Great Meal and Dessert Ideas

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Desserts

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Choco Nutter Nano Smoothie

I enjoyed coming up with a name for this amazingly delicious and simple-to-make drink.  I actually never call it a choco nutter nano, but it’s catchy and cute as a title.. right? I am ALL abo…

Source: Choco Nutter Nano Smoothie

Beginners Shopping List

Here is a list of items suggested for those just starting out or not fully SOLD OUT on the idea or those who just want to enjoy GOOD GOD FOOD and healing at the same time.

A good rule of thumb here is to find single ingredient foods with one ingredient in it.

No added ingredients, flavors, colors, preservatives etc. (So peanut butter would just have peanuts as the ONLY ingredient.  This takes a bit of getting used to but as you move along you will find products that you go to every time.

Depending on where you shop and what you buy.  Although I prefer to buy my items local, I do have to admit that I shop Costco for bulk items because I am on a budget too.

Clean 15 is non organic clean food

    • Asparagus
    • Avocado
    • Cabbage
    • Cauliflower
    • Eggplant
    • Grapefruit
    • Honeydew Melon
    • Kiwi
    • Mango
    • Onion
    • Pineapple
    • Sweet Corn (watch for GMO)
    • Sweet Peas
    • Sweet Potatoes
    • Watermelon.

Other healing fruits and veggies

  • Apples (organic if possible due to pesticides)
  • Lemons

Items for Homemade Granola

Items for making 7 Healing Fudge

  • Coconut Oil (organic, unrefined if possible)
  • Nut butter (organic peanut butter, almond butter, or some other nut butter)
  • Honey (raw natural)
  • Plain unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Cinnamon (stronger the better)
  • Pure Vanilla Extract (not imitation)

Other helpful items to add to your diet

  • Apple cider vinegar (organic raw with mother)
  • Molasses
  • Olive oil
  • Turmeric Root (found fresh in some produce sections)
  • Ginger Root (found fresh in some produce sections)
  • Green tea
  • Purified Water
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Probiotics (or make your own kefir, kombucha, kimchi and other ferments)

Stuff for Detox Baths

If buying meat, I try to find it grassfed organic.

Milk, I buy raw goats milk.  But even raw milk  is a good alternative.

Here is a shopping list for foods that assist with Colon Cleansing.

Today’s Challenge

Swap Sugar

Take the time today to treat yourself.  However, instead of sugar, swap out one of your regular choices with honey, molasses, stevia, agave or a fruit.  Be cautious here as these are still sugars and less is needed for sweetness.  Here is how sugar is ranked.

Maybe this means taking something you enjoy and giving it a makeover and substituting ingredients.  It is important to use less of the alternative sugar.

IDEAS:

  • Try replacing your morning coffee and sugar with honey, agave, stevia, raw coconut sugar.
  • Try Lemon and molasses water instead of your soda.
  • Whip up a batch of Healing Fudge instead of a candy bar.
  • Plan ahead and make Homemade Granola
  • Choose a sugarless smoothie instead of ice cream
  • Use healthy alternatives for sugar sparingly as they are more concentrated sugars.

 

NOT ALL SUGAR FREE IS SAFE

Be careful not to fall into looking for sugar-free as an alternative. There are many unsafe alternatives that are as bad or worse than added sugar.

Use less sugar alternatives as they are even considered questionable by some. https://authoritynutrition.com/6-healthy-sugars-that-can-kill-you/ 

Xylotol is a natural sweetener and can poison your dog.

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Some of the many alternatives

Homemade Granola

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If your like me you need a quick grab for energy throughout the day.  I make up a batch of granola for myself and kids and keep it in travel sized packaging-small mason jars.

Here’s how I make mine.

Homemade Granola

  • 3 C organic whole oatmeal
  • 1/2 Tbsp Saigon cinnamon
  • 1/2 C raw honey (approximate amount or to cover oats lightly)
  • 1-2 Tbsp black strap molasses
  • additional ingredients optional
    • raisins, nuts, chia, dried fruit, drizzles of coconut fudge to cover and blend

Combine oatmeal and cinnamon in a large bowl, slowly drizzle honey and molasses over the oats covering until well blended but not too sticky.  Bake on a cookie sheet at low temp for 10-15 minutes or until desired crunch or chewy.  Add additional ingredients to cooled oats and store in a sealed container in fridge or cupboard.