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Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

I was known in college as “Mama Ridge.” This was probably in part due to the fact that I made chocolate chip cookies nearly every day. I try to avoid gluten and dairy as much as possible so to be honest, I have probably made chocolate chip cookies once or twice in the last three…

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Almond Meal

I started making my own almond milk a few years ago and haven’t turned back since. Blending up a batch decreases your waste consumption, increases the freshness, and gives you the ability to know exactly what is going into your body. For a while, I didn’t really know what the heck to do with all…

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Hemp Milk

Hemp milk is the most simple milk to make on your own. Unlike many nut/seed milks, you do not need to soak, shell or strain in this recipe. Hemp milk can be used in your smoothie bowls, oatmeal, energy balls, and lattes. You can also just drink it like you would regular milk. Learn more about…

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Blue Majik Latte

I stumbled upon the most darling traveling merchant. Dani rides this bike setting up her Joyride Organics shop all around the city! She offers free samples of mushroom tea, sells beautiful soaps, Vital Proteins collagen peptides, and more. Follow her on Twitter to find out where she is next! One of my health practitioners mentioned…

Butternut squash Kale mac and cheese

Butternut Squash and Kale Mac and “Cheese”

This time of year makes you want to get super hygee. If you’re unfamiliar with this word, think of warm wool socks by a wood fire, curled up with a cup of hot tea. It’s a Danish word that is sweeping its way across the United States. There are foods that have this same cozy…

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Goji Berry, Cashew Butter, Oat Energy Balls

Goji berries are such a fun treat to add into your diet. Goji berries contain one of the highest antioxidant levels of any food on the planet! They create a sense of grounding energy and mental well being. You can eat them by themselves but they’re really delicious in energy balls. You can use any…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

We had Thanksgiving at my aunt’s house and my parents live legit two blocks away from them. I had to zip out of the Thanksgiving feast a couple times to change my laundry over at my house and my 11-year-old cousin asked to join. He just had to get out of the house and away…

Chocolate Peppermint Energy Balls

Chocolate Peppermint Energy Balls

Peppermint essential oil is one of my absolute favorites. You can put it on the back of your neck if you’re feeling a little hot. It’s great for digestion and freshening your breath. These energy bites are begging to be eaten as they sit in my refrigerator. Add more or less salt depending on your…

Superfood oatmeal

Superfood Oatmeal

Oatmeal is one of my favorite things for breakfast. It is super easy to make and very warming during the winter months. It’s pretty boring by itself so an easy way to power it up is just to add superfoods. You can put whatever you want on and in the bowl of oats. Serves: 1…

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Confluence Kombucha

I walked into the restaurant and instantly felt at home. Confluence Kombucha, a gluten-free gastroLAB, located in the Grove area of St. Louis is absolutely phenomenal. The flavors, the atmosphere, the staff had my heart. The menu is odd, in a curious way. I had not heard of, let alone tasted, half the things I…