During our trip to Bali I fell in love with smoothie bowls. I know they’ve been a big trend for quite a while but for the most part when it comes to eating fruit, I generally prefer to keep it simple with a mono-meal or basic fruit platter. Smoothie bowls are simply an extra thick…
If you are interested in detoxification and cleansing your body you probably already give a lot of attention to avoiding toxins in food and trying to eat organic. But have you ever considered the possibility that your clothing might be a potential source of toxic compounds?
On our recent visit to Bali we were excited to discover how the raw and vegan food scene has developed. It was fantastic to see just how many choices there are now for those following a plant-based diet.
Our favorite place to eat in Bali was a vegetarian restaurant called The Shady Shack. A large proportion of the menu is vegan and they also have a really wide selection of raw desserts.
Spring is the perfect time to focus on including more fresh raw vegetables in your diet. These high-enzyme foods naturally cleanse the liver, which can benefit from being activated after the heavier meals that we tend to gravitate towards during the cooler months. As spring arrives our body is ready to let go of accumulated toxins….
While I do enjoy a raw dessert from time to time most of them tend to be very rich due to the inclusion of large amounts of nuts, seeds and oils. The combination of high-fat along with concentrated sweeteners like agave can be very taxing on the digestive function and also causes issues for those struggling with candida.