Easy DIY Probiotic Drink with Ginger and Apple Cider Vinegar: Haymaker’s Punch (also known as Switchel)

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Easy DIY Probiotic Drink with Ginger and Apple Cider Vinegar: Haymakers Punch (also known as Switchel) If you’re anything like me and always on the lookout for easy and delicious ways to add fermented foods and probiotics to your life, then consider Switchel, also known as Haymaker’s Punch. Firstly, what a vivid, historical name! You […]

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Creamy Vanilla Cinnamon Breakfast Smoothie with Cashew Butter

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Creamy Vanilla Cinnamon Breakfast Smoothie with Cashew Butter Cashew butter, almond milk, cinnamon, banana, greens, protein powder – oh yes, together they make one delicious smoothie. And they are also an answer to the age old question (and frankly, it’s not an answer I ever thought I’d hear myself say, but here it is): yes, […]

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Radiant Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric and Ginger Tea

“Yellow is the ‘lightest’ of all of the warm-spectrum colors and the color which most resembles the sun. It brings with it hope, and the feeling that everything will be all right. It has an air of radiance, brightness, cheerfulness, and gaiety. Yellow is open-minded and inspiring; it glows and illuminates, and at is most […]

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Turmeric and Vitamin C ‘New Year Best Self’ Creamsicle Smoothie

2016 is here and every blog and its brother will be inundating you with ways to be healthier, more relaxed, more positive, lighter, smarter, faster, more focussed, and a generally more awesome version of yourself. More dubiously, you’ll also have information pushed at you about how to lose weight or become better looking. Let’s just […]

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Fortifying Blackstrap Molasses Hot Chocolate

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As part of my plan for a fortifying fall season, I’m examining the possibilities of using Blackstrap Molasses in more food and beverage options. Why? Well, blackstrap molasses is a huge nutritional powerhouse. It has an incredible number of vitamins and minerals, including: iron (for building those red blood cells! 1 tablespoon has 15% of your daily […]

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Iron Boosting Fresh Fall Juice (with Beets)

Oh man, this juice is so good. One of my favourite local companies Pulp & Press Juice Co. makes a beautiful liver rinse juice with beets, which sparked my love affair with beet juice. Beets are inexpensive, readily available during the fall and winter, and highly nutritious, and beet juice is fresh, earthy, and so […]

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The Glow and Revive Green Juice

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These days, everybody and their brother has a recipe for green juice. I know. So why am I offering one more to the mix? Well, because green juice is Just. That. Good. That’s why. Bodies work differently and thrive on different things, but for most people, juicing is a wonderful means of boosting nutrition and consuming […]

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Coconut Pineapple Detox Smoothie with Cilantro and Lime

No, that’s not a typo. If you had asked me about making a smoothie with cilantro a few weeks ago, I might have patted you gently on the head and suggested you get a bit more sleep. Cilantro in a smoothie? I mean, I love the stuff in salsas and burritos and so on, but […]

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