Alkalizing Spirulina Shots

Alkaline Spirulina Shots

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Spirulina is a blue-green algae, a complete protein, highly alkalizing, and has an abundance of nutrients. The old saying should go…”A shot of spirulina a day keeps the doctors away.” 🙂 Spirulina is not only filled with protein, it also contains many vitamins and minerals like calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, vitamin E, K, C, A; just to name a few.  Spirulina has …

Relieve Cough and Congestion Herbal Tea

Herbal Tea Recipe | Relieve Cough & Congestion

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A sweet herbal tea blend of licorice, marshmallow, wild cherry, echinacea, fennel and ginger. It’s that time of year again, the cold is creeping! Thankfully herbal tea is a great way to boost your immune system. Roots, barks, seeds and leaves are known to have many healing and preventative properties.  If your body is starting to send distress signals, the big ones including …

Lemon Raspberry Sweet Tea

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There is nothing like a refreshingly cold sweet tea in the summer time, especially when it tastes like lemons and raspberries! This tea is made with raspberry leaf, lemongrass, rooibos; and if you really need it, coconut sugar. I also like to mix in fresh raspberries and lemon, for an extra burst of flavor. This is one of the easiest summer teas …

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Simple Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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Whole peanuts, raisins, hemp milk, frozen bananas, and maca root come together to create the richest, creamiest smoothie, with fresh berries on top. This smoothie takes 5 minutes to make, is seriously delicious, and also gives you a little boost of energy. What is Maca Root? “Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru in the high plateaus of …

Roots and Herbs for Relaxation and Flexibility

Herbal Tea Recipe | Flexibility & Relaxation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …