Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Matcha Coconut: Raw Vegan Smoothie Recipe + Recommendations For Your Dosha

Simple… Easy… Delicious… Mega-boost of energy… Need I say more?! Ok, I will! I drank this on my hike a few weeks ago, and experienced super blissful energy. It’s a perfect drink for mid-day, as the matcha and natural fruit sugars will power you through the afternoon. Enjoy! Here’s The Recipe! Ingredients: 5 bananas (ripe & spotty) 2 medjool dates,…

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Awareness, Meditation, Movement, Yoga

Mindful Movement: Combine Your Exercise With Meditation!

Who doesn’t love a 2 for 1? I loved working a relatively mindless job, because I could listen to podcasts and audiobooks, and learn something new while also making money. I love driving on long roadtrips (another relatively mindless activity), and listening to podcasts and aubiobooks to enhance my knowledge and expand my mind. Running, hiking, or exercising with friends…

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Awareness, Chakras, Health, Health Education, Nutrition, Self-Care, Weight Loss, Yoga

Why I Don’t Take Synthetic Or Natural Thyroid Medication for Underactive Thyroid: Throat Chakra + Iodine Therapy

According to the American Thyroid Association, an estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. At least three different doctors at various times have diagnosed me with underactive, hypothyroid, low thyroid, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. First official diagnosis by an endocrinologist in 2013. Then, again by a holistic doctor in early 2019. And, a family member who is a…

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Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Cultured Cashew Cheese: Raw Recipe + Recommendations For Your Dosha

You can find a growing selection of cultured cashew-based cheeses in health food stores. And some brands, like Treeline Tree Nut Cheese and Reine Vegan Cheese, are really good. When choosing a non-dairy cheese in the store, look for brands without added oils, fillers, additives, and preservatives. The best brands use organic ingredients, like cashews, salt, herbs, and spices. That’s…

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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… 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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