Nutrient Density

You’ve heard the phrases nutrient dense foods and nutrient density, but wtf does that mean? . For our bodies to function, we need a mix of macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients are the well known protein, carbs and fat. Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals. Nutrient-dense foods contain a good mix of both macro and micro nutrients….

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….

Mango Pineapple Smoothie

  🍍Smoothie of the Day🍍 Mango Pineapple 🍍1 cup mango, cut into pieces (fresh or frozen, I used fresh) 🍍1/4 cup pineapple, cut into pieces (fresh or frozen, I used frozen) 🍍1/2 cup full fat coconut milk (I used @wholefoods) 🍍1/2 cup non dairy milk (I used homemmade oat) 🍍1 tbsp chia seeds (I used @nutiva) 🍍1…

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…

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…

Ginger Root

The Doctrine of Signature, which dates back to longer than four score and seven years ago, asserts that foods that resemble parts of the body, can be used to treat the parts of the body. So cool! Ginger resembles the human stomach. So is it any surprise that in many forms, ginger is called upon…