Posts in Superfoods
Coconut Matcha Chia Parfait

As I've become more of a matcha tea lover, I must admit, matcha is my favorite tea in the world. I am one of those people that can drink it iced all day long, then make a foamy matcha latte with coconut milk (or homemade cashew and almond milk), and then I'll say to one of my daughters or to my guy: "Hey, do you want to go check out that matcha tea place that just opened in Little Tokyo?" Coconut is also the same for me. Coconut milk, coconut ice cream, coconut curry, coconut rice. Coconut is most definitely a favorite of mine too. Put matcha with coconut in a chia pudding? Oh yes.

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Espresso Smoothie {RECIPE}

I've always found the aroma of freshly brewed coffee to be so intoxicating. Perhaps it's just the idea of coffee that appeals to us tea drinkers, but the actual taste lacks that verve we were so promised. Like that handsome Italian boy that seduced you during your Roman holiday adventure, he didn't quite live up those romantic words he whispered in your ear, but you fell for it anyway.

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Chocolate Truffles

These chocolate truffles are one of the simplest raw vegan treats to make. They're lovely to look at, full of delicious ingredients, with a rich, decadent taste. I think this recipe may cause me to introduce the catch phrase "naughty and nice eating" (and I'm sure Santa isn't into 'clean eating' anyway). Maybe leave some of these truffles with those cookies and milk by the Christmas tree? 

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Chomp Eatery Takes a Juicy Bite Into Healthy Eats

Cold-pressed juice has become a thing in Los Angeles, with many juice shops offering a variety of fresh juice cleanses, yet most of them stop the blender right there. Not so with Chomp Eatery and Juice Station. This local spot in Santa Monica offers healthy food and a plateful of options in addition to vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free fare. 

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Best Beauty Food Smoothie Ever

Aphrodisiacs are superfoods for our soul. We want to feel good by what we put into our bodies, but in the pursuit to eat healthy we sometimes forget to slow down and experience the pleasure of food. An aphrodisiac beauty smoothie is full of antioxidants, skin-plumping good fats and nutrients to add to our daily glow. 

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SUPERFOOD APHRODISIACS: Aphrodite's Ambrosia with Cranberries, Chia, Goji & Blackberries

I’ve been on the go and busy this holiday. There are articles and blog posts just bursting in my mind as I drive, usually while I'm hungry and stuck in traffic, having waited way too long to eat something. Like sugar plums dancing through my head this holiday season, I dream of beautiful raw whole foods and recipes. 

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SUPERFOOD APHRODISIACS: HOLIDAY SMOOTHIE

It's the holiday season. We've had a lot of celebrating at my house which, of course, involved cooking and eating. If you're feeling thank-full like I am, make superfood smoothies. Even though my Thanksgiving menu at home was mostly vegan (everything vegan but the turkey) I've been feeling fatigued from all of the fun events and family time. 

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Hazelnut Coconut Espresso Smoothie

I'm writing this recipe down for you before I forget because I think this one is a winner. It's super creamy, luscious and ridiculously too good to be healthy. It tastes like an espresso milkshake. My nine year old daughter has developed a penchant for iced coffee so I thought she would enjoy this.

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Blueberry & Blackberry Coconut Elixir

I'm a berry lover and so when I saw these blueberries and blackberries, I couldn't resist. I've been working on ideas for rejuvenating recipes to create a replenishing beauty cleanse program. Radiance boosting recipes require fresh raw superfoods like blueberries. I found incredibly fresh coconuts at my local Asian supermarket. 

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