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Why You Should Heart Hemp

I’m a big fan of plant-based nutrition, especially when it packs such a powerful nutrient punch to blow it’s animal-sourced counterparts out of the water. No matter what your diet preference, vegan, paleo, etc. – everyone can benefit from adding these little gems into their diet. Hemp seeds contain both essential fatty acids necessary for muscle and joint repair. They …

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The ONE Supplement to Own

If you only take one supplement, let it be this one… Moringa, often called the “miracle tree” is an ancient healing method in holistic medicine and beginning to get some modern world recognition for it’s astounding nutritional properties. In parts of the world, they are using moringa to end malnutrition in children, nursing women use moringa to boost the nutritional …

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Nutty Caramel Apples

– Organic apples – 1 cup nut butter (cashew, almond, pecan) – 1 cup brown rice syrup – 1/4 teaspoon sea salt – Optional toppings: chia seeds, crushed pecans, coconut flakes. Gently heat the nut butter and brown rice syrup over low to medium heat until smooth and caramel-like. Place wooden skewer in top of apple and swirl in warm mixture, spooning …

Treva’s Fave: Cocoballs

1 cup almond butter (or alternate nut butter) Aprox. 10 pitted dates 1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup hemp seed 1/2 cup rolled oats In a food processor, mix peanut butter, dates, coconut, and cocoa until a sticky paste is formed. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in hempseed and oats until combine Scoop …

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The Sweet Tart Salad

Crisp, light and refreshing – this simple, yet elegant salad is perfect any occasion. 1 large beet peeled and ends cut off 2 large carrots peeled and ends cut off 1 small to medium jicima root peeled with the ends cut off 1 tbsp. avocado, sesame or olive oil Juice of ½ lime I run all the ingredients through my …

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10-Minute Veggie Stir Fry

  This stir fry is so quick and easy, it literally takes 10 minutes to make. The best part is you can also use whatever veggies you have on hand. Ready. Set. Start your timers… ~ 1 bundle of Asian bean-thread “glass” noodles (the thin ones) ~ Assortment of veggies (snap pea pods, carrot, red cabbage, onion, red/yellow/green bell pepper, …

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5 Foods That are Preventing You from Healing

“Let food be thy medicine” – is a famous quote by Hippocrates. A quote that has become one of my “brain tattoos” over the last several years. But, what happens when certain foods aren’t medicine at all, but rather – poison. There are a handful of foods that have the ability to cause more damage than good. The problem with …

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Easy Peasy – Gardening 101

Aside from increasing your sense of well-being, keeping a garden can also improve your health by providing you with fresher, uncontaminated food, and the kind of nutrient-dense food that is simply unavailable in your grocery store. It will also help you reduce your grocery bill – gotta love that! And don’t worry, you don’t need vast amounts of space either, …

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How to turn Avocados in OhMyGawd-os

The Really Great News About Avocados: Avocados are a true super food. They provide close to 20 essential health-boosting nutrients, including: Fiber Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana) Vitamin E B-vitamins Folic acid They are also great anti-inflammatories, also help protect the liver and allow our skin be bright and supple. As nature designed, they contain the …

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How to Shop at a Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Markets are everywhere now, and they are one of the best places to buy local and organic produce. You can search this amazing site to find one near you. Here are some fool-proof tips on making the most of your local farmer’s market: As with any grocery shopping – eat before you shop. This is a tough one at …