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Cauliflower Flax Crackers

Cassandra Stuart

Tags nourishment

Cauliflower Flax Crackers

I’m 13 days into a new way of eating, inspired by the candida diet. I’ve temporarily cut out all grains, sugars and starchy foods in a effort to starve the sugar out of my body. Aside from some emotional detoxing to food (yes this is a real thing) I’ve felt AH-mazing! My energy has improved My allergies have improved I no longer feel like the Tin Man when I wake up in the morning (achy joints and muscles) The bags under my eyes have dissipated I’ve lost 6 lbs. The sacrifice:  no comfort foods like chips and or crackers, unless they...


No Bake Granola Bars

Cassandra Stuart

Tags nourishment

No Bake Granola Bars

Fellow oatmeal lovers, switch it up with some of these too-good-not-to-try no-bake granola bars. Our bodies and minds will thank us for this heavenly delight. This recipe is a awesome combo of protein, healthy fats and natural sweeteners to sustain you as a mid-morning snack or afternoon pick-me-up.  If you have a nut allergy, replace the nut butter with sunflower seed butter (sun butter). Food processors make these a breeze to make. If you don’t have one borrow one from a friend. Blenders make a good substitute, but you’d be best off making small batches. Combine oats, seeds/nuts and dates.  (I used a...


Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Cassandra Stuart

Tags nourishment, plant medicine

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Today’s day 7 of a candida cleanse. In an effort to starve the candida bacteria in my body which normally feeds off of sugar, refined foods, wheat, dairy and fruit, I’ve temporarily cut these foods out of my diet. What do I eat then? More greens, cruciferous veggies, lots of protein (nuts, eggs, fish, lamb, bison, grass fed beef) and a ton of water. My motivation: to get rid allergy symptoms in my sinuses; clogged nose, puffy eyes, crackling in my ears. So what do you do when you crave a rich and creamy sauce? You get creative! This was...


Who knew Pepper's a fruit?

Cassandra Stuart

Tags nourishment, plant medicine

Who knew Pepper's a fruit?

Black pepper was once known as black gold because of its value. To this day it is the most common used spice (often accompanied with its partner-in-crime, Salt) Native to South India, Vietnam is the world’s biggest producer and exporter of pepper. Did you know that pepper’s a fruit? Peppercorns grow in drupes (a cluster of fruits) on a flowering vine. So technically they’re a fruit, who knew? When harvested and dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn. Black pepper, green pepper and white pepper all come from the same fruit. Black pepper is the cooked and dried unripe fruit....