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...]

18 Delectable Recipes for Hot Chocolate and Homemade Hot Cocoa Mixes

18 Delectable Recipes for Hot Chocolate and Homemade Hot Cocoa Mixes

I absolutely adore hot chocolate and hot cocoa! During the winter months I have it on a weekly basis and it always makes me so happy! There’s something about rich hot chocolate and hot cocoa that comforts your body and soul. With the holiday season in full swing I know that many families like to drink hot chocolate or hot cocoa for their celebrations so I decided to put together an epic collection of 18 delectable recipes for hot chocolate and hot cocoa mixes for all of you to … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Cold winter weather heralds the arrival of lots of hot and comforting soups in my whole foods kitchen! It has been raining like crazy here in Southern California and hopefully this much needed rain will help relieve the drought. I ventured out among the drops of rain to go grocery shopping and I found some lovely winter squashes which I had to take home with me! I made a delicious and simple butternut squash apple soup and I liked it so much that I decided to share my recipe with all of you. … [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...]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Pecan Brownies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Pecan Brownies

Pumpkin season has arrived and all sizes and colors of pumpkins are popping up everywhere I go! My pumpkin fever is here and I have been whipping up all kinds of recipes with pumpkin including spiced pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin cashew milk, pumpkin coconut butter, pumpkin hazelnut chai soup, and chia chocolate pumpkin mousse. I couldn’t resist creating a special pumpkin inspired dessert recipe so I could share my pumpkin love with all of you! Today’s recipe is decadent gluten-free chocolate … [Read more...]

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Nut and seed butters are some of my absolute favorite foods to eat! I eat nut and seed butters right off the spoon, on cut up fruit, mixed into oatmeal, on top of cookies, ice cream, pancakes, waffles, and sprouted grain toast. Nut and seed butters are so simple to make and you can create fantastic combinations depending on what you like. I’m a huge pecan and coconut lover so I had to put the two together to create this creamy dark chocolate pecan coconut butter and I’m so glad I … [Read more...]

Top 10 Surprising Uses for Diatomaceous Earth

Top 10 Surprising Uses for Diatomaceous Earth

Have you heard about diatomaceous earth? Diatomaceous earth is a naturally occurring product that is mined out of old lakebeds. This versatile product is completely organic and safe to use around family and pets. Be sure when choosing diatomaceous earth that you only use the organic food grade variety that is natural-milled, unheated, amorphous (non-crystalline) silicon dioxide. Click here to check out a great choice. There are so many wonderful ways you can use diatomaceous earth and it is so … [Read more...]

Nectarine Superfoods Smoothie

Nectarine Superfoods Smoothie

Smoothies are my daily drink for radiance and better health! I like to pack a ton of organic leafy greens, fruits, superfoods, and essential oils into my smoothie blends so I can feel great! If you love smoothies and superfoods too then you are going to enjoy making this smoothie. It has a delicious blend of juicy organic nectarines, frozen banana, almond milk, baby spinach, spirulina, dates and wild orange essential oil. This fantastic smoothie will keep you energized for … [Read more...]

Raw Corn Chowder

Raw Corn Chowder

I have been enjoying the summer months doing fun outdoor activities, testing new recipes using superfoods, and trying a variety of fantastic pure essential oils for supporting my health. I also had a blast teaching coconut classes at two Whole Foods Markets! I adore doing live events and it's been such an honor having the opportunity to share my love of superfoods at Whole Foods at 3rd and Fairfax and Tarzana. For the last week it’s been between 90-100 ˚ in Southern California so I … [Read more...]

Energy Boosting Berry Peach Coconut Water

Energy Boosting Berry Peach Coconut Water

Almost everyone I talk with today is so busy and tired most of the time.  Having an activity packed, stress-filled life can really drain your energy reserves. I can relate because I spend a lot of time working online and on the go so I'm always trying to figure out the best way to keep my energy high naturally. I drink my energy boosting berry peach coconut water whenever I need that extra energy to help me feel better! If you’re feeling low in energy or sluggish during the day this water will … [Read more...]

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