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Mom’s Amazingly Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes

Raw Fusion, Vegan and Gluten-Free This recipe and blog is contributed by Kristie Oren, one of our cherished coaching candidates for the Natural Wellness Academy. I’m the ‘mom’ and my 9 year-old son declared them – AMAZING!  He flips for any traditional flap-jack that comes out of a box, from a diner or drive through […]

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Morning Sunshine Breakfast Porridge

                Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free Anti-Inflammatory – Nutrient-Rich – Delicious I decided recently to go back to a high raw diet since that is the lifestyle that works best for me.  Most days I start out with a simple green smoothie (just greens plus fruits/vegetables) but when I am craving something creamier, ultra-nutritious and filling, this […]

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Power Breakfast or Simple Snack – Mango a la Mexicana

  Raw Vegan Super Snack

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I generally start my mornings with a Green Smoothie so that I can flood my body with very easy-to-digest blended greens and antioxidant-rich fruits and berries.  By mid-morning I am ready for a small snack or breakfast.  This is one of my favorites as it’s easy, flavorful, low calorie and surprisingly filling.

During my teens and twenties I spent a lot of time in Mexico where I began my love affair with mangoes.  We would go to the market and buy a bag and I would polish them off at the rate of at least one per day.  At the perimeters of the open markets you would always see vendors selling them on a stick, with lime juice squeezed on top and sprinkled with lots of chili powder.  At this point in my life I didn’t find that combination of sweet, tart and spicy particularly appealing.

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