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Boost Your Immune System for the Flu/Cold Season

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Ever wondered how to boost your immune system and prepare yourself for the flu season?  The best prescription is always prevention so read on and find out how the experts do it!
 Then information below can be found at they also post a wide array of healing topics using nourishing foods. They are a great resource to keep close to you medicine cabinet :)

Make bone broth – use apple cider vinegar to draw out minerals in the bones you use, and also use garlic and onions which are anti-fungal and very healing.
Drink raw milk from a clean source.... Read More

Super Dips for Super Bowl


3 Easy Organic Dips To Enjoy and Share on Super Bowl Weekend

Super Bowl is perhaps one of the most important snacking events of the year!  You can skip the Crock Pot full of little sausages and barbecue sauce, platters of fried chicken wings, and gelatinous tub of queso and still impress with bold, flavorful, delicious organic recipes.  Take a look at a few of our favorite easy homemade organic dip recipes that will be sure to please your crowd!  Any of the recipes can be doubled depending on the size of your winning crowd!

Touchdown Hummus


Serving 3-5

2 15.5 oz. cans... Read More

Chipotle Black Bean and Toasted Quinoa Burgers

chipotle black bean

Meals by Mala
½ cup dry quinoa
1 cup water
1/2 tsp. hot chili oil
1 tsp. avocado oil (olive oil will work fine as well)
1/2 large red onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. ground sea salt
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1 large egg
2/3 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 chipotle in adobo, minced
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 cup whole flaked oats
1/4 cup oat flour

Heat a dry saucepan on medium-high heat. Add quinoa and toast for 3-4 minutes until quinoa begins to give off a nutty smell and it begins to turn golden. Add water and chili... Read More

Garlic & Carrot Hummus


One of the ways we keep the kiddo involved in our lifestyle is by including her in preparing healthy foods. These foods include a great garlic and carrot hummus. Check out the easy recipe below.


1 full size carrot

1 to 2 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp tahini - optional

2 can of garbanzo beans *

½ cup of olive oil

½ tsp salt

*I highly recommend using Eden Organic brand, their cans DO NOT have BPA

Note we use a Vitamix to blend, I’m sure a food processor or a high-end blender can do the job.


First pop the carrot in the food processor. Depending on your... Read More

Black-bean and Tomato Quinoa


Talk about yum yum in my tum tum.  I had this recipe for at least 2 years, and being the reluctant chef that I am, I have finally used it for the first time a couple of days ago! It was delish and I am proud to share an actual recipe that I have used to create a good, healthy meal.

Quinoa is protein-packed and high in magnesium. It's perfect with lime-spiked black beans and fresh tomato!


2 teaspoons grated lime zest

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled (I used ghee and highly

recommend it)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil... Read More

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