Fermented Purple Cabbage and Apple Sauerkraut

Fermented Purple Cabbage and Apple Sauerkraut

Every New Year brings a brand new opportunity to start fresh and create a healthier lifestyle. One of the best and easiest ways to get healthier is to make simple changes to your diet by adding more whole foods into it every day. A nourishing smoothie a day, eating more leafy green vegetables with your meals, adding in wholesome fats, and eating fermented foods are some of the best ways to start to make changes that can transform your health. Whole foods taste amazing and once you start eating … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Fermented pomegranate pineapple water kefir is one of my latest fermented water kefir drinks that I like to make for radiant health and wellness. If you’re dealing with autoimmune issues, low energy, sugar cravings and a variety of digestive issues, water kefir will be a great aid for helping you feel better. Fermented beverages are rich in nutrients that are excellent for promoting digestive and immune system health. I like to make fermented foods all year round but I especially like to make … [Read more...]

Orange Coconut Yogurt

Orange Coconut Yogurt

Do you adore yogurt but can’t or don’t eat dairy? I have the perfect solution for you! My orange coconut yogurt is an excellent yogurt replacement and it’s so creamy and delicious! I have loved yogurt since I was a child and have been eating it for many years. I decided to create this dairy-free recipe for anyone who wants a replacement for tradition animal milk yogurts.   Fermenting coconut meat or coconut milk with probiotics creates a super healthy, nutrient-dense yogurt recipe … [Read more...]

Gut Healing Cherry Coconut Water Kefir Smoothie

Gut Healing Cherry Coconut Water Kefir Smoothie

I love drinking beverages that taste delicious and help energize and heal the body at the same time! Today’s yummy smoothie recipe fits the bill perfectly and it’s super nourishing, sweet and really creamy. I recently posted a recipe for cinnamon coconut water kefir, a fermented beverage that provides beneficial bacteria aka probiotics that helps heal your digestive system and strengthen your immunity. This amazing coconut water kefir has really made a huge difference in my health and I highly … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Coconut Water Kefir

Cinnamon Coconut Water Kefir

Cinnamon coconut water kefir is one of the easiest beverages to make for vibrant health. If you’re dealing with low energy, blood sugar issues, excess weight, sugar cravings, and digestive issues, coconut kefir will help you heal. This wonderful fermented beverage is rich in beneficial bacteria, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals that are crucial for digestive and immune system health.   I love making both raw milk kefir and coconut water kefir. I also like using nut and seed milks like … [Read more...]

Fermented Lemon Kale and Savoy Cabbage

Fermented Lemon Kale and Savoy Cabbage

Lately I have been doing a lot of experimenting with different blends of vegetables for my ferments. I usually make a large batch of fermented cabbage and carrots together and it’s my go-to blend that always tastes fantastic.   I have been receiving an abundance of kale from the farmers market so I decided to make a different ferment that would feature kale. I mixed curly kale with Savoy cabbage and the results were absolutely delectable! The Savoy cabbage  pairs perfectly with the … [Read more...]

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad

I have a confession to make, I'm obsessed with heirloom tomatoes! Their fabulous flavors, colors, textures, unique shapes, and colorful names are so amazing to me! I can't wait until the summer comes so I can get my hands on as many of these juicy tomatoes as I can eat! I enjoy heirloom tomatoes both raw and cooked in a variety of different recipes.   Eating with the seasons is a superb way to enjoy the abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables that are available during different … [Read more...]

Berry Coconut Kefir Sangria

Berry Coconut Kefir Sangria

Summertime is one of the best times of the year for outdoor entertaining. The warm, beautiful summer days and nights are a fantastic time for you to invite family and friends over for a backyard barbecue, relaxing day lounging at the pool, or a night spent dining under the stars.   Enjoying a cocktail, wine, or beer is a normal part of entertaining. I like to indulge in the occasional alcoholic beverage but I also want to make sure that what I drink won’t slow down the progress I’ve … [Read more...]

Post Exercise Recovery Strawberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

Post Exercise Recovery Strawberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

Have you ever experienced fatigue, soreness, and pain after doing a strenuous exercise routine that lasted for longer than a day or two?  Do you want to know what you should eat after a workout to replenish your body and help it to heal quickly?   I have received numerous requests to post a smoothie recipe that helps you recover after working out. I created this alkalizing green smoothie recipe to help your body heal quickly after exercising.   This delicious smoothie … [Read more...]

Fermented Purple Cabbage and Orange Sauerkraut

Fermented Purple Cabbage and Orange Sauerkraut

Purple cabbage and orange sauerkraut is a wonderful fermented food to add in your diet on a regular basis. I enjoy eating healing fermented foods every day and it has really made a big difference in my health.   70 to 80% of our immune cells resides in our gut, so it is imperative that you do whatever you can to keep your digestive system healthy so your immune system stays strong. Fermented foods help you accomplish this goal and their fantastic flavors are an added … [Read more...]