Vegan day 198: Immune-Enhancing Herbal Truffles


This was an assignment for my herbology class at ACHS. We are studying diaphoretic herbs of which there are two types: Stimulating and relaxing. “Stimulating” diaphoretic herbs affect the nerves to the sudoriferous glands resulting in an increase in perspiration. “Relaxing” diaphoretic herbs affect the periphery sensory nerves which then dilate the capillaries and blood vessels. This increased blood flow […]

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Vegan day 197: Yaffa Cafe NYC


Some restaurants can just be considered New York staples… especially at 4:00 in the morning. Many people ask me for a good diner or restaurant at that after-club hour. The only one that I can think of that cares about the healthy vegetarians would be Yaffa Cafe. This is mostly because they have been serving brown rice and tofu as […]

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Vegan day 194: Best granola ever


My second time making this granola– not sure if I officially blogged it yet! I have to fully credit Celine Beitchman from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food & Health. It was here during a Living & Raw Food Intensive that I learned and practiced this original recipe. From this recipe, I varied slightly over to my own style. Of […]

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