Jujube Fruit The jujube plant originated in China and has been cultivated for more than 4,000 years. It is also known by other names, such as the Chinese date and the Tsai. In china it is used for medicinal purposes. In 1908 the fruit was introduced to North America and soon after, other cultivars were […]
The orange pulp can be eaten straight from the shell and the seeds are edible. The pulp is highly aromatic and is great juiced. Passion Fruit Nutritional Benefits: Can have a calming and relaxing effect because of its somniferous properties The phenolic acids and flavonoids have a heart-protecting function Great source of antioxidants Seeds of the […]
Slice tomatoes and use dehydrator or sun dry in sun. Dehydrated foods burst with intense flavor and a great way to store an abundance of foods. Removing moisture from food provides a longer shelf life than any other form of food preservation. Dehydration maintains a higher percentage of food’s original nutritional value than canning. Dehydrating […]
Cacao Truffles 2 cups cashews (you can substitute almond, pecans, etc) 2/3 cup cacao powder or ½ carob powder Thai coconut Sugar (you could also use dates for sweetener) 1 cup shredded coconut 3 – 4 tblsp coconut oil ½ tsp Celtic Sea Salt Process nuts in Vitamix or Food processor until finely […]
1 med sweet potato 1 pear 2 oranges This is really good – shared by Alex
1 organic red pepper 3-4 tomatoes or ½ cup sundried tomatoes 4 stalks celery 3 tbls nutritional yeast ½ tsp celtic sea salt Lemon or lime juice to taste Blend until smooth. Garnish with green onions, sprouted sunflower seeds and fresh cucumber. You can make it thick and use like a dip or add […]
This morning started with a 5 mile hike with a friend then off to the Farmers Market. Lots of great veggies and fruits in season. Surprisingly no watermelon this week which means fall is coming! Grapes are everywhere so still in season and believe it or not we found grapes with seeds. Yes […]
Monday Sept. 17th I will begin a 10 Juice Feast. I recently completed a 10 day Juice Feast and it was very successful. I feel it was successful because I slowly came off the fast and felt great doing it. I will blog my daily juices and how it’s going. Cheer me on!