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$50 FREE Gift Card for Superfoods

$50 FREE Gift Card for Superfoods

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Superfoods!!!

$50 FREE Gift Card for Superfoods at Purium – code is eatinghealthy (all one word)

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I normally don’t advertise like that but with all what is going on in North America with our food and eating healthy has become a make work project that should be easy and it’s not!

Here’s a few reasons why adding in Greens, Superfoods, Non-Gmo’s and why Purium

  • so much mis leading marketing

  • so much mis leading labels

  • GMO’s are effecting our health in a serious way – watch the FREE documentary on GMO’s and how they are affecting our health starting tomorrow.

  • BIG difference between eating food and feeding the body – so much of our fresh food these days is void of real nutrition in the form of nutrients and minerals – we need to add things to our way of eating that bring much value (shop local at the farmers market)

  • google superfoods and see what comes up – what a joke!! No wonder people are so confused these days

  • people may think eating healthy is expensive BUT so is sick care – truth is when one truly feeds the body at a cellular level you actually eat and need less food – so much of our food these days especially packaged foods is ‘chemical concoctions’ labelled as foods.

  • when we let go of much processed foods and eat more accordingly to nature and adding in ‘real’ superfoods – it’s incredible how good one can feel and health issues can clear up easier, weight re-adjusts itself, skin and eyes look clearer and other things

  • you can think, feel and act so much better – it truly does make a BIG difference

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    This is Real Food!!

Why Purium?

Once you meet David Sandoval or read his book and therefore get a sense of his vast knowledge and training (only with the best that truly knew and understood the body and real health from the past) and his dedication to never using cheap fillers or by-products, working first hand with farmers so developing a real relationship and giving people a choice so we don’t have to stand or fight against the big corporations who truly don’t give a rats ass about your health it’s about profits – therefore we vote by how we spend our dollars – we either keep supporting things that literally are slowly killing us or spend our dollars that improves our health with companies that truly do care and make a difference – we always have choice.

Purium  – show for Pure and Premium was under another name for more than 20 years as a buying club and private labelling company – they are not new.  Approximately 4 years ago David was approached to take it into the network marketing area to help spread the word faster and bigger for his amazing products. After much thought and learning about the industry he decided to jump in.  There are other companies out there that make some similar claims – all you have to do is read the labels to truly know the difference!!

Part of that choice is becoming educated.

That is one of the great things happening with Purium – new website coming out early Sept with short videos on all their products – what they do and how they can help – taking away some of the internet confusion!!

Many people when they are first introduced to Purium start with the 10 Day Transformation – first question many people ask is ‘Will I lose weight?’ – the answer is probably yes but more importantly you will be cleaning out, re-balancing much inside AND feeding the body at a deep cellular level and getting rid of parasites – plus learning more about ‘real foods.

Cleanses and transformations are good to do – unfortunately many of them are harsh, misleading and we lose muscle with them.

Some of my favourite products are the L.O.V. for my morning smoothies – just read the ingredients – you will NOT find fillers, binders, recipients, sugar or crap – ALL foods and Superfoods.

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Look at the deep Green of Spirulina – truly feeding our cells!

Spirulina has been amazing for me being a women!! 🙂

My other 2 favs that I use daily are the Green Spectrum – daily greens and Chlorella tabs.

Higher Vibe Living is truly raising our Vibrations in ALL areas of our lives!!  We cannot be eating mostly dead or processed foods and expect to have high vibrations – it just can’t happen as the body needs real foods, green foods and even superfoods – I learned first hand when I got adrenal burn out – when your health is compromised then one wakes up – I certainly did!!

Please feel free to share this as I would love to offer the $50 Gift Card for Purium to as many people as possible – no catch – except cleaner, healthier foods!!

To Your Health

Jodi

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Have Green drink will travel – Red Rock, CO

Jicama & Beet Salad

Jicama & Beet Salad

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Jicama & Beet Salad

 

It’s been quite awhile since I have done a recipe so thought it might be fun to create something simple, yet fresh, raw and oh so tasty – Jicama & Beet Salad.

Since being down in Mexico I have been eating so well.  For me, I know the warmth, sunlight and fresh foods nurture my soul.  There is an abundance of fresh foods down here besides just Tacos and Quesadillas!! lol

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Fresh Foods

There are also many markets that happen happen several times a week in different locations where an abundance of not only fresh / raw foods, but tasty (from vendors) and organic.  Usually more so where the gringos are yet so much great food.

I’ve been living off much Papaya, Pineapple, Figs, Avocados, Fresh Greens and yes I admit it fresh salsa and chips – locally made and non-gmo.

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Fresh Organic Greens

I truly feel for many people that the environment makes a huge difference.  I know for myself while living in Vancouver and it was damp and raining a lot it was harder for me to eat as much raw foods as I do now – my body wanted and needed some cooked foods like Quinoa and roasted veggies.  Here I never think of that.  In sharing that – when you eat clean, your body will let you know what it truly wants – honour that.  There are too many people out there dictating that it has to be a certain way.  Yes eat healthy but listen to YOUR body!!

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Vegan, Gluten Free, Organic Foods

Energy is everything – if you are hating what you are eating and eating because you think you should or have been told to – you are actually doing more damage!!

The one thing that makes me kind of sad down here is the NA influence like Coca Cola is everywhere, and some other nasty treats yet isn’t it everywhere now unfortunately??  Corporate greed is all I can say on that one as it is not food – only chemical concoctions labelled as food and creates havoc in the body!!

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Lots of Raw Cacao – Good for opening Pineal Gland, Kombucha & this Raw Sauerkraut is sooo good – she makes amazing stuff!

Anyways, off my soap box and on the recipe – which is simple and leaving it up to you to get your creativity flowing a bit!!

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Jicama, Beets & Greens – Colorful Mexico

I love Jicama and Beets especially together.

This is a Raw and Vegan recipe.

The selection of organic greens at the market is incredible – the one table sells about 8 different kinds and you get to mix and match and filler bag.

I chopped them all up to mouth size and grated up the Jicama (which isn’t as sturdy as Beets to do so) and also Beets.

I also did a second dish of just Jicama and Beets chopped up together. I also finely chopped up Tumeric thinking the color would be cool (orange with the white and red but as we know beets take over!)

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Jicama, Beets, Tumeric with Basil & Dill Dressing

I have been on a Basil kick lately as I have been getting it fresh from the market and it is sooo tasty with garlic of course.

So it’s like a Pesto but no nuts – lots of Basil, Garlic, cold pressed Olive Oil, pinch of Himalayan Sea Salt, I also added in a mixture of Sea Veggies (dried that I brought from Canada) and Irish Moss – good for collagen (trying to add it in more in my way of eating) but those two are optional.

Of course since being here once I put it on the salad or just the Jicama & Beet salad I also squeeze fresh Lime juice!

In the Jicama and Beet Salad I added in a bunch of Dill too.  I let that one sit in the fridge for a couple of hours (ok while I went to the beach :)) to let the flavours marinate.  Now you can use any herbs and I always find that fresh is smooch tastier and better.

It was a tasty delight.

The salad feel free to sprinkle on some toasted Sunflower seeds or Pecans or even add in Avocado and a sprinkle of Nutritional Yeast.

Jicama doesn’t get used often enough and is very mild tasting so really takes on flavours of there ingredients.  Jicama is abundant down her in Mexico and has many vital nutrients and lots of fibre and probiotic role in the intestines.

I am so loving being in Mexico!!

Enjoy!!

Jodi

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Live Sprouts – so yummy & good for you!!

Healthy Eating Made Easy – FREE

Healthy Eating Made Easy – FREE

Today only get your FREE copy on Amazon of my kindle book – Healthy Eating Made Easy

and you can always check out my other 2 books with some easy but great healthy recipes!!!!

A belated Happy Canada Day and early July 4th gift for my North American friends and just a little gift for everyone else!!

Enjoy and any reviews, comments or shares would be greatly appreciated!!!

Have a great day!!

JB

Raw Stuffed Peppers

Raw Stuffed Peppers

This is fairly quick and easy ad very filling!!  It can be used as a main or as a side either served whole or cut in half.

This recipe will fill 3 medium sized peppers.

– 1 cup Sunflower seeds coarsely chopped in food processor as above

Mix together in a bowl-

–  1 Carrot shredded (1 cup worth)

–  1 Tomato finely chopped

–  1/4 cup finely chopped Cilantro

–  2 cloves Garlic minced

–  1 tbsp Tamari

–  juice of 1/2 Lemon & 1/2 Lime

– pinch Sea salt

Mix all together.  Add in processed Sunflower seeds and mix well.

Chop up 1 Avocado into smaller chunks and gently stir in to mixture.

Cut tops of red Peppers off and clean out the insides and all seeds.  Once done, fill with mixture and serve as is or cut in half.

How’s that for fast food!!??

Enjoy!!

JB

Raw Chocolate Pudding

Raw Chocolate Pudding

Where I live I don’t get to find young coconuts very often so when I go into the big city (lol) and find them especially on sale I am in heaven.

If you haven’t tried one I highly recommend it.  Young coconuts, both the liquid and the meat is not only tasty but very nutritious and you can do lots with them.  I look so forward to being able to make smoothies out of them for my morning shakes.

Here is a simple, quick,healthy and oh so tasty treat.  Good when you are craving that sugar.

 

For a good serving you will need to coconuts for this recipe. You will need to take the top off the coconut, which you can find in an early post here on how to do that.  Be careful as the liquid will start to come out, so I don’t take the top fully off until after I drain the water.

 

Once drained, take the top off and then with a bigger spoon, scoop out the white meat.  There won’t be a lot and it’s not hard like a coconut you are used to seeing.

Put it into your Vitamix or blender.

Add in

2 tbsp Organic Cocoa Powder

2 tbsp Maple syrup (not raw) or Honey (not vegan) or Agave –  I tired using Stevia with this recipe and it just didn’t taste good I much prefer one of the others.

1/4 cup of the coconut water (approx) depending on how creamy or thick you ike it

vanilla  optional I like to throw in a little of the vanilla bean itself

Process until smooth

Some variations after processing it are adding in some Chia seed and  / or sliced up bananas or other fruit.

It’s yummy and takes care of those sweet cravings!!

Enjoy and please share this if you like it!!

Thank you

JB

 

 

 

Raw / Vegan Green Soup

If after the holidays you are left feeling sluggish, a little heavy feeling, maybe a few extra pounds on as well, then this you may like.
I also know after the holidays of some over indulgents this may also seem boring, but you and your body will love you for it!!
It’s easy to make, quick, simple, healthy, tasty, nutritious , full of enzymes, vitamins and nutrients, and will help you lose that sluggish, tired and feeling a little full feeling!!

Great for lunches, light dinners or even a snack.

Green Soup

–  Big Handful of Organic (if possible) Spinach

–  1 chopped up Carrot

–  1 chopped up Celery stick

– 1 clove of Garlic

–  juice of 1/2 Lime (or Lemon)

– 1/2 cup Parsley

– sea salt to taste

–  1/2 Avocado

–  3/4 cup Water

Throw all ingredients into your Vitamix or blender and blend until smooth.  For more of a creaminess you can add the whole Avocado or cut back a little on the water, if you want it thinner add a little more water.

This is a guideline, but you can throw any vegetable in, but you want lots of greens….spinach , kale, collards etc and herbs….use any that you like.  Garlic and salt adjust to your liking……just don’t use table salt!!

If you want it warm, you can slight warm it on the stove, BUT do NOT heat it or boil it as it will kill all the nutrients, enzymes, vitamins and minerals.  We are programmed to eat HOT foods or think we need them and I know at times living in the rainforest here that I want warming foods……add spices like cumin, chili peppers etc to warm you up inside.

Experiment with the flavors and if you are needing to chew, when you’ve got the soup to how you like it, throw in a few veggies and just pulse for a min or two so you will have a chunky soup or have some crackers with it.

Enjoy!!

JB

Almond ‘Feta’ Cheese

Almond Feta Cheese

I love Greek Salad with  Feta Cheese or Almond ‘Feta’ Cheese, either way it is good!!.    This is another thing you can do with the left over Almond pulp from making Almond Mylk if you want to stay away from dairy or eat more raw only.  Can’t wait till these veggies are more in season, but for now it’s a treat.

Cheese

Take the pulp from the Almond Mylk ( approx 1 cup) and mix in

–  2 – 3 tbsp cold pressed Olive Oil ( or hemp or flax or any other kind of cold pressed oil)

–  1 – 2 cloves minced garlic

–  pinch celtic sea salt

Mix all together until still somewhat crumbly, adjust oil, salt or garlic to taste, add to salad like you would feta cheese, just note it is not as firm as feta would be.

You can take this further if you like by adding in chives, or basil or other herbs chopped finely.

You can also add with that a little more oil and make it more of a spread for crackers and celery, which is very yummy.

Get creative and enjoy!!

Greek Salad

–  1 – 2 Tomatos chopped up

–  2 Red Peppesr chopped up (you can always use a different color or mix the colors, I stay away from green usually as to be it doesn’t taste as good as the others red yellow or orange)

–  1/2 English cucumber chopped up

– 1/2 Red onion chopped up

– Kalamata Olives (which with pit in and not in jars or cans are still somewhat raw) how many depends on you

–  2 cloves minced garlic

–  1/4 cup finely chopped Parsley

–  1/8 cup finely chopped  Dill

–  1/8 cup finely chopped  Basil

Mix well together, I sprinkle on cold pressed Olive oil, and balsamic vinegar, or you can use the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon which is quite nice.

( approx measurements for those are 1/4 cup or less)  I try not to add a lot of dressing at all to this salad as it is so flavorful

Mix up well and add in feta cheese

We will make this our whole dinner sometimes as it is so tasty and filling and healthy.

Broccoli Stir ‘Unfry’

Broccoli Stir ‘Unfry’

Wanted to create a new dish from a cooked dish which I find fun to do!!!When I started this recipe I had something else in mind, but just went with the flow!This is very quick and easy to do.  What I also found is you can eat it immediately, or let it marinade for a few hours. I eve left it overnight for my lunch the next day and it was still yummy!!  You can use a veggie rice with this, or rice or an alternative like millet, or quinoa.

Broccoli Stir ‘Unfry’

-1 head broccoli

-4 -5 mushroom

-1/2 zucchini

-1 red pepper

Marinade

2 oz cold pressed sesame oil

1 oz cold pressed olive oil

1 oz braggs or nama shoyu or alternative (tamari)

juice of 1/2 lemon

1 clove garlic

Mix up marinade and set aside.

Cut up veggies as you like, chunky or not.

Pour marinade over and mix well, and this is where you can let it sit for a couple of hours or not.

I threw in about 1 tbsp of black sesame seeds and mixed well.

Veggie Rice

1/4 head of cauliflower broken up in chunks and put in processor and processed until fine. You can also use parnips.

After you have let the veggies marinade for the time you want or not, pour the veggies over the veggie rice, or rice or whatever you are using.

Eat and enjoy!!!


Super Smoothie

Ok, I finally got hit with the flu bug that has been going around our house for the last 10 days……ugh!!!

Someone usually says to me ‘Oh but I thought you ate so healthy?’………there is always room for improvement, I’m not perfect.

As I was reading Louise L Hay’s book this morning ‘You Can Heal Your Life’, under Influenza, I finally saw it…… influence.

What has been having obviously negative influence in my life??  Response to lots of negativity and fear.  Hmmmm, got me thinking, yup going through some  stuff right now…..how interesting, obviously I need to deal with it better!!!

Anyways, when my body isn’t feeling so good, I am a firm believer in listening to it and giving it foods, teas, juices etc to help it heal faster, and very little food.

This morning I had the pleasure of having a young coconut.  When I get into Vancouver and Commercial Dr. I bring back a few as I can’t get any here and they are so good for you.

I’ve added some photos of a young coconut as it’s not the one’s you usually see.  It is also easy to take the top off, if I can do it, so can you!!

Super Smoothie

coconut water of 1 young coconut

flesh of one young coconut

1 banana

1 pear

1 kiwi

big handful of spinach

small handful of parsley

approx 1/2 cup blueberries

1 tsp Maca powder

1 tsp Spirulina

1 tsp Bee Pollen

2 Tbsp Hemp seed

Blend up, makes about 2 big cups, drink and enjoy.

It did help me get through the day!!

JB

Apple – Pear Green Smoothie

Here is another variety for a Green Smoothie, that I think is yummy!!

1 organic Apple – peeled & cut up a litte

1 organic Pear – peeled & cut up a little

Big handful of Spinach (that is my favorite but Kale or any other greens are fine)

1/2 Avocado

1 Banana ( I usually use a frozen one for this recipe but it doesn’t have to be)

1 tsp Bee Pollen (optional)

Spring water, depending on how thick or thin you want it will depend on how much water you add.  Because of the avocado, it is more of a creamy almost type of smoothie, so I added maybe 1 cup of water, start there and adjust to your liking.

Blend up, drink, enjoy and feel alive!!!

JB

Raw Creamy Cashew & Carrot Soup

Yes it’s summer but I felt like something different and this turned out well even cold!!  This is very quick and easy to make.

Raw Creamy Cashew & Carrot Soup

1/2 cup cashews ( I soaked them for about 15 mins – it’s optional)

2 good size carrots chopped up

1 garlic clove

1/2 tsp sea salt

juice of 1/2 lemon

approx 1 cup water

I added some chili peppers also, this of course is optional, I like to add a little spice!!

Blend all until smooth

Pour into bowl and add garnish if desired.

Here I added a little cut up green onion, parsley and avocado ( off set the chili peppers!!) cilantro would be nice or anything else you would like.

Serve and enjoy!!

Please feel free to share.

To Your Health

Jodi