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Thriving After Summer: Family Health Tips for A Fall Reset

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As the summer vacation season comes to a close, it’s time to step off the party train and back into your regular routine — fortunately, we’ve got health tips for your whole family.

We get it. We all are guilty of summer late nights, tempting treats, and perhaps skipping a workout. Or three. The kids are home and you’re just trying to keep everyone happy, fed, and out of trouble! But now, as the school year starts, it’s the perfect time to regroup and refocus on your family’s health and well-being.

Don’t worry — it’s a common scenario, and we’re here to guide your family back to a healthier routine.

Health Tips for A Fall Family Reset

  1. BRING VEGGIES BACK. Start with adding just one EXTRA veggie to your plate. The chlorophyll, from veggies like kale, spinach, and celery will add immediate energy and spark. The fiber will help boost your metabolism and enhance your digestion. Have you tried our MVP Soup? It’s amazeballs! PLUS, it adds a whopping 4 servings of veggies.!
  2. Drink your water. I can’t say it enough. Get back to your 32 ounces of filtered water EACH morning before you consume anything else. After that, drink half your weight in ounces by the end of day for ultimate hydration. Hydration enhances metabolism, promotes glowy skin, flushes your organs, boosts energy and suppresses your appetite. DRINK UP. (water this time). And take a refillable water bottle wherever you go.
  3. Focus on SLEEP. This might be the number one way to stay healthy, svelte, and sexy. Sleep renews your energy, your mind and keeps your caloric intake in check. (Did you know, sleep deprivation can increase caloric intake the next day by 440 calories?) Lack of sleep makes you crave sugar and ages you. Pick a decent bedtime hour to get at least 7 to 9 HOURS and stick to it. Add CALM tea at night to relax and get to sleep.
  4. Worth Your (SEA) Salt. This essential mineral promotes healthy hydration, digestion, thyroid function, muscle and cognitive nerve transmission. Don’t be afraid of mineral rich salts. We are NOT talking about iodized table salt. Get rid of that junk. Use salts like Redmond real salt, Himalayan, Mediterranean, or Sea salt. You get the idea.
  5. Start downing green smoothies. A meal in a cup. Have one for breakfast and chock it full of all kinds of greens, antioxidant rich berries, and vegan protein. You can add half a banana if you are still on top of Sugar Craving Mountain. If you are hesitant, begin with adding spinach to your favorite GEM smoothies. As you advance, think Emerald City or Cameo. Pro tip: brighten your White Diamond with added spinach. Your body will soar.
  6. STRETCH it out and BREATHE deep. Both of these things keep your body renewed and keep things moving efficiently. Family wellness isn’t just about nutrition; it’s also about movement and mindfulness. Incorporate daily stretching and deep breathing exercises into your family’s routine. Yoga or stretching sequences will make a huge difference in your day.
  7. LOVE YOUR GOOD BACTERIA. Restore the balance of good vs. bad bacteria in your gut with PROBIOTICS. The summer’s mix of bad food and not so healthy choices may have compromised your digestive health, immunity, and brain function. We suggest Bio-Kult or Thorne FloraMend as our top choices. Stock up at The GEM!
  8. DAILY JUICE. Kick start your day with a Celery Juice from the GEM. Flush out the toxins, boost immunity, and get rid of your cravings. Or try a Juice Then Dinner or a Workout Cleanse—which shows you what a super healthy day can look like for the rest of your life (until summer returns anyway!). Bonus: We offer tons of delicious options!! You’ll want to try them all.


Give these steps a try to help your family thrive this back-to-school season!

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The 411 On Feeding Teen Athletes 

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Our student athletes are pros at juggling so many things — homework, practice, extracurriculars, friends — trying to eat right can often get lost in the mix! 

No wonder parents ask us about the best ways to feed their athletes all the time. Sports nutrition for teenagers can be tough due to their on-the-go schedules, love of fast foods and more. But not eating enough or not eating the right types of foods can definitely hurt their athletic performance — in addition to their mood, health, growth and overall quality of life. 

Get your teen athlete on the right track. Order now from The GEM.

Some common enemies of athletic performance? Skipping breakfast, sugary drinks, snacking on nutrient-poor foods, and junk food in general. Look below for some tips on how to guide your teenage athlete to properly nourish the body pre- and post-game.

Teen Nutrition Tips for Achieving Optimal Sports Performance

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Even dehydration of 2 percent can have measurable negative effects on performance. It is recommended to drink at least 24 ounces of water two hours before exercise, and of course, drink water during and after. Water is best since sports drinks can be loaded with sugar, creepy preservatives and artificial food colorings. Our Perform Sports Drink is the PERFECT ALTERNATIVE to Gatorade and the like.

Eat 2 hours before training. Eat complex carbohydrates (i.e. whole wheat pasta, brown rice with vegetables, beans). Say NO to heavy proteins and unhealthy fats like fried food. The key is to consume a little bit of protein and some carbohydrates to stay energized during the game. Nervous stomach before a big competition? It’s still important to eat at least a small snack such as a banana or oatmeal.

Consume healthy fats. Sounds crazy but good quality fats take longer to digest and serve as an optimal source of fuel for your body. Healthy fats are strongly advised — such as natural peanut butter on apples or avocado in a smoothie.

Take your vitamins. A daily multivitamin is key. Look for organic ones, made from real food sources. Rainbow Light for Teens and Thorne are great brands you can pick up at the GEM.

Steer clear from fast food! Sure, it’s tempting to hit the drive through after school. But the food is a SERIOUS performance thief. Skip the Whataburger and head to healthy “fast food” choices like The GEM, Chipotle, or Panera, who have healthier, cleaner options.

Cook at home. A sure-fire way to make sure only healthy foods make it onto your teen’s plates. Don’t know how? Follow Alex Snodgrass over at The Defined Dish. She’s a genius for delicious, easy recipes. And she’s a Dallas GEM Girl!

Does all of that sound like a lot? Have no fear! We put together a handy list of healthy snack ideas. 

Healthy Pre-Game Teen Nutrition Ideas

  • Fruit. Oranges, frozen grapes, green apples or frozen banana medallions with nut butter.  
  • Green juice. Don’t underestimate the power of green juice! Packed with energizing nutrients that are delivered immediately into the bloodstream. Our Green Glow is a great pre- and post-game choice.
  • Beans and rice. Think Chipotle style. Get even better benefits from The GEM’s Quinoa mixed with our Lentil Soup, our Three Bean Salad with Siete tortilla chips or Hummus with locally made Ohla crackers and veggies. These dishes deliver incredible complex carbs alongside powerful plant-based protein.
  • Beet shots. increases endurance, reduces oxygen consumption, increases blood nitrate levels and reduces resting blood pressure.
  • Healthy smoothies. Make these at home or order them from The GEM. Our Sparkleberry with mixed berries and banana is a total winner. Add protein and spinach to amp it up to gold medal status. Keep our bottled smoothies on hand.
  • Oatmeal or healthy granolas. Our Early Bird or Marge Granola are low in sugar and deliver a one-two punch of good fats and protein. You can mix in plant-based yogurts like Siggis for a tasty protein and carbs.
  • More ideas! Try this list! The homemade taquitos are awesome with Siete tortillas!
  • Nutrition bars. These are an easy and convenient way to keep your teenage athlete fueled, but choose carefully—many have all kinds of toxic ingredients. Our clean favorites:
    • ProBar 
    • Shanti Balance Bars
    • Jubilee Granola 
    • PB & J Tosi Bars
    • Yes Bars


Helping your sports aficionado eat healthy may seem hard but it will be well worthwhile on and off the field. That’s not to mention the added benefit to instilling healthy habits that will last a lifetime. 

Springtime Transformations Are in The Air! 🌷

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Spring is just around the corner! And with it comes the rain storms, green leaves peeking out from branches, flower buds getting ready to open — it’s all natural renewal and transformation! And you can change too — by renewing YOUR commitment to YOU! If you really want to change, we believe small, daily habits — like those promoted in our Original GEMs Life Program — will create the long-term habits you crave. 

You know the bright and colorful flowers don’t happen overnight — neither does REAL transformation. REAL change comes from gradual, consistent adjustments to our lifestyles — and even the occasional failure. 

That’s why we’re inviting YOU, dear GEM, to commit to our program this spring to bring more happiness and health to your life — your Original G·E·M·S Life. 


Start. Commit. Grow. 

It’s simple! Pick four habits to do every day — one in each Original G·E·M·S Life  category — Gratitude, Eat Clean, Move, and Shine. And start doing them. Even if you fall short, you’re still creating long-term benefits for your mind and body. 

Because the Original G·E·M·S Life program isn’t about perfection. You’re committing to doing just four (small) things to feed your body and soul every day. When (not if!) you falter, you simply begin again. Once you feel like you’re doing your practices consistently, maybe add more! 

Original G·E·M·S Practices for a Shinier New Year!

Each day, follow with ONE Original G·E·M·S Life practice in each category — Gratitude, Eat Clean, Move, and Shine — and get ready to Shine Brighter this spring! Here are a few ideas to get into the groove.

  • GRATITUDE: Tell one person you appreciate them every day. 
  • EAT CLEAN: Add a Green Glow (or other green juice) to one meal.
  • MOVE: Squeeze in a 10-minute stretch between Zoom calls.
  • SHINE: Turn off all the light sources in your bedroom for a solid night’s sleep. 

If you miss a day, don’t stress. Just get back on the disco train and start again. This program doesn’t have an end point — the goal is growth, positivity, and your intention to Shine Brighter.

Need some Original G∙E∙M∙S Inspiration?

We put together this handy collection of GEM-approved practices to help you stick to your Original G·E·M·S Life daily.

About Our Original G∙E∙M∙S Life Program

Shine Brighter all the time with an Original G∙E∙M∙S Life, a daily playbook based on The GEM’s founding principles. Jump on our disco train and commit daily to just one practice in each of the categories, Gratitude, Eat Clean, Move, and Shine. Add in more practices and grow with the program when you’re ready and create your own Original G∙E∙M∙S Life! Get started today

Celebrate 11 years on 2/11 with a FREE IMMUNITY SHOT!

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This Feb. 11 we celebrate turning 11! And to celebrate, we’ve got a special “thank you” for our wonderful, glowing GEMs!  


Since we opened our doors, we’ve treasured our GEMmy community and the opportunity to help you Shine Brighter. And year 11 promises to be bigger and shinier than ever. 

To celebrate our big anniversary, join us for a FREE IMMUNITY SHOT ON Saturday, Feb. 11 at both our locations, where we’ll be giving out complimentary shots to ALL GEM CUSTOMERS! Come do shots with us! 

*In-store orders for dine-in only.






Magical, Miracle, MEDICINAL Mushrooms! 

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This GEM girl loves her some ’shrooms. Miracle Mushrooms. Magical, even, if you will. And not the psychedelic ones you might have “heard” about at a Grateful Dead concert. We’re talking about mushrooms used as food AND medicine. Actually, the practice of using mushrooms in herbal medicines is even older than Jerry Garcia — it been around for over 2000 years!

Ready to feel the power of our Miracle Mushroom Blend? Order for pick up now!

MK and I are OBSESSED with medicinal mushrooms.  So much so that we created our very own GEM-my Miracle Mushroom Powder Blend! 

What’s in Our Medicinal Mushroom Blend?

Our amazing medicinal mushroom blend contains a power squad of reishi, chaga, lion’s mane and turkey tail. We crafted it to help balance and restore your immune system, increase oxygen flow to your cells, amp up your mental and creative sharpness, regulate blood sugar, lower stress levels, promote restful sleep, and more. 

Check out the details below. We are sure you will RUN to The GEM to grab your jar of miracles! It’s simple to use: just add our Miracle Mushroom Powder daily to your coffee, smoothies, even your oatmeal. 

Why Is Our Medicinal Mushroom Blend Effective?  

The unique attributes of the four medicinal mushrooms in our blend make for a powerful energizing punch! Check it out:

Reishi Mushroom Benefits  

  • Improves Sleep 
  • Reduces Stress 
  • Alleviates seasonal allergies
  • Boosts immunity

Reishi has the incredible ability to boost the body’s immune system ability to protect against viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

Reishi also works to keep us FOREVER YOUNG. It reduces the signs of aging and protects your cellular DNA from oxidant damage, allowing you to remain energized and alert.

One of the most powerful benefits reishi provides is relief from severe seasonal allergies. When exposed to allergens, the body releases histamines, which cling to cells and cause them to swell and leak fluid — enter the sneezing and runny noses. When you’re taking reishi daily, your allergy symptoms may disappear entirely!

Chaga Mushroom Benefits

  • Wards off the common cold
  • Helps your skin GLOW and your hair GROW!
  • Lowers inflammation due to stress

Like reishi, chaga has astonishing immunity boosting powers. Compounds in chaga can boost the production of white blood cells that regulate the immune response to infectious microorganisms. 

Chaga is also a rich source of antioxidants. In fact, one dose of chaga contains the same number of antioxidants found in 30 pounds of carrots. It contains plenty of zinc and melanin, which are all excellent for keeping skin healthy and reducing inflammation. 

Lion’s Mane Mushroom Benefits

  • Improves memory
  • Boosts concentration
  • Protects your nervous system

Like some of the others, Lion’s Mane is incredibly restorative because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. However, Lion’s Mane’s brain-boosting effects truly distinguish it as a badass fungus.  

Lion’s Mane is believed to repair and regenerate neurons, resulting in improved cognitive function, and the mushroom has been known to mitigate the effects of neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.

Turkey Tail Mushroom Benefits 

Like many other mushrooms, turkey tail is full of super-powered stuff that give it its immunomodulating properties, providing overall immune support and regulation. But what sets turkey tail apart are two of its unique compounds: PSK and PSP that have the ability to regenerate white blood cells and stimulate the activity and creation of T-cells, and natural killer (NK) cells, enabling the immune system to ward off and destroy pathogens. 

If you liked what you read, don’t be shy — try out our new Miracle Mushroom Powder Blend today at The GEM!

40 Tons of Love For Mother Earth 🌏

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At The GEM, our passion for green living goes beyond caring for our well-being. The all-organic, plant-based foods we love improve our health AND the health of Mother Earth — and we believe you can’t care about one without caring about the other! That’s why living green has been part of Our Creed since DAY ONE — and why environmental practices go beyond just eating organic. 

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Did you know that last year alone, we composted almost 87,000 POUNDS of food waste?! That means we reduced our carbon footprint by 77,000 pounds!

Thanks to the awesome team at Recycle Revolution, the leading collector of post-consumer food waste in North Texas, we’ve helped nourish gardens, soil, and worm farms all around DFW and reduced our carbon footprint last year by almost 77,000 pounds. 

Since we opened our doors 10 years ago, we’ve composted hundreds of tons of food waste. We’re happy to pay for this service and to do what it takes to help reduce our impact on the environment. 

We know our community is a green community and we want you to be secure knowing that eating at The GEM is an Earth Loving act. By doing that, you’re also: 

  1. Reducing Greenhouse Gasses & Water Use : By eating mostly plants, you’re reducing the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. Did you know that almost 15 percent of greenhouse gasses are produced by meat and dairy industries? Farming plants also uses far less water than raising cattle, if you can believe it. 
  2. Limiting Pollution, Water Run Off & Soil Erosion: Organic farming benefits you, the environment AND the farm worker. Think about it, if you’re not exposed to harmful chemicals, neither is the person picking your food or the water that runs off the farm. The practices of organic farms also reduce soil erosion and greenhouse gasses and improve the quality of soil. 
  3. Recycling & Reusing Everything: Our kitchen reuses glass bottles. All of our packaging is biodegradable and recyclable — including our straws because every little bit matters! And we NEVER use styrofoam. And our recycling includes the more than 40 tons of food waste we pay Recycle Revolution to compost every year.

We LOVE how much our GEM community cares about being green. If you want to join us on our reuse and recycle train, we encourage you to find out more about Recycle Revolution’s programs. The local company is committed to helping individuals and companies recycle and compost everything they can. Now that’s GEMMY! 

Thanks for doing your part to keep Mother Earth GREEN. We wish you continued vitality and healthy habits this Earth Day, Earth Week, Earth Month and every day. Keep up the good work Earth and Happy Earth Day!

Get Our FRESH Merch & Apparel for Spring!

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Look good, feel GEMmy in our all-new apparel! We’ve been working hard to design some fresh styles to commemorate our 10-year anniversary, and we are SO thrilled to finally unveil our all-new GEM t-shirts, socks, hoodies and more, just for YOU!



Look fresh and Shine BRIGHTER this spring in our new men’s and women’s apparel, designed with the rainbow vibes we’re famous for (with a little added retro sparkle!). Original GEMs know our apparel is always made with 100% cotton and printed on only the most comfy threads. 

Refresh your wardrobe with some shiny new styles this season by ordering online or in-store at both of our locations. RUN, don’t walk to get your new merch! Supplies are limited and sure to go quickly!


Celebrating a Decade of Peace, Happy, JUICE (& SO Much More!) 🎉

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Holy guacamole, The GEM is turning 10 YEARS YOUNG!!! We can hardly believe it’s been a decade since opening our doors as the first organic juice bar in Dallas. What started as a simple idea between two disco soul sisters back in 2012 has blossomed into something more lovely and powerful than we ever could have imagined. And it’s taught us that no matter whether in life, love, disco or business, passion is always worth pursuing.


From a terrifying breast cancer diagnosis to hosting our first-ever popup, and to opening our second location, the journey to provide the best-of-the-best spirit, energy and juice to our glowing GEMs has been, in a word, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. 

We knew next to nothing about the restaurant business when we opened up shop ten years ago, but that didn’t hold us back. We dug in deep—learning, growing, and dancing along the way (and, of course, leaning on this wonderful community of ours). 

Read on for the top ten lessons we’ve learned on our GEMbarkment a decade later:

10 Lessons Learned After A Decade of #ShiningBright

  1. Dallas loves green juice. We have seen our GEM community grow into the most incredibly committed and conscientious health-seekers anywhere around. 
  2. Our Top 10 Health Rules are still the way to go. Nothing has changed. It still is all about a whole food, plant-based diet. (And if you don’t know, now you know.)  
  3. Focus attention on your own passions, do it with determination and grit, and things fall into place. Stay true to your values—and don’t be swayed by a new “opportunity” that strays from your mission.(Check out Our Creed to see what we’re all about!)
  4. Treat your customers (and staff!) with respect and kindness, and they will stick around for the long term. Some of you have been with us since day ONE! We have incredible staff that have been with us for many years (like, almost 10!).  We love them, and we love YOU!
  5. Disco balls and groovy music make for a fun workplace. We’re more than just healthy food and organic juices. We’ve created a place where positive energy flows freely—and we like to think it’s why we have the very best staff in town (and we know you agree!).
  6. Delicious smoothies don’t have to be loaded with added sugar, dairy or creepy additives. Our intention is to make the most delicious food and juice without compromising any health benefits
  7. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Especially when it comes to new health products, supplements, diets and fads promising to (insert desired outcome here). Always stick to what you know actually works: a whole food, plant-based diet.
  8. Those struggling with a health crisis can feel confident that they are getting honestly clean, organic healing foods and juices when they visit The GEM. We’ve met so many beautiful humans going through cancer. It has been a humble honor to get to serve you.
  9. Supportive, positive people make for the BEST co-workers. Daily work is WAY more fun and rewarding with people who intentionally set out to be positive and supportive. We really do have a blast doing what we do, together.
  10. We are beyond grateful for you, our O.G.s (Original GEMs!), as well as our new followers for your continuous support and outpouring of love. We’re here and open every day for you, and you never fail to show up for us! 

As a special “thank you” to all of our loyal GEMs, mark your calendars for Friday, February 11th at both our locations, where we’ll be giving out FREE IMMUNITY SHOTS, complimentary to ALL CUSTOMERS! 🎉

Join Us Feb. 11th for a FREE IMMUNITY SHOT!

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We’re turning 10 years YOUNG this year, and to celebrate, we’re going all out! See what we’ve got in store as a special “thank you” to you, our wonderful, glowing GEMs!


Giving this wonderful community of ours a place to #ShineBrighter has been our mission since opening our doors in 2012—and we’re thrilled to be embarking on our TENTH year of business, still committed to being your source for organic goodness and disco happiness. 

To celebrate our big anniversary, join us for a FREE IMMUNITY SHOT ON Friday, February 11th at both our locations, where we’ll be giving out complimentary shots to ALL GEM CUSTOMERS! 

Help us spread the word by sharing this with a friend, and tag us in your social media posts! 

#TheGEMTurns10 #CheersTo10Years 

12 Teen Summer Snack Ideas for Original G·E·M·S!

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As parents of teenagers and young adults ourselves, we know firsthand how challenging it can be to convince your kids to keep on the straight-and-narrow when it comes to eating right. So we’re offering our tried and true Eat Clean food rules catered to teens who want to look good and feel even BETTER — the basis of our Original G·E·M·S Life program. Check out our top recommendations below for helping your teen eat clean.


Preparation is the name of the game when getting our kids to eat clean. While it’s likely they will never straight up ask for cucumbers and hummus, your teens will snack on what’s in front of them, so having healthy options on deck is a must!

My go-to healthy options make staying true to Original G·E·M·S Life easy for our teens at home. They’re what I call my “Jedi Mind Trick Snack Plates”…fun-looking, health-filled plates with a little bit of everything on them. Before they’ve even realized it, my teens are gobbling up organic veggies and nutrient-filled bites like it was their idea.

Try some of my favorite at-home snack plate ideas for your teens this summer!

12 Healthy Summer Snacks for Teens

  • Be-A-GEM Platter: Made with our fave grab-and-go options, including The GEM’s hummus with jalapeno pesto, our Vegan Ranch and Sami’s Flax Chips served along with snap peas and Sunset’s Sugar Bombs grape tomatoes. This plate is a hit for obvious reasons.
  • Netflix & Healthy Platter: Here’s one for the movie buffs—organic popcorn made on the stove top with coconut oil and sea salt, peanuts, pistachios, and Healthy Chex Mix from Unrefined Bakery (this stuff is the BOMB!).
  • Taste the Rainbow Platter: Take watermelon cubes, Cuties oranges, kiwis, blueberries, frozen grapes, and some mini marshmallows for clouds (brands like Smash Mallow or Dandies are our go-to).
  • Piatto d’Italia: Take a quick trip over the pond and into Italy with an array of olives, nitrate-free sliced salami, toasted almonds, sliced red peppers, parmesan chunks, and steamed artichoke. Go even further and make mini pizzas with whole grain English muffins, marinara and mozzarella. Buon appetito!
  • Mexican Fiesta Plate: Made with fresh GEM Pico de Gallo, guacamole and our 3 Bean Salad and served with Siete Tortilla Chips. Make quick and easy quesadillas by adding leftover seasoned taco meat or organic rotisserie chicken for quick access and using whole wheat tortillas. Look for brands that just have simple ingredients (hit: Mission is NOT it!). 
  • Veggie Lovin’ Platter: Served with steamed broccoli, GEM Vegan Ranch, sliced cucumbers and carrots marinated in lime juice and salt (this is an important step!). 
  • Let’s Do Brunch Platter: Make toasted waffles cut into triangles and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, served alongside boiled eggs, Alyssa’s oatmeal cookies (sold at The GEM!), and Applegate Farms chicken sausage links. 
  • Open-Faced Avo Toast Plate: Serve avocado toast with lemon, cayenne, sea salt, PBJ, and toasted cheese—all cut into small squares.
  • At-Home Happy Jars: Organic Greek or plant-based yogurt (Siggi’s is my fave) parfaits made with Marge or Park Lane granola and berries, drizzled with honey. Save yourself some time by making a few of these at a time, storing them in small Mason jars. 
  • Asian Snack Plate: Get store bought California Rolls (Whole Foods and Central Market have the best!), AshaPops, sliced red bell peppers, GEM Collard Wraps, and steamed organic spicy edamame (with “Slap Your Mama” seasoning).
  • Baked Potato Bar: Keep potatoes on hand and with fun toppings. Use that leftover taco meat! Super simple, filling, AND healthy. 
  • Smoothie Station: Blend one frozen banana with a cup of dairy-free milk, raw cacao and organic peanut butter for a yummy treat. Or, pick up some of our ready-made Smoothie Kits at The GEM and store in the freezer until ready to serve. Your teens will LOVE you!

Help set your teen up for success by providing them with these healthy snack options. And don’t forget to lead by example! For more inspiration on keeping you and your family inspired to Eat Clean, check out our Original G·E·M·S Life inspiration page with tried-and-true, easy-to-follow food rules. 

By selecting one practice that resonates with you from one or all of all of the four Original G·E·M·S categories (Gratitude, Eat Clean, Move and Shine), and committing to doing it daily for a week, then a month (and eventually forever), you’ll be well on your way to Shining Brighter in all areas of your life!