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Raw Food Ayurveda Recipe: Simple Summer Wraps

As the title implies, these wraps feature summer ingredients, and are perfect to cut the summer heat! They are super simple, super hydrating, super tasty, and cooling. Give the recipe a try, and let me know how it goes in the comments! Here’s the Recipe! Ingredients: 1 heart romaine, leaves removed 2 English cucumbers, noodled 1 lime, juiced 1 tbsp…

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Raw Food Ayurveda Recipe: Jalapeño Pepper Poppers

Here’s the Recipe! Check out the RECIPE VIDEO here! Peppers: Ingredients: 8 jalapeño peppers 1/3 cup lime juice Process:  Remove stems, and slice pepper in half, lengthwise, ensuring that the flat sides will be on the bottom when you stuff the peppers. Remove seeds and pith from peppers, and reserve for future spicy sauces, dips, dressings, soups, and other recipes.…

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Raw Food Ayurveda Recipe: Tomato-Tahini-Herb Sauce

This is my go-to sauce for summer nights when I want a creamy, cheesy, herbalicious tahini-based sauce. Here’s the recipe! Ingredients: 1 cup cucumber, coarsely chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes 2 limes, juiced 1 small jalapeno pepper 1 tbsp dulse  2 tbsp tahini (the best raw tahini in my opinion) 1-2 tbsp Greek oregano, thyme, or other fresh herb Process:…

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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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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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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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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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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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