HEALTHY LIVING

Almonds Health Benefits – Packed with Vitamins, Minerals, Protein and Fiber

April 19, 2017 By

You might not think so, but almonds (scientifically termed Prunus dulcis) are actually the hard seed from the center of an almond fruit. Almonds are must be extracted through a process called “shelling” before being eaten. But it’s worth all the effort to uncover the seed. Almonds: are full of good fats and a wide range of macro and micro nutrients balance your…

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The Superfood-Packed Cacao Banana Smoothie Recipe

October 12, 2015 By

A good post workout smoothie, afternoon energizer, and morning wake-me-up, this versatile, nutrient-packed cacao banana smoothie recipe its into your SuperLife diet just about anywhere. It is also full of superfoods, providing a strong boost to Life Force 1: Nutrition. Cacao powder creates an awesome chocolate flavor, but it also adds nutrients including antioxidants, iron, magnesium, and more. The bananas…

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Sun-Protecting Watermelon Carrot Summer Salad

July 16, 2015 By

Pile together some summertime favorites in this fresh,  antioxidant-rich, sun-protecting summer salad! This nutrient-rich salad combines lycopene, found in the watermelon, together with other nutrients such as beta-carotene from carrots, vitamin C from the strawberries, vitamin E in the almonds, and antioxidants in the green tea. These powerful nutrients have been found to help protect skin from sun damage. Bonus: The salad is…

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The ‘Super’ Fresh Salad Recipe

June 13, 2015 By

There’s nothing like a nourishing, fast salad thrown together with gusto! Darin whipped this fresh salad recipe up right after returning to Malibu from a superfood-hunting trip to Peru. The measurements below are a starting point. Have fun tossing everything together and simply head where the ingredients in your kitchen take you! KITCHEN UTENSILS Medium bowl Kitchen Gloves Knife…

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Why Should You Soak Nuts and Seeds?

May 15, 2015 By

“People who eat nuts daily live longer than those who don’t.” Have your attention yet? I discuss the amazing health benefits of eating raw nuts and seeds in my book, SuperLife. Nuts and seeds actually deliver critical healthy fats and additional nutrients that aid your body’s cardiovascular system, metabolism, and even weight management. However, to truly get the benefits of nuts…

HEALTHY LIVING

Almonds Health Benefits – Packed with Vitamins, Minerals, Protein and Fiber

May 15, 2015 By

You might not think so, but almonds (scientifically termed Prunus dulcis) are actually the hard seed from the center of an almond fruit. Almonds are must be extracted through a process called “shelling” before being eaten. But it’s worth all the effort to uncover the seed. Almonds: are full of good fats and a wide range of macro and micro nutrients balance your…

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How To Make Almond Milk at Home for Beginners (With Photos)

May 15, 2015 By

I am often asked how to make almond milk at home. I use almond milk frequently in my recipes, especially when I am looking for something on the lighter side compared to coconut milk. Plus, almonds are a nutritionally dense food with proven health benefits to add to a SuperLife! This recipe is as simple as it gets. The first…