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Salted Cashew-Banana Mocha Shake comfort food dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition Nov 12, 2021

This shake will always hold a special place in my heart, and my palate! This was the closest thing to “dessert” I could consume when I was on a liquid diet for almost four weeks after I had oral surgery. I wanted a nourishing snack, that would provide me with the healing benefits of...

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The Health Benefits of Bone Broth broths & soups detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies home remedies kids wellness special diets sports nutrition traditional Sep 22, 2020

The health benefits of bone broth are countless. There’s a reason collagen has always been prized as a supplement, along with the recent popularization of bone broth protein powder. If I went into detail, it would take hours. For now, I’ll go over the primary components. Bones...

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Iron Water - Blackstrap Molasses Drink drinks & smoothies holistic health & nutrition home remedies pregnancy & baby supplements Oct 23, 2014

The greatest plant-based source of iron available is none other than blackstrap molasses. It’s full of minerals and iron – 70% of our daily iron requirement actually! Blackstrap molasses are also known to contain other nutrients including B vitamins, calcium, and folate –...

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Sweet Purple Cabbage Juice detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies raw recipes Apr 23, 2014

 

Isn’t the color purple just beautiful?! It makes me think of my grandma. So this juice is in memory of my sweet grandma. She loved everything purple. My friends called her my “purple grandma” because she was always dressed in purple :) She even colored her hair purple for...

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Juice Anyone? detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies raw Jun 20, 2013

Today, I would like to welcome our guest blogger Shurlana! She knows the ins and outs of juicing. Whether you’re a juice warrior or just getting started, she’s your girl!

How do you take your juice my love? Shaken, sweet, stirred, mild, strong, clear, jittery, minty fresh, bitter,...

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Pregnancy Boost Shake drinks & smoothies pregnancy & baby recipes Feb 20, 2013

The digestive tract is more sensitive, and as the pregnancy progresses, the size of the stomach shrinks because of the growing womb. Often food intolerances or many new likes and dislikes develop. To adapt, the shift to diet may frequent small and simple but nourishing meals. Nutritious liquid...

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Pregnancy Nourishment Tea connected parenting drinks & smoothies home remedies kid-friendly kids wellness pregnancy & baby Feb 12, 2013

 

Did you know that herbs are aromatic and medicinal plants that you can steep in hot water as an alternative to supplementing with capsuled vitamins and minerals. Doing so draws out the minerals and nutrients and makes a very nourishing cocktail that is loaded with health-boosting...

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Antioxidant Blast Smoothie drinks & smoothies plant based raw recipes Apr 27, 2012

This flavorful raw food smoothie is Packed with antioxidants, phytonutrients and enzymes!It will leave you feeling refreshed and full of energy.

Ingredients:

5 large strawberries

1/3 cup blueberries (or blackberries)

1/3 cup pineapple

half a banana

2 tablespoons of goji berries

1-2 teaspoons...

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Tropical Pineapple Mango Smoothie drinks & smoothies plant based Aug 31, 2011

This flavorful and smooth drink combines three of the most nourishing tropical fruits to refresh and brighten up your day! There is nothing better than the goodness of liquified, ripe and juicy fruits to offer optimal digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Ingredients:

1 ripe mango, diced

1...

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Superfood Warrior Shake dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition superfoods Jul 21, 2011

“Superfoods” in liquid form have become quite popular in the raw food world, and for a good reason.  You get a substantial amount of high energy foods, packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, all broken down to a smooth consistency for easy and optimal...

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Green Earth Smoothie drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes superfoods Jan 28, 2011

This nutrient packed smoothie is a great way to start your day on a high!  You’ll be smiling and feeling vibrant for hours.

Ingredients:

1 scoop of protein powder (or almond/hemp milk)

1 ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice

½ banana

¼ pear

Handful of spinach leafs...

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Cacao-Banana Dream Shake drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes Sep 13, 2010

This delicious protein and antioxidant packed shake goes down very smooth.  It’s a great post-workout, replenishing drink as it promotes lean muscle mass!

Ingredients:

1 scoop natural, plant-based protein powder (Sunwarrior is my favorite!)

2 tbsp of ground flaxseed

1 tsp raw cacao...

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