Jackfruit

Jackfruit By now, many of you have seen jackfruit on menus, in stores and are wonder wtf it is right? Jackfruit is a really solid meat “substitute.” I sort of loathe that word in this context, especially because jackfruit is not fake or processed, it’s a naturally occurring substance, it’s the offspring of a plant….

Juicing

Juicing A good way to get nutrients into your body, especially if you’re not interested in eating them or you’re traveling & aren’t able to consume them whole, which is the preferred method. It’s not a meal replacement. Essentially juicing is mainlining vitamins and minerals. Juicing a fruit/veggie extracts the juice from the fiber of…

Iodine

Iodine Hey girl, how are your iodine levels? This essential mineral isn’t just for cleaning wounds, it’s critical for your thyroid hormones, healthy metabolism, brain development and function. It’s found mostly in oceans. Therefore, sea salt and seaweed good dietary sources as well as everyone’s favorite foods like prunes and lima beans beans. Iodized salt…

Inflammation

Inflammation Hot topic. Do you know why, what it does to the body or what causes it? Inflammation can be good. Wait, what? Our white blood cells & their bi-products are caped crusaders that provide protection from infection. However, auto-immune diseases like Celiac &Hashimotos cause the body to attack healthy tissues as if they’re infected…

Ginger/Ginger Dressing

        Ginger A flavorful and pungent root that has been used in a variety of uses including medicinal and culinary for thousands of years. Some of the healing properties include anti-inflammatory, anti-nausea and it potentially helps lower blood pressure. I am a huge fan of ginger and probably have some in some…

Grains and Grainbowls

Grains and Grainbowls Sometimes you just need to make yourself a pretty little grain bowl on a Monday, am I right? There is no one way to make a grain bowl. You can get your creativity on and go to town. I used a bunch of colorful veggies and made my carrot ginger dressing, which…

Fennel

Fennel Fennel has a very distinct licorice flavor, so it may not be everyone’s cup of tea. I happen to love it. This veggie, which originates in the Mediterranean, lends itself nicely to be eaten raw, roasted or sauteed. You can even find or make fennel tea. And all parts of the plant are edible!…

Flax Seeds

Flax seeds anyone? Flax seeds are little nutrient powerhouses. They contain protein, good carbs, fiber, magnesium, potassium, calcium, folate, some B vitamins and insane omega 3 fatty acids. In order to absorb all of that goodness, it’s best to grind them before eating as they are easier to digest and absorb. You can eat them…

Guacamole!

Raise your hand if you love guacamole!🤚🏼🤚🏼🤚🏼 There is no right way to make it or eat it. Whether you make it at home, have it prepared table side in a restaurant or pile it high a top artisanal toast, there is no question that whichever way you consume avocado, it’s really good for you….

Zucchini and Sweet Corn Fritters

  Adapted from Whole by Natural Harry Topped with Cucumber Mint Raita using @kitehillfoods Green Style plain yogurt According to @jack.vandever these are the bomb and he doesn’t ever say that, so…. 💣1 1/2 cups zucchini, grated 💣1 cup baby spinach 💣1 cup corn kernels 💣1 cup chickpea flour 💣1/4 cup nutritional yeast 💣1 tsp garlic powder 💣1 tsp…