans! I went for a run this morning and stumbled upon a farmer's market! Ahhhhhhh! So excited! It's at the corner of Magazine and Girod Street. I'm determined to not let this NOLA food ruin my waistline- haha! #ColgateTotal #Healthyliving #Essencefest #ivegotaweddingdresstofitinto 1w

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nicolemmelton Had an awesome day at #ESSENCEfest! Also, THANK YOU for all the love in response to my engagement news! I've been smiling ear to ear reading all of your comments. My fiancé read them and he's soooo grateful too! We truly appreciate y'all! 1w

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nicolemmelton Praising God today for his hope, love and faithfulness! The past few months have been filled with so many blessings and I'm so grateful and humbled by it all. Six days ago I got engaged! I'm super excited, giddy and just filled to the brim with the most joyful feeling EVER! My prayer is that each day I wake up, I reflect God's goodness towards me back into the world. Today, I'm in New Orleans for #ESSENCEFest, so if I see you, get ready for a great big squeezy hug and a shower of love! I'll be at the Colgate Total booth and I'm speaking on health and wellness on the Empower U Stage today, Saturday and Sunday. See you soon! Love y'all! #nicolesbiblenotes 1w

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nicolemmelton I'm super grateful for the past 8 days of detoxing! Still keeping things light today with fresh juice (cucumber, dandelion greens, parsley, apple, lemon), eggs and avocado.
If you have juicing questions my loves, check the #nicolesbdayjuicefast hashtag. I love your questions but it's hard to reply to everyone individually so I hope the tips on the hashtag are helpful!
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nicolemmelton Detox day 8 of 8: These 8 days FLEW by! Thanks for your love and support! I'm winding down with chia seeds in plain water. Chia seeds have no taste and are packed with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and minerals. I ordered mine on Amazon. (Scroll a few pics back to see the package.) #nicolesbdayjuicefast #chiaseeds 3w
  •   nicolemmelton @vtoriia Nope! 3w
  •   chasityscooper Congrats on completing your detox! You've definitely inspired me — chia seeds are the bomb! 3w
  •   latonyagreenmua @nicolemmelton I add mine to my green smoothies every morning. I get mine from Kroger supermarket. A lady recently told me they are also a aphrodisiac lol I had no clue 3w
  •   amysagenius Trader Joe's has those too 3w
  •   shatoncecilia430 @nicolemmelton -- Question, boo...if you don't drink it quickly enough, won't the chia seeds turn your liquid into kinda gel-like? Anyway, more importantly, congratulations on you finishing your detox!!! An inspiration, per usual. 3w
  •   lisabsperling I'm going to try this -- the chia drink, that is. 3w
  •   whataboutmommys Hey love just checking to see if you got my last email:) @nicolemmelton 2w

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nicolemmelton Detox day 7 of 8: Feeling good, feeling great! I'm clinging to this scripture today and so grateful for God's power to help me tell my emotions to shut-up and follow His guidance instead. He is my source and rock! A few of you have commented that fasting is hard. And it is. I was #hangry all day yesterday, and I had to break out my scriptures to give me strength instead of going to get some Bojangle's! (Yes, yall. Forreal.) One thing I know for sure: Whatever we can't do in our own strength, God can help us do through His strength. God's power > willpower. God's power > Bojangle's French fries. (P.S. Yes, this is my natural handwriting, my loves! See more at the #nicolesbiblenotes hashtag. Love y'all!) 4w

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nicolemmelton Detox day 6 of 8: The #hangry chronicles continue! I made this super thick and delicious smoothie to curb my appetite with zucchini, kale, pear, apple and water. I add spirulina powder and chia seeds to all of my green smoothies for their abundant health benefits! Spirulina is 65% protein and amino acids. It is rich in chlorophyll and contains Omega 3-,6 and 9s. Chia seeds are packed with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and minerals. They are sold on Amazon. (source: Beauty Detox Foods book and the back of the chia seeds bag!) FAQs: I'm juicing for 8 days with no solid foods. I’ll probably drink 3 to 4 quart jars of juice and 4 quart jars of water per day. On days I workout, I’ll also have a Plant Fusion protein shake made with almond milk, and a green smoothie made with solid fruits & veggies.

I have an Omega 8006 juicer ($299). I also have a Breville Juice Fountain Plus ($149), & if I had to compare the two, I love both for different reasons. I have an Osterizer blender that was probably made in 1762...it's SO old, but works great! Juice stays fresh for up to 48 hours in airtight mason jars. Mason jars are sold at Walmart & grocery stores.

If you are new to juicing, I recommend the book "Juicing, Fasting & Detoxing for Life" by Cherie Calbom sold on Amazon. I get recipes from this book, but I also just make recipes up as I go.
#juicing #juice #greenjuice #juicedetox #simplegreensmoothies #straightjuicin #juicefast #nicolesbdayjuicefast
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nicolemmelton Detox day 6 of 8: Okay, today I'm HANGRY! I miss seeing plates and bowls in my dishwasher! Hunger pangs went into overdrive after my spinning class last night and haven't stopped since. But I'm glad I got a good workout in so my skin could sweat out the toxins even more. Today I've had a glass of grapefruit juice, hot chai tea with soy milk and 2 quarts of lemon water. I'll post more green juice pics and recipes for today by this evening, I promise! Love y'all!
FAQs: I'm juicing for 7 days with no solid foods. I’ll probably drink 3 to 4 quart jars of juice and 4 quart jars of water per day. On days I workout, I’ll also have a Plant Fusion protein shake made with almond milk, and a green smoothie made with solid fruits & veggies.

I have an Omega 8006 juicer ($299). I also have a Breville Juice Fountain Plus ($149), & if I had to compare the two, I love both for different reasons. I have an Osterizer blender that was probably made in 1762...it's SO old, but works great! Juice stays fresh for up to 48 hours in airtight mason jars. Mason jars are sold at Walmart & grocery stores.

If you are new to juicing, I recommend the book "Juicing, Fasting & Detoxing for Life" by Cherie Calbom sold on Amazon. I get recipes from this book, but I also just make recipes up as I go.
#juicing #juice #greenjuice #juicedetox #simplegreensmoothies #straightjuicin #juicefast #nicolesbdayjuicefast
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nicolemmelton Tonight! 6:45, LA Fitness, Bowie Town Center, Maryland...Come one, come all! Print a free pass at lafitness.com. (Yes I'm still working out after not eating for 5 days. I'm juiced up and 'rets to go!) #nicolesbdayjuicefast 4w

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nicolemmelton Detox day 5 of 8: I decided to add on one more day of my fast since I have enough veggies to last through to the weekend and I feel REALLY good! Today I woke up bouncing off the wall. God is sooooo good, I just felt like having a praise party this morning! Whoooo! Halleju!
Okay, this here is raw, unpasteurized, unfiltered apple cider vinegar. I drink a "shot" of it each morning followed by a whole quart jar of water. ACV promotes digestion and is high in potassium, which promotes regularity and cellular cleansing. It's also a great digestive tract cleanser. Also pictured here is cayenne pepper, a well-known digestive aid which I add to my lemon water each day. Cayenne pepper stimulates the digestive tract, increasing the flow of enzyme production and gastric juices to break down toxins. (source: Beauty Detox Foods book. Scroll back a few photos to see the book).
FAQs: I'm juicing for 8 days with no solid foods. I’ll probably drink 3 to 4 quart jars of juice and 4 quart jars of water per day. On days I workout, I’ll also have a Plant Fusion protein shake made with almond milk, and a green smoothie made with solid fruits & veggies.

I have an Omega 8006 juicer ($299). I also have a Breville Juice Fountain Plus ($149), & if I had to compare the two, I love both for different reasons. I have an Osterizer blender that was probably made in 1762...it's SO old, but works great! Juice stays fresh for up to 48 hours in airtight mason jars. Mason jars are sold at Walmart & grocery stores.

If you are new to juicing, I recommend the book "Juicing, Fasting & Detoxing for Life" by Cherie Calbom sold on Amazon. I get recipes from this book, but I also just make recipes up as I go.
#juicing #juice #greenjuice #juicedetox #simplegreensmoothies #straightjuicin #juicefast #nicolesbdayjuicefast
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nicolemmelton Detox day 4 of 7: Still going strong! Today I wasn't hungry at all actually. No appetite whatsoever. I was super busy with work, which is nice because it keeps me from thinking about food! I went to Wegman's and stocked up on kale, lemons, watermelon, cucumbers, parsley, dandelion, beets and mangoes which will last me the next 3 days. Got juicing questions? Check the #nicolesbdayjuicefast hashtag, my loves! 4w

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nicolemmelton Stumbled across this old photo of my daddy and me! So grateful for my papa, flaws and all. #FathersDay 4w

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nicolemmelton I'm so grateful for the time I spent with my daddy today! Happy Father's Day to my dad and all the dads out there! 4w

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nicolemmelton Detox day 2 of 7: Cookout flow with green juice in tow! "No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it." Hebrews 12:11 #nicolesbdayjuicefast 4w

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nicolemmelton Detox day 2 of 7: Fresh cucumber, parsley, kale, apple and lemon juice, plus lots of lemon water throughout the day. I feel great and slept SO good last night! No hunger headaches or pangs (yet!). I have a cookout to attend today so y'all pray for me!
FAQs: I'm juicing for 7 days with no solid foods. I’ll probably drink 3 to 4 quart jars of juice and 4 quart jars of water per day. On days I workout, I’ll also have a Plant Fusion protein shake made with almond milk, and a green smoothie made with solid fruits & veggies.

I have an Omega 8006 juicer ($299). I also have a Breville Juice Fountain Plus ($149), & if I had to compare the two, I love both for different reasons. I have an Osterizer blender that was probably made in 1762...it's SO old, but works great! Juice stays fresh for up to 48 hours in airtight mason jars. Mason jars are sold at Walmart & grocery stores.

If you are new to juicing, I recommend the book "Juicing, Fasting & Detoxing for Life" by Cherie Calbom sold on Amazon. I get recipes from this book, but I also just make recipes up as I go.
#juicing #juice #greenjuice #simplegreensmoothies #straightjuicin #juicedetox #juicefast #nicolesbdayjuicefast
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