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Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Tomato Free Ketchup (Recipe)

I created this tomato free ketchup for a client with a nightshade allergy. Nightshades are a family of plants that come from the capsicum and solanum families. Typical nightshade vegetables are tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and eggplant. Nightshade plants contain a poisonous substance called solanine. The fruit and vegetable of the plant are safe to eat. However, those with allergies to nightshades or certain nightshade fruits and vegetables must avoid them in their daily diet. It's very tough to find tomato free foods. tomatoes are usually a base that is found in everything--from soups to sauces. you name it--tomatoes are probably in it. what happens when you have a tomato allergy buy still want to enjoy the taste of ketchup? this tomato free ketchup is suitable for all nightshade allergy sufferers. it's also suitable people who simply avoid tomatoes because of the inflammation that it induces. Yes, there are people who willingly avoid eating nightshades ! You don'

Italian Sausage Lasagna (Vegetarian, Gluten Free & Organic)

I thought I'd give our green news guide readers a treat and share my savory and hearty lasagna recipe with you. i usually substitute and try different meats but the base recipe is always the same. You can also sub the meatless meat for whatever protein your tastebuds desires. this dish will be sure to please all the carnivores and meat loving people in your life! Believe me ; ) Italian Sausage Lasagna (ORGANIC, GLUTEN FREE, MEATLESS) recipe: Gardein sliced Italian sausage (1 pack) Morningstar farms Italian sausage (1/2 pack) 5 oz organic spinach Whole Foods Market gluten free yellow lentil lasagna noodles (1 package) 365 organic four cheese pasta sauce 3 Stalks organic onions Package of Italian shredded cheese blend 4oz parmesan cheese Ricotta cheese 6-8 OZ 1 organic egg Garlic powder Italian herb seasoning Avocado oil non stick spray 1 lasagna pan or casserole dish (2) 8" or 10" skillet pans 1 spatula OPTIONAL 3.5 oz porcini mushrooms 3 oz shitake mushrooms 2 oz maitake

Green Goodness Superfood Smoothie

I wanted to share the post workout smoothie that I created after the wellness festival with you interested people. Ingredients: click on any ingredient below to purchase : ) 2 cups of slightly thawed chopped mango (now you should have known this fruit was going to be in it) 😄😜 1 cup of your choice of fresh greens (I used spinach) 1 cup of vanilla oat milk (I used planet oat) 1 tbsp of Moringa powder 1 capful of Now brand colloidal minerals 1 TBSP blue agave Vitamix I prefer fruit for smoothies to not be completely frozen before adding it to a mix. TBH, frozen fruit makes the texture of smoothies way too thick. If there was a continuum between thick and liquified for smoothies, I prefer it to be somewhere in the middle. Thaw your chopped mangos for about an hour before blending. Once the fruit is thawed, combine all the ingredients into the Vitamix and blend for 40 seconds to 1 minute on medium. Why moringa powder?: Moringa is a superfood and natural adaptogen which contains nine e