Recently, I acquired a copy of Ella Woodward's first cookbook (I highly recommend it), which features plant-based, gluten-free recipes. A lovely friend in Paris recommended it to me who is familiar with my love of real food and the foods I personally forgo in my diet (wheat, gluten, refined sugar … [Read more...] about Divine Dessert: Maca Sweet Potato Brownies with Burdock + The 411 on Maca!
Who would have known that getting probiotics into your diet from basic food, could be entirely easy and super inexpensive! All it takes it some good ol' fashion lacto-fermentation! Now, when I throw out the fancy term "lacto-fermentation," I know you're scared...it sounds like a process and it … [Read more...] about Sauerkraut: your key to digestive wellness! + Recipe
You want me to eat what...spir--u...huh? Did you say green algae?!This was my exact thought the day my nutrition professor introduced our class to the booster food spirulina. I never imagined a green-blue algae powder could be a nutritional powerhouse, let alone edible. Packed with anti-cancer … [Read more...] about Spirulina…Super Sacred Booster Food + Recipe
You don't have to eat less, you just have to eat right. - Unknown We have all heard the phrase "superfood." This catchy phrase seems to be at the heart of every health talk. Examples of these foods include chia and flax seed, bone broth, acai, turmeric and sauerkraut. Of course when fancy health … [Read more...] about Supercharged Booster Foods & why we should eat them everyday!
Keep Calm and Eat Ginger.Anyone who knows me well, can attest that I absolutely love Ginger! It's my go-to for almost everything, especially at the first signs of a cold or upset stomach. The warm, slightly spicy root with a hint of sweetness, is the perfect wake up call in the morning or call … [Read more...] about The Amazing Power of Ginger + 4 Ways to Consume it Everyday
Manuka honey contains 4 times the amount of nutritional properties as regular honey; this means more amino acids, more minerals, more vitamins and more immune system support. Nowadays, we have so many cosmetic and body care choices that is becomes rather difficult choosing what to buy. And if … [Read more...] about The Deets on Manuka Honey + A Heavenly Skin Brightening Mask…so natural, you can eat it! (and you should)