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Beat the Heat With (Healthy) Frozen Treats! Although summer is not quite upon us, the weather certainly is! When it’s hot outside, nothing sounds better than a frozen treat to quench thirst and cravings for something sweet. However, if you’re used to eating healthy, (or at least, trying to,) summertime can make this difficult as your first instinct might be to make a trip to the local ice cream parlor, […]

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First off what is Kefir? Kefir gained its name from where it originated in the mountains of the North Caucasus. The Kefir “grain” is not a grain at all but is rather a bacteria/yeast curd fermentation curd starter. The Kefir grain is inoculated into the cow, goat, sheep or coconut milk. After the grains ferments in the milk for 24 – 48 hours it is ready to consume and the […]

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Are you looking for a great alternative and healthy desert that is good for your stomach and intestines too? Well here it is, Raw pumpkin Kefir cheese cake. Ingredients 2 cups crispy pecans 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup homemade kefir or yogurt cheese 1 cup crème fraiche or sour cream 2 cups pumpkin puree 4 eggs separated, at room temperature 1 ¼ cups milk, preferably raw but you can […]

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These cookies are made without processed sugar, gluten, dairy, soy and grains. They are a healthy alternative to traditional chocolate chip cookies. Feel free to omit the cardamom for a more traditional tasting chocolate chip cookie. Paleo Cardamom Chocolate Chip Cookies {Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free} Author: Amie Valpone Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 10 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Paleo, Grain-Free, […]

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Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free, Paleo/Vegan Chocolate Pudding: Commercial, boxed chocolate pudding from the grocery store is loaded with sugar, artificial ingredients, preservatives, and colors or dyes. For parents who have kids that are dealing with ADD/ADHD, autism, or any other learning disability or personality/mood disorder, avoiding these ingredients should be a top priority. However, denying your child the enjoyment of an occasional treat is something that most parents do […]

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When you are struggling with Candida overgrowth, it can be difficult initially kicking the habit of eating candida-feeding foods. In fact, it’s a bit like quitting drugs or alcohol, and quitting alcohol is certainly one component of an anti-candida diet. All alcohol needs to be eliminated when embarking on a candida diet, as alcohol is high in sugars, feeds the pathogenic yeast, and puts stress on your immune system. This […]

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