Entries by Nicolette Marais

Better Than Egg Nog

The perfect, raw, vegan Egg Nog for the Holidays. Truly delicious with a rich, heavy, silky texture. Especially with a generous sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg on top, this is better than Egg Nog. Servings: Four small glasses, or two large glasses Ingredients 3/4 cup soaked cashew (soaked at least 2 hours) 1/2 cup coconut […]

9 Ways to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

Indoor air quality matters, because it is a huge contributor to toxic load and carcinogen exposure. Indoor pollution is generally higher than outdoor pollution unless you consciously reduce it by building your house with non-toxic materials, remove your shoes prior to entering your house and use an air filter in urban areas. Air pollution is a […]

Plants That Can Clean Indoor Air

Are there plants that can clean indoor air? The answer is yes, but for plants to effectively purify the air in your home you will need to keep the following two things in mind. 1. Choose the right plants Plants are not equal in their ability to naturally purify the air. To clean the air […]

Almond Milk

Prepare your own fresh Almond Milk at home in just a few easy steps! Ingredients: 1 Cup Raw, Organic Almonds 2 Cups Filtered or Spring Water Supplies: Medium sized ceramic or glass bowl High powered blender like Vita-Mix or Blend-Tech Cheesecloth or other straining cloth; make sure the piece is large enough to span across […]

10 Lifestyle Choices for Breast Health

We have joined forces with so many others by changing our attitude from “Breast Cancer Awareness” to “Breast Health Awareness”. Prevention is key and we must be vigilant in living healthy lifestyles that promote optimal health. The good news is that the majority of breast health practices are also practices that contribute to good health […]

Sesame Seed Milk

Sesame seed milk can easily be made from raw sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are a great source of protein, essential fatty acids, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc and some of the B vitamins. Sesame seeds are considered to be the oldest oilseed crop known to humanity. Most sesame species grow in the wild and […]

Compassion = I See You As a Part of Me

Compassion = I see you as a part of me. I know like me, you too are not perfect. Yet, like me you too are are fully deserving of existence. Like me, you too are fully deserving of love and kindness. Like me, you too need forgiveness and acceptance. Like me, you too deserve to […]