Health Tip: Homemade Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is such an integral part of my childhood.  In St Lucia, it is added to fish broth to create Mapa: a fragrant dish full of spices.  It is also the first step in making coconut oil or coconut cake.  My mom or grandma would gather coconuts from the banana fields near our home home.  They would cut it […]

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Orange Peach Green Smoothie and Internationa Day of Yoga

June 21 has been designated as International Day of Yoga by the UN.  Sayana Yoga has joined forces with Art of Living, Yoga on the Bay and other yoga instructors to celebrate with a fun filled day at Pigeon Island National Park. Activities include: Yoga asana class Yoga Nidra Kids Yoga Pranayama (Breathing practice) Guided meditation Ayurveda And more…. Sunday […]

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Pure Deliciousness: Cashew cream cheese

I love cheese. Given the choice between cheese and chocolate I would choose cheese.  It was really hard to give up cheese in 2009 but I couldn’t deny the effects of dairy on my body. I haven’t really tried to find any substitute for cheese because I’m not a fan of the over processed vegan cheeses and I don’t tolerate […]

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Sunbutter

I am not deluded, you come to this blog for recipes and lately I have not been delivering.  I still hold on to the delusion that you like the other “lifestyle” and yoga stuff that I post.  I am finally posting a recipe.  I haven’t been making lots of new things in the kitchen because  I haven’t really been in […]

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Milkshakes!!! Vegan, gluten free

I never really got this song but it reminded me of rich decadent milkshakes that I could no longer have. Also let’s get this out of the way: I AM A VANILLA MILKSHAKE GIRL but every once in a while I need a chocolate milkshake. In the land of endless summer it’s been really hot, so I created an easy […]

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Pumpkin Rice Soup: oil free, dairy free, gluten free, yummy

On Sunday morning at 2am I woke up in excruciating pain in my lower right abdomen. Later, when nothing I tried worked, I gave in and went to the ER. They were not sure what was wrong but they got the pain to stop. Yesterday I stayed home to rest. I needed some soup to fuel my recovery. I came […]

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Have A Drink: Carrot beet ginger spritzer

I’ve been wanting to try making a spritzer for a while now. I finally got around to it yesterday. It tasted really good so I decided to share the recipe with you. Ingredients 2 large or 3 small carrots 1 apple 1/2 small beet or 1/4 of a large beet 2 inch piece of fresh ginger 1 cup club soda […]

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Dairy Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

I love soup.  When I discovered cream of broccoli soup I was in love.  Recently I’ve been on a quest to find the perfect dairy free replacement. I found this recipe at Whole life Nutrition.  I used almonds instead of the almond flour.  It was perfect at the time because I was doing the elimination diet and wanted to see […]

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Minimal Ingredient Mondays: Banana Cookies

A few weeks ago took over hosting  Minimal Ingredient Mondays, a weekly link-up party where bloggers share their gluten and dairy-free recipes that have minimal ingredients, from Erin over at Sift Stir and Savour .   I’ve been very busy and haven’t had the time to promote this as much as I would like. I hope you will join this party  by […]

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Minimal Ingredient Mondays: Reboot

Recently,  week I took over hosting  Minimal Ingredient Mondays, a weekly link-up party where bloggers share their gluten and dairy-free recipes that have minimal ingredients, from Erin over at Sift Stir and Savour .   Since then I’ve taken a little blogcation.  I am back not and giving this party another go. I have also switched from linky tools to inlinkz. […]

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