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Brazilian Mango & Black Bean Salsa

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m a huge believer in the importance of eating fresh, local produce. Now that I’m in Brasil, tropical fruit is abundant and as I face my fruit phobias I’m exploring flavours and today I actually used an entire mango and turned it into a delicious salsa. I think I always knew Brasil would be the place that I would have…

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Juicy Content: Coconuts 101 (health benefits, how to consume them, creative uses… and more, in a nutshell)

Health, Lifestyle By December 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I somehow knew that Brazil would be the perfect place for me to face my fruit fear, a phobia that has stayed with me since my infancy and only in recent years have I began to explore my fruity palette. It wasn’t until I was in Buenos Aire 2011 that I actually willingly at my first strawberry (very slowly) nibble…

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Sweet Ginger Lemongrass Detox Tea

Adventures By December 10, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Looking for to Something to Sip on? This is a Bitter Sweet Symphony of Detoxifying Goodness in your cup. In lieu of one of my recent posts on my facebook page, I shared a link to Healthy Holistic Living that discussed the benefits of ginger as a poweful ingredient to help kill cancer cells. I strongly believe that food is medicine and…

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Gifts of the Earth – Essential Oils

Health, Lifestyle By December 3, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

With today’s modern healthcare system and such advances in medicine, it is both sad and shocking how sick our modern society truly is.  We have substituted food-like products for convenience and an easy-to-swallow pill for a dangerous, yet temporary quick fix for our health issues. What if we got back to basics?  What if we listened intuitively to what our…

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