Posts tagged stevia
Fig + Chaga Tonic

I had to cruise back into LA for two days to prepare some personal meals for a couple of clients, and in doing so I found myself quite inspired by all these abundant figs. Not only did I top their salads with figs, but I also made them this delicious tonic.

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Recently I’ve been getting asked to teach people how to prepare certain foods, quite often. After so many requests, I decided to develop my own little Free + Native class branch. Yesterday was the very first one I taught, and was graced upon the most divine group. Incredibly beaming souls who were so respectful of my time and energy. We focused on making seed + nut milk, along with my two favorite daily smoothies, Pearl and Cacao Cloud.

During lecturing, I overhead myself really highlighting the INCREDIBLY important medicinal aspects of including probiotic-rich foods into our diet daily. That leads me into this very energizing, beautifying smoothie bursting with beneficial bacteria from wonderful goat kefir.

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Acai Pearl Smoothie

Adding pearl powder, yes you heard me—ground pearls—to this smoothie is quite exciting. When meeting up with the ever-so-knowledgeable Christine Della Cioppa a couple of weeks ago, she sure took my every-couple-of-days acai, chia, banana, stevia, sprouted almond milk smoothie to another level when she made me this INCREDIBLE acai ice cream bowl and chatted about the beauty results of pearl as an herb (recipe coming very soon—it’s going to blow your mind, trust me).

Nonetheless, I ran right to Erewhon and bought some pearl powder to add to this smoothie in hopes that my skin will turn as fluorescent and glowing as that of a pearl. And not only hugely beautifying, this smoothie also serves as the perfect mid-afternoon mega energy boost when you start loosing steam. The bee pollen and acai will keep you buzzing for hours!

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