Amy's Blog

Cleaning with Vinegar Doesn’t Work: What to Use Instead

One reason I don't use vinegar to clean is because it doesn't kill some bacteria like staph. I prefer to wipe out that nasty stuff with my go to cleaner... I use 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide in place of vinegar or even bleach. Instead of using vinegar to clean my...

How To Reduce Bloating While Eating Plant-Based Diet

No matter how hard we work on our digestion, bloating happens! When we change our diets including adding more raw whole foods bloating usually comes along. I want to help you reduce that yucky feeling of bloat especially when adding things like green smoothies or...

How To Prep Aloe Vera Leaves for Happy Belly

Aloe can hydrate and soften the skin, we all know but did you know it can do that and more to your belly and digestive system? Aloe vera gel helps create a smooth process for the bowels so you have less bloat and you can help your body easily let go of what it's...

How to Make Guacamole with Half the Fat and Half the Cash

Guacamole.  I could eat the bowlful. And only slightly regret it. By lightening it up a bit thanks to my secret ingredient- you can eat all the guac you want! Raw, vibrantly delicious, and your friends will never guess there isn't $12 in avocados in that bowl of guac...

Green Goddess Juice for Juice Feasting and Everyday Healing

Juice Feasting, baby! Feeling puffy and nerve endings buzzing means it's time. Four to six quarts a day. One to five days. All of those veggies and fruits make one quart. I make sure to never go below 1,200 calories, often around 1,800. It's not about losing 'weight'....

DIY Natural Skin Brightening Clay Mask with Essential Oils

  I like to keep my skin care simple.  And as natural as I can.  And cheap.  I'm also very cheap. Rising at 3 and 4 am to see the Mister off each morning on the boat is catching up with me. And my skin. Moving my evening routine around and making space for a late...

Why I Food Prep

  Food prep day!  Usually twice a week, for about 90 minutes. An hour a week for planning. Usually Sundays and Wednesdays. Chopping, slicing, zoodling. Two dips/ dressings. A snack ball or two. A couple of bags of frozen, sliced bananas (hello, Nicecream!). Even with...

Super Simple Flavor Packed Raw Vegan Pad Thai

First.  You don't have to eat all raw, all vegetables, all the time to benefit from simply eating more of them.  This recipe has the flavor and texture of a vibrant Thai dish- in less time, for less money, and far less energy than going to get take out.  Also.  Why...

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