Dandelion is one of the most widespread plants on the planet. Some may consider it a weed but its uses are many and it should be celebrated rather than poisoned or pulled out. It has high nutrition content packing lots of calcium, potassium and vitamin C among others. Its medical benefits are numerous including; antioxidants, … Continue reading Dandelion
Learning about and using the wild foods around us is an incredibly rewarding experience. Wild foods have extremely high nutritional content, are delicious and free! Utilizing this abundance surrounding us cuts out the middle man, packaging, shipping and mother nature does the gardening for you. What could be better than that? In a world where … Continue reading The benefits of Wild Foods
Aquafaba translates to "bean water" and its uses are pretty exciting. It can be used as an egg replacer and recipes such as; meringues, mayo, butter, cheeses, baked goods and much more! It is wild to me that I have been wasting this stuff for so long when it can be used to make all … Continue reading 20 things you can make from chickpea water
When buying fruits and vegetables the higher price tag of choosing organic can be tough to swallow, but there is too much at stake to let that stop us. By now most most people are aware of the harm that chemicals used in conventional agriculture cause to our health and that of the environment but … Continue reading Don’t panic, it’s organic! The hidden cost of our food choices.
Since I've started eating a plant-based diet my energy levels are through the roof, I have lost weight and I feel better by not causing unnecessary harm. Animal agriculture creates more water pollution than all other human activities combined and by switching to a completely vegan diet we can reduce the carbon footprint of our … Continue reading Why vegan?
Passion flower is one of those plants that looks like it could be from another planet. Besides being a stunningly beautiful flower the plant packs some great medicinal properties. The leaves, flowers and stems have been used for centuries for their calming, sleep inducing and muscle spasm reducing effects. Passionflower was approved as an over-the-counter … Continue reading Passion flower
By now everyone has probably heard about micro-greens and the magical power they have to give you super human strength and live to be 120 years old (just kidding), but they are pretty great and here are some real benefits. They are packed with vitamins and minerals. Studies have shown these baby plants to have … Continue reading Why you should eat micro-greens
I have decided to do a 7-day juice fast and now on day 4 thought it would be a good idea to share how it's going and why the hell anybody would do this! I have heard about juicing for awhile now but never gave it much thought just blowing it off as another fad. … Continue reading 7-Day Juice Fast
Plants are incredible! Besides being delicious they are here to help us feel better too. The link provided here lists a few of the "rockstar" plants for our health and gives tips on how to cultivate them. Do you grow or consume any of these beauties? www.prevention.com
Holy tulsi basil (ocimum sanctum) has been cultivated for 1000's of years for its healing properties. It is native to tropical Asia and now can be found all around the world. It is a sacred plant in India and is said to benefit mind, body and spirit.