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Hazelnut Banana Bread (V+GF) Recipe

Hazelnut Banana Bread (V+GF) Recipe

Oct 9th 2015

Ingredients 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp flax seed meal + 2.5 Tbsp water) 3 That’s it. Fruit Bars. (We used Apple + Banana) 3 medium ripe bananas ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted … read more
8 Interesting Facts About Apricots

8 Interesting Facts About Apricots

Oct 7th 2015

California produces about 95% of apricots in the U.S. Apricots are a member of the rose family. Refrigerating apricots will dramatically impair their ripening process. Leave them out at room temperature until they are ripe, th … read more
Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (V + GF) Recipe

Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (V + GF) Recipe

Oct 2nd 2015

Ingredients 2 Tbsp flax seed meal + 5 Tbsp water ¼ cup maple syrup or agave nectar (I used honey, but it’s not vegan) 1/3 cup cane sugar ¼ cup melted coconut oil ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce ½ cup peanut butter (we used Ju … read more
8 Interesting Facts About Blueberries

8 Interesting Facts About Blueberries

Sep 30th 2015

The United States produces the most blueberries in the world Blueberries can be used as a natural dye Blueberries are grown commercially in 38 states Maine is the leading producer of wild blueberries Michigan is the leadin … read more
Blueberry Peanut Butter Oatmeal Muffins

Blueberry Peanut Butter Oatmeal Muffins

Sep 25th 2015

Ingredients 2 Tbsp ground flax seed 3 Tbsp water 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour (GF available) 1 cup rolled oats (GF available) ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder (GF available) ½ te … read more
10 Interesting Facts About Bananas

10 Interesting Facts About Bananas

Sep 23rd 2015

Bananas float in water because they are less dense in comparison. Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the American diet. Bananas grow on plants that are officially considered an herb. The banana is actually classified as a b … read more
Secrets For Cooking Raw

Secrets For Cooking Raw

Sep 10th 2015

The raw diet is quite trendy with health conscious groups as foods preserve their nutrients and natural enzymes, typically lost through heating above 104 degrees Fahrenheit. But, that being said, eating raw doesn’t mean munching v … read more
Why Compassionate Products Matter

Why Compassionate Products Matter

Sep 2nd 2015

Compassionate products are those that do not contain animal products or bring any form of suffering to the creatures in other forms. That means sans animal testing.A Healthy Body Requires A Healthy Diet Some people claim that animal … read more
The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

Aug 26th 2015

Apple cider vinegar isn’t just a salad dressing anymore, it’s a holistic treatment for many diseases and conditions and an effective, all-natural household cleanser! Additionally, apple cider vinegar can be used as a natural repel … read more
Playing Tetris Helps Control Food Cravings

Playing Tetris Helps Control Food Cravings

Aug 19th 2015

There’s more to the classic game of Tetris than simply passing time by. Scientists have justified — yes proven — that tetris can help curb food cravings and other activity or drug-related addictions. Given that the mind is where m … read more
Preventing Cavities With Healthy Foods

Preventing Cavities With Healthy Foods

Aug 13th 2015

We’ve voiced our take on refined sugar; it’s a highly addictive filler with no nutritional value at all. Now, thanks to a reminder from the scientific community, there’s yet another reason to embrace a low-sugar lifestyle — for den … read more
Spicy Foods Lower Disease Risk

Spicy Foods Lower Disease Risk

Aug 6th 2015

In a study involving nearly 500,000 participants between the ages of 30 and 80, the researchers measured mortality rates from 2004-2008, measuring them against their general eating habits such as consumption of spicy foods. Says a … read more
High Protein Diet Myth

High Protein Diet Myth

Jul 29th 2015

Protein is essential, but we don’t need an overwhelming amount of it to stay healthy. In fact, there is a delicate balance of protein and calcium in our bodies. If our internal protein concentration is too high, our bodies will ac … read more
Eat These Foods Before Your Workout

Eat These Foods Before Your Workout

Jul 25th 2015

Carbohydrates are an excellent source of energy when you plan to workout, but provide little nutritional value. This is why it is vital to choose foods that contain vitamins and minerals in addition to carbohydrates. To avoid monotony … read more
A Closer Look At Cholesterol

A Closer Look At Cholesterol

Jul 24th 2015

Fact # 1: There are 2 types of Cholesterol: one is good for your health and the other can be harmful. Fact # 2: Cholesterol cannot be dissolved in the blood and must be carried by lipoproteins. It is the different type … read more
Why you Should Eat More Power Foods

Why you Should Eat More Power Foods

Jul 23rd 2015

Power foods are defined as foods that naturally contain vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional benefits. They can energize you, boost your immune system, and help ward off certain diseases. Incorporating these special foods into your … read more
Allergy-Friendly Cookies ‘N’ Cream Muffin Recipe

Allergy-Friendly Cookies ‘N’ Cream Muffin Recipe

Jul 16th 2015

Birthdays are fun, and so are cupcakes—but food allergies, on the other hand, are not. And for parents and children alike, food allergy statistics are looking gloomy. According to the Food Allergy Research and Education ( … read more
Raw Spiced Pear Crumble Recipe

Raw Spiced Pear Crumble Recipe

Jul 8th 2015

Eating raw has its nutritional benefits from body image to internal health. According to serious raw foodists, eating foods in their most natural state will give people what they want most out of life:Weight loss As your body adj … read more
Fruit Concentrates: The Facts and Myths

Fruit Concentrates: The Facts and Myths

Jun 30th 2015

“Fruit juice from concentrate” or “not from concentrate”― typical phrases found on commercial juice cartons and fruit snacks. The label doesn’t have an asterisk accompanied and it’s usually not in small text, giving consumers room to … read more
The Benefits of Potassium for Heart Health

The Benefits of Potassium for Heart Health

Jun 19th 2015

Keeping our hearts healthy is one of the most important things that we can do for our well being. Heart disease, high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases are on the rise. In today’s world heart health is related to br … read more
Eating Stone Fruits Reduces Health Risks

Eating Stone Fruits Reduces Health Risks

Jun 16th 2015

The aromatic scent of peaches, apricots, plums, and nectarines fills the supermarket in the summer months. These stone fruits contain powerful bioactive compounds known to combat metabolic syndrome behind obesity, Type II diabetes … read more
5 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

5 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

Jun 9th 2015

1. Eat before you shop Avoid shopping on an empty stomach. When you are hungry, quick foods will be tempting, even if you know they’re fillers. A well-fed customer is more likely to skip frozen aisles and opt for clean and simple foods … read more
The Truth About Refined Sugar

The Truth About Refined Sugar

Jun 3rd 2015

There is no doubt that refined sugars are unhealthy for our bodies – they hold no nutritional value, upset our body’s balance, and are highly-addictive. The problem lies not in the flora but the process of extraction, evaporation, … read more
9 Alkalizing Fruits

9 Alkalizing Fruits

May 20th 2015

An acidic body environment can greatly upset our internal systems. Alkaline foods with a pH level of 8.0 or more help to remove unwanted acid and neutralize our body fluids. Here are nine alkalizing fruits to add to your recomm … read more