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Sprouting your Nutritional Powerhouse

Sprouting might seem like a new-age, hippie-food craze that made it to the mainstream along with kale and granola. The truth is, sprouting has existed in the culinary traditions of Asian and European cultures for thousands of years, revered for its immense nutritional value…      click title to read full article


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Get the Glow; Healthy skin begins with the food you eat

During the summer, we take good care of our skin. Exposed to the world, we soak up much needed vitamin D from the sun and sweat away toxins. Come winter, our skin gets covered, layer upon layer and we tend to forget about…      click title to read full article


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5 Secret Health Benefits of Seaweed (The Great Grandmother of All Superfoods)

They say water is life, and you better believe that the ocean is chock-full of everything that will support life. There was a time when seaweed was regarded as…   click title to read full article


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How Raw Food Affects Your Body

Eating raw and choosing organic is a concept not completely understood by a great portion of the population, but when you get to the core of the subject, it’s is…     click title to read full article


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How to Build Immunity Naturally through Medicinal Mushrooms

The next time we take a hike in the forest, we can imagine that beneath us is a complex underground system of micro-fungi that weaves in and out of the soil…     click title to read full article


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How to Successfully Navigate Through a Healthy Holiday Season

For as long as we have cultivated the soil, we’ve become accustomed to celebrate these festivities through food. From the trick or treat loot, to stuffing…     click title to read full article


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Mega Flu-Fighter; Delicious spicy soup to get you back on your feet

Garlic, ginger, serrano chili, lime and cilantro all have detoxification properties and can help kick that cold before it even arrives. Here’s why…     click title to read full article


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 Make Your Own First-Aid Kit: 17 All-Natural Powders, Oils and Salves

With a little innovation, you can learn to make your own All-Natural First-Aid Kit that won’t poison you! Truth is, a lot of the products on the market that are…     click title to read full article


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 Make Your Salad a Show Stopper by Adding Edible Rose Petals!

The advent of the Internet has definitely brought the world of health closer to home (the world of everything else too, I suppose). Those of us who have…     click title to read full article


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 2 Ways to Grow Your Own Food in a Small Space

No doubt a plant-based whole foods diet can improve all facets of your life in many ways. By eating food that is nurtured from seed to plate, we respect this…     click title to read full article



Why I Get All My Protein from Plants (And My Top 8 Sources)

Why I Get All My Protein from Plants (And My Top 8 Sources)

Motivated to ascend as high as possible in a sea of saw-toothed sierras, my body will need calories and plenty of them. As a rock climber, caver, long…     click title to read full article


3 Delicious Ways to Sneak Maca in Your Diet! (Recipes)

3 Delicious Ways to Sneak Maca in Your Diet!

Whether I whizz a tablespoon into my morning smoothie or add half a cup to the batter while making yummy raw onion bread, Maca’s versatility and untold…     click title to read full article


6 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Maca

6 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Maca

I’m sure you’ve heard about the amazingly robust and powerful superfood, Maca. As one of my top favorite superfoods, next to Cacao and Goji Berries…     click title to read full article


My Perspective on Food Combining as a Raw Foodie

My Perspective on Food Combining as a Raw Foodie

Admit it, most of us eat fast, a little too fast. In the minutes it takes us to politely devour the food presented to us, do we really take the time to enjoy …     click title to read full article


6 Healing Thai Spices to Include in Your Meals

6 Healing Thai Spices to Include in Your Meals

The Thai people are no strangers to the abundance of delicious flavor of spices, which you’ll find infused into their every meal.  Carefully wielded …     click title to read full article


Kaffir Lime Carrot Soup Recipe

Kaffir Lime Carrot Soup Recipe

Thai spices sure inspire me in the kitchen. While creating my Global Cuisine Series, I invented this amazingly delicious soup that actually uses all of the …     click title to read full article


A Beginner’s Guide to Fermentation

A Beginner’s Guide to Fermentation

We’ve already heard how Fermented Foods Can Heal Your Gut and Make Your Skin Glow thanks to health and wellness expert, Simone Samuels…     click title to read full article