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Are You Getting Enough Sodium?

08/13/2012 Leave a comment

Sodium is crack.  It is the compound abstraction of one of the five basic flavors that people get addicted to: bitter, sweet, sour, umami, and the almighty SALTY!   Read more…

3 Keys to the 28 Day Whole Foods Challenge

08/03/2012 Leave a comment

The local grocer, a true artifact, was replaced by corporate economies of size.  Box stores with crowded aisles upon aisles, brimming with primary yellow and red prepackaged goods, added sugar products, and bumping, sloppy strangers, play barely audible white noise, pick-a-decade pop.   Read more…

Raw Recipe: Chocolate Pudding

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

NO SACRIFICE. Every taste was clean and rich, the purity of the ingredients hitting the palate with sweet abandon.”

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong. (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

1 large avocado
1/4 cup raw cacao powder
3/4 cup dates, pitted*
1 banana
1 tsp vanilla extract
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Raw Recipe: Fruit and Hemp Seed Muesli

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong. (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

Hemp is not just your run of the mill burnout friend’s go-to hippie choice for everything from smoke to sandals. Did you know that Hemp seeds have all the essential amino acids (those important protein related things that most people think they can only get from meat that help our body in almost every function)? Did you know they have all the essential fatty acids, omega 3 and omega 6? Hemp is the only animal free source that provides these complete nutrients, making it perfect for EVERYONE.


2 cups of quick-cooking oats
3/4 cup shelled hemp seeds
3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup dried goji berries, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup of chopped pitted dates
1/4 cup of raw green pumpkin seeds
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
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Raw Recipe: Young Thai Coconut Yogurt

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

NO SACRIFICE. Every taste was clean and rich, the purity of the ingredients hitting the palate with sweet abandon.”

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong.  (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

2 cups packed young Thai coconut meat*

1/2 cup young Thai coconut water (as needed)

2 tsp lemon juice
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