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Blend 2 tbs Goji berries, ½ cup frozen berries, 1 cup almond milk, 1 tsp raw honey and ice until smooth and enjoy. Goji berries are 21% fiber, have a low Glycemic Index and work great to suppress cravings. They are also a rich source of antioxidants, boost immunity and help prevent heart diseases. Feel free to snack on them or sprinkle them over breakfast.
Cranberries have properties that might be beneficial in preventing and treating UTI. However, thus far, these properties have not shown up conclusively in clinical studies. Till we get more conclusive evidence to the contrary, it is probably best to assume that we cannot count on cranberry juice to solve our UTI problems - but including cranberries in your daily diet is not going to hurt either.
1. Blend 1 cup strawberries, 1 banana, 1 cup unsweetened milk, 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder and blend until smooth. Top with 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1 tbsp sunflower seeds, 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds and 1 tbsp goji berries. 2. Blend 1/4 cup avocado, 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1 tbsp flaxseed and 150 ml milk. Layer with granola, nuts and hemp seeds and enjoy.
Almond butter is rich in Vitamin E, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and fiber but is more expensive than peanut butter.Make this at home and save a few dollars. Pulse 1 cup roasted almonds until smooth, add 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and a pinch of sea salt. Blend again for a bit, add 1/3 cup goji berries, blend until desired smoothness is achieved.
Beat 1/2 cup cream cheese, 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar, 1/2 cup greek yogurt and 2 tsp lemon juice with an electric mixer for 3 min until smooth and refrigerate. Combine 1/4 cup strawberry preserves and 1 cup strawberries. Pulse 1/3 cup almonds and 4 dates. Layer the 1st mix and 1/2 of 2nd mix and 1/2 of the 3rd mix. Refrigerate 2 -3 hours and serve.
Vegan Falafel- Cook 1 cup of mung beans soaked overnight in a pressure cooker. It should not be mushy. Add a chopped onion, 3 garlic cloves, chopped cilantro and parsley, 2 tsp cumin and coriander seeds, 1 tsp red pepper flakes and turmeric and salt in a food processor to make a coarse mix. Make them into patties, fry them on both sides.
Add 1 1/2 ground almonds, 1 cup coconut butter and 8 pitted, chopped dates into a food processor. Pulse. Add ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut, 2 tbsp coconut oil, 2 tsp vanilla extract and pulse well. Then add strawberries. Press down the mixture into a lined shallow baking dish and freeze for 30 mins. Cut into pieces to store, can be refrigerated for a week.
Brain Foods: Eggs, Leafy green vegetables, lean beef, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, dark chocolate, salmon, ground cinnamon and dried oregano, walnuts, whole grains and yogurt. Add plenty of water since proper hydration help brain function. Avoid fried foods and include Omega 3 rich foods, essential for cognitive processing.
Juniper berry is a diuretic that helps the kidneys and bladder get rid of retained and excess water and also cures obesity. Its active volatile oil content helps eliminate gas and expels intestinal flatulence and assists in digestion of gassy foods. It is an excellent blood purifier and reduces susceptibility to diseases. Not recommended for pregnant women.
Amla, also known as Amalaki or the Indian Gooseberry, is a nutrient-rich fruit, whose health benefits has been established and reaped for thousands of years. The countless medicinal properties of this fruit have given it a special place in Ayurveda. That being said, consuming Amla in excessive amounts can cause numerous side-effects like constipation, diarrhea and must not be used excessively by pregnant women and infants.
While the medicines for tonsillitis are many, you can help alleviate the condition by using a few herbs at home. This article gives you multiple herbs that can help improve your immune system, tackle the fever that comes with tonsillitis, and deal with other symptoms of the condition.
A superfood is any food that has super nutrient density qualities, whether it be high in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats, or a combination of all of the above. Best Superfood Toppings to add to your smoothies and diet: Maca, Raw cacao nibs or powder, Coconut, Goji berries, Bee pollen, Homemade granola, Pumpkin seeds, Spirulina, and Açaí.
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Amalaki/ Amla (Indian Gooseberry) is also known as Dhatri (the nurse) in Sanskrit due to excellent healing properties. It is considered as the strongest...