Friday, March 31, 2017

Spring Smoothie

Spring Smoothie


1 plum

1 nectarine

1 white peach

1 cup Blackberries 

1 cup Frozen Strawberries

1 cup Fresh Orange Juice

1/2 cup Fresh Mint

Ice (optional) 


Blend and Enjoy! 


Spring has sprung, there's a lightness in the air with the smells of flowers in bloom!  This spring smoothie tastes like spring feels. Refreshing! With a high level of vitamin c, this smoothies helps protect your body from cancer while strengthening your immune system! 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Benefits of Orange Juice


The Benefits of Orange Juice


1. Weight Loss: the antioxidants in citrus effectively aid in weight loss. 


2. Vitamin C- boosts the immune system and helps prevent and treat colds and the flu. In Europe, the standard cancer treatment is high doses of Vitamin C which kills free radicals and cancer. 


3. Contains D – limonene - an effective agent against skin cancer, breast cancer, 

mouth cancer, colon cancer and lung cancer. 


4. Maintains Blood Pressure levels: contains magnesium which brings blood pressure levels to normal range.


5. Prevents and treats Ulcer: Aids in digestive health 


6. Prevents and treats Kidney Stones: citrate in orange juice lowers urine acidity 


7.  Promotes healing: contains flavonoids that reduce inflammation and regenerate cells 


8. Reduces Risk of Heart Attack: Oranges contain hesperidin which protects the arteries from being clogged by improving the health of nearby cell.  Consumption of one glass freshly squeezed orange juice ensures lower risks of heart attacks 


9. Treats Anemia: vitamin C promotes the absorption of iron into blood stream


10. Skin Health: the antioxidants with the combination of vitamin C protect the skin cells from getting effected by free radicals. Giving your skin a fresh and glowing look!


Orange juice is the healthiest way to start your day! 


Monday, March 27, 2017

Very Green Smoothie


Very Green Smoothie


1 Green Apple

1 Kiwi

10 Green Seedless Grapes

1 Mango

2 cups Spinach

1/2 Cucumber 

1 tbsp Aloe Vera 

1 cup Pineapple Juice or Coconut Water or Water 

Ice (optional) 


Blend all ingredients and Enjoy!


Very Green and very nutritious! This smoothie has a lot of fiber and water content which helps to regulate and detox the digestive system. It's high in iron, protein and essential minerals that keep your blood healthy!


The Very Green Smoothie will help your body run like a well oiled machine and you will feel an increase in energy and libido! Incorporate this in to your nutrition and your body will thank you! 



Saturday, March 25, 2017

Figgy Brownie













Figgy Brownie

5 dried Figs
8 Medjool Dates
3 tbsp Cacao Powder
1/2 tsp Lemon Extract 
1 tspn Vanilla
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cinnamon 
2 tbsp Honey or Maple Syrup
1/3 cup Water
3 tbsp Quinoa Flour

Place all ingredients except water and Quinoa flour into a food processor and pulse. Open the top and push down the ingredients on the sides. Once it's nicely blended add the flour and water. 

Options:

Raw: Pour into serving dish and sprinkle with Coconut shreds, place in fridge for 3 hours then serve 

Cooked: Lightly coat baking dish with a cooking spray, pour in mixture, sprinkle with coconut shreds and Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. 

All natural, fudgy and delicious!  Figgy Brownies are so moist and rich they can fulfill even the biggest chocoholics dreams. They contain nothing artificial, no gmos, refined sugars or chemicals. Wholesome and nutritious!  Yum! 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ulcer Healing Juice

Ulcer Healing Juice 

1 Head Cabbage
5 Carrots
5 Stalks Celery
1 Cucumber
1 Green Apple
1 Bunch Parsley

Ulcer Healing Juice is made cold pressed! Cabbage juice is a long-standing home remedy for peptic ulcers. Multiple medical studies have found that raw cabbage juice, consumed daily by patients with ulcers, provided almost immediate relief from the symptoms and that healing time was a lot shorter than those who didn't use cabbage juice. 

Cabbage juice contains powerful substances  including L-glutamine, S-methylmethionine, glucosinolates and gefarnate which protect and help heal the mucous membranes lining of your stomach and digestive tract.

Cabbage juice is rich in the amino acid glutamine. Glutamine nourishes and repairs the gastrointestinal lining.  Juiced cabbage also contains gefarnate, a substance that protects the lining of your stomach from damage. Gefarnate has been isolated and used as a pharmaceutical treatment, but making your own cabbage juice is a safer way to get a large dose of it for ulcers and other digestive disorders.

The combination of Cabbage and the other ingredients in this juice create an Ulcer Healing and symptom Relief Juice that if taken daily by Ulcer sufferers can work the same as most antacids on the market as well as aid in the rapid healing of the Ulcer and stomach lining. 

(If the taste of the juice isn't your favorite add Pear or Pineapple to the juice for a sweet delightful taste!)

Papaya Pitaya Parfait


Papaya Pitaya Parfait 

4 oz Coconut Non Dairy Yogurt Kefir 
8 oz Coconut Water or Almond Milk 
1 tbsp Chia Seeds
2 tbsp Honey or Maple Syrup 
1/2 cup Papaya
1/2 cup Pitaya (dragonfruit) 
1/2 cup Blueberries 
1/2 cup Pineapple
1/2 cup Strawberries 

Mix Kefir, Coconut Water or Almond Milk, Honey or Maple Syrup, and Chia Seeds in a pourable bowl or measuring cup. In your serving cup add a layer of fruit then a layer of the Kefir mixture until your cup is full. Place in the fridge for 2-4 hours to set or you can eat it immediately if you want but it tastes like heaven when it's set nicely and chilled. 

Kefir is easily digested and it cleanses the intestines, provides beneficial bacteria and yeast, vitamins and minerals, and complete proteins. Kefir is such a balanced and nourishing food, it contributes to a healthy immune system and has been used to help patients suffering from AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome, herpes, and cancer. Its tranquilizing effect on the nervous system has benefited many who suffer from sleep disorders, depression, and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). The benefits of combining Papaya, Pitaya and Kefir help reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, while aiding in digestion, improving blood glucose control especially in diabetics, lowering blood pressure, and improving wound healing.

This Papaya Pitaya Parfait is easy to make in big batches so you can prepare a few in advance to have on hand for a delicious meal, dessert or snack!  It will make your taste buds dance and your whole body happy!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields


3 cups Strawberries

2 cup Watermelon

1 Banana 

1/2 cup Mint

1/2 cup Spinach 

1 tsp Maple Syrup

1 cup Ice


Blends and Enjoy! 


Make this smoothie part of your first line of defense against cancer, high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases!  The high levels of Vitamin C in this smoothie will boosts your immune system and help maintain your vision health as well as make you feel energized!  Strawberry Fields forever!


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Benefits of Strawberries


Benefits of Strawberries


1. Vitamins and Nutrients

Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidant-promoting vitamin C and manganese. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber, iodine and folate. Strawberries are a good source of copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B6 and omega-3 fatty acids.



2. Cardiovascular Health

The rich antioxidant and anti-inflammatory content of strawberries has impressive cardiovascular benefits. Research on the antioxidant content of strawberries is providing us with evidence of decreased lipid peroxidation in our blood vessel linings following the consumption of Strawberries and less malondialdehyde formation as well increasing blood circulation. Strawberry intake has also been shown to result in better free radical eradication. 


3. Vision Health


Antioxidants such as flavonoids, phenolic phytochemicals, and elagic acid, all of which are present in strawberries, can help prevent and reverse the affects that harmful oxidants or free radicals can cause on our eyes, such as excessively dry eyes, degeneration of the optical nerves, macular degeneration, vision defects and increased susceptibility to infections as well. Strawberries can also fix issues with ocular pressure, meaning the pressure within the eyes. Any disturbance in this pressure can be very harmful for the eyes. Strawberries contain potassium, which helps to maintain the correct pressure.


4. Immune System 

The immune system is our body’s first line of defense against infections, microbial action, and a wide variety of other diseases and dangerous conditions. Vitamin C helps to boost the immune system and has long been known to be a helpful cure for common colds and coughs. The high amount of Vitamin C in Strawberries stimulates the activity of white blood cells, which is the body’s first line of defense against toxins and foreign bodies. Being an antioxidant, Vitamin C also neutralizes free radicals, the harmful byproducts of cellular metabolism that are constantly created in our body. These free radicals are responsible for mutating the DNA of healthy cells into sick or cancerous cells, and are responsible for a number of diseases, like heart disease and multiple forms cancers.


5. High Blood Pressure

Strawberries are rich in potassium and magnesium content, which are effective in lowering high blood pressure. Potassium reduces hypertension and the rigidity of arteries and blood vessels, thereby easing the flow of blood to various parts of the body and lowering blood pressure by oxygenating them and keeping them functioning at their full potential.


Strawberries are beneficial for the prevention of cancer, improving heart health and boosting the immune system support as well as providing the body with an aggressive amount of antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients it needs to maintain full body wellness!  Strawberries brighten up salads, sweeten up desserts and are simply delicious on their own!  


Monday, March 20, 2017

Cranberry Splash Bowl



Cranberry Splash Bowl 


1 cup Frozen Cranberries 

1/2 cup Frozen Blueberries 

1/2 cup Frozen Raspberries

1/2 cup Frozen Blackberries 

1/2 cup Strawberries

2 tbsp Maple Syrup

1/2 cup - Coconut Water or Apple Juice

1 scoop Acai Powder


Blend ingredients and top with Coconut shreds and Walnuts! 


This delicious sour and sweet Cranberry Splash Bowl supports Bladder Health with the Cranberries and Boosts your mental clarity with the Walnuts and Acai!  It's powerfully cleansing with a high ORAC value of antioxidants which helps protect your body from infections, cancer and autoimmune disorders! 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Butternut Brussels Quinoa

Butternut Brussels Quinoa


Prep: 2 cups cooked Quinoa


1 cup Finely Chopped Brussels Sprouts

2 cups Cubed Butternut Squash

1 tbsp Minced Garlic

1 tbsp Diced Shallot

1 tbsp Thyme

1/2 cup Pomegranate 


Cooking options:

Heat a pan - 

- spray it with a cooking spray 

- coat with 1 tbsp Avocado Seed Oil 

- add 1 inch of water and bring it to a boil 


 Add Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash and cover for 1 minute then stir and cover for another minute.  Stir in Garlic, Shallots and Thyme and cover for 2 minute. Add Quinoa and mix well! Mix in pomegranate right before you serve!  


The 3 options for cooking give you the choice of adding a chemical, an oil carcinogen or a natural steam to the dish. No matter which way of cooking it you choose the dish will turn out the same except only one of the ways of cooking adds zero negatives to the dish. If you can, I would always go with the steam fry but once in a while cooking in the other styles won't kill you. Knowing you have the options and you have the choice always makes the healthy choice the easy one for me! 


Friday, March 17, 2017

Arthritis Relief Juice


Arthritis Relief Juice 


1 Pineapple

4 Carrots

2 Stalks Celery

1/2 Lemon

1 inch Turmeric Root

1 tsp Cayenne Pepper


Hydrating, healing, lubricating and controlling inflammation is the key to reducing symptoms of Arthritis.  


This Arthritis Relief Juice is a powerful anti inflammatory and has a high amount of healing vitamins and nutrients. 

Drink this juice daily for 2 weeks and you will see a marked reduction in Pain from Arthritis and increased mobility! 


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Date Syrup


Date Syrup:


15 Pitted Medjool Dates

6 cups Hot Water


Options: 


Raw: Place all ingredients in a Mason Jar then in the fridge. Let sit for 24 hours and you can strain out the dates pieces and start using the juice as a sweetener immediately or over 72 hours, shake and stir every few hours forcing the dates to slowly break up to make a thicker Syrup. 


Cooked: Boil the juice and dates until completely liquified and turn off heat. Stir continuously while it cools down to thicken the Syrup. 


Homemade date Syrup is a wonderful way to remove artificial sweeteners and processed sugar from your diet. It's easy to make in large batches and will add a delightfully sweet flavor to any dish, drink or baked good! 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Benefits of Peaches


Benefits of Peaches

1. Vision Health 

Peaches contain a good amount of the antioxidant Beta-carotene which is responsible for eye health along with vitamins A and C. The beta-carotene also nourishes and protects the retinas in your eyes from free radical damage, and helps to prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

2. Cardiovascular Health

 Antioxidants in peaches benefit your heart by destroying free radicals that create chain reactions within your body that can damage or kill cells. The bio-active compounds in Peaches help fight metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that causes inflammation, obesity and heart problems.

3. Circulation 

There are a lot of nutrients in peaches that promote cardiovascular health and improve circulation by reducing cholesterol levels and increasing blood flow to the heart. Regular consumption of peaches will help protect you from heart attacks and strokes.

4. Cholesterol 

Peaches contain phenolic compounds that prevent the oxidization of low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, cholesterol. The high amount of beta-carotene in peaches are good for lowering the cholesterol level in the blood stream.

5. Cancer

Rich with antioxidants that help prevent cancerous cell growth. Peaches are known especially for effectively protecting the body against lung, colon and oral cancers. The phenolic acids, known as chlorogenic and neochlorogenic acid, in peaches appear to stop breast cancer cell lines from growing without damaging normal cells.

Another fruit that's nutritionally delicious and it just so happens that Peach season (march) has sprung itself on us!  Peaches are a wonderful fast snack, a sweet addition to any acai bowl or smoothie and make for an amazing cobbler. 

Check out our previous post "The Peachy Mango" for a yummy Peachy Smoothie recipe! 


Monday, March 13, 2017

Pineapple Chia Pudding


Pineapple Chia Pudding


2 cups Diced Pineapple

3 tbsp Chia Seeds

1 cup Pineapple Juice

1 cup Coconut Water

1/2 cup Warm Water

1 tbsp Maple Syrup

1 tsp Vanilla Bean or Extract

1/2 tsp Lemon Extract

1 tsp Nutmeg

1 tsp Gloves


Cut pineapple in half and gut. Save the skin for later to use as your serving cup!  Place all ingredients into a mason jar, mix well and place in the fridge for 4 - 5 hours until it has formed the consistency of pudding.  Spoon the pudding back into the pineapple and top with fresh berries! 


Light and refreshing, this tropical pudding is low fat, chemical free, non gmo, plant based and packed with powerful anti inflammatories, vitamins, nutrients and Omega 3 & 6.  This pudding will tickle your taste buds while feeding your body what it needs to live in optimum health while protecting you from disease. Delicious and nutritious!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Peachy Mango Smoothie


The Peachy Mango

2 cups Peaches
2 cups Mango
4 Medjool Dates 
1 cup Pineapple Juice 
1/2 cup Fresh Mint
1 cup ice (optional) 

Blend all ingredients and enjoy! 

A delicious smoothie with a refreshing tropical taste and it feeds your body an amazing amount of vitamins and protects your body with its high level of antioxidants! 

Cocktails!? Add a little Malibu Rum and an umbrella for a tropical adult treat on a warm Spring day! Yum! 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Dehydrated Fruits!

Dried Fruit is a fantastic healthy and naturally sweet snack but it's another victim of the food industry!  Most dried fruits have added sugar and they use Sulfur Dioxide as a preservative.  Sulfur dioxide exposure can be very harmful, even deadly to asthma sufferers and those with sulfite allergies or sensitivities, and is a toxic and dangerous chemical to both our bodies and the environment. 

Invest in a dehydrator and feed your loved ones natures candy!  The possibilities of what you can safely make are endless and naturally delicious!  

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Juice Cleanse

Everyone wants to try a Juice Cleanse and ends up starved & dehydrated. Here's a look at how I "Juice Cleanse" which includes eating. You won't be starved but instead fed full nutrition! Your times may vary and this is just a one day example of the structure of how I Cleanse! 


7am: 8 oz - coffee/tea/hot water mixed with Cinnamon, Turmeric and Honey (maple syrup)


#1 Anti Inflammatory Juice + Any Fruit 


1 pineapple

1 head of romaine

1 handful of spinach 

2 inches of turmeric root

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 


10am: #2 Skin & Digestion or any beet/carrot juice 


5 carrots

1 Beet

1 cucumber

1 lemon

1 green apple


Walk for 30 minutes or full work out


1 pm: Meal: Vegan Pho 


Vegan Broth Base: 

48 oz Low Sodium Vegetable Broth or Water

2 cups Chopped Celery

2 cups Chopped Carrots

2 cups Chopped Potatoes

2 cups Chopped Sweet Onion 

1 cup Chopped Parsley

1 tablespoon Black Pepper

1 tablespoon Thyme

2 tablespoons Organic Soy Sauce 

1 inch sliced Ginger Root 

1 inch sliced Turmeric Root


Sweat Veggies in 1 inch of Broth or Water until Carrots soften (10 minutes) then add remaining water/broth with spices and bring to a boil for 5 minutes then lower to a simmer for 15 minutes. 

Toppings: Mung Bean Vermicelli Glass Noodles, Organic Tempeh Cubed, Avocado and Pickled Ginger (make noodles in spectate pot then add to pho)


4pm #3 Clean Greens or any low sugar Greens juice 


1 head of Romaine

2 cups Spinach

1 apple

1 lemon

1 inch Ginger Root


6pm Snack: Brown Rice Veggie Sushi


8pm: # 4 Pure Greens or any low sugar Greens juice


1 head of Romaine

2 cups Spinach

2 cups Kale

1 cup Dandelion 

1 lemon


Please drink a minimum of 64 oz of water


*Please see a medical doctor before making major dietary changes and to make sure you are healthy enough to partake in a cleanse*


Each Juice has a purpose in my Cleanse! We have covered all of the nutrients, vitamins, minerals, essential Aminos, protein, carbohydrate and fat that your body requires to maintain perfect health. We have eliminated anything that could negatively affect the body to Cleanse. Any weight loss from this Cleanse will be actual weight and not water. You'll feel lighter and more energetic! 

Blueberry Hemp Acai



Blueberry Hemp Acai 


3 cups Frozen Blueberries 

2 tbsp Peanut Powder 

1 scoop Acai Powder

1 tsp Mucuna Pruriens

1 tbsp Maple Syrup 

Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Serve topped with Frozen Blueberries and Hemp Hearts! 

Packed with Omega 3 & 6, antioxidants and an array of beneficial vitamins this Acai Bowl is nutritionally delicious! 

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Peanut Butter Jelly Bar

Peanut Butter Jelly Bar


5 Medjool Dates

2 tbsp Organic Peanut Powder (PBFit)

1 tbsp Cacao Powder

1 tbsp Maple Syrup


Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Should form a log. Form into a bar and top with Blueberries and Coconut! I use Frozen Blueberries! 


Since I don't eat fat in the mornings, I don't add the coconut so this is super low fat (3g total)! It tastes like a Peanut Butter Jelly explosion of deliciousness and it will give you a ton of energy because it's fast burning nutrition with a lot of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that your body thrives on!