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Start Your Day With This Herbal Tonic For Inner Peace. Cultivating inner peace takes practice, effort, and tools, especially in this busy, toxic world.

Start Your Day With This Herbal Tonic For Inner Peace

I’ve created a daily ritual of calming meditation and introspection so that I can approach each day more peacefully. Recently, I added a tonic to the mix. Sipping it before I meditate helps me get into the right mindset. The days that I don’t want to sit on my meditation pillow, this tonic is simply a treat I look forward to. It gets my head in the right place to begin the day, even when my mind is telling me I have more important things to do. The benefits of the ingredients are incredible. 1. 2. 3. 3. 4. 5. 6. This recipe is for my special homemade tonic is below. Inner Peace Tonic Serves 1 Ingredients 1 cup prepared gynostemma tea, warm 1/4 cup fresh almond milk 1 Tbsp. cold-pressed coconut oil 1/2 tsp. ghee 3 dates, pitted 1/2 tsp. pearl powder 2 tsp. reishi powder 1 tsp. cacao 1/8 tsp. cinnamon Directions Brew gynostemma tea, and set aside to cool for 2 minutes.

Ginger Beetroot Detox Smoothie. Bamik Hambaz Delicious flavor set aside, beet smoothies can give your body a boost in eliminating toxins!

Ginger Beetroot Detox Smoothie

Go With Your Gut And Try Coconut Milk Kefir (Recipe) By Jessica Ainscough What Is Kefir and Why Should We Drink It?

Go With Your Gut And Try Coconut Milk Kefir (Recipe)

The health of our bodies is, quite literally, determined by the health of our gut and the health of our gut is determined by how well balanced our good and bad bacteria is. There’s an entire complex ecosystem of bacteria living in your gut, involving hundreds of species. In fact, we have more bacteria in our bodies than there have ever been people on the planet. The good bacteria in our gut is there to stimulate the immune system, inhibit pathogens, help us break down foods (starches in particular), and even affect our mental capability.

Cookies and Cream Smoothie for Recovery - Thrive Energy Cookbook. Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Total Time: 5 Minutes Ideal for strength athletes in pursuit of building lean mass, this recovery smoothie is a delicious way to feed your fatigued muscles while reducing inflammation and oxidative damage to your cells.

Cookies and Cream Smoothie for Recovery - Thrive Energy Cookbook

A Green Smoothie That Beats Any Cleanse. Have you ever considered doing the hard-core cleanse known as The Master Cleanse?

A Green Smoothie That Beats Any Cleanse

Well, I’ve done it, and I do not recommend it to anyone. Instead, add this drink to your healthy-habit regiment. It’s packed with cleansing nutrients and fiber to help sweep you clean. Ingredients. The Apple Pie Smoothie. Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Total Time: 10 Minutes Everything you love about apple cinnamon oatmeal—in a smoothie!

The Apple Pie Smoothie

This combo delivers a delicious combination of fiber, protein, and healthy fats to start your day. Ingredients 3 Tbsp of gluten-free oatmeal (Red Mill)2 Tbsp almond butter1 apple, chopped¼ tsp of nutmeg1 ½ tsp of cinnamon½ cup ice1 cup non-dairy milk alternative (we used almond)½ or 1 scoop of Vega One (French Vanilla) Perfect Green Juice Recipe. Recipe sourced from The Food Matters Recipe Book.

Perfect Green Juice Recipe

Ingredients 3 organic sticks celery 1 lebanese cucumber (peeled if not organic) 2 stems kale 1/4 fennel bulb 1 lemon, peeled 1 green apple (peeled if not organic) 1/2 slice of ginger, peeledTools You'll Need A cold-pressed or centrifugal juicer. Method. Avocado Banana Chocolate Milkshake. 3 Drool-Worthy Juice Recipes To Make At Home. The Chalkbaord Mag Three tasty juices to get you feeling clean and lean, stat!

3 Drool-Worthy Juice Recipes To Make At Home

These three juice recipes are great for beginners, because the taste is more mild and palatable than the vegetable juice you may have tried in the past. Once you’ve become accustomed to the taste, try reducing the sweeter fruits, like apples, and focusing more on veggies and low-sugar fruits such as lemons and limes. Cheers to your health! The Perfect Tonic To Stop Cravings, Manage Weight & Boost Energy. A little while ago, I was talking to someone who had been struggling with cravings for as long as he could remember.

The Perfect Tonic To Stop Cravings, Manage Weight & Boost Energy

During the day he followed a pretty decent diet, and he also worked out regularly, but every evening he would ruin all this — as well as his chances of finally losing weight — because of an irresistible longing for chips, cookies and other unhealthy snacks. I often deal with cravings in my work as an orthomolecular nutritionist, and I advised him to try out this super-easy chia drink recipe: Ingredients: 1/2 cup of purified water 1/2 cup of coconut water 1 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 Tbsp. fruit juice, e.g. pineapple or blueberry Juice of half a lime. Peanut Butter Bomb Smoothie for Two. When I was in Calgary visiting my family, my sis made me a peanut butter oatmeal smoothie one morning for breakfast.

Peanut Butter Bomb Smoothie for Two

I sipped on it (trying my best not to inhale it because it was so good), while I made my nephews “Auntie Angie’s” special pancakes, of course with their eager help. And chocolate chips! Between the smoothie my sis made me and my nephews undying love for their Auntie, I felt a bit like a hero that morning. Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home. Make better coffee at home in your French press. [Photos: Nick Cho] A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee happily-ever-after, but as with all things coffee, it ain't rocket science... but it is science! Let's delve a little deeper into how the French press works, and how you can make the best cup of coffee using this tool.

Chamomile Smoothie. German chamomile has had a long history of calming tummies and lulling bodies into a restful sleep. My husband’s Oma and Opa have shared stories of their parents running into the backyard to grab chamomile out of their garden when one of their kids was feeling ill, or simply for a relaxing evening tea. I like to call chamomile’s daisy-like flower “the gentle plant” for its soothing nature and readiness to grow just about anywhere it is welcomed. The Ultimate, All-Natural Hangover Remedy. A Sweet Potato Smoothie That Tastes Like Ice Cream. Anti-Aging Blueberry Detox Smoothie. This smoothie is so high in antioxidants that it might just become your favorite summer health and beauty tonic.

It's loaded with beets, berries, and watermelon. Vega's Photos.