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CHOCOLATE FONDUE (Infographic)

CHOCOLATE FONDUE (DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC) INGREDIENTS: Galerie au Chocolat fondue (dark chocolate or milk chocolate option) Fruit of choice (we used sliced bananas and whole strawberries) Toppings of choice (we used goji berries, chopped nuts and coconut flakes) Dipping utensil (we used festive compostable straws) INSTRUCTIONS: Follow heating instructions on package to melt chocolate Place fruit of choice on a platter Place toppings of choice in individual bowls Get your utensils ready, stick them in … Continue reading CHOCOLATE FONDUE (Infographic)

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GINGERBREAD TRUFFLE BALLS (Infographic)

GINGERBREAD TRUFFLE BALLS (DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC) INGREDIENTS: Makes approx. 12 balls 1 ½ cups raw cashews 1 ½ cups medjool dates, pitted 1 ½ tsp cinnamon 3/4 tsp powdered ginger ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp ground clove ¼ tsp sea salt ½ tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp coconut palm sugar INSTRUCTIONS: Place cashews in food processor and pulse until roughly ground. Place dates, spices and vanilla extract in food processor and blend until smooth and … Continue reading GINGERBREAD TRUFFLE BALLS (Infographic)

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QUINOA STUFFED SQUASH (Infographic)

QUINOA STUFFED SQUASH (DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC) INGREDIENTS: Makes 4 servings 2 squash (acorn squash works well here), cut in half through the middle and seeds removed 3-4 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar 2 cups quinoa 4 cups vegetable broth 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 shallots, diced 2 cups roughly chopped mushrooms 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped Sea salt for seasoning ½ cup pecans or walnuts, chopped ½ … Continue reading QUINOA STUFFED SQUASH (Infographic)

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WILD RICE AND MUSHROOM ‘STUFFING (Infographic)

WILD RICE AND MUSHROOM ‘STUFFING’ (DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC) INGREDIENTS: Serves 4 1 cup wild rice 2 ½ cups vegetable broth 1 tbsp coconut oil 2 shallots, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 ½ cups chopped mushrooms 2 tbsp fresh sage, chopped 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped Sea salt ½ cup chopped pecans or hazelnuts INSTRUCTIONS: Cook rice by bringing vegetable broth to a boil, add in rice, cover … Continue reading WILD RICE AND MUSHROOM ‘STUFFING (Infographic)

Brussels Sprout Pecan and Pomegranate Salad

Brussels Sprout, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad (Infographic)

  Brussels Sprout, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad (Download Infographic) INGREDIENTS: Serves 4-6 SALAD: 3 cups brussels sprouts, halved 2 tbsp coconut oil 4 cups of greens (kale, spinach or arugula work well) ½ cup pomegranate seeds ½ cup walnuts or pecans DRESSING: ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp raw honey (use maple syrup or agave for vegan version) 2 … Continue reading Brussels Sprout, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad (Infographic)

A Guide to Natural Men’s Grooming (Infographics)

  Refreshing one’s self after a long, hard winter is not just for the ladies. And it’s not just for the ultra suave GQ readers either. Gents, listen up! Whether you’re sporting the not-so-subtle-stumble or rocking the full out hipster beard – grooming is essential. Here’s our line-up of the best natural and organic grooming products. Each will help keep you spring fresh and kissable … Continue reading A Guide to Natural Men’s Grooming (Infographics)

5 Daily Habits to Boost Your Metabolism (infographic)

Rev your engine and shed the sluggishness of winter with these 5 tips to get your metabolism running at optimal speed! By boosting your metabolism, you’ll notice that not only are your clothes looser, but you’ll have more energy and more pep in your step. So don’t throw in the towel yet – your body is much more forgiving than you think, and will respond positively if you incorporate … Continue reading 5 Daily Habits to Boost Your Metabolism (infographic)

5 Ways To Keep Each Other Happy!

  5 Ways To Keep Each Other Happy! Relationships are a lifelong commitment and it starts with being well in spirit, body and mind. Keeping each other happy is an intangible measurement; what does being happy in a relationship really mean? Most would say that it is being able to co-exist without pretences. Finding that balance requires commitment, communication and the occasional home massage session.  Here are a … Continue reading 5 Ways To Keep Each Other Happy!

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Gardening

We all know how good it feels to get a bouquet of flowers from a loved one. From the beautiful smell, the gorgeous arrangement, and the thoughtful gesture, receiving flowers feels great for many reasons. The good news is, we don’t have to wait for Valentine’s Day or our birthdays to reap the botanical benefits. (Although it should be known that flowers are available for … Continue reading 5 Incredible Health Benefits of Gardening