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Fresh Coriander Pesto

Cilantro Hemp Seed Pesto

My cilantro is flowering and some is becoming cilantro seed also known as coriander. Today I made vegan cilantro pesto with cilantro flowers, some fresh cilantro and fresh coriander.  I highly recommend it. The fresh coriander seed has a light and sweeter flavor than cilantro.

Here are 2 links for a delicious organic, vegan, raw, gluten-free, easy to make cilantro pesto, made Continue reading

Sweet Potato Fries with Hemp Seeds and Kelp Flakes

Gluten-Free and Vegan Sweet Potato Fries This colorful and sweet dish is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Hemp Seeds look like sesame seeds and have a softer texture and milder flavor. Rich in omega -3, omega-6, omega-9 fatty acids, fiber, minerals and vitamins, hemps seeds are also a complete protein. Kelp is a tasty sea vegetable that is rich in Vitamin C, calcium, iron, manganese, and magnesium. Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta – carotene, which we convert to Vitamin A. Continue reading

7 Reasons Fat Is Back, Without Making You Fat

Written by Jill Ettinger, originally published http://www.organicauthority.com/health/7-things-to-know-about-fatsdoes-fat-really-make-you-fat.html  

We need fats for our health everyday!

Remember learning in school that people really once thought the earth was flat? Aw. It’s kind of cute how naïve that misconception was. Our perception of food—especially fats—has also been kind of like that. No, the earth is not flat (except for you, Kansas), and no, all fats are not bad for you. In fact, most of them are rather crucial to our health.

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are essential because our bodies cannot make them on their own. We need to get them all—DHA, Omega-3s and Omega-6s—from foods such as avocados, olive and coconut oil, chia, flax and hemp seeds, and walnuts. Continue reading

Blueberry Acai Chevre Pie

Blueberry Chevre Pie with AcaiYou can make this luscious pie with creamy chevre and blueberries. Sweetened with a touch of maple syrup on a raw walnut crust, quick and easy to whip up. YUM!. Continue reading