Health, Health Education, Nutrition, Raw Vegan, Vegan

Probiotics In Daily Life: Fiber-Rich Diet, Supplements, Fermented Foods & Cultured Beverages

If you haven’t already, please check out my last post, All About Probiotics + The Surprising Role Of Fiber. It goes deep into what probiotics are, what they do for us, and how we are in relationship with them. Now, then… On to how we can use probiotics in daily life. Do we need to take pills? Are the pills…

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Health, Health Education, Nutrition, Raw Vegan, Vegan

All About Probiotics + The Surprising Role Of Fiber

Probiotics have been on trend for a while now. Bottles of probiotics in capsule form are all over the shelves of health food stores. Some are refrigerated… Some aren’t… We’re told yogurt is a FANTASTIC source…but is it? We’re told that fermented foods like sauerkraut are also a good source. Maybe you’ve heard of cultured cashew cheese… Perhaps you had…

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Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Blueberry Pie: Raw Vegan Smoothie Recipe + Customize For Your Dosha

Did you know that blueberries can help prevent diabetes?! Dietary berries help with insulin resistance and lower inflammation in the body. Blueberries reduce free radical formation. Recall that pesky free radicals damage DNA‚Ķ Damaged DNA brings about disease, aging, and ultimately death. However, blueberries protect against DNA damage! How cool?! All the science behind the above blueberry magic can be…

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Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Vata-Pitta Tropical: Smoothie Recipe + Recommendations For Your Ayurveda Dosha

This one was inspired by Bex Collett…Go check her out on Instagram! It’s a tasty, light blend of sweet tropical fruits, cooling coconut water, tangy lime, and fiery ginger. If you can’t get fresh pineapple or just don’t want to bother with the hit-or-miss ripening process, pineapple can always be bought frozen. Papayas can be a little harder to find.…

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Health Education, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

DIY: Dried Tomatoes

I almost feel guilty writing this post, because it’s so dang easy. But still…I think it’s worth sharing. Many people do not make their own dried tomatoes. They buy them in the store. Unfortunately, they are commonly stored in oil, and/or often have sulphites in very high amounts (100ppm). And, sulphites are not our friends! According to a study in…

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Ayurveda, Calories, Carbs, Health, Health Education, Nutrition, Psychology, Self-Care

Surefire Way To Access More Energy

Carb the FRUIT up! Seriously… I know it’s a funny, catchy phrase a bunch of sometimes preachy vegans say… But it is also true. For years, I hopped from diet to diet. I tried all kinds of calorie restriction methods. I struggled with chronic low energy levels and poor mood. Then, I tried something new. I dropped my calorie restriction…

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