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When we inhale through the nose, airborne molecules interact with the olfactory organs and, almost immediately, the brain. During inhalation, odor molecules travel through the nose and affect the brain … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blackstrap Molasses

Blackstrap molasses is the by-product of refining sugar cane or sugar beets.  It contains all the natural nutrients that were meant to help the body metabolize sugar efficiently and still … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Real Maple Syrup

Real Maple Syrup is now considered a whole food and not just a sweetener.  Yes, maple syrup consists of the simple sugars fructose, sucrose and glucose.  However, because of this … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment


Raw almonds are nutrient dense nuts that are a rich source of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorous, iron, manganese and magnesium.  They also contain notable amounts of zinc, selenium, copper, folate, … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment


Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body. It is essential to every cell, organ and system in the body.  According to Dr. Mercola; “researchers have now detected … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Raw Ginger Snap Cookies

I know packaged products can have quality ingredients but nothing is as nutritious as home made RAW!!! These not only taste AMAZING, but they are by far more nutritious than … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summer Trip

Hello my friends, It has been awhile since my last update.  Since the first of July I have traveled over 5000 miles in my car!  All the traveling, visiting and varying of … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bok Choy

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage that doesn’t look like the typical cabbage.  The entire vegetable can be used, and is often added to raw salads for a … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spicy Noodles and Bok Choy

Spicy Sauce Ingredients ½  cup raw tahini 2 garlic cloves 1 T. fresh minced ginger or quality organic powder 2 T. dark real maple syrup or honey 1 T. apple … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Super Soup

Ingredients: 1 T. coconut oil 1 T. powdered ginger 1/2 T. powdered turmeric 2 T. tamari 1 tsp. Himalayan salt 4 cups organic sodium-free, carrageenan-free veggie broth 2 stalks of … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

As Good as Baked Biscotti Pistachio, Almond, Cranberry Biscotti

Ingredients: 1 cup nut milk (almond or my favorite is macadamia nut milk) 1 cup shelled pistachios Zest and juice from one large organic lime 2 T. ground flax dissolved … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment


Spirulina is single celled, cyanobacteria, or better known as blue-green algae. Spirulina contains nearly 60% protein making it a great candidate as a meat-alternative complete protein source. It is also … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment


Chlorella, a single-celled, micro-algae, is one of the most powerful detoxification tools to eliminate accumulated toxins, including mercury, in your body. Chlorella’s small size combined with its unique properties makes … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment


Recipe: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup org. baking soda 1/8 cup diatomaceous earth 1/8 cup arrow root powder 20-30 drops of peppermint essential oil Blend with hand mixer or … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment


  While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel making it a suitable substitute for … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lime Tahini Dressing

Ingredients: Zest and juice of one small lime ¼ cup of Sesame oil 2 Tbl. Tamari 2 Tbl. Raw tahini 1 Tbl. organic horseradish mustard 1 Tbl. raw honey or one date … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Buddha Bowl

Ingredients: 1-1½ cups cooked organic brown rice ½ cup steamed broccoli heads (I steamed in water with a bit of Tamari) ½ cup chopped organic cremini or shitake mushrooms ½ … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment


Radishes are a cruciferous vegetable like broccoli and cauliflower. They typically have a strong peppery taste but it is this nutrient quality that brings great health benefits.  The “heat” in … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment


When life gives you “CRAZY” make Salad in a Jar.  Doing this one thing has saved me and my diet many times, especially when traveling. It is so easy!  These … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Heart Kidney Lung Smoothie

1/2 cup coconut water 1/2 cup filtered water 1 Tbl. coconut oil 1 Tbl. chia seeds 1 Tbl. moringa powder 1 small bunch of parsley leaves 1/3 piece of celery … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Moringa Powder

According to the Ayurveda, the Moringa plant (leaves, seeds and root) is comprised of approximately 539 compounds capable of preventing 300 diseases. Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Moringa Morning Madness

1 cup filtered water or ¾ cups plus ¼ cup coconut water or aloe juice 1 T. coconut oil 1 T. Moringa Powder 1 T. Chia Seeds 1 T. ground … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Pituitary Gland

The pituitary gland is a tiny gland located at the base of the brain. It is about the size of a pea and is located between the optic nerves. The … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment


Manganese is a trace mineral that helps the body convert protein and fat to energy. It also promotes normal bone growth, helps maintain healthy reproductive, nervous, and immune systems, and … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment


Vanilla is known to assist in lowering blood pressure and in relaxing the nervous system of the body. It can also soothe restlessness, anger and anxiety which sometimes trigger insomnia. Raw vanilla also … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment


Nutmeg was used in ancient times by Roman and Greek civilizations as a type of brain tonic. It is known to effectively stimulate your brain and has therefore shown to help eliminate … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Apple Cider Vinegar Healing Drink

  Heal your body with this recipe: 6-8 oz. of warm filtered water (not microwaved) ½ – 1 T. Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) ½ T. of Raw honey (local … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment


3 medium leeks about 2 cups thinly sliced 1 tsp. Himalayan salt 2 large garlic cloves chopped 1 T. finely grated ginger ½ tsp. each of cayenne pepper and pepper … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Diet Deconstructed

Better Nutrition Content in Raw Food Fruits, vegetables and plant foods are packed with nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and other health-promoting phytochemicals. Heating, however, destroys ALL ENZYMES, proteins are structurally … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Soaking RAW nuts, grains, seeds, and legumes

Nature has set it up so that the nut, grain and seed may survive until proper growing conditions are present. Nature’s defense mechanism includes nutritional inhibitors and toxic substances that … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

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