Posts Tagged natural

Apple Spinach Carrot Celery Beet Ginger Juice

Posted by on Wednesday, 22 May, 2013

1 Apple
5 Carrots
5 Celery Stalks
1 Beet with the leafy tops
Handful of Spinach
Nub of Ginger Root
Toss all this nutritious veggies and fruit into your juice, and in a few minutes you’ll be in fresh juice heaven.

Apple Spinach Carrot Celery Beet Ginger Juice Recipe

Apple Spinach Carrot Celery Beet Ginger Juice = yummmm

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Pacific Redwood Organic Cabernet

Posted by on Wednesday, 5 December, 2012

Pacific Redwood Organic Cab hails from Redwood Valley, California. This organic red wine is great for vegans and for people looking for a sulfite free wine. Pacific Redwood Organic Cab is made with organically grown grapes and processed naturally, with NO added sulfites or other synthetic preservatives. Nice, right? You, betcha. Pacific Redwood also totes about natural farming in general, which I find very cool.

This organic cab is full-bodied with hints of cherries and chocolates. I also found that this organic cabernet had a bit of spice to it. The first sip went down easy, just like the rest … Read the rest

Maple Banana Almond Bread

Posted by on Wednesday, 29 August, 2012

Here’s a recipe for sweet, moist, and delicious banana bread with a little crunch. This one is best I’ve done yet 🙂

1/3 cup organic butter melted
1/3 cup organic maple syrup at room temperature
2 organic eggs at room temperature
3 to 4 medium overripe bananas (~13 ounces peeled)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped organic raw almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use a fork to beat the melted butter with the maple syrup and eggs. Peel and mash the bananas … Read the rest

Santa Julia Malbec 2011

Posted by on Tuesday, 21 August, 2012

This organic malbec is grown and produced in Mendoza, Argentina. The winery found its beginning  in 1963 by Alberto V. Zuccardi, but is now operated by the son, José Alberto Zuccardi.

What makes this wine so great is that it’s made with 100% organic grapes without breaking the bank.  This organic malbec will run you less than $10. In fact, you can find Santa Julia at Binnys.  And if that’s not enough to make you smile then here’s this:  This family run vineyard uses every means possible to ease their burden on the environment.  They use green fertilizers, recycled … Read the rest

Raw Date Bar

Posted by on Friday, 3 August, 2012

Raw bars taste amazing while giving you the nutrients your body needs. The only problem is, they are expensive. So I’ve been trying out my own raw bar recipes. This is my first go-around and it turned out really good. Not that I’m bragging or any thing…

1 Cup Dates
1 Cup Almonds
1/4 Cup Raisins
1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries
1/2 Cup Shredded Coconut
1/2 Cup Raw Sun Flower Seeds
1/4 Cup Cashews
1/4 Cup Oats
2 TBS Raw Sesame Seeds
1/4 Cup Flax Meal (ground flax seeds)
1/4 Cup Chia Seeds
2 TBS Tahini
2 TBS Coconut Oil
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Blueberry Orange Banana Kale Chia Seed Smoothie

Posted by on Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

Talk about a power punch of nutrients! In this smoothie you’ve got Vitamin A, B, C and E, loads of Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Folic Acid, Antioxidants and Omega-3. Nice, right? But doe sit taste good? Hells yeah. And it’s super easy to whip up.

1 Cup Forzen Blueberries
1 Orange
1 Banana
2 Handfuls of Organic Kale
2 TBS of Chia Seeds
Keep it this way for a vegan smoothie delight or add a few spoonfuls of plain yogurt to add some smoothness. Truthfully, this smoothie will taste great either way. So it’s up to you.

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Blackberry Blueberry Chia Seed and Yogurt Smoothie

Posted by on Friday, 29 June, 2012

1 Cup Frozen Blackberries
1 Cup frozen Blueberries
1/2 Cup Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice / Pineapple Juice
1/2 Cup Vanilla Yogurt
3 TBS Chia Seeds
2 Handfuls of Kale

I let the Chia Seeds soak in the orange juice for about 10 minutes, then I toss everything into the blender.

This makes 2 smoothies. Or one for now an done for later.

Blackberry Blueberry Chia Seed and Yogurt Smoothie

What a smooth smoothie!

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Blackberry Blueberry Chia Seeds Smoothie

Posted by on Wednesday, 20 June, 2012

What an awesome pick-me-up! Thanks to the Chia seeds this smoothie gives me lasting and sustainable energy throughout the day.

1 Cup Blueberries
1 Cup Blackberries
3 TBS Chia Seeds
1 Banana
3/4 Cup fresh squeezed orange/pineapple juice

Toss into your blender and enjoy. This makes 2 smoothies. Or one now and one for tomorrow 🙂 And this recipe is vegan and gluten-free. Obvs.

Blueberry Blackberry Chia Seeds Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Blackberry Chia Seeds Smoothie Recipe

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Maca and Raw Milk

Posted by on Friday, 15 June, 2012

Yummmm.

2 TBS Maca Powder
1 Cup Raw Milk
1 Banana

Toss all this into your blender and serve on ice. It’s a fantastic pick me up!

Maca Powder Raw milk Smoothie

Maca Powder and Raw Milk -- Yumm

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Cherry Blueberry and Chia Seed Smoothie

Posted by on Tuesday, 5 June, 2012

1/2 Cup Frozen Cherries
1 Cup Frozen Blueberries
3 TSP of Chia Seeds
6 Ice Cubes
1/3 Cup Vanilla Brown Cow Yogurt
1/3 Cup H2O

Soak the Chia Seeds in the H20 for about 10 minutes, then add everything to your blender and hit “play.” This makes 2 servings.

Cherry Blueberry and Chia Seed Smoothie Recipe

Looks gross, but it's really great and refreshing!

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