Ayurveda, Low Fat, Nutrition, Raw Vegan, Recipes, Vegan

Ugly Smoothie Recipe: Enzyme Boost

Sometimes I make an ugly smoothie… Lately, many of my smoothies have been ugly, because I have been adding barley grass juice powder to them. Barley grass juice powder is an amazing source of: calcium, magnesium, potassium, enzymes including the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), easily absorbable proteins, beta carotene, chlorophyll, fiber, iron, vitamin K, vitamin C, riboflavin (B2), niacin…

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Raw Food Ayurveda Recipe: Brazil Nut-Mushroom-Tomato Stacks

Here we have a textured, brazil nut spin-off of my Raw Vegan Cheddar “Cheesy” Burgers. Layered between two juicy slices of fresh, summer-ripe heirloom tomato… A generous serving of salt-free sauerkraut… Atop fresh, crisp leaves of lettuce… These babies rock! Here’s the recipe! Ingredients: 1 batch brazil nut cheese (Follow this recipe for the culturing process and use 1 cup…

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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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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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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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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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