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 ...

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Overview I make this for a treat at every opportunity. It's rich and creamy, perfectly sweet, and will satisfy a chocolate craving in an instant.  Ingredients 2 nice n' ripe avocados 1/3 cup 100% cocoa powder 1/4 cup pure maple syrup  1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk, hemp, coconut, or grass-fed cow's milk, etc.  1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (or try mint!)  a pinch of ...

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 ...

Vitamin Green Smoothie Bowl w/ Chia

Overview This looks like food art, but it couldn't be more simple to throw together. Please note, you want to soak the chia seeds the night before.  Ingredients 1/4 c chia seeds, soaked in unsweetened nut milk, coconut milk, or grass-fed / full-fat cow, or goat milk  1 very ripe, frozen banana  1/2 c full-fat coconut milk 1 c organic spinach 1 ...

Pumpkin, Cashew + Coconut Energy Bites

Overview The holiday's are officially over, and most of us want to start the New Year with less sugar in our system. These little energy bites make a great alternative to the overly processed sweet stuff.  Ingredients 2 c. raw cashews, soaked overnight  1/2 c. pumpkin puree 1.5 c. shredded, unsweetened coconut + extra for rolling 2 ...

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 ...

A Sugar Wake-up Call

Don't be fooled by fantastic marketing. Would you believe that both Clif Bars + Reese's Pieces have the same amount of added sugar?! It can be hard to imagine, but sadly, it's true.  This can be a real wake-up call for people who are under the impression that energy, protein and meal replacement bars are healthy.   This ...

Lemon Zest + Cane Sugar Exfoliant

Slough off dry winter skin with an invigorating homemade body scrub. It's easy, all-natural, and so darn cheap when you make it yourself.  Ingredients 2 cups organic cane sugar 1 cup almond, olive, coconut, or avocado oil  10 (or so) drops lemongrass essential oil  1 Tbsp organic lemon zest  Notes If you have a tendency towards sensitive skin, test ...