here are the five hidden keys to permanent weight loss

ready to jumpstart your weight loss journey?

here are the five hidden keys to permanent weight loss you can get healthier and live a more energized life without dieting or restriction.

Discover the 5 Hidden Keys to Simple, Healthy, & Permanent Weight Loss

3 Easy Valentine’s Day Mocktails: Celebrate Love & Wellness

Valentine’s Day is a time for celebration, love, and togetherness. Whether you’re alcohol-free, celebrating with kids, or focused on health and weight loss goals, you can still participate in the festive spirit with some tasty mocktails. These three easy mocktail recipes are perfect for adding a touch of sweetness and joy to your Valentine’s Day, while staying aligned with your wellness plans.

Strawberry Basil Bliss

Note: As pictured above

A perfect blend of sweet and herbal flavors, this mocktail is as delightful to look at as it is to drink.


  • Fresh strawberries
  • Basil leaves
  • Lemon juice
  • Honey or Agave syrup
  • Sparkling water

How to Make

  1.  In a glass, muddle a few strawberries and basil leaves.
  2. Add a splash of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey or agave syrup for a touch of natural sweetness. 
  3. Fill the glass with ice and top with sparkling water
  4. Stir gently and garnish with a strawberry or basil leaf.

Why It’s Great: Strawberries are low in calories and high in antioxidants, making this drink a healthy, fruity treat that won’t derail your weight loss goals.

Virgin Raspberry Mojito


  • Raspberries
  • Water
  • Maple Syrup
  • Mint Leaves
  • Lime (sliced into wedges)
  • Ice Cubes
  • Sparkling Water

How to Make

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the raspberries, water and maple syrup. Cook until thick, about 5 minutes. Use an immersion blender or add the mixture to your blender to puree until smooth. Chill in fridge at least 10 minutes.
  2. Divide mint and 1/2 the lime wedges into drinking glasses. Use a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon to mash them together. Divide raspberry puree, ice cubes and sparkling water between the glasses. Stir to combine and garnish with remaining lime wedges. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt if desired.

Ginger Peach Sparkler

For those who enjoy a spicy kick, this ginger-infused mocktail is a must-try.


  • Fresh or frozen peaches
  • Ginger ale (zero sugar for a less sugar)
  • A dash of lemon juice
  • Mint for garnish

How to Make

  1. Puree the peaches until smooth.
  2. Fill a glass halfway with the puree.
  3. Add a dash of lemon juice.
  4. And then fill the rest of the glass with chilled ginger ale.
  5. Stir gently and garnish with a sprig of mint or a peach slice.

Why It’s Great: Peaches add natural sweetness and ginger is known for its digestive benefits, making this mocktail a guilt-free indulgence.

Celebrating Responsibly

These mocktails are not just about skipping alcohol; they’re about inclusivity and making healthier choices. They allow everyone, regardless of their dietary preferences or age, to raise a glass and toast to love and health. Plus, getting creative in the kitchen can be a fun activity to share with loved ones, making the day even more special.

So, this Valentine’s Day, or any day really – whether you’re cuddling up with your partner, spending time with family, or focusing on your personal health journey, these mocktails are sure to add extra joy and flavor to your celebrations. Cheers to love, health, and happiness!

If you’d like some support for your weight loss goals, check out the different ways we can help.

  1. 1:1 High Touch, VIP Coaching. Check out the details here.
  2. Simple Metabolic Reset Small Grp. Find info here.
  3. Book a call to find the best fit for you!

Follow @samanthananderson on Instagram for more recipes, tips, and resources! 

After years of fad diets, I found myself in an unending cycle of failure. Trying to figure out a healthy lifestyle on my own left me feeling confused and alone. After discovering the science behind food and the behaviors that impact lasting change - I've never gone back. Now, my passion is to help women live energetic and confident lives without the yo-yo dieting.

your coach and biggest cheerleader

meet samantha