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Turmeric Berry Smoothie Recipe

Posted by Emily von Euw on

The more I hear about turmeric, the more I know I should eat it everyday. It's great for everything! And while you might think it sounds weird to add turmeric to a fruit smoothie, it's actually delicious; the flavour is mild but enhances the rest of smoothie. Try it! 3 peeled, frozen bananas 1 cup blueberries 2 peeled tangelos  1 teaspoon chunk fresh turmeric (or use 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder) 2-3 cups almond milk or water, as needed Blend everything until smooth, adding liquid as needed. 

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The Importance of Eating Beet Roots and Their Greens

Posted by Andrea Lewis on

A guest blog post by holistic writer Andrea Lewis.  Consult with your doctor before making any medical or health decisions. Beet roots and their greens are more than just tasty additions to soups and salads, they are highly nutritious. Just one cup of sliced, raw beet roots contain the following nutrients: Folate (folic acid) – 37% RDA (recommended daily allowance) Manganese – 22% RDA Potassium – 13% RDA Vitamin C – 11% RDA Magnesium – 8% RDA Beet greens are just as nutrient rich, and they contain more of some nutrients than beet roots: Vitamin K – 190% RDAVitamin A (beta-carotene)...

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Cleansing Green Smoothie Recipe (with Parsley, Ginger & Cucumber)

Posted by Emily von Euw on

There's a lot of debate about the nature of "detox" and if it's a real thing or not. I'm not a registered dietician or doctor or anything, so I cannot say much on the topic. What I DO know is this: all the ingredients in this smoothie are really good at keeping your body humming happy, and some have been shown to help get rid of toxins in the system. So whether or not it's truly a detoxifying smoothie, it's really good for ya.  1 cup parsley 1 apple 1 cup cucumber 4 frozen bananas 1 teaspoon chunk fresh ginger...

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The Nutrition Benefits of Grapes

Posted by Andrea Lewis on

Did you know that grapes are berries? Yep. And grapes share many of the same nutritional properties as blueberries, which includes the polyphenol resveratrol, but grapes contain even more vitamins A, C and the mineral iron than their blueberry cousins. Grapes also possess cardiovascular benefits that other fruits, including citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits, do not.  Grapes versus citrus fruitsAccording to a study published in The Journal of Nutrition, “Red wine and grapes contain polyphenolic compounds, including flavonoids, which can reduce platelet aggregation and have been associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease. Citrus fruits contain different classes of...

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Spiced Berry Smoothie Recipe

Posted by Emily von Euw on

Loaded with cinnamon, ginger and vanilla which all help to regulate and cleanse the bloodstream; plus berries that are chock-full of antioxidants that fight off disease. Live long and drink smoothies! 1 cup frozen rasberries 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 3 frozen bananas  1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 cm chunk fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon chunk vanilla bean 2-3 cups water or plant milk, as needed. Blend everything together! Yum. 

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