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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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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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Tasty Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Turmeric is the latest rage in the all-natural fight of inflammation – the good news, it works!!  By incorporating just a little of this wonder-herb into your day, week or month, you will naturally be attacking nasty inflammation that causes pain as well as a whole host of health problems. This smoothie is a yummy way to incorporate fresh turmeric …

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Blood Purifying Juice

Cleanse your blood with this beautiful and deliciously sweet juice. Purifying properties of each ingredient make this juice perfect for cleansing the blood and strengthening blood cells. Perfect for anyone dealing with anemia, or just looking to refresh the vital detox organs.     In a juicer: 1  medium sized beet (organic if possible) ¼ -½  medium sized red cabbage …

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Coffee-less “Frappuccino” Smoothie

  This smoothie is so delicious and decadent you will forget it is also good for you. You get the taste of creamy rich blended coffee without any caffeine and none of the sugars or other hidden ingredients that accompany popular blended coffee drinks. Perfect for breakfast, a mid-day snack and even a dessert, this smoothie packs a nutritional punch …

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Morning Cup of “Mo”

Let’s start the day off right with some seriously tasty nutrition. Try this in place of your morning coffee; your body will be thanking you after this boost of nutrition. Morning Cup of “Mo”: 1 cup plain almond milk 1 Chai Spice tea bag (optional) 1 heaping Tbsp. Blackstrap Molasses dash of cinnamon (optional) Gently heat almond milk in a …

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Val’s Vegan Treats: Chocolate Coconut Almond Bars

Chocolate Coconut Almond Bars Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups pitted dates, tightly packed. Soak in warm water if they are hard. You want nice, squishy dates! (drain before using, save the water) 1 cup raw almonds 1/2 -3/4 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup raw cacao 1 tsp pure vanilla tiny pinch of sea salt..less than 1/8 tsp and can be …

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Tracie’s Green Goddess

The Green Goddess 1 cup spinach 1 stalk celery 1 small handful parsley ½ nopale pad (cactus) ½ piece of ginger Add 1-2 cups water, 5-6 ice cubes and blend in a blender until smooth. Enjoy!  

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Home-Made Healing Salve

Autoimmune disease often comes with a whole host of skin issues… check out this homemade healing salve that soothes away itchy rashes associated with eczema, psoriasis and even hives.     In a blender combine equal parts (1-2 tablespoons) of the following: turmeric chopped (fresh is best) aloe vera (fresh if available) coconut oil lemon juice add ½ -1 teaspoon …