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Happy hour + golden milk iced coffee » The First Mess // Vegan Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright. Pin it!

happy hour + golden milk iced coffee » The First Mess // Vegan Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright

Spring is finally coming to southern Ontario this weekend, so I’m calling it: iced coffee season is here! I’ve got big plans to get a lot of outside work done this weekend. There’s some weeding and clearing out to do, and we’re going to start planning a backyard patio space too. I went to look at some stone samples the other day, and was kinda blown away by the range of pricing for… rocks essentially. I’m a typical pisces that tends to get lost in the organization stages of all things. This cold coffee drink with turmeric should power me through some very focused planning sessions this weekend (I sincerely hope) (jokes, I couldn’t focus if my life depended on it). Mario Batali is one of the only Food Network personalities that I actually enjoy watching (besides Ina Garten duh).

Completely fascinated by these self-care rituals from an Ayurvedic perspective. The K-cup version of green juice and its founder Doug Evans (of Organic Avenue in NY) on Rich Roll’s podcast. 1oz Clean Living Certified Organic Herbal par DeliciousObsessions. Turmeric Tea Recipe. For a while it felt like someone was sticking a hot poker between my shoulder blades, particularly if I moved my neck in certain directions, like left or right.

Turmeric Tea Recipe

And the mornings? Ouch. I'm not entirely sure what I did, but I think it might have something to do with lifting sixty pound boxes up stairs. Over and over. Apologies for the complaining, but it was something that had been bothering me for the past few weeks, and nothing was really helping until it occurred to me to bump up the turmeric in my diet. One thing - use mildly hot water here, but not boiling - to help preserve the properties of the raw honey. . - More Turmeric Recipes - - More Drink Recipes - Turmeric tends to stain anything it comes into contact with, so be careful. 1/3 cup / 80 ml good, raw honey 2 1/2 teaspoons dried turmeric lemon lots of freshly ground black pepper Work the turmeric into the honey until it forms a paste.

For each cup of tea, place a heaping teaspoon of the turmeric paste in the bottom of a mug. Yerba Mate Chai. There are quite a few things that I am utterly obsessed with at the moment… Homemade yerba mate chai. 80′s music.

Yerba Mate Chai

Kettlebells. (If you live in Seattle, Kettlebility‘s classes are awesome!) Chicago Fire on NBC. Popcorn with a little coconut oil and sea salt. Yoga pants. And yerba mate tea. I first began drinking mate tea in college and instantly fell in love. 5 morning energy-boosting drinks to make you forget about coffee. Bulletproof® Coffee - 12 oz. Upgraded™ Coffee is the result of an obsessive pursuit to find the absolute highest performance coffee beans on earth.

Bulletproof® Coffee - 12 oz.

It’s taken me more than 10 years to identify every step of performance-robbing toxin formation in coffee and to find a reliable, perfect source of beans that always make you feel great. "Normal" coffee usually gives you the jitters and makes you cranky, but this coffee makes you feel noticeably better than anything else you’ll find. These beans are meant for drinking black or best of all, for making Bulletproof® Coffee with grass fed butter. The high quality and carefully sourced beans makes Upgraded Coffee taste great too! It has a fruity aroma with hints of apples, cherries, and vanilla. California Proposition 65 WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm.Why is this warning here?

Coffee Is Better With (Grass-Fed) Butter We’re serious. Dandelion Root Coffee Alternative Recipe. With March approaching, I’m starting to think about the possibility of a spring detox and one of my favorite healing roots –dandelion.

Dandelion Root Coffee Alternative Recipe

Dandelion is a fantastic liver cleanser and spring is the perfect season for liver support. According to Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, dandelion root has bitter, sweet and cooling properties, making it optimal for the pitta dosha. Although I use various parts of the dandelion for healing, here, I’m focusing on the root which is a good blood purifying herb. The root is also a useful remedy for stomachaches, and in herbal medicine is said to be beneficial for hypoglycemia and high blood pressure. How can you get these benefits? , “roasted dandelion root makes a pleasant beverage that can be consumed daily.

I was taught 20 years ago during my Ayurvedic training that it is important when making tea with roots to boil for 2-3 minutes to release their healing properties. , I was feeling a little sloggy and craving my dandelion coffee. (from her purse, no less!)