Roots and Herbs for Relaxation and Flexibility

Herbal Tea Recipe | Flexibility & Relaxation

Amanda Nicole Smith Drinks, Herbal Tea 0 Comments

Just a few roots and herbs is all it takes to make a delicious sweet tea with no sugar, that can help you on your journey to greater relaxation and flexibility.  Valerian, chamomile, oat straw, holy basil, licorice, and rooibos are part of a group of herbs called nervine relaxants and aptogens. Excerpt from Mountain Rose Herbs Nervines are herbs that specifically support …

Top 10 Immune Boosting Habits

Top 10 Immune Boosting Habits

Amanda Nicole Smith Body Care, Experiences, Herbal Tea 2 Comments

My top 10 immune boosting habits keep me healthy all year round, so I can focus on my goals without interruption. A lot of people I know are getting sick right now, but not me. Over the past 4 years I have been developing my perfect “alternative first aid kit” to combat congestion, sore throats, and my yearly case of chronic …

Sweet Herbal Tea Recipe

Relief | Sweet Herbal Tea

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Drinks, Herbal Tea, Hot Drinks, No Tools Needed, Quick & Easy 0 Comments

This relaxing herbal tea is my go to tea after a long day of work, made with chamomile, raspberry leaf, dandelion and white willow. These herbs help to sooth sore muscles, relax your body and overall make you feel relieved. Every time I drink this teas I sigh in relief for yet another successful and productive day. Relief is not the …

Soft Wheat Berry Rejuvelac

Rejuvelac | Cultured Cashew Cheese Starter

Amanda Nicole Smith Cultured | Fermented | Pickled, Detox, Drinks, Raw Vegan, Series Intro, Sprouted 4 Comments

Here marks the beginning of a series I hold very dear to my heart, cultured cashew cheese. It all begins with rejuvelac, a commonly used starter for raw vegan cheeses and a much cheaper alternative to buying probiotic capsules. Rejuvelac is made from sprouted grains such as soft wheat berries, rye berries, or quinoa.  Some people love to drink it straight up …

Immunity Boosting Tea | Echinacea, Yarrow and Ginkgo

Amanda Nicole Smith Detox, Drinks, Herbal Tea, Hot Drinks 1 Comment

This immunity boosting tea, along with Nettle Infusions and a healthy diet, helped me through cold and flu season and has kept me enjoying life all year long. Learning how to boost your immune system before it’s too late can be the most powerful tool in your life. Reducing our “dis”eases , aches, pains, or any other kind of sickness should …

Nettles Infusion

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Drinks, Gluten Free, Herbal Infusions, Hot Drinks, Quick & Easy 0 Comments

Learning how to make this drink was one of the greatest gifts of knowledge and forever I am grateful. Here’s a big thank you to my friend Lauren for introducing me to Nettle Infusions. Cheers to sharing healthy recipes with friends and family! Ingredients I used Nettles has come into my life multiple times. The first was this summer when …

Detoxifying Juices

Detoxifying Juices

Amanda Nicole Smith Breakfast, Juice, Quick & Easy, Raw Vegan, Snacks 0 Comments

Juice is the king of my diet. I juice for breakfast and lunch very often throughout the week mainly because it’s really easy. It’s also a great way to eat veggies I don’t particularly love to eat raw, and definitely not that much of at one time. Aside from being extremely easy, juice makes me feel light, full and focused. I try to …