Recipes & Food

Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

A SOOTHING SMOOTHIE… As we’re unwinding from a food-filled holiday weekend, I decided to create a nourishing smoothie this morning to help myself recalibrate. With that said, I located some ingredients that would help soothe the digestive tract and relieve excess gas and bloating from all the fun party festivities. Though many would believe the post-Thanksgiving […]
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Feeling Groovy Smoothie

Feeling Groovy Smoothie

SMOOTHIFIED TO IMPROVE MOOD AND MORE… If you are looking for a simple plant-based smoothie that will support digestion and reduce mood swings you may want to give this one a try! The active enzyme bromelain in pineapple is loaded with digestion enhancing benefits to lessen gas, bloating or other digestive symptoms. It’s also great for inflammation. In addition, low iron levels […]
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Garden Green Juices

Garden Green Juices

SPRING HAS SPRUNG… Eating green foods will keep your body well mineralized, and since many of the foods consumed today are mineral-deficient (with processed and packed foods), experimenting with ways to replenish the body is very important. If  you are new to juicing, it’s good to begin with vegetables you enjoy. Making green vegetables the […]
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Rise and Shine Glory Juice

Rise and Shine Glory Juice

FEEL THE GLORY JUICE The best juice for a beautiful autumn day to fill you with energy and vitality. Why? It’s packed full of vitamins A, B vitamin folate, C and beta carotene. A dynamic trio of phytonutrients, found in broccoli, supports all steps in the body’s detox process including activation, neutralization, and elimination of […]
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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

A SWEET, ROOT VEGETABLE WITH BENEFITS It is the time for winter soups and stews! And sweet potatoes are a great addition. They are a good source of potassium and vitamin B6, which help support a wide range of activities in our nervous system. The body tends to use a lot of potassium and other […]
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Persimmon Wild Rice Spinach Salad

Persimmon Wild Rice Spinach Salad

Recipe The Goods: Salad 2 cups wild rice blend (uncooked) 4 cups of baby spinach 4 fuyu persimmons, chopped 1/2 cup hazelnuts, toasted (optional) The Goods: Dressing 1 1/2 tsp grated orange rind 1 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp cayenne […]
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