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F is for Family

By Tuesday, July 10, 2018 1 Permalink 0

Totally not food related but family might be more nourishing than even kale + bone broth (combined!).   The New York Times asked a group of 13 year old students: Tell us how you define “family” + why? Do you think a new definition of family is starting to emerge in our society? If so, how do you ...

Small Change. Big Results.

I used this photo of my perfect baby niece because she's small, yet "big" (aka. chubby healthy baby) —all at the same time. Small and big actually go really well together! For example... Making small changes in the diet, can lead to big health results down the road (i.e. more energy, positive thinking, maintaining a healthy ...

To Cheese, Or Not To Cheese?

Fun fact: While 65% of the population is officially diagnosed with lactose intolerance, some experts believe that we're all at least a little bit lactose intolerant—we just brush off the bloating and gas as a normal part of life.  I remember reading a story about an American family with two boys who were intolerant to lactose. They had moved to ...

Holistic Tips 2018

Full of good intention, resolutions are made to give us focus for the fresh year ahead. We're always looking to better ourselves, and often make resolutions to improve our health, fitness, or relationships.  Mindfulness, and goal setting, help us to manifest what we want to attract in our life. Here are some ideas to help get you ...

Coconut Milk Probiotic Yogurt

 

Yogurt is a fermented food, which contains one or more strains of friendly gut bacteria. This fermentation process improves the nutritional quality of any milk you use, resulting in about 20% more protein, and lots of enzymes and probiotics that can help your immunity, and digestion.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 (14 ounce), organic, full-fat, coconut milk
  • 4 high-quality probiotic capsules

*Optional

  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract

Preparation Method

  1. Pour coconut milk contents into a 1 litre glass mason jar. 
  2. Twist open probiotic capsules, and pour into the coconut milk (discard the capsule’s casing).
  3. Add maple syrup + vanilla. Whisk to combine. Cover jar with cheese cloth, and allow to set at room temp. for 24 hrs (out of direct sunlight). 
  4. Pop yogurt into fridge, and chill for about 6 hrs. It will become thicker as it chills. Keep in fridge for up to 2 weeks. 

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