Monthly Archives: November 2012

Vegan Eggnog Smoothie

There is a joke that goes: “How do you know someone is a vegan? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you!” I always chuckle when I hear that joke and I find it funny that to this day people think that veganism is some sort of tortuous food affair. Listen when I tell you that today is a great time to be… Read more →

Raw Milk For The Holidays

The holiday season can be quite a milky event, but we all know the issues with milk; so why not give yourself the gift of raw milk this Christmas. Making your own dairy free milk alternatives is as easy as 1-2-3-4. 1- Soak your meat; and of course by meat I mean either nuts or seeds. The most common homemade… Read more →

Breathing and Meditation Techniques For A Centered Holiday

The holidays are in full swing; the lights are hung by the chimneys with care, Christmas music can be heard everywhere; and, yet, this happens to be one of the most stressful times of the year. Instead of loving thy neighbor, many of us can be found in crowded malls, hunting high and low for the latest whatever, to give… Read more →

Healthy Carrot Cake

The American Thanksgiving was yesterday; and this day usually ushers in the holiday season fully. However, I will freely admit that I’ve been preparing for the holidays for a few weeks now; not in regards to shopping, I always leave that for the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of December, but I have been steadfastly planning the Christmas meal- I know… Read more →

Cooking Tip~ How To Make Healthy Icing

Ah the holidays, where sugar highs are the norm- followed closely by the customary five pound holiday weight gain; but it doesn’t have to be this way! Did you know cashews, pistachios, hazelnuts (skins removed) and macadamia nuts all make for creamy, yet healthy icing for your favorite holiday treats? Here is my go-to recipe for healthy icing for holiday… Read more →