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Detox! What is it?

Detox - What Is It? Detoxification, or detox, refers to the process of removing toxins from the body, and not even 10 years ago, this term was used synonymously with the idea of ridding the body of traces of alcohol and drug from substance abuse, overdose and toxicity.  Today, the word is usually associated with [...]

Wild Dandelion Berry Detox Smoothie

If you have wild greens available in your yard or garden, then this is the perfect time to "eat them up"!  And no better place then in your morning smoothie!  This recipe focuses on detoxing the body, and we begin with the liver!  Dandelion, that pesky weed in your yard,  is the perfect source of [...]

By |2020-06-05T18:47:22+00:00May 21st, 2020|Beverages & Smoothies, Greens, Health Benefits|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spicy Frappuccino

Pumpkin Spicy Frappuccino Mmm mmm!  I make this special concoction when I want a treat, and when I want to treat others.  My Spicy Pumpkin Frappuccino has all of the flavors of guilty fall indulgence that you might get at Starbucks yet without the guilt.  And it is oh so easy to make! My husband [...]

By |2020-11-21T19:41:06+00:00October 8th, 2018|Breakfast, Dessert, Health Benefits, Inflammation|0 Comments

Cheezy Pumpkin and Spinach Quinoa

Cheezy Pumpkin and Spinach Quinoa This recipe I found,compliments of foodreal.com.   As usual, I took the original recipe and tweaked it according to my tastes and healthy lifestyle.  I added protein to make this a complete meal.  I soak the quinoa overnight, or for at least 4 hours before cooking (I use my handy dandy [...]

By |2019-04-02T00:56:12+00:00November 4th, 2017|Health Benefits, Main Dish, Pumpkin|0 Comments

Coconut Whipped Cream

Coconut Whipped Cream Who says that giving up dairy means giving up whipped cream.  Yum!  And so easy to make!  Using coconut for whipped cream also gives you some of the health benefits of coconut products.  See below for more coconut benefits.   1 can (13.5 oz) full-fat can coconut milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract [...]

By |2020-11-23T14:15:47+00:00May 13th, 2017|Dessert, Health Benefits|0 Comments

Hormone Balancing Chia Pudding

Hormone Balancing Chia Pudding Adaptogenic herbs are known for balancing hormones to a normal level if used regularly.  Here is a delicious pudding that makes an energizing breakfast or calming delightful dessert.  Either way it is delicious, easy to make, and oh so good for you. 12 oz. full-fat coconut milk 1 scoop collagen protein [...]

By |2019-03-31T22:14:59+00:00April 29th, 2017|Dessert, Health Benefits|0 Comments

Raw Cacao and Date Nut Bites

Raw Cacao and Date Nut Bites 1 1/2 cup pitted dates, soaked and drained 1 cup soaked chopped nuts, walnuts, pecan, almonds -I like walnuts) 1/3 cup dried fruit (I like cherries) 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 plus 1 rounded tbsp. raw cacao powder 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup 1 [...]

By |2019-04-02T01:08:25+00:00February 11th, 2017|Dessert, Health Benefits, Sugar-Free|0 Comments
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