What is Buddha Bowl?

What means Buddha Bowl?  There are no strict guidelines when defining a Buddha Bowl— contains the proteins, vegetables, grains and dressing vary. In essence, it’s an overstuffed bowl resembling the belly of Buddha. Most bowls are loaded with a ton of different kinds of veggies, roasted or served raw, mostly meatless. Here is some kind…

What are health benefits of MSM?

MSM (Methyl-Sulfonyl-Methane) is organic form of sulfur. This compound is the third largest nutrient found in the human body after calcium and phosphorous.  MSM is also an ingredient found in quite a few foods: meat, dairy products, as well as vegetables.  Sulfur is found in over 150 different compounds within the human body. There are…

DIY Cashew “Mylk” Milk

There are lots of different kind of plant-based milks (almond, cashew, coconut) in the market but most of them are including added sugar or artificial flavor or including soya. I am not big fan of milk since I try to avoid dairy products, they causes chronic inflammation in your body. If you have any inflammation…

Top 9 Immune System Boosters

You can strengthen your immune system naturally with holistic medicine. If you catch more than two colds a year you probably have weakened immune system.  Weakened immune system leads to infection, infection causes damage to the immune system, which further weakens resistance. Enhancing the immune system can provide the answer to breaking the cycle. What…

What are the Health Benefits of Amalaki aka Amla?

What is Amalaki aka Amla? Amla literally means “sour”; it is the Hindi word for a fruit tree (Emblica officinalis or Phyllanthus emblica) that grows throughout India and bears sour-tasting gooseberry-like fruits.  Amla is also known by the Sanskrit name “Amalaki.” Other Sanskrit nicknames for amla—names meaning “mother,” “nurse,” and “immortality”—are a testament to the healing capacity of its…

Benefits of Hibiscus Flower Tea

Hibiscus tea was a beverage of choice for Egyptian pharaohs in ancient Egypt. In fact, many cultures, including those in the Caribbean, Mexico, China, Africa and Europe, cultivated and used hibiscus tea, not just for its flavor but for its medicinal properties. High in vitamin C, minerals and antioxidants, hibiscus tea has been recognized in…

Top 11 Essential Oils

What is essential oil? An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An oil is “essential” in the sense that…

Acai Blueberry Raw Cake

Raw cakes are very popular now. They are gluten free, dairy free and mostly sugar free. Internet is full of recipes but some of them are bit complicated. Here is simple recipe for raw cake. Acai blueberry raw cake recipe Servings: min 4 Time: 40 min + freezing time 1-3 h Ingredients for base; 3 dl…