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Vegan CrepesIngredients1 tsp Sea salt½ cup water¾ cup almond milk½ cup Fresh herbs rosemary oregano parsley1 cup All purpose gluten free flour3tbsp Coconut butter (melted)2 flax meal eggs (1 tbsp flax to 3 water per egg)http://www.bobsredmill.com/recipes.php?recipe=7157InstructionsBlend and set mixture in fridge 1 hourAdd water to mix if it becomes too thickCook crepes until lightly golden on each side. Brush pan with paint brush and coconut oil between each crepe.http://www.love-fed.com/2013/05/09/this-mothers-day-say-je-taime-maman-with-these-savory-crepes/

Vegan Crepes

Ingredients
1 tsp Sea salt
½ cup water
¾ cup almond milk
½ cup Fresh herbs rosemary oregano parsley
1 cup All purpose gluten free flour
3tbsp Coconut butter (melted)
2 flax meal eggs (1 tbsp flax to 3 water per egg)
http://www.bobsredmill.com/recipes.php?recipe=7157

Instructions
Blend and set mixture in fridge 1 hour
Add water to mix if it becomes too thick
Cook crepes until lightly golden on each side. Brush pan with paint brush and coconut oil between each crepe.

http://www.love-fed.com/2013/05/09/this-mothers-day-say-je-taime-maman-with-these-savory-crepes/

— 2 months ago with 4 notes
#vegan crepes  #alkaline me  #food is our medicine 
USDA Certified Organic SOAP BERRIES LAUNDRY WASH 1lb of organic soap berries / includes 100% organic cotton wash bag / plant-based vegan / + plants a tree / add 4-5 berries into mini wash bag / pull closed / toss into washing machine with laundry / 4 uses per batch. / contents fully compostable / averages 200 loads per lb. www.naturawlbeing.com

USDA Certified Organic SOAP BERRIES LAUNDRY WASH 1lb of organic soap berries / includes 100% organic cotton wash bag / plant-based vegan / + plants a tree / add 4-5 berries into mini wash bag / pull closed / toss into washing machine with laundry / 4 uses per batch. / contents fully compostable / averages 200 loads per lb. www.naturawlbeing.com

— 2 months ago with 4 notes
#vegan  #organic  #soap  #laundry 
Flax-Rosemary Flatbreads with Smoked Sea Salt• 1 cups spelt flour • ½ cup whole flax seeds, freshly ground OR ¾ cup flax meal• 2 Tbsp. chopped rosemary (preferably fresh)• 1 teaspoon baking powder • 3/4 tsp. smoked sea salt (but any sea salt is fine)• 1/2 cup water • 1/3 cup olive oil plus more for brushingDirections:1. Preheat oven to 450°F with a heavy baking sheet on rack in middle.2. Grind flax seeds in a coffee grinder or blender until all seeds are pulverized. It should resemble flour. 3. Stir together flour, flax meal, chopped rosemary, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Make a well in center, then add water and oil and gradually stir into flour with a wooden spoon until a dough forms. Knead dough gently in the bowl 4 or 5 times until it comes together.4. Divide dough into 3 pieces and roll out 1 piece (keep remaining pieces covered with plastic wrap) on a sheet of parchment paper into a 10-inch round (shape can be rustic; dough should be thin).5. Scatter small clusters of rosemary leaves and a little salt, pressing in slightly, then lightly brush top with additional oil. Slide round (still on parchment) onto preheated baking sheet and bake until pale golden and browned in spots, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer flatbread a rack to cool, then make 2 more rounds (1 at a time) on parchment (do not oil or salt until just before baking). Break into pieces and serve.http://www.mynewroots.org/site/2010/01/just-the-flax-2/

Flax-Rosemary Flatbreads with Smoked Sea Salt
• 1 cups spelt flour 
• ½ cup whole flax seeds, freshly ground OR ¾ cup flax meal
• 2 Tbsp. chopped rosemary (preferably fresh)
• 1 teaspoon baking powder 
• 3/4 tsp. smoked sea salt (but any sea salt is fine)
• 1/2 cup water 
• 1/3 cup olive oil plus more for brushing

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 450°F with a heavy baking sheet on rack in middle.
2. Grind flax seeds in a coffee grinder or blender until all seeds are pulverized. It should resemble flour. 
3. Stir together flour, flax meal, chopped rosemary, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Make a well in center, then add water and oil and gradually stir into flour with a wooden spoon until a dough forms. Knead dough gently in the bowl 4 or 5 times until it comes together.
4. Divide dough into 3 pieces and roll out 1 piece (keep remaining pieces covered with plastic wrap) on a sheet of parchment paper into a 10-inch round (shape can be rustic; dough should be thin).
5. Scatter small clusters of rosemary leaves and a little salt, pressing in slightly, then lightly brush top with additional oil. Slide round (still on parchment) onto preheated baking sheet and bake until pale golden and browned in spots, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer flatbread a rack to cool, then make 2 more rounds (1 at a time) on parchment (do not oil or salt until just before baking). Break into pieces and serve.

http://www.mynewroots.org/site/2010/01/just-the-flax-2/

— 2 months ago with 7 notes
#vegan  #spelt crackers  #food is our medicine  #alkaline me 
Anonymous asked: Hey, i have a friend who sent me a link about Oil Pulling, (that thing where you swish oil in your mouth for twenty minutes and it improves your health?) well i dont doubt it, but, we were out the day before and we bought some coconut oil hair conditioner, and its made up of coconut oil and petroleum jelly, and im kinda worried she might try to use That for oil pulling lol sorry this came out being long, but anyways, Is oil pulling with that stuff safe?


Answer:

alkaline-me:

Yes, it’s safe!!!  And it works!  Works well!!!   

ha!  coconut oil works well.  Don’t use the hair conditioner.  :p  

— 3 months ago with 1 note
Anonymous asked: Hey, i have a friend who sent me a link about Oil Pulling, (that thing where you swish oil in your mouth for twenty minutes and it improves your health?) well i dont doubt it, but, we were out the day before and we bought some coconut oil hair conditioner, and its made up of coconut oil and petroleum jelly, and im kinda worried she might try to use That for oil pulling lol sorry this came out being long, but anyways, Is oil pulling with that stuff safe?


Answer:

Yes, it’s safe!!!  And it works!  Works well!!!   

— 3 months ago with 1 note
Avocado SalsaINGREDIENTS3 avocados diced chunky1/4 cup chopped red onion3 Roma Tomatoes diced1/8 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped1 Tbsp. lime juice1/4 tsp. garlic salt1/8 tsp. pepperINSTRUCTIONSAfter you have diced and chopped the avocados, red onion, Roma tomatoes and cilantro, combine in a medium bowl. Add lime juice, pepper and garlic salt. Toss and lightly stir to combine flavors.http://www.chef-in-training.com/2012/08/avocado-salsa/

Avocado Salsa

INGREDIENTS

3 avocados diced chunky
1/4 cup chopped red onion
3 Roma Tomatoes diced
1/8 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
INSTRUCTIONS

After you have diced and chopped the avocados, red onion, Roma tomatoes and cilantro, combine in a medium bowl. Add lime juice, pepper and garlic salt. 
Toss and lightly stir to combine flavors.

http://www.chef-in-training.com/2012/08/avocado-salsa/

— 3 months ago with 2 notes
#avocado  #salsa  #vegan  #food is our medicine  #alkaline me 
Buckwheat Salad Ingredients:1 cup raw buckwheat2 handfuls baby spinach2 spring onions chopped1 handful fresh basil leaveszest of 1 lemonjuice of 1/2 lemon50g feta cheese1 ripe avocado ( I used these teeny tiny avos I found that’s why it looks like more than one in the photo)1/2 red onion finely chopped2 T pepitas2 T mixed sprouts1 fresh red chilli thinly sliced1/4 cup olive oilsea salt and pepper to tasteMethod:Rinse the buckwheat under cold water then bring to the boil in a pot with 2 cups of water. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 15 minutes or until tender (buckwheat is better when slightly undercooked, if it is cooked too long it tends to go mushy)While the buckwheat is cooking combine the baby spinach, basil,spring onions, lemon zest and lemon juice in a food processor and process until finely chopped.Once the buckwheat is cooked allow to cool then stir in the herb mixture. Add the chopped red onion and season with salt and pepper.To serve, arrange the buckwheat on a platter, drizzle with olive oil, scatter the chopped chilli and sprouts, crumble the feta over the top and p the sliced avocadoServes 2http://theluminouskitchen.com/grain-free-2/alkalising-buckwheat-salad/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=alkalising-buckwheat-salad

Buckwheat Salad 

Ingredients:

1 cup raw buckwheat

2 handfuls baby spinach

2 spring onions chopped

1 handful fresh basil leaves

zest of 1 lemon

juice of 1/2 lemon

50g feta cheese

1 ripe avocado ( I used these teeny tiny avos I found that’s why it looks like more than one in the photo)

1/2 red onion finely chopped

2 T pepitas

2 T mixed sprouts

1 fresh red chilli thinly sliced

1/4 cup olive oil

sea salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Rinse the buckwheat under cold water then bring to the boil in a pot with 2 cups of water. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 15 minutes or until tender (buckwheat is better when slightly undercooked, if it is cooked too long it tends to go mushy)
While the buckwheat is cooking combine the baby spinach, basil,spring onions, lemon zest and lemon juice in a food processor and process until finely chopped.
Once the buckwheat is cooked allow to cool then stir in the herb mixture. Add the chopped red onion and season with salt and pepper.
To serve, arrange the buckwheat on a platter, drizzle with olive oil, scatter the chopped chilli and sprouts, crumble the feta over the top and p the sliced avocado
Serves 2

http://theluminouskitchen.com/grain-free-2/alkalising-buckwheat-salad/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=alkalising-buckwheat-salad

— 3 months ago
#buckwheat  #spinach  #avocado  #salad  #food is our medicine  #alkaline me 
Early Summer Veggie Saute INGREDIENTS2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil1 large shallot, thinly sliced2 cups/230 g fresh sugar snap peas1 lb/455 g asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 1-in/2.5-cm pieces2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced½ cup/15 g packed fresh basil, cut into thin ribbons1 tsp fresh lemon juice (optional)SaltFreshly ground black pepperPREPARATIONHeat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté the shallot, stirring frequently, until it is fragrant and lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Raise the heat to medium-high. Add the peas and asparagus and cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook until the vegetables are crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes more.Turn off heat and stir in the basil. Add the lemon juice, if using, and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/early-light-summer-veggie-saute/

Early Summer Veggie Saute 

INGREDIENTS
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 large shallot, thinly sliced
2 cups/230 g fresh sugar snap peas
1 lb/455 g asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 1-in/2.5-cm pieces
2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
½ cup/15 g packed fresh basil, cut into thin ribbons
1 tsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
PREPARATION
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté the shallot, stirring frequently, until it is fragrant and lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Raise the heat to medium-high. Add the peas and asparagus and cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook until the vegetables are crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes more.
Turn off heat and stir in the basil. Add the lemon juice, if using, and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/early-light-summer-veggie-saute/

— 3 months ago with 1 note
#snap peas  #asparagus  #saute  #summer  #food is our medicine  #alkaline me