Melonade | Minute-Made Watermelon Juice!

photo With the past few weekends of sunshine, bike riding, running, and swimming, my body has been thirsting for some cols refreshing electrolyte based liquids.

Thankfully watermelon easily meets this craving! Due to its balanced electrolyte content, its instantly satisfying to quench thirst.

It’s also a fun alternative for kids to drink as a healthy alternative juice option 🙂 If you’re an adult, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it for yourself! Continue reading

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Indulge In Comfort Food: Guilt Free Garlic Fries!

photoOkay, I’ve reached another obsession!

Recently I’ve been recreating comfort foods into recipes that are completely guilt free.

We’ve been trained to look at french fries as a junk food, which is in fact true when they’re drenched in hydrogenated & rancid oils that have been exposed to high heat. There’s a way that you can enjoy this comfort food completely guilt free!

You may be asking yourself, “Why are french fries okay to eat when you advocate raw foods?”

Yes, I do advocate raw foods, and also advocate balance in your diet. For most people, eating 100% raw is not realistic when they have a busy lifestyle or have a family to feed. So, if you can incorporate anywhere from 50% – 80% of raw food with each meal, you’re already ahead of the game! These yummy oil free fries are a part of your meal that is not raw, obviously.

Eating healthy must be fun, and must ignite the “comfort food factor.” These babies definitely hit that trigger! Continue reading

HealthyHumanz: Superfood Oatmeal with Bee Pollen

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If you’re an oatmeal lover like I am, then I’m sure you’ll enjoy this easy superfood oatmeal for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner!

It’s quick and easy to make, and even makes a perfect “on the go” snack 🙂

If you happen to have blood sugar sensitivities, eating bananas for breakfast may be something you want be cautious of. So, you can definitely enjoy oatmeal with bananas as an afternoon snack.

Consuming higher sugar fruits in the later part of the day tends to support the blood sugar much more efficiently than earlier in the day. So, if you’re looking to have these oats for breakfast, you can switch the banana for lower glycemic fruits like berries. If you plan on having this later in the afternoon around 3pm -7pm, then using the bananas shouldn’t be a disruption to your blood sugar.  Continue reading