HEALTHY LIVING/SUPERFOODS

The King of Alkalization: Dark, Leafy Greens

September 4, 2015 By

When we think of health, we think green. When we think of nature, we think green. Green is a color associated with the good aspects of life, yet when it comes to dietary choices we generally have a certain reluctance towards this food group. I’ve even heard people say, “They taste too healthy.” Of course this is the case! Our…

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Abracadabra: The Magic of Sprouting Seeds

April 2, 2015 By

Sprouts are far more than tiny, whitish plants that just happen to garnish a gourmet sandwich or an Asian side dish. In fact, in China there are accounts of sprouts being recommended by traditional physicians to treat a variety of diseases, more than 1000 years ago. Today we know that sprouts are nutritionally dense, enzyme-packed superfoods. This is possible because…

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Apple & Ginger Spice Salad

February 27, 2015 By

Ginger has been around for centuries, and has time-tested, digestion-enhancing properties, plus a host of supercharged health benefits. This flowering plant in the family Zingiberaceae is used as  both a spice or a medicine, and can be eaten fresh, dried and powdered, or as a juice or oil.  In this recipe, fresh-grated ginger adds a pungent kick to a sweet, raw salad. KITCHEN…

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#LOVEHowYouLive – Challenge 7

February 4, 2015 By

From the moment you get up until the moment you head to bed, I want you to keep the water focus rolling ALL DAY! Have a water bottle (glass is preferred) that you refill throughout the day to keep track of how much or (how little) you are drinking. In my book, I write: “Water is the major component of…

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Super Bowl, Super Snacks

January 30, 2015 By

Food is an important part of our lives every day, but on Super Bowl Sunday, food gets an even bigger spotlight. You’ll probably be invited to a Super Bowl party – and whether you go for the football or the party, you are going to be around every kind of snack food under the sun for hours. If you want…

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Superfood Fun: Darin’s Vegan Pizza

January 23, 2015 By

There is nothing better than finding a recipe that both fuels your body and serves as a fun, comfort food. Bet you didn’t think that pizza could be “super” healthy for you, but it can! This totally delicious recipe from my SuperLife kitchen will hit all your flavor buttons and leave you satisfied and fueled. Enjoy making this recipe with…

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Superfood Made Simple: Nutrient-Packed Chia Seed Pudding

January 1, 2015 By

Amazing! Chia seeds were first cultivated and eaten in central Mexico dating back at least 2000 years ago. Chia seeds were one of the nutritional pillars along with corn, beans, and squash (what is commonly referred to as “the three sisters”). When European colonizers arrived they were surprised to see the overall healthy state of the population—in large part due…