Bee Smart

Bee smart in which honey you choose to consume…and how much! Whether or not honey is in your list of approved sweeteners, I always recommend to make sure your honey is local and unrefined. This will help insure the honey you consume is full of beneficial properties- just as nature intended. Just because honey is … More Bee Smart

Sugar Alternatives

Not all sweeteners are created equal. Below is a list of sweeteners to use in place of white refined sugar (and turbinado sugar). Keep in mind some are better than others.   Natural, unrefined/raw sweeteners (USE SPARINGLY. These still spike blood sugar.) dates & date paste maple syrup raw honey molasses rapadura   Healthy Sugar … More Sugar Alternatives

Basic Almond Mylk

Ingredients: 1 cup almonds, soaked overnight 4 cups water pinch of sea salt optional: 1 tsp vanilla extract 1-2 pitted dates Procedure: • Blend almonds and water together until almonds are well broken down and you have created a milky color. • Strain through a nut-mylk bag or other fine mesh apparatus. • Rinse the … More Basic Almond Mylk

Nut-Seed Muesli

I often get asked what I eat for breakfast…if I don’t eat gluten or sugar or dairy, then what does one eat?!?  I like easy breakfasts, as I don’t enjoy cooking in the morning- not even oatmeal. So smoothies and granola-esque dishes are my go-to’s. Since I don’t eat boxed cereals anymore, and I don’t … More Nut-Seed Muesli

Renewal Playlist

Spring time is upon us, and with this season comes new life and a washing away of what is no longer needed.  There is a reason for the old adage- spring cleaning;  clearing out and letting go is a necessary step in order for there to be space for fresh growth and newness. Personally, during … More Renewal Playlist

Celebrating Now

February. It’s one of my most favorite times of the year; wild violets are in bloom…and it’s my birthday month….which means, for me, it’s my new year, my time of setting intentions and forging new beginnings. Come to find out, February has signified a time of new beginnings and letting go for many for a … More Celebrating Now