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Maca Reishi Cranberry Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Balls

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Maca Reishi Cranberry Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Balls is my absolute go-to snack when I’m craving something sweet but healthy. I know its a long name, but there are just too many good things in this dream snack – not to mention the stars of the show. What I like best is the versatility of these little guys. You can …

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Argentinean Coconut Curry Shrimp with Rice

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Argentinean Coconut Curry Shrimp with Rice is a gorgeous recipe created by my friend, Laurie, who is officially the first to submit a recipe for my new “Share the Love” feature on the blog. Share the Love is a fun opportunity to submit your favorite recipe creation either on Instagram, Facebook, by email, or the contact form for the chance …

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Jamaican Fruit Salad with Lime and Honey

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The Caribbean, known for its beautiful sandy beaches, the lush tropical climate, an abundance of delicious fresh fruit, is a place I would vacation all over again. Jamaica represents the Caribbean lifestyle, influencing the world’s love for Reggae music made famous by Bob Marley, their endearing Jamaican Patois accent, and the Caribbean/Jamaican food. But with tropical fruit, Jamaica has the …

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Healthy Turmeric Almond Smoothie

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Turmeric Almond Milk Shake is a quick and easy way to get a delicious dose of healthy turmeric into your diet. Lightly sweet and satisfyingly creamy.  Perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack-time. Most of us are familiar with turmeric. The bright yellow spice is commonly used for color and flavor in curries and other ethnic dishes.  The Chinese have …

Binge-Worthy Nut Brittle

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Print Recipe Binge-Worthy Nut Brittle Yum I named this recipe“Binge-worthy” because you will want to binge on an entire bowl of this irresistible mix the moment you taste it. The combination of crunchy nuts and dried fruits dehydrated in a sweet cinnamon honey glaze simply is divine. Course Appetizer / Snack, Dessert, Sides, Snacks Cuisine American Servings servings Ingredients 3 …

How to Make Elderberry Syrup (Cold + Flu Fighting)

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 Most of us are familiar with the famous Greek Physician, Hippocrates, also considered the “father of medicine” who is famous for saying such as: “Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” “The greatest medicine of all is teaching people not to need it.” “If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself …

Lemon Ginger Sore Throat Soother

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I’d like to say, our bodies reserve sore throats for cold weather season so we can combat them by boosting our immune system ahead of time.  Unfortunately, the unwelcome guest appears just about any time of the year and usually unannounced. Most of us combat sore throats with a combination of cold medications found at the local drugstore or a …

Vanilla Avocado Dream

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Print Recipe Vanilla Avocado Dream Yum Course Breads and Bakery Servings people Ingredients 1/2 Avocado1/4 cup vanilla yogurt1 cup pear juice1/2 cup vanilla almond milk1 tablespoon raw honey1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla1 cup ice Course Breads and Bakery Servings people Ingredients 1/2 Avocado1/4 cup vanilla yogurt1 cup pear juice1/2 cup vanilla almond milk1 tablespoon raw honey1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla1 cup ice …

Dairy-Free Turmeric Coconut Milk Tea with Cardamom

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Several years ago, I developed immune issues and became allergic to almost every food I ate. That crisis forced me to look at the foods I was putting into my body and make drastic changes towards healthier choices. Along the way, I discovered the amazing healing benefits of both turmeric and cardamom. That’s when this tea became a part of …