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Gluten Free Sourdough Pancakes with Teff Flour

Teff Flour Sourdough Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten Free Pancakes: Teff flour, water and sourdough starter are the only ingredients in these gluten-free Teff flour pancakes. No butter, oil, sugar, baking soda or baking powder needed! If you’re like me, you’re tired of the gluten-free “fart-full” pancake mixes that have a ton of ingredients, like pea, potato, rice and garbanzo bean flour. Teff […]

Chocolate does grow on trees

Where does chocolate (cacao) come from? How is chocolate made?

You will be surprised to know that chocolate actually DOES grow on trees! Chocolate comes from beans which are grown on cacao trees that are native to Central & South America. It is also grown commercially and approximately 70% of the worlds cacao is grown in Africa. The cacao tree has a large orange fruit […]

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Theobromine Vs. Fluoride: Cacao’s Powerful Ability To Remineralize and Heal Cavities

“Dental Research: Theobromine, the Chocolate-Based Active Ingredient in Theodent™ Toothpaste, Works Better Than Fluoride to Strengthen Teeth.” –The Wall Street Journal The list of health benefits of Chocolate continues to grow.A peer-reviewed study investigated the enamel strengthening ability of Theobromine to repair and remineralize cavities. Measuring the hardness of the tooth, the report showed Theobromine’s ability to […]

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Healthy Eating While Traveling: Yogis Diet on the Road

Radio Interview Rebroadcast Owner and Founder of Medicinal Foods, Sky Kubby, interviews Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda to talk about healthy eating while traveling, morning fasting for complete bowel movement, digestion, vegetarian nutrition and regular yoga practice. They provide fasting and digestion tips from their personal health regime that might be helpful to a lot of people looking to restore […]

Breath as a reflection

Breath, A Daily Meditation

Breath, A Daily Meditation Many a days we go without taking a moment to breathe, without reminding ourselves to stop, sit down and breathe. We then experience stress, hyper ventilation, high anxiety, anger, frustration, impatience and impulsive behavior and wonder why we are so upset and stressed. I speak about this from experience. It wasn’t […]

Breakthrough

Kapalabhati Breathing

Kapalabhati Breathing The important thing to remember is to keep your inhale passive and natural and your exhale as the forceful, powerful movement. Start this practice at a slow steady pace. With time you can begin to build speed if it feels comfortable. The Steps Sit upright comfortably in a cross legged position,  resting your hands […]

Pranayama Practice

Pranayama Practice – Anuloma Viloma

-Pranayama Practice- Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anuloma Viloma): It is recommended to begin Pranayama practice with “alternate nostril breathing” and basic “breath awareness.” This pranayama practice is about breathing through alternate nostrils of the nose. Another name of this is Nadi Shodhona Pranayama, or Purification of the Nervous System and is calming and purifying. To begin, sit comfortably in a chair […]

Yogi Power Dessert

Yogi Power Dessert is a great natural and organic treat for those yogis who work hard. The Chia seeds provide protein, the Reishi Mushroom and Chi Tonic provide energy and the rest of the yummy ingredients fulfill the sweet cravings for your pleasure. This is a delicious pudding that can be served chilled and eaten […]

Cacao and Fire

Ayurveda and Cacao

Interview with Sahara Rose,  Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist CACAO, PITTA ENHANCING Question: Medicinal Foods has delicious herbal chocolate products. The over arching ingredient in these products is of course the cacao. What are the effects of cacao on the body in relation to Ayurveda? Sahara Rose: So, cacao doesn’t come from India so when we […]

Know Yourself

Knowing Your Body Type

  Interview with Sahara Rose,  Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist TRUSTING YOUR BODY’S WISDOM Sahara: It’s really important for people to know what is going on with their specific bodies according to their environment, the weather, their stress levels, and exercise, because all of these things play into account. Since we live in the information age, it’s […]