Beet and Ginger Detox Elixir

The first days of January pass quickly, with only a few hours of sunlight and a lot of awareness for every new sound, light, person and little joy of this young year. A lazy sunrise is for meditation and setting up the digestive fire with turmeric tea, while sunset goes by slowly in glorious contemplation, with a ruby-shaded ginger elixir. A favorite this winter, and inspired by one of Heidi’s Near and Far recipes, this is a drink for rooting into the new year and for nurturing the body’s cells to incite their …

Master Immunity Boosting Smoothie

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Vitamin C supplements and hot teas are always a great idea for preventing colds, but I always like to double my flu prevention with a high dose of antioxidants to create a natural barrier against viruses and pathogens. My daily smoothies and juices contain tons of nutrients, but this one is the ultimate …

Superfood Chia Pudding

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The first days of autumn still found the farmers’ market stalls abounding with berries, the last chance to have them fresh and in their full nourishing splendor. While sea buckthorn and rosehip slowly replace the red and pink colors of forest fruits with yellow tones, I decided to give a last chance to blueberries, and pair them with the intense green of spirulina in a detoxifying, yet delicious …

Nourishing Vegan Milks – 3 Ways

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During my forty days of a vegan diet before Easter, I discovered a new passion – vegan milks. I tried hundreds of combinations, played with ingredients, experimented with flavors, and I realized that you don’t need cutting-edge technology to obtain smooth, dense, and creamy vegan milks. You can make awesome liquids with a normal blender, using the right quantities of soaked ingredients. Nuts or seeds + water = vegan milk – it is that easy! If you hit the right consistency, all you have to do is …

3 Restoring Spring Juices

The sad news about Jess’s passing left me perplexed and turned my beliefs upside down. She was one of the people I really admired and from which I learned a lot. When I first became interested in a natural way of living, I found so much inspiration on her site, “The Wellness Warrior”. Moments like these leave you confused, and so many questions start bouncing into your head trying to …

Super Healthy Breakfast Sandwich plus 3 Fabulous Facts About Avocados

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Avocado is never missing from my fridge. No matter how uninspired I feel one day, if I have an avocado, I know I will be able to put together a delicious meal. In salads, on toast, as a dip, on top of curries and stews, in raw desserts, as a sauce for veggie burgers, in smoothies, with eggs, or just as it is, simple, with sea salt and lemon, avocado is among my favorite ingredients. Creamy, dense, and unctuous, this fruit is a real powerhouse when it comes to nutrients, and has incredible benefits for our health, although some people tend to avoid it given …