Vegan Hot Chocolate to Restore Your Energy Levels

Many people rely on a big cup of coffee in the afternoon to put them back on track after half day at the office and the (sometimes not-that-nurturing) lunch, without knowing that caffeine is really just a band aid approach to sustainable energy. Don’t get me wrong, I love coffee, but I can always predict that rise in energy, that can only go in one direction-and that’s down! What the body is truly craving are …

Peanut Butter Granola Bars with Bee Pollen

Breakfasts on the run or afternoon snacks – if you’re dealing with a hormone imbalance, you need to be prepared with nutrient-packed bars to not hijack your diet and support a healthy hormone production throughout the day. Especially when your cortisol levels are high (especially when you’re under high levels), your body craves certain ingredients, like fats and sugars. I try to always keep in hand home-made bars for those times when I can eat a whole jar of …

Liver Detox Tea with Ayurvedic Spices

When it comes to detoxification, the liver plays the most important role in the body. It not only removes toxins from the body, but also produces bile to carry waste away, along with breaking down fats in the intestine. The liver also helps to break down and store fat soluble vitamins and glucose, for future energy needs. Because the liver is the largest internal organ in your body, it’s important to … 

Beet Smoothie, a Natural PMS Relief

When it’s that time of the month, you’re always offered an opportunity to re-connect with your body, and to be allowing of time to rest in stillness and also be gentle with yourself. It is an excellent time to sit in quiet meditation, practice a gentle yoga flow and nourish your body with nutritious foods. It’s not uncommon to experience belly cramps and aching lower backs as your body sheds, but rather than turning to pain medication, it’s worth …