Fenugreek is an incredible healing herb that may be (darn) good to fight Inflammation, helps stabilize blood sugar levels and stimulates the production of insulin, lowers cholesterol, treats heartburn, improves skin health and reduces aluminum toxicity. It’s a wonder herb and the tea also has a nice, warming licorice flavour!
This is a winner of a drink that’s refreshing and hydrating, has with incredible flavours and to top it off, has amazing healing properties in the mix!!
A combination of bananas, chocolate and cashews will give you more nutrients to keep you fuller longer and lasting longer!
This recipe comes from my Gourmet Club, I prefer this chunky version to traditional guacamole. It needs to be made at the last minute and good, firm, ripe, avocados are the key! And remember that avocados are said to be an aphrodisiac...and who doesn't want that in their life?
These healthy stuffed sweet potatoes make a fabulous light meal or side for two lovers! Black beans with a quick lime dressing, Greek yogurt, avocado, and chives top these flavour-packed bundles of deliciousness.
Ashwagandha has become a common herb that is said to be good for libido, not only that, it’s calming and boosts the immune system, can help with mental fog, aches & pains and even sleep! Ashwagandha is also an adaptogen, a special class of herbs that help the body regulate natural metabolism and create balance in the body. Adaptogens can also help raise resistance to physical, chemical, and biological stressors, ashwagandha is capable of responding to stress in anyway the body needs, it balances stress hormones such as cortisol and of course is an aphrodisiac. This tea’s flavour is subtle, soothing, earthy and comforting with slight overtones of chai spices, a sip of love.
This infused water if infused with love! Enjoy.
This delicious, nutritious combination of lentils perched atop a lightly dressed bed of greens makes a tasty vegetarian main-course salad. And don't forget that lentils are also said to contribute to healthy bones! The lemony vinaigrette is especially yummy!
Pulses such as chickpeas, kidney beans, broad beans and lentils are said to contribute to healthy bones and teeth, can reduce cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
Refreshing and full of great benefits, this simple, easy to make aloe vera, lemon juice is a perfect morning drink every day of the week! Drink first thing in the morning when you wake up for maximum benefits to balance your body’s pH and rejuvenate your cells, organs and body!!
This is a classic spa water. Not only does this water taste delicious, it has a lot of health benefits. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples are said to help to strengthen bones, aid with hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. And the cinnamon also has a lot of great health benefits, too, making this an ideal healthy water!
The chocolate glaze goes equally well with roasted beets or onions! Chocolate for Dinner or Lunch & Breakfast!
This is a unique spin on quinoa and is refreshingly delicious - chocolate for dinner or lunch & breakfast! Why not, your heart will LOVE you!
A delicious creamy, chocolately heart-healthy smoothie. Mmmm.
Mojitos just got SO much better with so many added health benefits! Starting with Kombucha, a fermented, lightly sweetened black or green tea that packs a healthy punch and is loaded with probiotics. Kombuchas have been around for over 2000 years, originating from China, where they call the drink, the “immortal health elixir”. Hibiscus may also be excellent for heart health and reducing blood pressure. Drink up to your health, this healthy mojito is deliciously refreshing!
Watermelon is one of the highest ranked fruits ever because it has so many health benefits with few calories, zero fat and incredibly water-rich! Research suggests that this ‘functional food’ has a [widening of the blood vessel] effect, and one that may prevent pre-hypertension from progressing to full-blown [high blood pressure], a major risk factor for heart attacks and strokes.
Delicious energy bites that are quick and simple to make that'll give you a quick 'hit' of energy! A great combination of chocolate chips and sunflower seeds! Yum!
Greens are also your BFF’s (best fiber friends)! Enjoy this combo of greens with a medley of roasted sweet potato, cabbage, carrots, chickpeas and many other BFF’s! Your stomach will fall in love with you!
Kale is extremely high in vitamin C & the ‘top’ green leafy vegetable, the nutrients it contains support healthy skin, hair, and bones and the fiber content enhances digestion and contributes to cardiovascular health. Avocado, despite its creamy texture, is actually high in fiber. Eating foods with natural fiber can help maintain a healthy digestive tract!
I love, love, love this delicious 'full-meal' dish that's very quick to make! Kedgeree, (also known as kitcherie, kitchari, kidgeree, kitchiri, or khichuri - legume-and-rice dishes), is best known in Ayurvedic tradition as a complete protein meal; it's also very easy to digest and a cinch to make! Eating this dish exclusively for three to five days is said to purify the digestive organs while cleansing the body of toxins.
Oolong tea is an ancient traditional Chinese tea from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, the same plant used to make green tea and black tea (semi-fermented). It is said to reduce inflammation in the digestive tract, making it highly beneficial to anyone with acid reflux or ulcer issues. Additionally, known to combat some of the bad bacteria in the gut.
Coriander-Cumin-Fennel Tea, or CCF Tea as it is called, is a traditional Ayurvedic remedy. A nice, healthy blend of licorice and cumin flavours to fill your mug! The three herbs are boiled to create a deliciously nurturing and digestively-balancing tea. According to Ayurveda, coriander seeds supports digestion, the liver, combat allergies, reduce bloating. Cumin is thought to support digestion and to have a balancing effect on us. Fennel has been traditionally used to stimulate digestive juices, reduce indigestion, prevent gas, and address constipation. In India, fennel seeds are often chewed after meals to aid digestion!