Recipes

Smoothie Recipe: Secretly Green Cacao Cherry

It’s energizing… Delicious… Nutritious… PACKED with greens… Yet… It tastes like CHOCOLATE! Um…yes, please! Check out the recipe video here! Here’s the recipe! Ingredients: 4 cups power greens (or spinach) 2 cups water 4 medjool dates, pitted 2 tbsp cacao powder 4 bananas 1 cup sweet cherries, pitted 1 tbsp cacao nibs (optional) Process: Place greens, water, and dates in…

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Raw Food Ayurveda Recipe: Tahini Lime Dipping Sauce

It’s time for another magical dipping sauce recipe. Tahini. Lime or lemon. Your favorite pepper…might I suggest, homegrown Anaheim pepper?! Cucumber. THAT’S IT! Here’s the Recipe! Ingredients: 2 tbsp RAW tahini (this kind is my new FAVORITE!) 2-3 limes or lemons, juiced (to taste) 1 mild pepper of your choice 2 cups cucumber (peeled if you don’t want the sauce…

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Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Vegan

Raw Food Diet For Pitta

Of all the doshas, the raw food diet is the best for fiery Pitta. Pitta is going to rock out on the cooling power of fresh fruits and vegetables. Pitta does need to be careful not to eat too much onion, garlic, and heating spices. I know, I know…this is hard, because pitta loves spicy food! You may be able…

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Ayurveda, Raw Vegan, Vegan

Raw Food Diet For Vata

Of all the doshas, vata will struggle the most with a raw food diet. That being said, it IS possible. Vata will need to include more root vegetables, warming spices, hot bevvies (there’s a whole section in my sweet recipe book!), hydrating raw soups and stews warmed in the Vitamix blender or dehydrator, and partially dehydrated marinated vegetables. I encourage…

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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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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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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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Cacao Mint Chip Nice Cream: Raw Recipe + Recommendations For Your Ayurveda Dosha

We all need to indulge sometimes. The best indulgences are guilt-free! I have been obsessed with the mint-chocolate combination since I was a kid. My favorite ice cream flavor has always been the vibrant green mint chocolate chip. Now as an adult, I have re-created my childhood favorite! It’s not green, but it sure is tasty! Enjoy this for breakfast,…

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Awareness, Ayurveda, Psychology, Spiritual Journey, Yoga

Working With Competitive Mind + The Compulsion To Compare

Hey fiery pittas! This one’s for you! It’s also for those with a lot of fire in their astrological charts, Type A personalities, and anyone who notices their own flaming competitiveness, ambition, drive, and passion. So you have a competitive mind? Join the club. You’re in GREAT company. Lots of CEOs and powerful people here. And it’s all good. Until…

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