Great Beet Salad Recipe

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October 16, 2015 (AlignLife.com) A favorite restaurant in St. Louis is the Cafe Osage, which is part of an urban farm complex. This complex is associated with the organic Bowood farm located in Clarksville, MO. Friends gather often to enjoy a visit to the urban greenhouse and gift shop. The urban farm is an island of greenry, with two city blocks of green houses, a vegetable garden and a roof top herb garden, in the middle of a transitional neighborhood of old Victorian homes. [Sponsor Links: IntraMax, Intrakid] Urban farming is a wonderful new trend. Many of the vegetables used in the dishes at Café Osage are grown in their 1/4 acre garden across the street. The café also receives… Read More →

Grilled Vegetarian Stuffed Tomatoes

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Compliments of : [www.organicauthority.com] Nothing screams summer quite like grilling seasonal vegetables. During the summer season, tomatoes are so juicy and deliciously sweet, you don’t want to miss out, especially as summer starts to wind down. This vegetarian brown rice-stuffed tomato recipe is packed with flavor and spice and will fill you up without weighing you down. This dish has it all – a load of veggies, just the right balance of spice and the enough bulk to keep you satisfied. Feel free to add more (or less) diced veggies and spices. You can play around with the stuffing with alternative grains as well, such as millet, white rice, quinoa or bulgur. Brown Rice-Stuffed Tomato Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients 4 large tomatoes… Read More →

Organic Cole Slaw

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By: [organicauthority.com] Coleslaw is an outdoor picnic staple. It is cooling and light but still able to fill you up with its creaminess. Despite feeling like a healthy salad, coleslaw is often an onslaught of unnecessary calories and fat with all the heavy mayonnaise thrown in there. This light coleslaw recipe however is both body and animal-friendly. Enjoy! Coleslaw may seem like a decidedly American dish, but it has its own set of beloved variations around the world, such as in the UK, Italy, Germany and Sweden. In the U.S., the mix is kept relatively simple, with shredded cabbage, carrot and buttermilk or mayo as a common base. The ingredient list for this coleslaw recipe is pretty basic, but its potential… Read More →

Super Energizing Green Smoothie

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(LivingWhole.com) This energizing green smoothie can be made to taste by using any of the ingredient suggestions below. Start with a great blender, your fruits, veggies and superfoods of choice, some ice, fresh pure water and blend. You can pour your smoothie into mason jars and enjoy throughout the day. [Sponsor Links: Enhanced Whey Protein] First, start with 2 parts fruit: (choose 2 from the list below) banana apple pear 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 cup blueberries 1/2 raspberries Read the rest of this great recipe and then please go to UtopiaSilver.com for great supplements–>  

Delicious & Easy Way To Boost Your Immunity

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May 10, 2015 (GreenMedInfo.com) Here is a delicious and easy way to boost your body’s ability to respond to allergies, infections and inflammatory conditions. Medicinal mushroom experts have been telling us for years that mushrooms can help prevent numerous immunological conditions, including cancer and inflammatory ailments. Is this simply wishful thinking? No. These effects have been backed with hard science. [Sponsor Links: Colloidal Silver] Now we find that even so-called culinary mushrooms also have many of these immunity-boosting effects. Once again, clinical research is providing the evidence. Shiitake mushrooms tested clinically The most recent evidence comes in the form of a clinical study conducted at the University of Florida’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Read more of this… Read More →

Making the Ultimate Healthy Salad

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May 04, 2015 (AlignLife.com) Whether they’re made at home or bought from a salad bar, raw vegetable salads are a big favorite of health conscious people looking for maximum nutrition. But all raw salads are not created equal. What you choose to include can make the difference between a nutritional powerhouse and a salad that’s just ordinary. Here are four tips for making the ultimate healthy salad. [Sponsor Links: Colloidal Silver] Start with the right green foundation Iceberg lettuce is the traditional favorite but of all the greens, iceberg is the lowest in nutritional value. Spinach tops the list for nutrition, providing optimal levels of vitamin K and magnesium, the mineral that plays a role in almost every function in… Read More →

Make Your Own Alkaline Water

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April 30, 2015 (NaturalBlaze.com) Water is slowly becoming the most precious resource in our world. There’s no way around it, it makes up 70% and 80% of our brains and bodies respectively. Water is, in every sense of the word, vital to our existence. Alkaline water offers the best levels of hydration and minerals. [Sponsor Links: pH Paper] To keep your body nice and hydrated, drink two cups of water first thing in the morning. With them you’ll be able to counter the natural rate of dehydration you have while sleeping. If you’re an avid coffee drinker, make sure you drink your [water] before your daily wake-me-up because coffee and other diuretics can further increase your levels of dehydration. Read… Read More →

Homemade Creamers Without the Toxins

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April 27, 2015 (NaturalBlaze.com) Do you love coffee or know someone who does? ‘Tis the season for the fanciest possible version of everything, and your hot beverage is no exception. [Sponsor Links: Diabetes Protocol] Places like Starbucks have taken flavored coffees to whole new level. At my local grocery store, there’s an entire refrigerated unit dedicated to decadent flavored creamers. Unfortunately, those creamers are rife with chemicals, including artificial flavors and neurotoxins like aspartame and sucralose. You certainly aren’t giving someone a “treat” by putting that stuff in their coffee. Here’s the list of ingredients for Coffeemate’s Hazelnut Creamer: Read the rest of this great recipe and then please go to UtopiaSilver.com for great supplements–>

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

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A delicious, easy and not to mention healthy side dish for your scrumptious meats! YIELD: Makes 8 servings ACTIVE TIME: 25 min TOTAL TIME: 35 min Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or organic coconut oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/4 cups water 2 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise (8 cups) 1 cup coconut milk 2/3 cup bottled roasted whole chestnuts (4 oz), coarsely crumbled Directions: Bring coconut oil, salt, pepper, and 1 cup water to a boil over high heat in a deep 12-inch heavy skillet, then add Brussels sprouts and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove lid and boil over moderately high heat until water is evaporated… Read More →

Vegetable Barley Soup

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Vegetable Barley Soup 1 L stock 1 cup hulled (pot) barley 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 ribs celery, sliced 2 carrots, peeled and diced ½ red pepper, diced 4 oz mushrooms, diced 1 can whole tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp chili flakes 1 cup diced zucchini 1 cup broccoli florets Salt & Pepper Read More to find out the directions –>