Since we have started the Eating Consciously project, I have learned that factory produced meats are not something I can support anymore. While we do still consume some meat products in our home, mostly bone broths, we have substantially cut back. I have to admit it was something I never thought I would do. I didn't feel I was getting what I needed from a plant-based diet until 2 things happened. Fermenting The first thing that had a significant impact on our home-cooked meals was learning to ferment from Noel's classes. We bought a few books on the topic and learned to make fermented blueberries and tomato water. That changed everything. It brought a depth of flavor we were missing and our bodies love the ferment! Everything works better. Exploring the depth of plant-based cooking Another thing that has helped us was learning the depth of things you can do with plants. "I never knew you could do that with flaxseed!" I told John. It has been really [...]
Ingredients: 2 bananas 2 cups wild blueberries 1 cup cilantro 1 cup orange juice (just peel the orange, take out the seeds and throw it in) 1 tsp barley grass juice powder 1 tsp spirulina 1 small handful of Atlantic dulse Optional: water or coconut water or fresh orange juice to blend Directions: In a high speed blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. If a thinner consistency is desired, add up to 1 cup of water. Enjoy!
Loaded with juicy wild blueberries that burst in your mouth and are piled into a sweet cashew crust, this pie is as simple and perfect as it gets. It takes only minutes to make—and about that long to disappear, too! Enjoy it for dessert, breakfast, or any time the urge strikes you. 1⁄3 cup cashews 1⁄3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 4 cups dates, pitted - because I make for one person, I can put about 1 cup in, less coconut and maybe a smaller pan. 20 ounces frozen wild blueberries, thawed or fresh in season 1 mango, diced, or a container of organic raspberries For the crust, process the cashews, coconut, and 3 cups of dates in a food processor until thoroughly combined and smooth. Press the crust into a 9-inch pie dish. Cover and refrigerate. For the filling, process half of the wild blueberries, the remaining cup of dates, and the mango or raspberries in a food processor (or both) until smooth. Stir in the other half of [...]