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Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

1 bunch fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon of raw, organic tahini
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until desired consistency is reached.

This simple and delightfully aromatic sauce is widely used in Indian, Mexican, and Chinese dishes. Try spreading this sauce over a slice of whole grain toast or over a bowl of brown rice or whole grain pasta. Read more about Cilantro Sauce Recipe

 

A Miso Walnut Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons of miso
1/3 cup of fresh, raw walnuts
1/4 cup of sesame oil
1 tablespoon of unpasteurized or raw honey
2 1/2 tablespoons of brown rice vinegar

Directions:

Blend all ingredients together in a food processor until smooth. If you like a thinner consistency, add a little water. Serve immediately or after chilling for an hour in the refrigerator. Read more about A Miso Walnut Dressing Recipe

 

A Natural Solution For Ear Wax Problems

A kind nun from Ireland recently consulted with me about an ear problem. Here's what she wrote:

"It seems to be a problem with wax because when I lie down at night they block and when I get up they un-block, but sometimes I can't hear anything in my right ear for about 3 days. I have been putting in warm olive oil at night for about 4 days now. Do you have any suggestions for me?" Read more about A Natural Solution For Ear Wax Problems

 

Which Fruits and Vegetables are the Least and Most Contaminated with Pesticides?

Have you ever wondered which fruits and vegetables are the least and most contaminated with pesticides? A study released by the Environmental Working Group in 2003 revealed the following:

12 LEAST Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn (sweet)
  • Kiwi
  • Mangos
  • Onions
  • Papaya
  • Pineapples
  • Peas (sweet)
Read more about Which Fruits and Vegetables are the Least and Most Contaminated with Pesticides?
 

Overcoming the Fear of Making Mistakes

When I was a little girl growing up, my parents frequently warned me against making mistakes. They believed that as long as I did things slowly and carefully, and learned from other people’s blunders, there was no need for mistakes to be made. Whenever I did screw up I was often chastised for not being careful enough, for not thinking things through, or for not listening closely enough when I was told about other people’s mistakes. I grew into an anxiety-ridden teenager, afraid of making even the tiniest mistake, and strove for perfection. Read more about Overcoming the Fear of Making Mistakes

 

Soba Noodles With Vegetables Recipe

You can find great soba noodles at your local Korean or other asian food market. They're super easy to make - just boil like you would regular pasta noodles.

Ingredients:

Soba noodles
1 carrot, peeled and shredded
1 cup of parsley, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon of raw, organic tahini (sesame seed paste)
Naturally fermented soy sauce or tamari, to taste Read more about Soba Noodles With Vegetables Recipe

 

Helping Loved Ones Make Healthy Choices

When my wife and I were first dating, I remember being very pleased with myself for making all sorts of healthy and tasty meals for her. My goal was to make healthy meals so delicious that she wouldn’t have a problem eating the way I did. Thick and hearty leek, chickpea and potato soup, freshly made hummus and ripe tomatoes over toasted whole grain baguettes, my famous guacamole with baked corn chips, and of course, a fresh, colorful salad with all sorts of raw vegetables with a creamy tahini dressing – this was a typical meal! Read more about Helping Loved Ones Make Healthy Choices

 

Quinoa and Vegetable Salad Recipe

If you aren't familiar with quinoa (pronounced keen-wa), you're in for a treat. Quinoa is a light and fluffy whole grain that goes with just about anything. It's power packed with protein, iron, potassium, and several B vitamins. It's also a good source of magnesium, zinc, copper, and manganese, and has some folic acid.

Ingredients:

1 cup of quinoa
1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 tomato, chopped into bite size pieces
1 avocado, seeded, scooped out, and cut into small pieces
Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon
Sea salt, to taste Read more about Quinoa and Vegetable Salad Recipe

 

Natural Ways to Prevent Acne

There is nothing quite like seeing the relief and happiness that people experience as they recover from chronic acne. I will never forget one gentleman – a professor at a top naturopathic school – whose chronic acne completely disappeared within two weeks of following some of the suggestions below. Tears filled his eyes as he spoke about the many years he suffered with acne despite trying numerous natural and conventional remedies. Read more about Natural Ways to Prevent Acne

 

The Importance of Friendly Intestinal Bacteria

One of the most important steps that you can take to improve your health, regardless of your current situation and health challenges, is to make sure that your intestines have plenty of friendly bacteria.

Incredibly, you have more bacteria and other microorganisms living in your digestive passageway than you have cells in your entire body. These microorganisms total approximately 100 trillion, and collectively weigh between three to five pounds in the average adult. Read more about The Importance of Friendly Intestinal Bacteria

 

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