Rawkin Blueberry Pie (raw, vegan, gluten free)

Print Raw-kin Blueberry Pie (raw, vegan, gluten free) This all natural, no processed sugar added, no bake pie is sure to make you come back for seconds!  You won’t believe how simple, yet delicious this pie is.  This time, it really is OK to have pie for breakfast! Prep Time 1 hour Refrigerate 3 hours…

Repost – Vegan Blood Orange Mousse from Deliciously Ella

This one has our mouth watering!! So easy, so beautiful, so YUMMY!  Check out the original post on deliciouslyella.com here   OVERVIEW Serves: 4 Difficulty: easy INGREDIENTS: 500g natural, vegan yogurt (I use Coyo) 4 teaspoons of maple syrup 4 blood oranges Handful of chopped pistachios, about 30g METHOD: Start by zesting the blood oranges. Place…

You ARE a Badass! – Jen Scincero

Our self help book recommendations continue this week with a no nonsense, stop screwing yourself beauty by success coach Jen Scincero: You Are a Badass. In her straight forward and sometimes raw way, Scincero helps you to “identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, create a life…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Papaya

This fruit boasts major health benefits as listed in the great graphic from Dr Axe below.  Be sure to pick a ripe papaya – it will have orange skin and it will give a little when pushed.  Green papayas are unripe and should be cooked or allowed to ripen on the counter until they reach…

Time Out!

We have said it before and we will say it again, taking time for you is not selfish, it is vital to your health both physically and emotionally.  We are constantly on the go, often giving to others long before we even consider giving to ourselves.  We pour out of our cup into others and…

Energy Bites (raw, vegan, gluten free)

Print Energy bites (raw, vegan, gluten free) These little bites are perfect for a boost of natural energy.  They are perfect for grab and go and for packing in school lunches. Prep Time 10 minutes Servings 5 Author fabulouslyfighting Ingredients 1 cup Organic rolled oats gluten free 2 cups Pitted dates tightly packed 3/4 cup…

Repost – A recovering prefectionist on letting go of perfection

This week’s repost is a recent Weekend Reading segment from Gina at The Full Helping.  This article really drives home the weight of striving for perfection.  Gina offers her personal experience as well as excerpts from the experience of others: A friend of mine told me that he recently went to a conference where all of…

The Compound Effect – where baby steps become leaps and bounds

Earlier this week we discussed how taking small steps or actions consistently over time will add up to major results.  This week’s personal growth and self help resource is this exact principle, The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. In this book Darren takes you through simple principles that when applied consistently will make a huge…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Asparagus

Ok, we know these little guys get a bad wrap.  Yes, asparagus does make your pee smell, which is a by-product of when your body breaks down a sulphur compound found in asparagus known as mercaptan.  Seriously though, there are worse things right?  Asparagus is high in potassium which works with sodium to keep blood…

Baby Steps

I may be dating myself here, but did you see that movie with Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss called “What About Bob?”  Dr Marvin (played by Richard Dreyfuss) is a well known psychiatrist who takes on a very needy, clingy and socially awkward patient Bob (played by Bill Murray).  In an attempt to help Bob,…