The Philosopher's Stone
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Healthy Immune Smoothie With a Holiday Twist
Healthy Immune Smoothie With a Holiday Twist What better way to keep yourself healthy this holiday season than with a SuperFood nutritional smoothie that is spiced up with your favorite flavors of the season! The Healthy Immunity Elixir is a “Super Food” Smoothie that enhances the immune system and helps to prevent infection and allergies. It is […]
Yacon-Glazed Yams, smartly sweet potatoes A low-sugar recipe for perfectly tender, sweet, roasted yams. Ingredients 4 medium Yams (3 pounds), peeled, cut into ¾–inch rounds and rinsed 4 Tbsp Coconut Oil, melted 2 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Yacon Syrup, plus extra for drizzling Sea Salt and ground Black Pepper ⅛ tsp ground Nutmeg Directions In a […]
Pumpkin Tiramisu – La Dolce Vegan
Pumpkin Tiramisu La Dolce Vegan Granted, there are several steps to make this special low-sugar, unconventional version of the classic Italian dessert, but because it’s created a day before serving, it’s perfect for entertaining. Ingredients Cake 1½ cups large Medjool Dates pitted (about 15-16) 1 Cup Water 1 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Chia Powder 2 Tbsp Navitas […]
Pumpkin Hummus fall-flavored dip. The taste of fall in hummus form! Ingredients 3 Tbsp Olive Oil, divided 2 tsp Harissa Spice Powder, divided ¾ cup Pumpkin Puree (canned or freshly cooked) 1 15-ounce can Chickpeas, drained 1 Garlic clove, chopped 1 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Maca Powder 1/3 cup Water 2 Tbsp Tahini 2 Tbsp fresh Lemon […]
Eat Clean, Even If You’re Eating Out
Written by: Dr. Gabrielle Francis for MindBodyGreen.com When you’re traveling and eating most of your meals at restaurants, it can be hard to maintain a clean diet. The best options for eating out are typically local (rather than chain stores) or family-run restaurants that serve healthy, organic options. If trying new foods is challenging for you, […]
Adrian Grenier – SHFT and Food Tripping
ADRIAN GRENIER – Musician-noise maker, Actor, Film Maker, Activist Talks SHFT and FOOD TRIPPING Interview by Dr. Gabrielle Francis SHFT…The Culture of Today’s Environment There is currently a paradigm shift towards sustainability and environmentalism that is happening in all aspects of society…lifestyle, culture, industry, health, food, fashion, consumerism, and media. With this Shift there is a […]
The Herban Garden – Live from New York
Live from her rooftop garden in NYC, Dr. Gabrielle Francis shows her medicinal plants. “I love the summer in NYC because I get to immerse myself in my rooftop garden. The plants provide endless beauty and some great editions to the salads and teas. Here is a little wisdom about the medicinal benefits of some of […]
11 New Years Resolutions Inspired by The Beatles
As it turns out the Fab 4 were not only Icons of Melody and Harmony, they are amazing health and spiritual gurus too. I have been inspired by them this New Years. Don’t forget to sing along. 1. Shake It Up Baby! Great health starts with RxStar Detox Shakes — they cleanse and rebalance […]