Category Archives: RECIPES

Homemade Vegan Facemasks


29 March 2013

Our skin is our primary barrier against external attack, insulating and protecting us from being damaged.  If it is compromised, the damaged and/or irritated skin is then even more sensitive and permeable to external attack, and its appearance is also impaired. The following “cruelty free” facemask recipes are meant to replenish undernourished skin, heal … READ MORE

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The Five Koshas (Part 4 – Vijnanamaya Kosha: wisdom sheath)


25 February 2013

Vijnanamaya Kosha is the fourth of the five Koshas (sheaths) and is a Sanskrit terms “jna” (to know), “vi” (apart), together they imply discernment. Maya means composed of, Kosha means sheath. So, Vijnanamaya Kosha is the sheath that is composed of the discerning intellect. The Vijnanamaya Kosha is also known as the sheath of … READ MORE

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5 Positive Lifestyle Changes for the New Year (Part 4)


9 January 2013

Are you in a rut? Are you feeling like you’re losing your “touch”? Is complacency becoming the norm? Maybe what you need are some basic lifestyle changes. In the coming days we will review five suggestions for the New Year to help improve your health and overall wellbeing – helpful advice that may also … READ MORE

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5 Positive Lifestyle Changes for the New Year (Part 2)


3 January 2013

Are you in a rut? Are you feeling like you’re losing your “touch”? Is complacency becoming the norm? Maybe what you need are some basic lifestyle changes. In the coming days we will review five suggestions for the New Year to help improve your health and overall wellbeing – helpful advice that may also … READ MORE

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Raw Vegan Holiday Salad Recipes


14 December 2012

Rawsome Salads Orange, Avocado, Spinach Salad This salad recipe kind of sounded like an odd combination, but the flavors actually mesh pretty well together. The sweetness from the orange goes nicely with the tanginess of the lime and creaminess of the avocado. Ingredients: 1 orange 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 … READ MORE

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Vegan Holiday Snack Recipes


13 December 2012

Olive Tapenade Olive tapenade is a great spread to serve with crackers for an easy gourmet appetizer or hors d’oeuvres. This recipe, which uses two kinds of olives, making a nice color combination, adds to the appeal of the dish. This olive tapenade recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, and can be prepared in … READ MORE

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Vegan Holiday Dessert Recipes


11 December 2012

Brownies (egg and dairy free): Brownies are a classic and simple treat and this recipe makes it easy for the lactose intolerant to enjoy them just as much. The recipe comes from a dessert spot in New York City. Mix 1/2 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of cocoa powder, 1 … READ MORE

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Healthy Holiday Indulgence


10 December 2012

This is the time of year when we get together with family and friends who are probably less aware of, and surely less sensitive to, the dietary choices we’ve made in regards to the impact food has on our overall health. During this time cravings for the unhealthy foods we’re offered everywhere we go … READ MORE

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