December 2, 2016

Are you a vitalist?

Vitalism recognizes the difference between organic and inorganic entities. Vitalism also emphasizes intuition, creativity, differentiation and the creative flow of life on matter. A vitalist is aware of how food, drugs, thoughts, feelings, nature, pe...

December 2, 2016

Capsicum annuum or cayenne pepper is also known as American or African pepper, chili pepper, red pepper or bird pepper. Cayenne is the hottest form of Capsicum, where paprika is the milder form. Cayenne pepper is used as the catalyst, or carrier in almost every herbal...

November 30, 2016

Healing from stress is one of the most poignant topics of today – why?

In our society, stress and anxiety are very prevalent, mainly due to how we choose to live our lives. Stress lowers your immune system making you more susceptible to illness, that is why a lot people...

November 1, 2016

These vegan chocolate macaroons are absolutely delicious! I have no doubt that they will become one of your favorites in no time.


3 cups dried, unsweetened coconut flakes

1 1/2 cups cocoa powder

1 cup grade B maple syrup

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup coco...

September 1, 2016


1 large sweet potato, steamed

1 cup great northern beans, precooked

1/4 cup yellow onion, diced

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1/4 cup coconut flour for a gluten free option

1/4 cup almond meal

1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

1/4 cup coconut oil

*Extra almond meal...

July 16, 2016

Red raspberry leaves are one of my all time favorite herbs! They are high in vitamin C, E, A and some B complex. They are also high in minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus and potassium. The leaves have astringent and antiseptic properties, which reduce inf...

July 2, 2016


1 cup organic coconut milk

1-2 tablespoons organic or

wildcrafted lavender flowers

2 organic bananas (peeled), chopped and frozen

Raw honey to taste, if desired


Add coconut milk and lavender to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from hea...

January 30, 2016

I truly believe that the only way to guarantee a healthy mom and baby is to utilize Mother Nature's gifts. There are many wonderful herbs that an expecting mom can use to feed and nourish her body, such as red raspberry leaf tea. You can visit my article here to read a...

January 24, 2016

Water has many functions throughout the body, but its main functions are: lubricant, solvent, coolant, transportant and dispersant. Water is the primary ingredient in all of our bodily fluids such as blood, lymphatic, saliva, glandular secretions and cerebral spinal fl...

January 24, 2016


1/2 bag of tortilla chips (I like Que Pasa tortilla chips, they are organic and gluten free!)

15 oz. organic black or pinto beans, soaked and low heated
2 organic tomatoes, chopped

1/2 medium organic yellow or red onion, diced

2 organic avocados, chopped


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