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According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the USA. February is the Heart Health month and that’s why we have dedicated our blog post of the month to heart health.

10 Tips for a Healthy Heart:

1. Get enough sleep! Recommended are 7-8hrs of sleep and studies have proven that being asleep before midnight benefits your sleep and your health.2. Eat the good fats! Our favorite sources: coconuts, nuts, avocados and seeds3. Move! Incorporate at least 30 minutes of activity daily. Go for a walk, run or take a fun workout class. Pick something that is fun for you, it makes it a lot easier and you will feel amazing after.4. Eat nutrient dense foods. Eat plant-based as much as possible a...

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries:

What is Valentines Day without Chocolate? We have you covered with this easy fun easy recipe to make for your loved one...;)

Ingredients:
3-4T cacao powder
6T cacao butter, melted
3T maple syrup
3/4t vanilla extract
pinch Himalayan pink salt
1 Box of Strawberries

Procedure:
1. Use a hand whisk to whisk all the ingredients in a bowl except the cacao powder. Add cacao powder slowly, whisking till fully combined and smooth consistency.
2. Attach toothpicks to the ends of strawberries and dip into chocolate sauce. Garnish with chopped nuts and put in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to set.

Nutritional Note:Raw cacao is one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet! Rich in essential minerals, including magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron, zin...

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Savory Mung Sprouts

(Serves 1)

Ingredients:

1 cup sprouted mung

1/2 red onion chopped

1/4 cup coriander leaves rough chopped

1T olive oil or coconut oil

1t lemon or lime juice

1/2t grated ginger

1/2t Himalayan pink salt

1/4t roasted cumin powder or cumin powder

1 red or green chilli chopped (optional)

1 shredded carrot (optional)

1/8 cup shredded coconut (optional)

Procedure:

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients and let it marinate for 10 minutes. Garnish with seasonal fruits, coriander leaves and avocado. I used jackfruit in the photo above as it was on our Bali Retreat.

How to Sprout Mung:Soak 1 cup mug beans overnight. Rinse and drain well then leave in a colander covered with a light moist cloth. It will sprout a small white tail by evening in tropi...

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Your brain is your biggest asset! If you don't keep your mind active, studies show that your brain loses some of its functionality as you age, which causes memory loss, brain fog and even Alzeheimer's.

Here are 10 Brain Boosting Foods & Activities to feed your brain:

1. Coconut Oil
2. Bee Pollen
3. Hemp Seeds
4. Oily Fish
5. Walnuts
6. Play games/puzzles that challenge and stimulate your mind
7. Reading
8. Listening to music
9. Exercise regulary
10. Get enough sleep to reset the brain

Please email us questions, a health concern or topics you would like to see in this section.

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This summer many of you are going to be traveling. This is the time we often find ourselves with very few healthy options on the road. But if we plan for some easy healthy options to take with us, we can reach our destination feeling great!

Here are some of my favorite things I like to carry with me when I travel:

Fruits like Grapes & Apples
Veggie Sticks
1 Avocado
1 Lemon
Hummus
Kale Chips
Flax Crackers
Green powder
Energy bars

Stay hydrated!

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