SoL Sister: Lauren Hoover-West

Meet our SoL Sisters!

Every month, we’ll bring you profiles of women across America whose commitment to health includes their mind, body, spirit, and community. These inspiring women share stories of how they’ve reinvented their lives and careers, embarked on exciting new life journeys, and found ways for themselves and their families to achieve optimal health.


Today’s SoL Sister is Lauren Hoover-West from Santa Cruz, CA.

Busy Lauren Hoover-West is a pastry chef, cookbook author, blogger, cooking instructor, and founder of Lauren’s Kitchen Biscotti, a delicious line of gluten-free, dairy-free, low glycemic index biscotti. … Read More

Recipe: SoL Orange & Black Tea Ice Cream

With North America deep in the Dog Days of Summer, here’s a creamy, flavorful and guilt-free dessert dish designed by Dr. Crystal Schmidt. It’s just what we need to chill out on a hot summer day!






  • 1 medium banana
  • 3 Tbs dark sugar (brown, coconut palm, sucanat)
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1 Earl Grey tea bag
  • 2 oz. dark chocolate bar (optional)


  1.  In a blender combine the Sol Sunflower Beverage, banana, dark sugar, orange zest, and the entire contents of the tea bag.
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Healthy Skin: How To Achieve That Youthful Glow Naturally

Today’s blog entry is provided by Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse (“Lyssie”) Lakatos, known as The Nutrition Twins®. Tammy and Lyssie share more than identical features; they share a passion to teach people how to eat healthfully and exercise so they’ll have tons of ENERGY to live happy lives. Over the past 13 years, they’ve focused their own limitless energy (which they get from the way that they eat, how they exercise, and from their lifestyle) on building a thriving private practice in New York City helping thousands of individual and corporate clients.… Read More