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Top 10 Detox Smoothies

Wake-up your senses with these TEN superfood shakes! My Top 10 favorite easy smoothies will jump-start your day. Building our immunity takes time and patience. So today I'm giving you my secret stash of quick, nutritient-dense smoothies for a busy lifestyle. These recipes are flexible, so feel free to be creative and make any substitutions that inspire you. BTW I suggest warm smoothies, not cold. An icy cold smoothie may be refreshing for a moment, but after swallowing, it's hard on your ...

Fermented Veggies 101

This is the easiest and healthiest superfood you can make! Your microbiome is the root of your immune system, your brain function, and therefore your health! Fermented veggies are a natural probiotic that build healthy intestinal flora. And since the immune system relies on plenty of friendly bacteria in the gut, this is central to your health each day. This is a great way to use up leftover raw veggies. Have fun experimenting with different vegetables and low-sugar fruits, creating new ...

High-Protein Quinoa Olive Bread – YUMMY!

Are you sick and tired of high-carb breads that add to your waistline? This easy gluten-free, grain-free bread is just the opposite. It is full of nutrient-dense superfoods and black olives. It's a quick bread with baking soda, so there's no need to wait for yeast to rise. And the main ingredient is quinoa! Other high-protein ingredients are almond meal, chia seeds, hemp nuts, and pumpkin seeds. It tastes VERY yummy with real grass-fed butter, and also with my surprising homemade ...

Golden Milk with Sweet Potato and Turmeric

Relax and de-stress with Golden Milk. It's a delicious way to get your daily dose of turmeric. Quick to prepare, this spicy chai will uplift your mood, warm your heart, and stimulate total vitality. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a potent anti-inflammatory that destroys many types of cancer cells. But it is difficult for the body to absorb. This Golden Milk recipe is especially formulated to help you assimilate ALL the health benefits of turmeric. Sweet potatoes are yummy, high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin B6, manganese, magnesium, and copper. They get their orange color from beta-carotene, an antioxidant. Homemade Golden Milk is way healthier than any store bought beverage, as it's free of dairy, sugar, GMO's and chemicals. ...

1-Minute Vegan Herb Butter Spread

With only 5 ingredients, this instant herb butter packs more freshness and zing than any store-bought concoction. It's incredibly quick - just throw everything into a blender and WHIZ! Tastes fantastic on my Rosemary Walnut Bread, or Flourless Almond Blender Bread, or veggies, asparagus, etc... Hey! Put spread it on everything! Hint: This is so alive it will open your eyes wide with raw garlic and fresh herbs. Made with healthy olive and coconut oils, the recipe is similar to my dairy-free...

Say Good-Bye to Stress with Chocolate Golden Milk & MCT Oil

YUMMY! Dissolve stress with this Chocolate Golden Milk! Turmeric is an uplifting, anti-inflammatory supplement. Turmeric helps to heal and nourish the organs to keep the body systems functioning properly. Yep, turmeric just might just be a major BOON for healing many modern chronic diseases on the rise. But it is not easily absorbed in the body. Many people drink golden milk but totally miss the health benefits. This recipe includes ALL the essential ingredients to help you to get the most ...

Boost Your Nut Milks with Flavorful Superfoods!

Boost your nut milk with delicious superfoods! These are my favorite flavorings to boost your nut milks tor tate and nutrition! Today I'm in love with Eggnog, and my friend Chris went wild for Mayan Mocha. They're all yummy, and so easy! Start with my basic nut milk recipe: My Nut Milk Experiment, Which is Best? After straining the 'nut mylk' choose your flavor below, and stir well. Or blend to make it even smoother. Hint: These recipes are best combined at room temperature, i.e. not ...

Top Ten Recipes for Fermented Foods

One of the easiest and most economical ways to boost your health is FERMENTING! In stressful times when your digestion is under attack from processed food, undisclosed additives, and GMO's, these old-fashioned fermented foods like sauerkraut and yogurt can offer your gut a life-saving break. Fermented foods are high in fiber. They contain more beneficial bacteria than most probiotic supplements, and they're cheaper than store-bought pills. Make them easily in a variety of flavors, just 2 ...

Superfood Hot Chocolate Chai with Turmeric

A smooth and creamy snack with irresistible flavor, easy to make, and so full of superfoods! Spicy Hot Chocolate Chai will nourish your soul, and keep your body running on high-energy fuel for hours, while promoting long-term health. Just look at the list of superfoods in this recipe! Raw cacao has one of the highest scores on flavonoids. Flavonoids are a specific subset of anti-oxidants and polyphenols that have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-hypertension, and anti-aging ...

Lemon Cheesecake Superfood Bars!

These tasty cheesecake bars are just nutritious food disguised as a sweet treat. Ha Ha! Made with high-protein yogurt or kefir with almonds and chia seeds, they're a luscious snack anytime. I must confess, I actually lived on desserts like this for two entire years while I was writing my cookbook "Paleo Desserts"!  Every day was a wonderful new flavor experience. And I didn't gain a pound! Ha Ha! This is the power of real food from Nature! I love goat yogurt, especially since it can be ...

Spicy Barbecue with Adaptogenic Herbs!

This BBQ will not only knock your socks off! Even better, it will fuel your immune power and zest for life! Forget bottled sauce! Get creative to blend your own barbeque sauce with this REALLY flexible recipe! Superfoods and adaptogens make your body sparkle with life force! Spicy, exotic adaptogenic herbs help dissolve stress, and promote blood circulation. Oven baking is clean and tasty, eliminating free radicals from grilling. Feel free to adapt this recipe to your own taste. I love sweet ...

Raw Milk is a Superfood! Milkshakes in 14 Flavors!

OK, I confess, I've been experimenting with 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 have not yet tasted the flavor of raw milk, you're in for a treat! Smooth, creamy, sweet, life-sustaining, deeply nutritious, and satisfying. It's delicious and subtly different from pasteurized milk. ...

Instant Cacao Spiced Detox Tea!

This uplifting beverage beats coffee hands down! Cacao is a top anti-oxidant that detoxes body chemistry and uplifts the spirit any time of day. It's an ideal antidote to modern bio-warfare. These days we need to bolster our immunity and resilience more than ever. Pure cacao is your friend, if it contains no sugar. Cacao is a medicine, non- addictive, and has no negative side effects for most people. Chocolate contains a bit of caffeine, but far less than coffee. When you creatively mix ...

Warm Coconut Banana Golden Milk with Bee Pollen

Creamy, smooth, and nourishing, Dairy-free Coconut Golden Milk will stimulate blood circulation, natural immunity, and organ health. Turmeric is not always well-absorbed, so this recipe shows you the ideal ingredients to optimize its benefits.  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. Here are the four ...

Spiced Beet Elixir – A Fermented Holiday Treat!

This warm non-alcoholic punch will warm the hearts of a holiday gathering! It's made from spiced ginger tea, pomegranate, and fermented beets! The flavor is exalting, the feeling uplifting and enlivening. Warm spiced punch with cinnamon and cloves is a comfort food for me. This elixir combines delicious flavor and invigorating medicinal qualities. Of course, you can always add your own spirit essence if you like. I made it with fermented beets from my local market, and served it at a holiday gathering. Organic ingredients made it pesticide-free without Monsanto's herbicide glyphosate. Hooray! ...

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

Say hello to delicious wellness! Say good-bye to any virus with this powerful immune-boosting soup. My personal favorite high-potency cold and flu buster ingredients are: Garlic, Coconut oil, Ginger, Reishi, Astralagus, Calendula, Oregano, and Schizandra. This recipe uses the first six, however feel free to make your own variation, as it's very flexible. If you don't have any one ingredient, just skip it and the soup will still be divine. Read more about how to use all these virus-busting herbs ...

Strawberry Beet Superfood Smoothie

Today my smoothie turned out incredibly yummy! I was in the mood for something energizing, super-nourishing, rich, creamy, and anti-oxidant, with a bit of sweetness. Fresh strawberries were calling me, and a few minutes later I was enjoying my delicious shake! Strawberries are high in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. Look for organic strawberries, as they're one of the nasty "Dirty Dozen" foods that absorb larger quantities of pesticides. Going Organic is always safer for ...

Pumpkin Golden Milk

This creamy rich Golden Milk brings deep satisfaction in 5 minutes. Turmeric stimulates blood circulation, and it's SO delicious with pumpkin! Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory superfood that destroys cancer cells. Essentially turmeric helps to tonify your organs to keep the immune system in peak condition. But before you start sprinkling turmeric on everything, please know that curcumin (its major active compound) is poorly absorbed in the body. To ...

Beet Goji Salad with Wild Blueberries

Anti-oxidant, nutrient-dense, and delicious! Today I combined these tasty superfoods to 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 ...

Flourless Green Smoothie Pancakes in a Jiffy!

I woke up hungry, craving a high-protein breakfast. In the fridge I found berries, eggs, spinach, an apple. And 15-minutes later I was eating a short stack of high-protein flapjacks. Ha Ha! They're gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, and green! Other pancakes use ingredients like refined flour and bananas. This quick berry sauce is so delicious it will make your eyes roll. Guaranteed! This recipe is a cousin to my Amazing Green Smoothie Muffins, a meal-in-a-muffin! Serves 2 hungry eaters. ...