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Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie with coconut water, fresh papaya, coconut oil, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, and chia seeds

Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie

Full of tropical flavours, this coconut turmeric papaya smoothie is thick and creamy and made with some of my favorite superfoods — each of which are loaded up with healing benefits. This smoothie requires 7 ingredients, 1 blender, and 5 minutes to prepare. And it’s a simple way to power up on the amazing benefits […]

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate recipe

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate

The holidays are over, it’s time to give your body a healthy jump-start with a vitamin-rich citrus kaki turmeric smoothie! This isn’t your regular kind of fruit smoothie — it boasts more than just a vitamin C kick. Most of all, it contains the superfood power of turmeric. Turmeric, with its distinctive flavor and warm […]

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Super refreshing, this ginger mint lemonade is like energizing rocket fuel! It contains three simple ingredients, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a delicious duo of ginger and mint. I first had this ginger mint lemonade “slushy” on our last day in Aix en Provence. What a great combo. Especially for someone like me who prefers […]

Raw Cacao Banana Espresso Smoothie

Cacao Banana Espresso Smoothie

So you know how I made that delicious coconut-lime cabbage and mango salad and skimmed off the thick layer of coconut cream from the can of coconut milk, well here’s what I did with it. I created a super delicious breakfast smoothie with a caffeine kick and cacao bliss effect. A cacao banana espresso smoothie. […]

Liver Flush Detox Drink with Orange, Lemon, Garlic, Turmeric, Cayenne, Ginger

Ultimate Liver Flush Detox Drink

There are all sorts of things that can leave us feeling in need of a recharge, especially this time of year after weeks of festive indulgence. Guilty! There is no denying it, tis the season for overindulgence! Visits to the Christmas markets for mugs of warm Glühwein and Bratwurst sausages, baked homemade sweets, alcohol-fueled parties, […]

Sacha Inchi‏ Mega Omega Smoothie, Superfood Highlight: Sacha Inchi

Superfood Highlight: Sacha Inchi Oil

Here’s something you are going to want to add to the list of superfoods worth getting to know – one I recently stumbled across it while browsing through the Hagen Grote online catalogue — a superfood, super oil called Sacha Inchi. Sacha Inchi (known as Inca Peanuts or Inca Nuts), is the seed of a […]

Energy Green Smoothie with Maca, Avocado, Cucumber, Pear, Spinach and Coconut Juice

Green Energy Smoothie

Easy to make and full of powerful nutrients, smoothies are a great way to a give your body a super-charged start to the day. No longer for hippies and health nuts, the smoothie revolution has found its way to Hollywood stars, busy moms and everyone in between. The concept of blending leafy greens was popularized […]

Whole Food Green Smoothie with Swiss Chard, Cucumber, Celery, Ginger, Lemon, Apple

Healthy Summer Green Smoothies 3-Ways

Knocking back a concoction of powerful nutrients in one drink is a great way to give your body a super-charged start to the day. Smoothies are a great way to incorporate loads of nutrients and health boosting antioxidants into your morning routine. With local strawberries in full season for the greater part of June and […]

Tarragon Health Benefits and Uses

Tarragon

Although tarragon is originally native to Siberia and western Asia, it is one of the classic herbs found in a French kitchen. The name itself, is derived from the Latin word “dracunculus” which means “little dragon” and also has ties to the French word ‘estragon’ which also means ‘little dragon’. The origins of this name […]

Green Spring Detox Smoothies

Spring Cleaning Your Body

With spring around the corner, our bodies naturally start to cleanse themselves by releasing toxins and cleaning the body from excess oils, fats, salt, carbohydrates, and animal proteins. Many of us experience this in the form of a cold or flu. We can aid this natural cleansing process by eating lighter meals and indulging ourselves […]

Benefits of Ginger

Ginger – Simply Good For You

Not only is ginger a versatile spice in the culinary world, it’s also one of the oldest and oh so popular natural remedies around. One I always kept on hand. Ginger has been used in Chinese Medicine for thousands of years and is said to help a number of common ailments, whether it be upset […]