Papaya

Papaya A fruit who’s origin is the tropics that has a soft buttery like texture with a deliciously sweet taste. #sold The seeds are edible and have a peppery flavor. Papaya contains papin, a digestive enzyme that helps break down proteins. It’s also reputed to help protect against heart disease, macular degeneration (aka eye health), rheumatoid…

Pineapple

Pineapple Raise your hand if you love pineapple 🙋🏻‍♀️♥️ There are many benefits to eating it and it’s versatility makes it easy to do so. I’ve consumed copious amounts while in Hawaii this past week and I’m not stopping anytime soon. Confession: some of that pineapple consumption has been in the form of pina colada….

Really F***ing Good Vegan Enchiladas

Vegan (E)nchiladas that are also grain free/gluten free Do you love enchiladas? I love enchiladas so much it hurts.  I’ve been playing with different recipes and variations of for a while. And I’ll probably continue to tweak, refine, and change as we go.  But for now, these are the enchilada of the moment. The it-enchilada….

Roasted Asparagus with Toasted Sesame Miso Dressing

I don’t particularly care for asparagus when it is in a dish, it’s flavor is too powerful. But as a beautiful stand alone, count me in. Especially when there is a toasted sesame miso situation sitting on top. Asparagus is pretty nutrient dense with a variety of vitamins and minerals, it contains a decent amount…

Oat Milk

Oat Milk Quick, Easy and Nutrient Dense Makes about 3 cups 20 minutes to soak 3-4 minutes to blend Cheaper and better for you than store bought RECIPE 🥛 1 cup organic rolled oats, soaked at least 20 minutes (I used @onedegreeorganics gluten free, sprouted rolled oats) 🥛3 cups water 🥛OPTIONAL – add cinnamon, cardamom or other…

Herbal Tea For Travel

Herbal Tea I bring tea when I travel. Planes are super cold, so not only does tea keep you warm, it’s helpful in keeping the arteries and veins open, which means your blood will move. No clots! No DVT! Also tea FTW because you’ll be drinking so much tea, you’ll be hydrated, which helps keep…

pH

Ever wonder WTF pH and pH balance mean and why it matters? Well, here’s a high level breakdown and why it matters to you, your body and your health. pH pH scale that measures the acidity, neutrality & alkalinity of a substance from 0 to 14. Acidic substances are lower on the scale. Alkaline substances…

Tortilla Soup

Sharing the love with my beautiful cousin on a rainy Valentines Day while eating this ♥️healthy, nutrient dense, very filling, warming tortilla soup. On the table in an hour. Two types of beans (black and kidney)- protein and fiber. ♥️healthy Kale, which is near perfect if you ask me. But high in vitamin A, protein,…

JuJubes (Dried Red Dates)

Jujubes are not just sugary, chewy candy that sticks to your teeth. This naturally sweet fruit, which tastes like an apple, was cultivated in Asia, is typically reddish in color, and can be eaten fresh or dried. The dried version are sometimes called Chinese dates and can be used as an herbal remedy or health…