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Recipes: Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie

This smoothie is simple and sweet, a nice change from my go-to Morning Milkshake.  The almond butter and Vitamineral Green powder give it a little protein kick, while the hemp and flax provide essential Omega’s.  I’ve been adding my supplements to my smoothies lately, which always includes my probiotics, flax oil, greens powders, and a natural …

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Recipes: Cleansing Cabbage Salad

If you’ve been following my Facebook page, you’re probably beginning to think I subsist solely off of juices and smoothies!  I have a fresh juice and a serious green smoothie (by serious, I mean 32oz mason jar filled to the top) everyday to nourish my body with high-alkaline, bio-available, easily digestible nutrients.  But a girls gotta eat, and as my good friend Kathleen loves to proudly announce, “I’m an EATER!”. …

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Recipes: Blood Orange, Yellow Beet & Turmeric Juice

Meet turmeric (Curcuma longa), a golden yellow, orange-ish colored root that looks very similar to ginger. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is the king of spices. It’s most known for it’s anti-inflammatory benefits and is used for a wide variety of treatments, from improving digestion and circulation by purifying the blood and cleansing the liver and gallbladder, to strengthening the metabolism. It also contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, …

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Recipes: Activated Almond Milk

To activate nuts means to soak and dehydrate them, releasing the enzyme inhibitors and naturally occurring chemicals that protect the nut from animals, bacteria, viruses and weather.  This compound, called phytic acid, is the principle storage form of phosphorous in plant tissues, especially found in bran, nuts and seeds.  Phytate, as it’s called in salt form, is not digestible to humans or non-ruminate animals because we lack the enzyme phytase …

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Recipes: Simple Kale Chips

Kale Chips. Pure & simple. There are so many varieties out there now, but I still love ’em extra crispy with some coarse pink or sea salt.  Around here, we’re hooked on nutritional yeast, so for all you cheese-flavor lovers, you have the option of tossing in some nutritional yeast and cayenne for an added kick to your kale chips. Enjoy!

SIMPLE KALE CHIPS

1 bunch kale
1/4 cup olive …

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