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banana chia pudding

Recipe! Banana Chia Pudding

This is a totally delicious recipe and it is also gluten-free, dairy-free and can be made completely sugar-free too. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 very ripe bananas 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla Optional: 1 tsp any natural sweetener touch of sea salt if keeping in fridge for a few days Topping Ideas:  Strawberries Blackberries Banana […]

healthy hot cocoa

Healthy Hot Cocoa + Coconut Cream

In New York City its cold, the holiday lights are aglow, and tis’ the season to make hot cocoa! (did that rhyme?) Thing is, almost all the hot cocoa I find is made from processed chocolate, and often times watered down. The yummier versions are usually made with cow milk and (dairy based) whip cream. […]

winter squash

Seasonal Food: Winter Squash

There are many different types of squash but they can all be grouped into two categories: summer and winter. Winter squash is available from August through March; however, they are at their best from October to November when they are in season. Most have long storage times ranging from one to six months, so they […]

beet juice

Sweet Roots Blast Sugar Cravings

Sugar is addictive. Even a small amount will create a desire for more and when you suddenly quit sugar it usually comes along with withdraw symptoms like migraines, strong cravings and irritability. The day after Thanksgiving, we are all feeling a little STUFFED and BLAH.  Sweet root veggies are THE way to bust sugar cravings […]

superfood smoothie

Recipe: Mayan Goddess Energizing Smoothie!

This is a delicious superfood smoothie that combats body stress, brings balance to your sex hormones and naturally ENERGIZES your day. It’s one of my favorite afternoon “pick me ups”: Mayan Goddess Smoothie 12 oz coconut milk 1 Tablespoon natural sweetener 1 Tablespoon  cacao 1 Teaspoon maca 1 Teaspoon chia and hemp seeds 1 Tablespoon […]

Green Juice

4 Simple Steps to the Perfect Whole Juice

As a practice, I try to commit to making a whole juice for breakfast at least a few days a week. I do this for a few reasons:  whole juice is loaded with nutrients, fiber, water and easy to digest goodness (I drink lemon water first upon waking, then make my whole juice) morning time […]

Magnesium: the missing mineral

Magnesium.  More than 75% of adults are deficient in this mineral, but the risk of deficiency is even greater in women who have endocrine related like hypo/hyper thyroid, Hashimoto’s or Graves disease.  It is also one of the most common mineral deficiencies in industrialized nations. Magnesium is essential to bones and fuels the “electrical” system of […]