3 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes for Wintering
The Winter season has officially arrived with the magic of the Solstice. Ahhhhh, can you feel it? Time to turn inward, to hibernate, to contemplate. This is a time to gently release the old, that which we no longer need, and to create space for the new. Here in Northern Ontario, we endure long months of cold, wind, ice and snow, a beautiful insulation for this time of deep clearing.
Nina Warda – How to Make Delicious Chard Kale Salad (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make raw Chard Kale Salad! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she and her brother Alex (14) are launching a website to motivate, teach and inspire other kids and families to shift their nutrition into a healthy and vibrant lifestyle at http://www.eatlikegorilla.com/.
Alex Warda – How to Make RAW Marinara Sauce (Video)
14yr old Alex Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make raw Marinara Sauce! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, Alex has an incredible passion to inspire, teach and motivate kids and adults in the simplicity of living nutrition principles and recipes.
Nina Warda – How to Make RAW Zucchini Noodles and Pesto (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make RAW Zucchini Noodles and Pesto! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she has turned her whole pantry into a delicious array of wholesome superfoods, nuts and herbs.
Nina Warda – How To Make Nut Milks (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make our own nut milk! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she has turned her whole pantry into a delicious array of wholesome superfoods, nuts and herbs.
Do You Need To Go Gluten Free?
Have you wondered what all the hype is about gluten-free foods? Is it just for people with Celiac disease, a way to sell books or just trendy? Turns out, there is science behind this food craze, and people are getting amazing results from quitting their daily habit of bread, pasta, and muffins.
How Green Juice Can Take You From 0 to 60 In Seconds
One thing I hear over and over again from friends, co-workers, and students is that once they started drinking green juice, their lives changed for the better. I hear things like, “I just don’t feel right if I don’t have my green juice every day.” Or “I can get away with not eating super healthy as long as I drink a green juice most days.” Or “It’s the best hangover cure I’ve found!” Personally, drinking 1 to 2 pints of green juice in the morning keeps me feeling nourished, hydrated and mentally sharp. Yes, it’s that amazing!
Peek Inside the Kitchen of 24 Raw Fooders
How would you like to visit my home and the homes of 23 other busy people who thrive on raw foods, peek inside our private kitchens, and "spy" on us as we prepare meals for an entire week? This collection will give you hundreds of brand new ideas to thrill your taste buds and shake up your menu plan. You’ll never again settle for the same boring meals, or wonder what to eat. And it’s yours risk free for three full months.
Oodles of Noodles
How to make Veggie Pasta We usually use yellow or green zucchini for our pasta, as these are soft and make the most enjoyable texture. Here are a variety of vegetables you can use to make a “noodle” base for your sauces: zucchini, use a Spiral Slicer or mandolin red …
Goji Dandelion Lemon Tea Recipe
Goji berries have been touted by many herbalists as some of the most nutritionally rich berry-fruits on the planet. They contain all eight essential amino acids and twenty one trace minerals as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6 and Vitamin E and A. Goji berries also contain long-chain polysaccharides that fortify the immune system.
Raw Vegan Brownies Recipe
Put everything into a blender on medium until it is completely smooth and creamy
Take the brownies from the freezer and cut into squares (around 12). Spread generous amounts of icing onto your brownies and top it off with some extra walnuts and/or nibs.
Spring is now here, time for Nettle everything. This was our Sunday Brunch this week. Nettles Frittata: Ingredients, Directions, Enjoy!
Veggie Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)
This is another Ethnic dish that is very tasty and fairly easy to make. You can vary many of the vegetables for what you desire and have available. It will become an old stand-by to eat anytime of the year after you try it a couple of times, not just enjoyed on a D-tox.
New Recipes for the Herbal D-tox
We are in the process of putting together some new recipes for the latest edition of the Herbal D-tox Cookbook. Here are a few recipes that I have been working on. If you have any tasty ideas and would like to share them with others, we sure would like to hear them.
Holiday Apple Spiced Raw Cheesecake
Holiday Apple Spiced Raw Cheesecake is layered with fresh dehydrated apples, walnuts, and a pumpkin-spiced ‘caramel’ topping made from mesquite powder, lucuma, Caramel Essence, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg spice, and coconut sugar. All raw, vegan, gluten free and low glycemic. Sweetened with apples for the crisp December season, coconut sugar, and bitter-free stevia.
Is Your Gut Prepared for Flu Season?
As the weather gets colder, our immune systems need to work harder to deal with the changing weather, the heater running more, and the falling pollen, flora and fauna.
Paleo Vegan Flatbread
This recipe can be made either raw or cooked. Soak the sunflower seeds and almonds for 4-8 hours in purified water (enough to cover) then rinse well and drain. Blend everything together in a blender until smooth, leaving a little bit of texture if desired.
How to Make Non-Sugar Solution for Homemade Canned Fruits
After talking with several of my patients, students and colleagues, I realized there is a lot of misconception about canning fruit. You can make your own sugar-free canning at home and it is quite easy. Contrary to most peoples opinion, the sugar, or sweetener solution is not what preserves the fruits, so you have