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Raw Vegan Cheesecake

Posted on March 6, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (4)


Like with regular cheesecake you only need to learn one recipe in order to have the ability to come up with a million variations. 

This recipe is super basic and can be manipulated in several ways. We will give you some suggestions! Enjoy!

Crust:


1/2c pitted dates
1 cup walnuts (this can be substituted with any nut of choice except for cashews- pistachios, pecans, alm...

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Sprouting Nuts and Seeds and Why

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (2)
Sprouting is the act of germinating a seed. This makes the nuts and seeds more easily digestible and allows for you to absorb all of the nutrients available. Seeds and nuts also have naturally occuring "anti-nutrients" aka enzyme inhibitors, phytic acid, polyphenols, and saponins. These are necessary for the seeds and nuts so that they do not...
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Raw Young Coconut Yogurt

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (1)
Raw young coconut meat can be purchased as shown above or already removed from the shell. We sell raw coconut meat that has already been removed from the shell if anyone is interested in trying out this recipe!

There are many different ways and recipes that are available to make co...
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February's Food as Medicine Class

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (2)



We talked about Vitamin C last week and we thought we should spend a little more time discussing it. Our Food as Medicine Class will be held on February 17th from 2p-4p. This class will feature our traditional Food as Medicine format where we discuss topics related to healthy eating and raw foods but will also include an interactive component. We will be making Vita...

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Alcohol Replacements

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (2)


There is nothing more holiday appropriate than a big mug of eggnog (the real stuff!). But, alcohol can wreak havoc on your body. There is nothing wrong with enjoying the holiday season in full force but in case you need a little rest from all the induljances we'll be offering some inspiration on beverages that are just as tasty but also alcohol free. 

In addition...

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Healthifying Your Holiday Favorites

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Desserts are a much loved part of the holidays. Mothers often spend weeks in the kitchen baking cookies of all sort to be enjoyed throughout the season. There's no reason to get rid of such a wonderful tradition but we can change it to make it healthier! We're going to make a list of common desserts and give you the resources to make a healthier version!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are so many ways to tweek chocolate chip cookies! One way is to use dates instead ...

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Benefits of Apricot Oil

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Apricot kernal oil is derived from the seed found inside of an apricot. This kernal is made up of about 40-50% oil that is then extracted and used for health and beauty purposes. This is the last ingredient that we use when hand blending our massage oil and it's a great one!

Apricot oil is a light moisturizer that leaves you feeling moistured but not oily. It is wonderfully moisturizing as well ...

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Avocado Oil

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (3)

Avocado oil is wonderful for the skin and makes up a large portion of our massage oil. It is known to smooth the skin as it is full of essential fatty acids. It is also a great acne treatment as it works to unclog pores and get rid of dead skin cells. Avocado oil is also a natural sunscreen as it is full of mono-saturated fats that create a protective layer on the skin. Other benefits include:

1. Boosts collage...

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Almond Oil and It's Uses for Skin

Posted on November 8, 2017 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Almond oil has many uses. It is edible so not only does it provide wonderful benefits for the skin but it can also nourish you from within. Almond oil has shown to be good at reducing the risk of heart disease, protecting against diabetes, regulating cholesterol, promoting healthy weight, and treating earaches. 

When applied topically to the skin it protects against UV radiation damage, prevents ac...

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The Wonders of Rose Hips

Posted on November 6, 2017 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (3)

Rose hips are the fruit of a rose. They emerge after the rose has been successfully pollinated and they ripen through late summer/early fall. They have a large array of uses- jams, jellies, teas, eaten as berries, oil extraction, and infusions. They are one of the richests sources of Vitamin C and contain beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and zeaxanthin. 

Rose hip seed oil...

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