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Porridge – I look at it as a SUPERFOOD!

I read a study about “centurions” a few years ago and one thing they all had in common was that they all ate oatmeal (porridge) for breakfast every morning. I was recently talking with a friend of mine who also eats steel cut oatmeal every day for breakfast.  I shared with her a little bit […]

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Camu Camu

Camu Camu is a funny name but not a funny food.    It is an orangey red tart tasting fruit about the same size as a lemon, primarily grown in Peru and Brazil. What does it have to offer?  How about extremely high amounts of Vitamin C…in fact more vitamin C than any other food. […]

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Amla

Amla, or Indian Gooseberry is a superfood from areas of Asia and India.  It is a plum size yellow fruit ….so good for your health. I started adding Amla powder to my daily smoothie’s as an extra boost to my immune system about 2 years ago.   Amla is very high on the ORAC scale […]

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Mulberries

Mulberries are very beneficial to our health. Many people think a mulberry is the same as a black berry.  Not true! Mulberries are native to Asia, Europe and Africa.  The blackberry is native to South America and parts of the northern hemisphere.  Mulberries grow on trees and Blackberries grow on thorny bushes. For the purpose […]

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The BEST RAW BROWNIE EVER

          Oh my goodness…this is a  treat! BROWNIE INDGREDIENTS: 1 cup raw walnuts 1 cup dates 1/4 cup raw cacao powder ICING INGREDIENTS: 2 avocados 1/2 cup of yacon syrup (or agave nectar… if you prefer) 1/4 cup raw cacao powder 2 tablespoons good quality coconut oil 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract […]

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Chia Seeds – A Superfood

Recently,  I suggested to my sister that she start adding Chia Seeds to her diet.  She visited me for a week and each morning I would make her my superfoods breakfast bowl, Chia being one of the additions.  This seed is an ancient superfood, which was a staple in the diet of Mayan people.  The term “chia” when […]

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