Chia Seed

chia seeds

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from a plant that originated¬†in South America. In fact, ‚Äúchia‚ÄĚ is the ancient Mayan word for ‚Äústrength.‚Ä̬†According to Dr. Oz, chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with nutrients that are¬†necessary for the¬†body and brain.Chia seeds are loaded with fiber. Because of the high fiber content, chia seeds can absorb up to 10-12 times … Read More

Sweet Potato Fries with Curried Dip

Sweet Potato Fries

I always have sweet potatoes on hand, because of their shelf life, flexibility with cooking, and because they're ridiculously healthy. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins B6 and C, as well as being very high in iron, magnesium and much much more.¬†Making fries is a great way to incorporate sweet potatoes into your diet. My four and one-year-old gobble these up faster than lighting, and I just love … Read More

Put Your Aloe Vera To Use

put your aloe to use

Aloe Vera¬†is a succulent plant species¬†which has been used¬†in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Aloe Vera¬†is widely used in the cosmetics and holistic health industries due to its healing and rejuvenating abilities.¬†If you are thinking about introducing a new houseplant to your home, Aloe Vera¬†offers many health benefits and is easy to maintain.How and when to use your … Read More

Date-alicious Dip

Date-alicious Dip

If you can tolerate dairy, this is a fantastic alternative to a sugar-packed fruit dip. It's a simple three ingredient fix, that'll definitely please a crowd. Just serve it with your favorite fruit, or simply enjoy it by the spoonful! [recipe]           … Read More

For the Love of Hemp Seeds

Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Hemp is thought to be¬†one of the earth's¬†most nutritious plants. Hemp seeds are¬†an ideal source of protein for vegans and vegetarians, including those who eat a raw diet. Essential fatty acids are abundant in hemp seeds, as are magnesium, iron, potassium, and fiber.¬†Hemp seeds also have a nice supply of vitamin E, which provides antioxidant protection.Many of you may be aware that there is a … Read More

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