Lavender-White Chocolate Steamer (Paleo/Primal/GAPS- dairy-free & raw milk versions)

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

There are days. There are those of us who never. Coffee and hot chocolate don’t/can’t always happen. Yet we want something sweet and creamy and yes, even nourishing. Lavender-White Chocolate is a steamer that satisfies- both soothing and exciting with its yum factor. Bringing to the table protein (especially if you are able to choose the raw milk version), good …

Turns out, cocoa butter coffee makes an amazingly fine foam. So creamy, luscious, lovely. Oh mercy~ Sunday pleasure! I actually videoed the cup of Joe after it had been poured into a clear mug because I couldn't believe its behavior: a swirling magical business kept moving as the fine foam settled into its new home, seriously beautiful and surprising!

Cocoa Butter decaf. Coffee {GAPS, Paleo, dairy-free}

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 30 Comments

Nothing says, Sunday to me like Butter Coffee, (aka Bulletproof Coffee). I used to make Butter Tea (and still do on occasion); but as my gut healed, and I was able to tolerate coffee again, I found the flavor of coffee much more restful and delicious. I have always loved dark brews and decaf. coffee satisfies! (I do avoid caffeine, …

Avocado Milk

Avocado Milk *nut-free *dairy-free *coconut-free *GAPS *AIP

Megan Drinks, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 22 Comments

We all know that avocados are healthy. What makes them so? They are rich in monounsaturated fat, amino acids,  and vitamins and minerals that have anti-inflammatory effects, including B vitamins, and vitamins K, E and C. Most of us love avocado. Most of us are open to, or already have, enjoyed avocado in sweet settings: smoothies, cake or muffin recipes, …

How to Make Yellow Dock Tea for Anemia

How to Make Yellow Dock Tea: Iron Wine~ For Anemia

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 29 Comments

This post contains affiliate links. Recently diagnosed with anemia, my super-doc put me on 3 cups of yellow dock root tea a day. I like the side benefits of yellow dock: it aids those with low stomach acid (me!), heals the liver and improves digestion. It can also be used topically to help with acne and psoriasis and is excellent for …

Rose Petal-Beet Smoothie

Megan Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

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}

Megan Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 15 Comments

I use cooked carrots in this recipe! (So, 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 Food …

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

Megan Drinks, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 11 Comments

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

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 11 Comments

Here’s a RAW EGGNOG RECIPE, with a dairy-free option, that you’ll love. 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 …

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. See if it helps to bring general wellness to your life… SAFFRON’S HISTORY AND USES The filaments of …

Rose bud Hibiscus Tea

ROSEBUD HIBISCUS TEA (depression, constipation, anxiety, immune and more)

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Rosebud Hibiscus Tea tastes awesome, but as with all herbal teas, there’s more: it treats depression, constipation, anxiety, insomnia, diabetes; it provides immune boosting AND a record-high dose of antioxidants. Will it help you feel better? 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; …