Medicinal Mushroom + Halva Hot Cacao

Overview Tahini (sesame seed butter) is what gives this recipe it's delicious Halva-like flavour. This recipe makes a single serving.  ? Ingredients 1 1/2 cups nut milk 2 Tbsp. cacao powder 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar, honey, or maple syrup 2 tsp. tahini 1 tsp. maca powder 1 tsp. mushroom powder (reishi, chaga, turkey tail) ¼ tsp. cinnamon pinch of cayenne pinch of sea salt ½ vanilla bean Preparation Method Add ...

Raspberry Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

Overview When berries are in season, stock up -you won't regret it. All winter you'll have frozen treats to add to your smoothies, Steel-Cut Oats, mix into creamy yogurt, or to make berry compotes for moist, yet hardy Sweet Potato Pancakes. Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 2 cups full-fat coconut milk 2 Medjool dates 1/2 cup shredded coconut  2 Tbsp raw almond butter  1 ...

Iced Matcha

Overview When the, sun is blazing, the last thing I want is hot tea. I've been making iced tea lately, and really loving it. Here's a caffeinated version of my latest go-to.   Ingredients 2 Tbsp pure organic Matcha powder  3 cups water a handful of fresh mint leaves, torn from the stem  1 Tbsp raw honey, optional  Preparation Method Bring 3 cups ...

Bone Broth w. Chickpea Miso & Chives

Overview This post was inspired by a visit to New York City's bone broth take-out window, Brodo. The recipe has been adapted from Sally Fallon's, Nourishing Traditions (The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition). Ingredients 2 pounds (or more) of any bones from a health source  1 large, white onion 3 large carrots 3 stalks celery  2 T raw apple cider vinegar 3-4 ...

Coconut + Mint Lemonade

Overview A kinda-sorta healthy take on a pina-colada. But with mint. And home-made lemonade. Ingredients 5 cups water 2 cans organic, full-fat, coconut milk 3 lemons 1 big handful fresh mint leaves 3 - 4 Tbsp. maple syrup a touch of pink salt Preparation Method Juice lemons —getting every last little drop. I like to use my Mexican lime juicer for the job. If needed, de-stem mint. ...

Electrolade: A Homemade Sports Drink

Overview This sports drink is better than any brand from the grocery store. It's made from all-natural ingredients,  and is packed full of energy promoting electrolytes. It will refuel your cells, keep you hydrated and replace the minerals lost in your sweat. A great way to beat the heat.  Ingredients 1 quart filtered water a big pinch of ...

Green Chai Tea

By Tuesday, January 20, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

Overview I love a hot beverage. This spicy, warming chai is made from green tea leaves instead of black. Feel free to choice your favourite tea to add - if used rooibos before, for a caffeine-free version as well. Double the batch for extra to store in fridge, and re-heat as needed.    Ingredients 2 cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon whole ...

DIY Almond Milk

By Sunday, November 2, 2014 0 , Permalink 0

Overview It's so easy to buy the stuff in the carton from the store but you've got to try this homemade version. The only thing is it lasts just a few days in the fridge, so you have to drink it all up. Ingredients 1.5 cups whole raw almonds 4 cups water 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1.5 tbsp pure maple ...

Herbal Iron Elixir

Iron is lost by the body through a variety of ways including: urination, perspiration and exfoliating of old skin cells - like when you're dry brushing. Bleeding contributes to further loss of iron which is why women tend of have a higher demand for iron than men. Since our bodies can’t produce iron itself, we need to make sure ...