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Delicious and Healthy Nice Cream Recipe

3 Ingredient Summer “Nice Cream” Recipe This has been our summer go to dessert and it’s super easy and affordable to make. We have been taking advantage of berry season here in Michigan both at the local farmers market and our own back yard. Since this recipe calls for frozen berries, I simply place the freshly picked berries on parchment paper (on a baking tray) in the freezer until completely frozen. Now I want to share why we decided to switch to “nice cream.” The Switch from Dairy to Nice Cream When we eat dairy, we strive for organic, grass fed and local. Organic and grass fed are important because it means that the cows are able to eat exactly what nature intended them to eat, the things that grow from the earth. To ruminate in the fields and to enjoy a variety of delicious and nutritious “grasses.” Since dairy is a product that comes from another animal, it’s important to think about the lifestyle that the animal has. Is it being pumped with hormones? …

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Lemony Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Lemony Herb Roasted Cauliflower-🍋 This is one of my favorite weekly meal preps and it’s so simple to make Did you know, Cruciferous Vegetables are so good for you 😊  Cruciferous vegetables include arugula, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, kohlrabi, radish, and turnips. They are rich in fiber, low in calories and will keep you feeling full longer. They contain so many incredible phytochemicals which help metabolize and balance hormones such as estrogen. They are researched in cancer prevention. Cruciferous vegetables are great for metabolic detoxification, liver support and so much more. Click to learn more.  Cruciferous vegetables are so incredible for our bodies that they made it on the Daily Dozen List created by Dr. Michael Greger author of  How Not to Die and Nutritionfacts.org. He suggests at least a 1/2 Cup serving per day.    Amazing Roasted Cauliflower Recipe-Now…Let’s get Cooking 🧑‍🍳  If you have a big family you can double this recipe. 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit 2. Simply take a head of (preferable organic) cauliflower, …

Nourish bowls as my go to meal for health + a little herb love

Nourish bowls…Buddha bowls 🥣…super amazing  bowls filled with nutritious and health filled goodies, with a rainbow of colors, tastes and more ☀️   Your body really is a temple and what we eat matters   I love making nourish bowls, these because they’re easy and help me meal prep. I typically cook a big batch of everything and then put into smaller pyrex containers for the first 3 days of the week. That way I only have a few finishing touches to make sure the meal is aligned with what I my body needs that day.      They’re as simple as… 🍚 base of grains/ seeds, I use organic quinoa like 95% of the time, it’s easy, my body likes it and it tastes great. I usually eat 1/3-1/2 cup. You can bulk prep this on Sunday or Monday to make your life even sweeter.   🥬 greens and beans, I like to cook a batch of beans (kidney, black, black eyed peas, chickpeas, I call this my “bean of the week” with onion and …

quick and easy omega 3 + antioxidant rich chia jam

This is the…JAM   Howdy friends, I wanted to share a super tasty…and super easy way to make chia jam! I try to live by the words of Michael Pollen when it comes to food, “Eat whole foods, mostly plants.” So chia jam…Maybe you have heard? If not…it’s a beautiful way to incorporate chia seeds and uptake your fruit intake. Nutritional Facts A few nutritional tid bits about what this JAM entails. As someone studying for my nutrition certificate, I feel inclined to share 😃 Omega-3 + Omega-6 Omega 3’s + 6’s are Polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) and can be both good and bad. Omega 3 has many benefits. It is anti inflammatory, an important nutrient for brain health as it switches on the production of stem cells which helps you repair the memory and learning centers of the brain. A plant based diet is rich in Omega 3’s as are flax seeds and flax oil, but also includes some fish and high quality grass fed meat. Omega 6’s are inflammatory…which is seen as the root …