+ buckwheat banana bread

buckwheat banana bread

3/4 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1 cup gluten-free oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons ground chia seeds 1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup organic coconut milk 1 cup mashed bananas 1/4 cup raw honey 1/4 teaspoon almond extract method    In a large bowl, combine buckwheat flour, almond… Read More

+ ginger peach coconut water

ginger-peach coconut water

1 organic peach, peeled, pitted, and sliced 1 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cups coconut water, chilled juice of 1/2 lime method   Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix well. Garnish with lime, peach, and ginger to serve.

ylang ylang essential oil

With its sweet, rich, and spicy aroma, this oil is wonderful to diffuse into the air or spritz over your body. Some other great features are: * internal antioxidant support * promotes healthy skin and hair * helps balance hormones * lessens tension and stress and promotes a positive outlook * helps heal emotional traumas ylang ylang balancing mist 5 drops ylang ylang 2… Read More

tangerine essential oil

This beautiful citrus oil has long been a favorite in herbal health practices. Some of its benefits are: * a powerful antioxidant * cleanses and purifies * immune system support Tangerine diffuser blend 3 drops tangerine 2 drops lavender filtered water Place essential oils and filtered water into a diffuser, breathe deep and enjoy. Always use a high quality essential oil you know and… Read More

cumin essential oil

This staple spice has some surprising extra benefits: * supports digestive health * calms digestive discomfort * purifies the bodies systems, physical and emotional cumin diffuser blend 3 drops cumin 3 drops frankincense filtered water Place essential oils and filtered water into a diffuser, breathe deep and enjoy. Always use a high quality essential oil you know and trust. It is always safe to… Read More

chocolate granola

1 cup raw cashews, chopped 4 cups gluten-free oats 3/4 cup organic unrefined coconut oil 1/2 cup carob powder 1/3 cup agave syrup 1/3 cup date sugar 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt method    Combine coconut oil, agave syrup, carob powder, vanilla, and almond extract in a small saucepan and heat over… Read More

pensée magazine’s Thanksgiving menu 2016

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+ apple cider rooibos tea

apple cider rooibos tea

2 tablespoons loose rooibos tea 3 cinnamon sticks 12 whole cloves 1/4 teaspoon pink peppercorns 3 cups hot filtered water 1/4 cup fresh apple juice per cup method     Place rooibos tea, cinnamon sticks, cloves, peppercorns, and hot water into a french press or large heat proof glass measuring cup. Steep for 10 minutes, strain or press if using a french press. In individual… Read More

+ breakfast fruit loaf

breakfast fruit loaf

1/4 cup buckwheat 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 cup oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup organic coconut oil 1/2 cup raw honey 1/2 cup organic raisins 1/2 cup dried apricots 1/4 cup dairy free chocolate chips 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 3 eggs   Combine buckwheat, almond flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add coconut oil, honey, and eggs, mix… Read More

+ kale wraps

kale wraps

7 to 10 organic dinosaur kale leaves, washed and dried2 cups organic red cabbage, thinly slicedspicy black bean spreadsimple guacamole    Taking a kale leaf, spread about 2 tablespoons of the spicy black bean spread over it on the inside, then spread 1 to 2 tablespoons of the guacamole on top of the bean spread, place a small bunch of the red cabbage about… Read More