Why We Love Stevia

At this point, most of us can probably accept the fact that our society as a whole consumes far too much sugar. Not only does the addictive nature of sugar make it hard to resist, but added sugar often hides … Continue reading


Annie’s Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

There are some extremely potent anti-inflammatory foods that can be used to help ease pain naturally. Some of my favorite ingredients are combined in this smoothie to kick inflammation to the curb and supercharge your antioxidant intake. Oh, and did … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cloud Pancakes

I love Vanilla Cloud. It is one of those drinks that makes me feel nourished, warm, and fuzzy inside. I also love these pancakes, not only because they feature Vanilla Cloud as a star ingredient, but because they are gluten … Continue reading


The Guide to Healthy Oils

The Goods: Flax Oil: A great source of the essential alpha linoleic fatty acid and omega-3’s in which most people are deficient. Flax also contains lignans, which help the body metabolize estrogens. This can be useful in reducing the risk … Continue reading


Crazy for Coconuts

Everyone seems to be crazy for coconuts these days — and for good reason too.  This delicious, nut-bearing fruit is highly nutritious and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. The coconut consists of four basic parts: meat, juice, milk, and … Continue reading


The Power of Turmeric

Turmeric, also referred to as the golden healer has been long recognized by yogis and ayurvedic healers since ancient times.  Its healing properties are as impressive as its culinary blessings.  Grown mainly in India, the turmeric root is a cousin … Continue reading


The Skinny on Healthy Fats

(Originally posted on Annie’s personal blog, Blawnde) I LOVE FATS! Love them! They’re my #1 Stunner. Many years ago I ditched grains and and replaced them with nourishing, lubricating, fat burning, health promoting, skin and hair beautifying fats and it … Continue reading