HEALTHY LIVING/RECIPES

Anti-Inflammatory Warm Turmeric Drink

May 1, 2017 By

This creamy, warm turmeric drink is truly one of my ultimate favorites for recovery and restoration, especially during these cold winter months! It is a delicious, anti-inflammatory boost for your body. Here’s why I love it and why I know you’ll love it too. Not only is it delicious and comforting but the superfood powers of turmeric truly unleash great recovery…

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie All Your Guests Will Love

November 19, 2016 By

I love experimenting around the holidays and trying new dishes! But every once in a while you do get the craving for a traditional holiday dish. If that’s you this year, than this pumpkin pie is for you. It’s a healthy vegan twist on the old-fashioned favorite. It eliminates the dairy and eggs and switches them out with coconut cream!…

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning Made Simple & Healthy

November 12, 2016 By

Thanksgiving tradition means something different to each and every one of us. However, there is one thing that I know we all have in common when it comes to Thanksgiving Day: whether you’re the event planner, the chef, or dessert connoisseur of the family, we all come together around one main focus besides spending time together that day: FOOD…and lots…

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Turmeric + Cherry Recovery Tonic

June 30, 2016 By

Nature has many whole foods that compete head-to-head with all the powders and supplements and pills we pound into our bodies in the 21st century. I love tart cherry juice because it has nutrients that have anti-inflammatory effects on your body. Newer studies showed that adding tart cherry juice to your diet regularly could boost overall training capabilities, enhance post-workout recovery,…

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Superfood-Infused Sprouted Hummus From Scratch

April 28, 2016 By

Hummus is an ancient food, possibly first consumed in Egypt as early as the thirteenth century. I’ve seen hummus eaten as a healthy part of the diets of many healthy populations living around the world, especially the Middle East. I have my own version to share in this greens-focused recipe! The foundation of hummus recipes are six ingredients: chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, sea…

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Make a Superfood-Filled Holiday Cranberry Sauce

November 13, 2015 By

Cranberries have amazing health benefits, but the one downside to cranberries is that they are hard to eat without sugar. Just a ¼ cup of jellied cranberry sauce has 24 grams of sugar in it. Worse yet, it will be in the form of high fructose corn syrup! Even if your family celebrates with a secret homemade family recipe, it…

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How To Soak Chia Seeds Overnight

October 23, 2015 By

Chia seeds are amazing. They are one of my foundational superfoods that you can eat every day to add nutritional support and health benefits to your SuperLife. If you are going to eat chia seeds, I highly recommend that you soak them! Soaking chia seeds “sprouts” them and breaks down “enzyme inhibitors” that protect the seeds. RELATED READING: Why You…

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Apple Spice Chia Seed Pudding

October 23, 2015 By

For all of you that want to soak in the season with pumpkin / spice / fall everything, here’s a healthy, clean, festive version of chia pudding. This apple spice chia seed pudding isn’t just a flavorful snack, the chia seeds make it a nutritious boost. While chia seeds have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries,…

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Vanilla Hot ‘Chocolate’ Maca Energy Drink Recipe

October 17, 2015 By

Get an energy boost without the buzz of coffee using maca, one of my favorite superfoods. This root from Peru gives you energy in a non-caffeinated way that supports your body. Bonus: you’ll also be filling your body with calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, manganese, B vitamins and essential lipids, as maca is very nutrient rich! It tastes delicious,…