Gluten Free Snacks

Skin Perfecting Superfoods

Skin Perfecting Superfoods Superfoods are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, but did you know they offer natural skin care properties as well? Superfoods contain special nutrients that boost skin health such as anti-aging, exfoliation, toning, brightening and more. Here are our favorite skin perfecting superfoods ACAI BERRY The Acai Berry is an incredible superfood that is known for it’s free-radical fighting properties. Acai contains anti-aging properties, promotes healthy skin Improves mental clarity and function. Acai berries are jam packed with nutrients including its high antioxidant profile, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, phosphorous, fiber, calcium and protein. It has also been […]

Why Seeds Are So Good For You

Why Seeds are so good for you Although tiny, seeds offer a substantial amount of nutrients. They are jam packed with nutrients such as protein, fibre, iron, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. Seeds are a staple in many vegan and raw food recipes and a wonderful alternative to your regular snacks. Seeds can be mixed into salads, smoothies, granola bars, crackers, yogurts, etc. They can be blended into a paste and made into salad dressing or dips. Seeds can also be turned into a delicious raw seed milk. They are also amazing just simply snacked on. Seeds offer our bodies so […]

7 Sources of Dairy Free Calcium

7 Sources of Dairy Free Calcium Calcium is one of the richest minerals in the body and 95% of calcium is stored in our teeth and bones. However, we don’t need milk and dairy products to get calcium. The truth is that calcium is easily adsorb into our bodies with plant-based foods like greens, seeds, some nuts, veggies and fruits. Milk and dairy products are actually very acidic so they break down bones instead of building them up. Our bones need more than just calcium, they also need vitamin K and magnesium which dairy lacks. Vitamin K and magnesium aid in calcium absorption and […]

Boost Your Energy with Superfoods

Boost Your Energy with Superfoods Boost your energy with superfoods. If you feel tired throughout the day it could mean that you’re not getting enough energy from the foods you are eating. Energy packed and plant based foods are just what we need to keep us going. Consuming superfoods such as coconut, cherries, kale, bananas and quinoa will give you strength and energy as well as many other health benefits. Superfoods are nutrient-dense and calorie sparse. Superfoods are a sustainable whole-food source that contain essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids, omega fatty acids, and antioxidants. Boost your energy with superfoods!   1. Coconut Water Coconut water has been […]

Nutritional Value of Dates

Nutritional Value of Dates Dates are a much loved and ancient fruit, because they are very sweet and a great vegan source of potassium, fiber, calcium, copper and iron.  They are great for digestion, and to help with constipation just soak 2-3 dates overnight in water, and consume first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Benefits of Raw Organic Dates: Delicious Natural Sweetener Promote good digestion Great source of potassium High in calcium, copper and iron Certified Raw, USDA Organic, Non-GMO, Vegan and Pesticide-free Satisfying alternative to processed sweets Try adding dates to sweeten any recipe such as […]

Health Benefits of Raw Foods

Health Benefits of Raw Foods The health benefits of raw foods are truly amazing. Did you know you are actually loosing nutrients when you cook your vegetables? Whether you’re steaming, grilling or even baking the best way to consume these amazing foods is raw. Fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are all meant to be eaten raw. Although, you are still receiving some benefits if you choose to cook them. It has been proven that when you cook your vegetables the vitamins can deplete and the proteins and enzymes can be destroyed. Adding more raw fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds will […]

Uncooking with Jameth and Kim Sheridan, Book

Uncooking with Jameth and Kim Sheridan, Book Jameth and Kim Sheridan are a husband and wife team who first discovered the value of raw foods in the 1980s, before they even knew each other. They first met at a Natural Hygiene (raw foods) convention in 1990 and have been together ever since. Jameth and Kim had both been experimenting with raw cuisine independently, and as soon as they joined their creative forces, “Uncooking with Jameth & Kim” was born. In the 1990s, Jameth and Kim gained popularity through their highly acclaimed “Uncooking with Jameth & Kim” healthy food preparation workshops. […]

Gluten Free Snacks

Gluten Free Snacks Whether you’re gluten intolerant, vegan or you just simply want to snack healthier these 5 nutrient rich foods are just what you need. These 5 gluten free snacks are packed with vitamins and minerals that are essential for our health.They also help prevent sickness and disease along with a number of other health benefits. Plus, they are delicious and fun to eat. It is important to always eat in moderation. Here is a list of 5 Gluten Free Snacks: Nuts and Seeds Nuts and seeds offer essential nutrients for our bodies. They contain heart healthy unsaturated fats.They […]