Living Journal

  • All About Holy Basil: The Queen of Herbs

    Holy Basil, known as the Queen of herbs, is well known for its versatility in helping to restore health and balance in the body. It is renowned for its use in religious and spiritual systems, as well as for its important role as a healing herb in the Ayurvedic health system.  Holy basil is cons... View Post
  • Sugar: What Does it Do to Your Body?

    What is sugar? Simple carbohydrates are known as sugars. Sugars are found almost everywhere, such as in syrup, milk, yogurt, fruit, jams, juices, energy drinks, bread, crackers, pastries, soft drinks, flavored waters, ketchup, processed meats, gum, candy, cereal, and the list goes on. Sugars g... View Post
  • Vegan Citrus Quinoa Salad Recipe

    Who doesn't love quinoa? Originally from the Andean region of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Chile, quinoa is now consumed all over the world. It's gluten-free, high in protein and contains a complete profile of essential amino acids. This vegan citrus quinoa salad is refreshing, filling a... View Post
  • Lemon Vegan Cheesecake

    It's cherry season and we want to celebrate with this lemon vegan cheesecake. This raw cake has a Cherry Coconut Nii Bar crust and is topped with fresh sliced seasonal cherries. Pure deliciousness!   INGREDIENTS Filling: 1 1/2 cup raw cashews (soaked for two hours) 1 cup coconut cream 2... View Post
  • Ashwagandha, the Amazing Adaptogenic Herb!

    Ashwagandha is one of the most powerful herbs, as it is well known for its restorative benefits and its use as an adaptogen.  An adaptogen is a substance or herb that results in the stabilization of physiological processes within the body.  Adaptogens help the body cope with, or adapt to any ty... View Post
  • Vegan Broccoli Soup Recipe

    This hearty vegan broccoli soup is delicious and filling, and more importantly, is a rich source of essential nutrients and antioxidants.Broccoli is loaded with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer components. It has the unique ability to remove harmful estrogens from the body as well... View Post