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Bye-bye Colds and Flu, Virus-Busting Garlic Soup

Say good-bye to any virus! Say hello to wellness with this powerful immune-boosting soup. My personal favorite high-potency cold and flu busters are: Garlic, Coconut oil, Ginger, Reishi, Astralagus, Calendula, Oregano, and Schizandra. This recipe uses the first six, however feel free as it's very flexible - if you don't have any one ingredient, you may omit it and the soup will still be divine. Read more about how to use all these virus-busting herbs in my article: Got a Virus? Try these Anti-Viral Herbs....

Chocolate Golden Milk with MCT Oil

I NEED my Golden Milk, and I NEED chocolate. So why not enjoy them together? Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a powerful anti anti-inflammatory food that destroys many types of cancer cells. But curcumin is not easily absorbed in the body, and many people totally miss the health benefits. This recipe includes ALL the essential ingredients to help you to get the greatest benefits from your turmeric. ...

Banana Golden Milk with Bee Pollen

Creamy, smooth, and nourishing, Golden Milk helps stimulate blood circulation and organ health. But turmeric is hard for the body to absorb, and very few people understand how to mix Golden Milk to optimize assimilation. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory food that destroys many types of cancer. This delicious Golden Milkshake is especially formulated with black pepper and quercetin-rich bee pollen, to maximize the health benefits of turmeric. ...

Classic Golden Milk with Variations

Turmeric health benefits are widely publicized, and Golden Milk is all the rage. Oh yes, we can drink it up in every flavor. However turmeric is difficult for the body to absorb. Very few people understand how to prepare Golden Milk to optimize absorbtion. So the turmeric you're taking may not benefit you in any way. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, can clear inflammation, pain, and even cancer. ...

Beet Goji Salad with Wild Blueberries

Anti-oxidant, nutrient-dense, and delicious, these potent anti-cancer foods make a surprising flavor harmony. Beets contain valuable nutrients used to help lower blood pressure, boost stamina, and support body detox. Wild blueberries are one of nature's most potent superfoods. With a tantalizing tart flavor, they're said to possess the power to prevent every human malady including cancer. Wild blueberries are smaller than their larger, cultivated cousins, and vastly higher in nutrients. ...

1-Minute Vegan Herb Butter

With only 5 ingredients, this instant herb butter packs more flavor than any store-bought concoction. Made with healthy oils, it's incredibly quick - just throw things into a blender and WHIZ! Tastes fantastic on my Flourless Almond Blender Bread, or eggs, green beans, asparagus, etc... Oh yeah! Put it on everything! This recipe is similar to my dairy-free Vegan Butter, a staple in my freezer. Except I like this better - it's way tastier, and I get my organic veggies too! Store your herb ...

1-Minute Orange Mousse with Wild Blueberries and Gojis

Today my snack du jour was a refreshing 1-minute berry treat. Mmmm... Wild blueberries and oranges appeared in my dreams, and the real one was even better! Of course I ate the whole thing! My food experiments these days are about quick, nutritious foods with very few ingredients. It's incredibly fun, saves lots of time, and my taste buds are in heaven. Enjoy this mousse as an instant breakfast, dessert, or snack. ...

Presto Pesto in 1-Minute Flat

This mouth-watering dip is bursting with superfood flavor from pure vegetables. Enjoy it as a spread, a pate, or a topping for Zoodles! Looking for a quick, money-saving way to eat more veggies? Today I found kale, broccoli stems, green beans, zucchini, and Brussels sprouts in the fridge, already lightly cooked. I threw them in the processor with fresh basil, avocado, and garlic. Presto Pesto!! It was an instant WOW on Hi-Protein Rosemary-Walnut Bread!...

Instant Chocolate Superfood Chai To Go

Need an emergency pick-me-up? How about a comforting taste of home? THIS is your travel safety net. Everybody needs a healthy energy boost from time to time. My favorite is hot chocolate, cinnamon, dry coconut milk and superfoods. Yum! You could be stuck in the Denver airport, trekking the mountains of Nepal, or taking a break at school or work. Just whip out your zip-lock bag, add hot water, stir and enjoy! This instant beverage will give you a healthy energy lift, with no blood sugar spike or extra pounds. Yay!...

Paleo Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Alive with flavor and life force, this pesto is an easy nutritional powerhouse you can enjoy in 2 minutes flat. It looks and tastes just like authentic Pesto Genovese, but dairy-free with pumpkin seeds instead of pine nuts. For this vegan pesto, I used lemon juice and nutritional yeast to give a tangy parmesan taste. You'll need a food processor. Pumpkin seeds are a true superfood loaded with a wide variety of healthy nutrients from magnesium to copper, protein and zinc. ...

Omega-3 Italian Fish Stew with Garlic and Saffron

This recipe is inspired by an amazing day on the Adriatic coast. After teaching a Qigong workshop in Italy, I spent a few magical days in the charming beach town of Sirolo. Of course there's nothing to do but relax and eat fish! The sky and sea were calm and brilliant blue. We lounged under umbrellas all day, while the aroma of roasted garlic, olives, and the freshest fish beckoned us from the restaurant. ...

12 Amazing Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermenting is one of the easiest and most effective ways to improve your health. In this age of processed fast food and GMO's, fermented foods like sauerkraut and yogurt are a life-saver to your gut, with far more beneficial bacteria than most probiotic supplements. Available in tasty forms and flavors, just 2 tablespoons of a fermented food at a meal can restore your internal balance. Here are 12 BIG advantages of fermented food: Improves your energy level, mood, mental health, ...

Fermented Mango Chutney aka Major Grey’s

The first time I tasted Major Grey's chutney, I thought I had died and gone to heaven! Its surprising blend of exotic Indian flavors with mango and - well, plenty of sugar, was love at first bite! I wondered - can I re-invent Major Grey's chutney with non-glycemic sweeteners, and ferment it for digestive health, to enjoy these mysterious flavors with every meal?? It worked! Ha Ha! ...

Fermented Mango Pear Goji Chutney

Here's a tasty side for any meal that builds intestinal health. Traditional pickled chutneys have been enjoyed in Asian cultures for thousands of years. Chutneys come in every flavor imaginable and add distinctive taste to every meal. They also help to balance a healthy gut micro-biome, and preserve the fruit for months. This recipe is quite flexible. If you modify it, taste your mixture and adjust as you go. This recipe came about when my friend Teri gave me a huge basket of pears ...

Amazing Flourless Blender Bread

Did you know that 60% of flours sold are partly oxidized and rancid? This easy bread is healthy, convenient, and delicious! No flour, yeast or kneading required. Just blend, bake and enjoy! Made of buckwheat, barley, chia, eggs. Slice it, toast it, and oh my, it tastes wonderful! Try it with Instant Apple Butter, ...

Yogurt Herb Dressing

This flavorful mélange will make any salad irresistible. It's so easy, just blend fresh lemon with herbs. I love this dressing with crispy Rainbow Salad. Pumpkin seeds contain free-radical scavenging phytosterols that - yes - make you sexy! Flaxseed oil adds Omega-3 nutrition. Raw garlic gives flavor and anti-bacterial properties. ...

Instant Fruit Slushies!

Everybody loves a slushy when it's hot outside! Blend them in just 5 minutes with whole fruit, which is WAY healthier than juice! Store-bought fruit juices are heat processed, stripped of fiber, acidifying, glycemic, tasteless, and low in nutrients. These thick slushies use whole fruit including fiber, blended all together with ice. ...

Raw Superfood Milkshakes in 14 Flavors

OK, I confess, I've been doing raw milkshakes every day for several months, and guess what? My aches and pains are gone, I feel more energy, my skin spots have vanished, I sleep better. If you've never tasted the flavor of raw milk, you're in for a treat! Smooth, creamy, sweet, life-giving, deeply nutritious, and satisfying - subtly different from pasteurized milk....

Spicy Barbecue with Adaptogenic Herbs

How can the easiest and tastiest barbecue also be the healthiest? Superfoods and adaptogens spark your body alive with flavor! Spicy, exotic adaptogenic herbs help dissolve stress. Oven baking eliminates free radicals in grilling, which hang around in the body ...

Matcha Green Tea Superfood Smoothie

This invigorating, creamy milkshake is a great way to wake up! Matcha green tea powder is a potent superfood with polyphenols and anti-oxidant catechins that improve brain function, bring mental clarity, and boost your entire immune system. Well, I feel great now! Top quality Ceremonial Grade Matcha, will be the least bitter. Culinary Matcha is also excellent....