Good Morning Sunshine

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I love morning rituals and routines. Starting you day off right affects so many things. Every morning I make sur to write and set my intentions for the day, I meditate and I make sure to drink a wonderful nutritious smoothie. Here is one of my favorite ones. It’s full of vitamins and helps boost my immune system. I call it Good Morning Sunshine.

1 orange
2 cups of pineapples
1/2 inch of turmeric
1/2 inch of ginger
1 1/2 cup of coconut water

2-3 mint leaves for decoration (optional)

Mix everything smooth in a high speed blender.
Enjoy and stay radiant!
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Happy Smoothie!

Did you know that fruits help boost your serotonin levels? It’s true! This delicious and creamy smoothie makes all my cells smile and it doesn’t hurt that it tastes divine. Prepare to radiate your love on the International Day of Happiness, start with the inside!
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RECIPE:

1 Cup of Strawberries (preferably frozen)

1/2 Cup of raspberries or other berries

1 Big ripe banana

1 Cup of Almond milk

1 Tbsp Hemp seeds

Mix everything together in your blender until it’s smooth. Use some berries and seeds as topping. If you have a sweet tooth and/or need an extra serotonin boost, add 2 soft dates to your smoothie.

This smoothie is very filling and it will make your tastebuds dance.

Share this recipe with everyone you think needs a happiness boost and remember to share your wisdom, smile and love with everyone you meet. If you choose to share your light through social media remember to use this hashtag

#InternationalDayOfHappiness

Sending you loving thoughts and rainbow kisses.

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Healthy Fast Food

This is my type of fast food. It literally takes 5 min to prepare and it make you feel wonderful and energetic instead of tired and bloated like “regular” fast food leaves you feeling.

All you need is a nori sheet and whatever is in your fridge!

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In this one I used the following ingredients:

1 avocado

Some sauerkraut Kimchi (this is a terrific probiotic)

1/4 of a raw cauliflower that I threw in the blender and made into “rice”

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 tsp tamari

A pinch of cayenne pepper

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Stir the cauliflower rice with the tamari and the oil i a separate bowl. Place the nori sheet on a plate and put all the ingredients in the middle and just fold the corners in. Smear a drop of oil or water on the inside on the corner of the sheet to make it stick. Now it’s time to dig in! I just eat it with my hands, but if you’re civilized and use cutlery,  remember to use a sharp knife to cut through the nori sheet.
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Tadaaa, lunch is served.

I wish you a beautiful day!
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Eat your fruits dear!

When I was a child, grownups always told me that fruits where better than candy. I didn’t fully believe them, because I had not yet tried this smoothie.
This is waaaay better than any candy I have ever had and it’s so good for you!!
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RECIPE:
2 ripe medium peaches
1 Banana
1 cup of Almond milk
1/2 cup of raspberries
2 dates (if you like it sweet)

Mix everything until smooth in a high speed blender. Use your favorite topping to boost your smoothie. I often use different seeds and berries.

I hope this will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Peace, Love and Unicorns
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Eating Right?

Usually when you have bodily issues people ask you, are you eating right?
Personally I don’t believe that there is one way that fits all, but I definitely believe that we have a personal right or wrong way. The trick is to figure out what works for you!

I thrive on a Plantbased Vegan diet, and of course I advocate this way of living due to it’s numerous health benefits, the fact that it doesn’t hurt this planet, and that it promotes equal rights for all living beings.

I used to be very sick, and I’m still struggling with some weight issues due to some chemical unbalances, but this way of living is really helping me to balance my body and mind, and it brings my soul peace. People often ask me what I eat, so I thought I would share a picture and some recipes of what I eat.
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MAIN COURSE:
A Sallad. 
This one is really simple.

1 Yellow Bell pepper diced
A bunch of lettuce
1 Avocado
1/2 Apple (I usually don’t mix fruit and veggies, but made an exception here)
1 carrot that I pealed with a potato peeler
6 cocktail tomatoes
3 inches/ 8 cm of cucumber
1 TBS Chia Seeds as a topping

DRESSING:
5 sun dried tomatoes
1 tomato
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 TBS Olive oil
Some fresh oregano and basil to taste
1 pitch of salt and pepper
Mix everything smooth in a high speed blender or food processor.

SMOOTHIE:
Sometime I add a smoothie to the meal.
This one is a delicious and filling blueberry smoothie
you’ll find the recipe here.

DESSERT:
Blueberry Pudding. Well, I was extra hungry and in the mood for blueberries this day, but you can use any berries in this recipe.

1/2 cup of buckwheat (soaked for 30 min and thoroughly rinsed)
1 TBS of coconut cream (you can make this by mixing coconut flakes in a high speed blender until they turn creamy) or use optional nut or seed butter.
1 cup of berries
1 banana
2 TBS coconut nektar or agave

Mix everything smooth in your blender. Serve with 1 TBS hemp seeds and some berries as a topping .

I hope this has inspired you to create some colorful creations of your own. I would love to know how an average meal looks at your table? what works for your body? Drop me a line or send me a link to your blog.

Wishing you all a healthy and happy day.

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Turmeric, Nature’s Yellow Gold


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My healing process has been long and slow at times. But I really do feel that I’m getting closer to the finish line… Especially since I started drinking smoothies and juices with turmeric.  It makes all my cells radiate and vibrate. Research shows that Turmeric is effective at treating depression, and it may even be more effective than some of the most common anti-depressant drugs currently on the market. Curcumin, a derivative of turmeric, is also known to battle cancer and inflammations. bild 3
I wanted to create a smoothie that was super healthy and still delicious. So I decided to combine turmeric with the Sea buckthorn berry.
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This little berry is a real power plant. It protects your heart and makes your skin radiate. So if your looking for a smoothie that will help you stay happy, healthy and glow, look no more.

Recipe:

1 cup of filtered water

1-2 banana (depending on how much sweetness you like, I take 2)

1 cup of Sea buckthorn berries

1 inch of fresh turmeric

Mix everything together in a high speed blender and let the healing begin.
golden smoothie recipe I hope that you all find something or someone that helps you to be the best you can be.
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Strawberry fuel

Sometimes I get so caught up in work that I forget to eat. That’s why I cherish my Vitamix more than anything in my kitchen. It literary takes  me less than 5 min to whip up a nutritious and delicious smoothie. This creamy summer drink is one of my favorite smoothies. It tastes like heaven and gives me the fuel I need to continue working.
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RECIPE:

1 cup of strawberries (preferably frozen, it gives the smoothie a milkshake feeling)

1 big ripe banana

1 cup of Oat Milk (recipe here)

INSTRUCTIONS:

Mix everything together in a highs speed blender, pour into a tall galss and add your favorite topping.

ENJOY!

Many warm summer hug to all of you.

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Nice Cream

It’s hot in Stockholm today! Luckily I alway keep some bananas in the freezer so I can make myself some cooling “nice cream”.  This recipe is so easy, and the best part is, it tastes like ice cream but it’s HEALTHY!

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RECIPE:
3 frozen Bananas
1 TBSP of Raw Cacao or Carob
1 TBSP of Nut butter (I used Peanut butter)

Mix everything together in a High speed blender. If you have a regular blender or food processor, then let the bananas soften for 15 min before you mix.
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You can use some fresh berries as a topping, or maybe some coconut flakes and cacao nibs?
With every bite remember that this is good for you, and your body deserves it.
Enjoy!
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Live Longer Smoothie

Many try to fight off wrinkles and and other signs of aging with different potions and lotions, it rarely if ever works. The truth is, you will look and feel depending on how you eat. I don’t believe in resisting aging, why should change be bad? I don’t want to look exactly the same when I’m 35 or 45! I want to change, but in a good and healthy way. I believe that we can look better and healthier in 10 years than we do now. How, you ask? Well, the answer is simple by giving our bodies and our mind the proper nourishment.  Are you ready to try it? Start by giving your beautiful temple a healthy nutritious smoothie. I call this one the “Live Longer Smoothie”, it contains blueberries that are full of antioxidants, by many considered a longevity serum.  Blueberries are a true superfood, they contain lots of vitamins and fiber. Here is a list of some of the daily values that 1 cup of these babies contains.

Blueberries, fresh
1.00 cup, 2.3 dl
(148.00 grams)
Calories: 84
GI: low
NutrientDRI/DV
vitamin K 31.7%
manganese 25%
vitamin C 19.1%
fiber 14.2%
copper 8.8%

This smoothie is easy to make and will make your cells do the cha cha.

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RECIPE:

1 cup of blueberries

1 banana

1 tbsp almond butter

1 1/2 cup of cold filtered water

(add 1 date if you like it sweeter)

INSTRUCTIONS:

Mix everything together in a high speed blender and enjoy.

If you want even more antioxidants use some raw cacao nibs as a topping.

Wishing you a healthy and happy day.

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Can Chocolate Be Healthy?

March is health awareness month, and Shari’s Berries approached me and asked if I could create a Healthy Chocolate recipe. It got me thinking about what’s great about chocolate? well, what’s not great!! This divine bean is full of magnesium and Iron, that we need to nourish our beautiful bodies. It’s also a powerful stimuli that makes our endorphins dance like nobody is watching…. no wonder we CRAVE it!

I have created a 3 Minute Chocolate Mint Truffle, for the active Man/Woman. This delicious little pice of heaven will melt in your mouth, give you a taste of freshness and make your cells do the cha-cha.
I only use Raw Organic ingredients that will help repair and nourish your cells and give you a ton of energy to tackle your day.

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RECIPE: (6 Truffles)

2 TBSP Coconut Oil
3 TBSP Of Optional Sweetener like Raw Maple Syrup, Raw Honey or Raw Agave.
2-3 TBSP Raw Cocoa Powder
3 TBSP Shredded Coconut (or any other nut)
2 TBSP Of Cacao Nibs
6 drops of Cold pressed Peppermint Oil
Some Gojis or other berries as topping.

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Put all the ingredients in a bowl and stir them together until it’s a smooth paste for a couple of minutes to get the right truffle texture, if you cant wait eat them creamy straight away.

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I hope that you enjoy this recipe with body and soul. You deserve to feel GREAT!
Sending you some Butterfly Kisses!

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