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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Raw Food Diet For Kapha

Kapha will respond well to the lightness of fresh veggies and fruits, and small amounts of nuts and seeds. Kapha will have to watch their fat intake more than other doshas, and will probably need to stay around 10% or less of calories from fat. Minimize oily foods like avocado, coconut, olives, nuts and seeds, and salt, as kapha retains…

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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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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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Cacao Cherry Coco Smoothie: Raw Vegan Recipe + Recommendations For Your Ayurveda Dosha

I had to share this one… Because I just made it for the first time… And I’m drooling over it! Seriously, it’s so good! It’s not a new flavor combination, by any means… But it needs to be in your back pocket. Because, you’ll really enjoy this recipe! It won’t feel like a chore to drink it because it’s healthy.…

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Where Do You Get Your Protein? Part 2

Ok, so here is a typical day of low fat raw vegan eating. Breakfast: Hot Cocoa Lunch: Snickerdoodle Persimmon Nice Cream Dinner: Omega-3 Walnut Dip with 2 heads of romaine lettuce I entered all of these foods into Cronometer, a food tracking website, and voila, all of my protein requirements were met. I ate nearly 50 grams of protein without…

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Big Island Juicy Smoothie Raw Vegan Recipe + Customize According To Your Ayurveda Dosha

Anyone remember the Dole Pineapple Orange Banana juice? It may actually still be a thing… I remember loving it when I was growing up. I could drink glass after glass of it! This recipe is a throwback to that deliciousness. Only, none of the ingredients are from concentrate. Nor are they pasteurized. They are pure RAW awesomeness. These ingredients are…

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