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Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream

May is here and summer is on its waaaay! Which means, here in my part of the world at least, the blackberry vines are blossoming and producing sweet abundant fruit – deliciously ripe and ready for the picking. Me and my people here didn’t waste a moment on that subject. We packed up a couple Friday mornings ago and headed straight for our local u-pick farm, and came home with a whopping 22 lbs of berries- half of which were blackberries.       My head, heart andView full post »

Lemony Cashew Cream

In my last post, I mentioned a sort of ‘sugar’ detox I was planning to… well…play around with. I want to be fully committed and follow all the rules, but you guuuyyyys. I dislike the pressure of rules sometimes. Although, I have been studying and haaave learned a lot; like the benefits of water and lemons in the morning. Why and how. Proper food combining, foods that feed yeast, and the very sensitive balance of acid alkalinity in the body. IView full post »

Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie

So…today we begin this candida diet thing, and here I am posting my favorite yeast feeding purple smoothie. Apparently; nut butters, nut milks and honey are no good for people attempting to starve out yeast or in the process of a yeast cleanse…what a downer, I know. But the good news is, if you’re not dealing with yeast or on a yeast cleanse, this smoothie is probably perfect for you. It’s dairy free, low carb and full of healthy fats and antioxidants.View full post »

Banana Almond Butter Peach Smoothie

I love the simplicity of a smoothie. Simple, sweet and filling, yet, they can be made a thousand ways. Ours are usually dairy free, with the occasional grass fed cow milk yogurt, because…vitamin b and…probiotics of course. Although that is super occasional since both of our boys have the casein allergy. Which means they react through the skin in the form of eczema or hives when exposed to the milk protein (an autoimmune response). It’s kind of a bummer, and even though all theView full post »