Rose Petal-Beet Smoothie

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For those who can’t have fruit or those who want more veggies in a glass, here’s a slushy creamy smoothie that’s a health food treat. Having recently written about the dangers of most green smoothies, one additional point to make is why are greens the only vegetables that gain admittance into smoothies? You have perhaps already found my fruit-free carrot …

Carrot Milkshake

CARROT MILKSHAKE {With Fresh Ginger, Turmeric and Cinnamon}

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I use cooked carrots in this recipe! So, yes, it is gentle for healing diets, with GAPS cultured and AIP non-dairy variations.  Cooked carrots aren’t that weird in a milkshake or smoothie.  Think cooked pumpkin! Pumpkin shakes, pumpkin ice cream, carrot cake… and we make and serve Carrot-Cinnamon frozen yogurt at our ice cream shops, not to mention our Bunny …

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Water is Not Enough: WHY TO SALT YOUR WATER! And an Electrolyte Drink Recipe

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Sea salt is required by our bodies for optimum health.  While we can add it to our food, should we also be adding it to our water?  After exercise, the answer is, Yes. Called Hyponatremia, the Weston A. Price Foundation informs us, Studies have confirmed the …

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RAW EGGNOG RECIPE with a dairy-free option

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TEXTURE Commercial brands of eggnog use thickeners such as carageenan and guar gum, some of which have been linked with inflammation and are undesirable for a pure, whole food diet. However, truth be told, I like a thick eggnog, one that is almost custard-like. So I have added that all-time healthy thickener, sustainably-sourced gelatin, to my recipe. The added step …

Saffron Milk Tea is an Indian healing tea, and one that I wish to share with you, a nourishing version that includes raw milk, (although I include a dairy-free version). It is wonderful to drink before bed to help with depression and insomnia.

Saffron Milk Tea: A Recipe for Depression and General Wellness

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Saffron Milk Tea is an Indian healing beverage. This nourishing version includes raw milk, (although I include a dairy-free variation).  It is wonderful to drink before bed to help with depression and insomnia.  The elixir has a lovely flavor, floral and tea-like. This post contains affiliate links that help Eat Beautiful to do what it does. Thanks for your support. …

Rose bud Hibiscus Tea

ROSE BUD HIBISCUS TEA for depression, constipation, anxiety, insomnia, diabetes, immune boosting AND for a record-high dose of antioxidants~ Plus it tastes awesome!

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Better is a relative word.  I have definitely felt BETTER on coffee.  It’s a drug-high-happy.  These flowers aren’t going to do that for you; but neither are they going to drain your adrenals.  They are known to provide a gentle but noticeable lift in your mood and an overall feeling of well-being. FEELING NOT QUITE RIGHT? Experienced a bad night’s sleep, …

RAW Chocolate Milk Recipe

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“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong!” was a popular adage in the 1940’s when parents responded to federally subsidized milk ads, ads approved by FDR as part of the president’s New Deal plan to increase the demand for milk. Almost 75 years later among raw milk enthusiasts, “drink your milk” can be spoken with truth. For, …

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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This is my 13-year-old daughter’s blog. 🙂 She has an effective food remedy for recurring headaches!

HONEY SPICE LASSI~ Most beverages dilute stomach pH… this is one drink you do want to enjoy with your meal.

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Lassis are functional as well as delicious. In Indian and Ayurvedic tradition they are used as digestives. Ginger, too, is prized for this property, helping our bodies digest and assimilate nutrients with greater ease. There are two kinds of lassis served in India, savory and sweet, both made with thinned yogurt, providing probiotics, potential grass-fed fat, protein, and help with …

Butter Tea Recipe

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Have you heard of Butter Coffee, or its close relative Bulletproof Coffee*?  It’s all the rage among grass-fed butter advocates, as well as those on ketogenic** diets, seeking healing or weight loss.  What I like about Butter Coffee is that blending butter into one’s coffee makes it creamy and you get the health benefits of butter.  The flavor is satisfying …