Food and Drink

Blackberry Superfood Smoothies ~ Trinity’s Conscious Kitchen

Written by on September 21, 2014 in Food and Drink with 0 Comments
Blackberry Superfood Smoothies ~ Trinity’s Conscious Kitchen

Blackberries are loaded with anti-oxidants, making them an excellent choice against free-radical damage and for healthy cardio-vascular support. Not only have they been shown to have anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties they are also rich in vitamin C and manganese. Being a family of avid smoothie drinkers, they tend to make a keen appearance in our breakfast (or anytime) drinks, in a multitude of different ways. Here are two of my favorite smoothie combinations that feature blackberries…

One of my favorite combinations is blackberry with coconut milk or cashew cream. This blend creates a thick, rich creamy purple smoothie that everyone loves. It works well with a frozen banana, although it still works nicely at room t

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5 Ways Water Can Degrade from Good to Bad

Posted by on September 21, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Pathogens, Prevention with 0 Comments
5 Ways Water Can Degrade from Good to Bad

Water could “go bad” if you store it improperly, reuse dirty bottles, or fail to regularly clean your water filtration system.

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5 Immune-Boosting Ingredients for an Anti-Cancer Smoothie

Posted by on September 20, 2014 in Cancer, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 1 Comment
5 Immune-Boosting Ingredients for an Anti-Cancer Smoothie

It has been shown again and again that cancer cannot grow in an alkaline body. Cancer, in fact, thrives, in an acidic, inflammatory, oxygen-poor environment. Sadly, many of the foods we eat every day are acidic and cause, you guessed it, cancer-fueling inflammation.Why not turn that habit on its head right now by making your own super easy, fabulously healthy anti-cancer smoothie? The ingredients are below.

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Kiss Your Grass-Fed Beef Goodbye! GMO Grass About to Be Approved

Posted by on September 19, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Kiss Your Grass-Fed Beef Goodbye! GMO Grass About to Be Approved

While many of us rely on grass-fed beef as a source of healthful, properly raised meat, that option of healthy eating may just move down a peg. Why? Not because cattle may have to switch to GM grain, but rather because cattle may be forced to indulge in genetically modified grass.

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Are You Consuming The 9 Most Genetically Modified Foods?

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Are You Consuming The 9 Most Genetically Modified Foods?

You care about your health, and you’re also vigilant of the fact that foods that have been genetically modified have been shown to cause allergies, organ failure, and general toxicity.
Therefore it should be essential such scary franken-foods are avoided. To not only better your own health but prevent mineral-loss in soil from conventional growing methods, take care to buy the following foods organic, or avoid them altogether

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USDA’s Greenlighting of ‘Agent Orange’ Crops Sparks Condemnation

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Farming, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
USDA’s Greenlighting of ‘Agent Orange’ Crops Sparks Condemnation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision this week to approve two new genetically engineered crops is being denounced by watchdog groups as a false solution to herbicide-resistant weeds and a move that threatens human and environment safety alike.

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10 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water, Staying Hydrated

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water, Staying Hydrated

When you feel thirsty, your body is likely already insufficiently hydrated. While you can make a habit of drinking water first thing in the morning to help stay hydrated, as many ancient medicinal arts suggest, sipping water throughout the day is also important. Remember to opt for pure, clean, filtered water whenever possible. You would be surprised to find out how disgusting tap water can be.

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Your Cells, Their Proteins and Superfoods

Posted by on September 16, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Your Cells, Their Proteins and Superfoods

What’s cellular protein got to do with it? A whole lot! Turns out, you can influence it with food. In order to drum up more money for research and drugs, researchers also kind of have to admit the power of food.

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The ‘Look After Yourself’ Kale Wrap

Posted by on September 16, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 1 Comment
The ‘Look After Yourself’ Kale Wrap

Kale wrap power house of nutrition full of essential fats, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants with a strong infusion of garlic to really cleanse and enhance efficiency of the immune system.

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For the First Time, U.S. Agencies Consider a Diet for a Healthy Planet

Posted by on September 15, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
For the First Time, U.S. Agencies Consider a Diet for a Healthy Planet

Given the profound impact of what we eat and the general public’s limited knowledge about the widely varying environmental footprint of different foods, I’m thrilled that our government plans to provide direction on food choices that are better for human health and the planet. I am also encouraged by the serious efforts of the Committee to do its homework on this issue.

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Creamy Cauliflower Sauce 5 Ways

Posted by on September 8, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Creamy Cauliflower Sauce 5 Ways

This versatile, culinary delight can be used for lasagne sauce, in vegetable bakes or with veggies as sauce to serve on top of rice. Maybe you can dream up a favourite version of your own!

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Kicking That Sweet Habit

Written by on September 6, 2014 in Awake and Aware, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
Kicking That Sweet Habit

By Omar Cherif Just like many other drugs, sugar is addictive. But unlike most drugs, sugar is legal and readily available pretty much everywhere, so getting hooked is way easier. The less you eat it, however, the less you crave it. I have personally kicked it out of my life some years ago and it […]

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Plum & Raspberry Smoothie

Posted by on September 3, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Plum & Raspberry Smoothie

Plums make an absolutely delectable smoothie. They work a treat with a handful of berries and a little ‘je ne said quoi’.

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Training Your Brain To Prefer Healthy Foods

Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Training Your Brain To Prefer Healthy Foods

It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research.

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Plum Pudding Pie (Gluten-Free, vegan)

Written by on September 2, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Plum Pudding Pie (Gluten-Free, vegan)

Plum Pudding Pie’ (which is somewhere between a pudding/cake and a pie) is an excellent way to create a bit of kitchen alchemy and enjoy this simply lovely fruit. Being gluten-free, it’s surprisingly light. It serves wonderfully as a hot pudding straight out of the oven, either completely by itself or with vanilla or coconut sauce. It also works really well as a cold pie dessert or healthy lunchbox snack.

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