Superfoods Tag

So as some of you might know, my dog Chaga was injured last week. And let me tell you, that was a stressful, emotional event. All forms of stress – emotional, nutritional, environmental, physical – stimulate the production of cortisol, known as the stress hormone....

We have been told that only animal products pack the protein punch to provide our nutritional needs.  However, all plants have protein as well. Protein is a nutritional building block made up of smaller molecules called amino acids. There are 22 different amino acids, but...

This creamy, warm turmeric drink is truly one of my ultimate favorites for recovery and restoration, especially during these cold winter months! It is a delicious, anti-inflammatory boost for your body. Here’s why I love it and why I know you’ll love it too. Not only is it...

Chia Seeds are an amazing, highly nutritious little seed. But of the most interesting characteristics of chia is what happens to chia seeds soaked in water (or any liquid). Have you tried it? If you combine chia seeds with liquid, minutes later it has expanded and...

I’ve spent the last 15+ years hunting superfoods around the world. One of the first questions I get asked when I tell people my job is the question, “What’s a superfood?” A superfood is a food that has more nutrients (antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals) for...

Tiny, little chia seeds were first cultivated and eaten in central Mexico dating back at least 2000 years ago.  These small, but mighty seeds have reemerged in grocery stores and are growing in availability because of their nourishing, digestible, and low-caloric properties. Learn more about...

Every year tiny little invaders, germs, adapt new strategies on how to sneak past your defenses and settle in like unwanted visitors! Those germs come in, unpack, and eat all the food; not cool! OK, not really, but it can feel like that. This tug of...

Here is a great antibiotic, antiviral shot you can make right in your own kitchen. It just uses simple, whole food ingredients, but they combine to create an anti-flu and cold "bomb" against any viruses or bacteria.  KITCHEN UTENSILS Blender or Food Processor Medium Bowl WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS 3-4 whole lemons 1/2 inch...