Sweet Pea Avocado Pesto

sweet pea avocado pesto sauce

I have officially dubbed this week, the week of the avocado; because I cannot seem to get enough of this pitted fruit. I’ve been spreading it on sprouted grain toast, putting it in smoothies and making lusciously smooth sweet pea avocado pesto sauce.

Now I’ve covered all the reasons why we should be consuming avocados, from their healthy fats that lower cholesterol, to their 11-17 grams of fiber per one whole avocado and, lastly, their  lutein for healthy eyes and glowing skin; but I have yet to mention their best quality- well one of their bests. And one of the reasons avocados and vegans, or wannabe vegans, should become acquainted.

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glowing skin smoothie

Autumn is here; and although I haven’t gone back to class, I like to use the dawn of a new season as a time to reset my body and my goals. I don’t know about you but I consider the start of a new year to be in September and not January- twenty years of schooling is to blame.

In an effort to reset my body, it was brought to my attention that I have a fermentation problem; meaning I eat too many grains, and not enough protein, which has caused all these grains in my tummy to ferment, which is not to be confused with fermented foods (kefir, miso etc.), which are amazing. So all this fermentation is causing my body to hang on to extra weight; yes, even I have a nagging ten pounds that just doesn’t want to go anywhere, and all my grain consumption is to blame- and here I thought it was all the summer sippin’! So I’ve been prescribed more protein and less grains, one grain a day to be exact; so at least I don’t have to bid farewell to my beloved quinoa!

Enter the pitted fruit that is the avocado.

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Foods For Healthy Skin

It is very well documented on this website that nutrition is, not only my livelihood, but my passion too. When I was younger I struggled with problematic skin; and when I changed the way I ate my skin cleared up! The saying “let food be thy medicine” is definitely far reaching. Today’s guest post features all the foods for healthy skin.

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foods for healthy skin

Foods For Healthy Skin

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How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

I’m a skincare fanatic. I wear SPF 30 on my face year round and my bathroom counter looks like a spa. I believe strongly in protecting my skin from environmental factors and, let’s face it, nobody wants wrinkles. Today’s guest post is all about how to shop for anti-aging skin care products; from what ingredients to look for and the importance of sun protection.

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How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

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Stress Relief Tips For Moms

Although I am not a mother, yet, I plan on it one day; but I don’t have to be a mother to understand that it’s one of the hardest jobs. As with any difficult job, stress levels tend to rise. Today’s guest post highlights stress relief tips for moms.

Remember mom’s of the world, you are doing a great job!

Stress Relief Tips For Moms

Stress Relief Tips For Moms

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