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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 ...

Luscious Lemon Yogurt Cheesecake

A taste of sunlight! Everybody loves this creamy dessert because of the invigorating lemon flavor, revitalizing honey, and crispy nut crust. However, this amazing cheesecake ALSO has powerful cancer prevention qualities, As you may know, I study the work of German physician, Dr. Johana Budwig, a 7x Nobel Prize nominee for her research and 95% success rate healing cancer with Omega-3 essential fatty acids. Dr. Budwig was a brilliant biochemist and physician who discovered the roots ...

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 ...

Detox Spinach Avocado Walnut Dip

This 5-minute dip is bursting with flavor and nutrients. Like a fresh pesto, it tastes zingy and alive. We can't measure LIFE FORCE in food. However we know instinctively that fresh alkaline foods have lots of healthy Qi, and processed foods do NOT. So garden-fresh foods are far higher in life force. This delicious spinach pesto is exploding with life! To make the dip, just put everything in the food processor, whiz, and it's ready in moments! I love crunchy chips, but these days ...

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad

Today is a potluck meeting with neighbors. What to make? I've got 2 beets, 2 carrots, some herbs and baby spinach in the fridge, all organic. Well, I guess it's time for my favorite grated beet & carrot salad! This is a super-healthy side dish that's yummy with everything. It's also a perfect choice if you have a food processor with a grating blade - you'll be done in 10 minutes. If not, I'd make something else! Ha Ha! If you DO have a grating blade, that's wonderful! Just grate the beets ...

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 ...

Zoodles in 1-minute flat

How to make zucchini noodles? Zoodles are a guilt-free, no-weight-gain solution to authentic Italian dishes like Pasta AlfredoWay better than rice, corn, quinoa, and other high-carb, processed noodles, nothing beats fresh vegetable spaghetti! Once you try zoodles you'll never go back! ...

Lemon Berry Parfait, Dairy-free

Oh boy! It's berry season! How about a quick layered parfait in a cup? This breakfast looks complicated but isn't. You'll be rewarded with luscious nutrition of fresh berries and almonds. "Parfait" means "perfect"  or "impeccable" in French. And layered food is very beautiful! If you have a blender or food processor, in 5-minutes your treat can be ready to eat! This is a vitamin-rich knock-out with high-anti-oxidant strawberries and citrus. Powerful nutritional compounds in berries such as ...

Strawberry Mousse, Young Coconut

Oh boy! It's strawberry season! This healthy, refreshing mousse can be ready in 3 minutes. Oh, please be sure to use organic strawberries, as these berries absorb nefarious amounts of pesticides. A great snack or dessert, all you need is five ingredients including a young coconut, strawberries, and a banana. Opening a young coconut used to be a chore, however my new Coco Jack tool makes it super-easy! See below how it works. I'm going to be using this a LOT! ...

Fermented Veggies 101

This is the easiest and healthiest superfood you can make! Fermented veggies are a natural probiotic that build healthy intestinal flora. And since the immune system depends on 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, low-sugar fruits, creating new combinations. Store in the refrigerator for several months and serve it as a side dish with every meal. These veggies ...

Grapefruit, Greens, Ginger Smoothie

Delicious, refreshing, detoxifying for breakfast or snack, grapefruit makes a great anti-oxidant smoothie. Even better, it's low-glycemic and tastes yummy with ginger. I like the mild flavor of baby spinach, however any greens will do such as kale, chard, collards, dandelion, arugula, watercress, etc. Imagination and variety are my keys to making breakfast interesting, and this smoothie is a great way to start the day! Serves 2. ...

Addicted to coffee? This healthy brew will protect your Kidney Jing!

85% of Americans use caffeine daily. We drink 400 million cups of Joe every day. Our coffee obsession is a roaring $30 billion industry! However, if you're an independent soul like me that wants to be truly healthy, here's a delicious alternative. I'll cut to the chase: Coffee is addictive. It slowly depletes the kidney energy, according to Chinese Medicine, which means it's VERY bad news for your creativity, long life, and your S.E.X drive, I mean your libido. Yep. Are you addicted?  Do ...

Blackberry Superfood Frappe

Oh boy! I This was my breakfast today! It's also a fantastic 1-minute snack anytime. Blackberries are refreshing and loaded with anti-oxidant compounds. Protein powder gave this treat the holding power of a full meal. It was already such a GORGEOUS COLOR, that I enhanced it with beet! Beets are a unique source of betaine, an amazing anti-inflammatory ingredient to vitalize blood circulation and protect against cancer, and vitalize your sensual life!. Anyway WOW! It was delicious! If you use ...

Hiziki Seaweed Carrot Salad

Here's a tasty way to get your sea vegetables. Hijiki seaweed is a delicious nutrient-dense superfood, high in fiber, enzymes, amino acids, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K. Especially Vitamin K is critical, as it’s the single vitamin almost all of us are lacking! Grated carrots, sesame, ginger and lime compliment hiziki's rich, nutty flavor. Serve this versatile salad alone, on a bed of greens, or over zoodles! Store for up to 4 days in the refrigerator. Serves 4. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe...

Dairy-free Herbed Cream Cheese

Vegan cream cheese is so creamy and flavorful! Seasoned with garlic and herbs, this cream cheese packs a punch of flavor! It makes a great snack or appetizer. Smooth and tart, it looks and tastes just like cream cheese, except it is dairy-free, made with coconut butter and lemon juice. Use your favorite herbs - I used fresh dill and parsley. It's also yummy with basil, sage, and cilantro. Try it on Pumpernickel No-Rye Bread! This cream cheese is great as a spread or as a dip for veggies! It ...

Favorite No-Peanut Sauce in 1-Minute!

Who ever heard of a fabulicious Thai Peanut Sauce with no peanuts! Ha Ha! Instead of peanuts it uses nut butters. Choose between almond, cashew, or sunflower butter, whisk with a few spices and you have a divine sauce in less than a minute. Tasty, sweet, and slightly spicy, it makes an incredibly delicious dip for Chicken Satay, sautéed veggies, spring rolls, or a raw vegetables. Use it as a marinade or dressing for chicken and meats. Unlike most peanut sauces, it's free of sugar and ...

My 7 Nut Milk Experiments: Which is Best?

Wow! Once you've tasted the original flavor of homemade nut milk, you'll never go back! I've always been curious to compare flavor and nutrition in nut milks. Today's experiment was to compare seven nut milks made with the same easy recipe - see it below. I used Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Coconut flakes, Hazelnuts, Hemp seeds, and Pumpkin Seeds. The results were amazing, and I hope you find them helpful. For yummy flavor additions, see my recipe post: Spike Your Nut Milks! Not...

Papaya Tangerine Smoothie

Today's breakfast was a refreshing flavor treat of creamy, luscious papaya. I added tangerine, coconut milk, and strawberries for a WOW! Intensely luscious smoothie! Look for the healthy organic or non-GMO papaya with real seeds, as many papayas are genetically modified. This papaya milkshake tastes like the papaya "batido" beverages I used to buy on the street in Mexico, except those are usually made with (uh oh!) sweetened evaporated milk and sugar! I love the tantalizing tropical...

Coconut Mango Cheesecake with Goji Berries

My passion for healthy sweets is shamefully wonderful. This luscious summertime dessert is refreshing and easy. Even better, it's a no-bake, dairy-free, vegan, and Paleo treat, without sugar or GMO’s. It won’t spike blood sugar or cause weight gain if you use the suggested non-glycemic sweetener. The perfect cream cheese flavor comes from blended coconut butter and lemon. Ha! Luscious mango and high-protein goji berries give it a colorful chunky texture. It tastes wonderful with my ...

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 it's 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. ...