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Vegan Carrot Banana Bread

Carrot Banana Bread Looking for a guilt-free sweet treat this weekend or a winning recipe for your next picnic? You have to try my vegan CARROT BANANA BREAD & BERRY CHIA SEED JAM. I made this 3 weeks in a row it was so delicious! Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook: 50 Minutes Total: 1 Hour   Ingredients 2 cups spelt flour 1/3 cup organic coconut sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon...

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Thai Pea Summer Soup

Thai Pea and Lemongrass Soup This Thai pea soup is easily made in the blender. With ginger, lemongrass, jalapeños and peas, it is the perfect fresh spring or summer soup. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 10 Minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 3 cups fresh or frozen peas (if using frozen, thaw beforehand) 1 15 ounce can full fat coconut milk ½ cup vegetable broth 1 large shallot zest of 1 lime juice of 1 lime 2...

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Molasses Milk: Bone Elixir

Molasses Milk: Bone Elixir  Maintaining bone health during pregnancy and breastfeeding is important for lifelong health and osteoporosis prevention. During pregnancy, the baby growing in its mother’s womb needs plenty of calcium to develop its skeleton. This need is especially great during the last 3 months of pregnancy. If the mother doesn’t get enough calcium, her baby will draw what it needs from the mother’s bones....

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Skin Smoothing Granola Granola loaded with omegas for plump hydrated skin and antioxidants to protect from the aging process. Enjoy as a morning cereal, top off your smoothie, or snack on by itself!  INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats ( I use gluten free) 1/3 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 1/3 cup gogi berries 2 tablespoons chia seeds 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of sea salt 1/2 -...

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Benefits of Soaking Seeds and Nuts (Plus: Sunflower Seed Tzatziki)

Nuts and seeds are a terrific nutrient-dense snack or addition to a meal, but they also contain substances that interfere with the body’s ability to absorb nutrients. Raw nuts (and especially raw seeds), contain moderate levels of phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors. In the body, these substances can stop nutrients from being absorbed in the digestive system and reduce the digestibility of these foods. In other words, just because nuts...

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Cut Dairy – Cure Acne??

I never broke out through adolescence but those pesky red blemishes popped up all over my face (and back -gross) when I started college. This was also when I started working skincare sales at Sephora, so it was a double whammy to be selling skincare for clear skin when I was humiliated with my face. I understand the shame and withdrawal it can cause....

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