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    Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

A new go-to dish— easy enough to prepare while juggling a toddler and newborn, packed with nutrient-dense ingredients, satisfying and delicious! Ingredients 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 2 cups chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 cups [...]

Recipe: {Creamy Polenta with Roasted Root Vegetables} V+GF

This delicious little dish from Naturally Ella is comforting in a good-for-you way! Ingredients VEGETABLES 1 parsnip 1 rutabaga 1-2 red beets 1 tablespoon olive oil POLENTA 4 cups water ½ teaspoon sea salt 1 cup polenta ½ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon fresh parsley 1 tablespoon butter (or Earth Balance) TOPPING 1 ounce blue cheese (I used goat cheese. Omit [...]
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    Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Quinoa salads are so easy to prepare. This salad is full of simple nutrient dense ingredients and is light but satisfying. You can make it ahead of time, keep it in the refrigerator and have a great option ready to go for a snack [...]
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    Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 large sweet potato, or two smaller sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks 1 teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1/2 cups cannellini beans 1/2 cup quinoa 4 cups spinach 6-8 cups vegetable stock Crushed red pepper flakes Salt [...]
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    Acupuncture for Fertility, Conception, Pregnancy & Childbirth

Acupuncture for Fertility, Conception, Pregnancy & Childbirth

What is acupuncture? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient healing art and one of the oldest forms of healing, dating back to over 3,000 years. TCM is based on ancient Chinese Theories that focus on the whole body, by stimulating the body's own innate [...]

Recipe: {Jam & Sunflower Thimbles} V+GF+P Optional

I was feeling ambitious this morning so my husband took the baby for a walk and I baked these cookies from Green Kitchen Stories with my toddler. It was nice to spend some one on one time with him since I've been bonding and breastfeeding [...]

Natureal Mom’s Favorites for Mama & Baby

I get a lot of inquiries asking which products I use. Sometimes I DIY and sometimes I buy. I do think different things work for different mamas and babies so keep that in mind. Below is a list of items I personally use and/or recommend. [...]

Recipe: (Date Sweetened Apple Pie Oatmeal} GF +V

Creamy oats sweetened with dates and served over a baked cinnamon apples makes the perfect weekday or lazy weekend breakfast. INGREDIENTS 2 tart or sweet apples, peeled, cored and evenly sliced 1 tsp honey (optional) 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup gluten-free old fashioned rolled oats 1 [...]

Healing Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Healing clays are staples in our home. An inexpensive and natural remedy, healing clays such as Bentonite have many internal and external healing benefits for the whole family — including pets! What is Bentonite Clay? One of the most effective and powerful healing clays, Bentonite is composed [...]

20 Common Homeopathic Remedies for Pregnancy & Childbirth

Homeopathic remedies have a 200 year history of use during pregnancy and childbirth and are rendered safe, gentle, non-toxic, FDA approved and and when correctly chosen, energetically stimulates the body's natural defenses to heal itself. Homeopathy can help tremendously leading up to the birth of a [...]