The Baobab is a beautiful rare tropical exotic tree native to Madagascar, Africa, and Australia. It has been called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. The massive trunk of the Baobab holds large amounts of water. Upon maturity the tree commonly grows thirty feet in diameter […]

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Sugar is an umbrella term for sweetness in its many forms—cane sugar, beet sugar, honey, molasses, fruit juice concentrate, maple syrup, high-fructose corn syrup, agave nectar, among the many naturally-occurring and synthetically-derived sweeteners known to humans. In early recorded history it was mostly a sweetener experience dominated by sugar cane and honey, and that is where our story begins. 8,000 BC—It is […]

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While wheatgrass juice has many powerful medicinal properties, it may taste sweet to some people while it may taste bitter to others. The way you perceive the taste depends upon your history – how much you exercise, how healthy you have recently been eating, and how many toxins you have been exposed to in your […]

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Incorporating a raw living food lifestyle can seem very daunting when it’s your first time. Throw in the many sources of information and misinformation and the journey can soon get very overwhelming. If you have already been eating a raw living food diet, daily stressed that try to derail you include temptations of convenient foods, […]

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Looking for an easy delicious recipe to make at home? Try our famous Tacos with Red Pepper Corn Salsa! Walnut Tacos Yield: 2 cups Taco “Meat”: 3 C. walnuts, soaked and dehydrated 1-2 cloves garlic 2 T. chili powder 1 tsp. Bragg’s Aminos*Optional 1/4 tsp. cayenne 1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. 2. Process […]

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Ready to kick your salad up a notch? Explore spice with this zesty Cajun Collards recipe. For the salad, your preferred amount of: Collards (chiffonade cut) Sliced Onion Sliced Carrot For the dressing (keep any left over for tomorrows salad): 2.5 Red Bell Peppers, Roughly Chopped 2 oz. Lemon Juice 1.5 Cloves Garlic 1.5 TBSP […]

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What does it mean to be ageless? Is it a physical or mental state of being? Or is it a state of spiritual awareness? Or perhaps it is a combination of all three? The time has come for us to shift our societal beliefs around what it means to age and how we feel about […]

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Drinking fresh wheatgrass juice is literally drinking liquid starlight! All life on this planet comes from the sun. You are solar powered once removed. Only green plants can transform the sun’s energy into chlorophyll through the process of photosynthesis. Plants use starlight to produce fuel that your body and your cells need to live. Chlorophyll […]

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Raw Vegan Tabbouleh: ½ Cup grated cauliflower 1 Clove garlic clove, minced (optional) ¼ Cup fresh lemon juice or lime juice 1 Bunch chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 Bunch chopped fresh cilantro ¼ Bunch chopped fresh mint ½ Red pepper very finely chopped 1 Bunch scallions, finely chopped ¼ Cup extra virgin olive oil ½ […]

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1) Sprouts, sea vegetables and fresh water algae are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. 2) Sea vegetables are a good source of iron, calcium and iodine. Iodine helps protect you against radiation. [1,2] 3) Fresh water algaes, green and blue-green, have 55% more protein. There are 65 different minerals in blue-green algae. […]

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Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that functions as a prohormone (hormone precursor). Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin from 7-dehydrocholesterol after exposure to UVB rays. Vitamin D3 (also known as cholecalciferol) occurs naturally in small amounts in foods such as, sunflower sprouts, fenugreek sprouts, shiitake mushrooms, basil and […]

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The earth does not like to be naked. If you leave the earth naked it will clothe itself – with weeds. The solution in the garden is to clothe the earth around your plants with some sort of ground cover to help suppress the growth of any weeds. The best type of ground cover is […]

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Nutritional supplements have a role to play in keeping our immune systems healthy, but at least 90 percent of the nutriceuticals being sold today, rather than being directly extracted from plant sources, are fabricated by pharmaceutical companies, which mix petrochemicals with other synthetic chemicals. We recommend only using nutriceuticals that are whole food supplements, directly […]

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Ingredients: 5 C. Nut Cream (1/2 Almond – 1/2 Pine Nut) 1 Bunch Asparagus (no leaves) 4 Stalks Celery 3/4 T. Garlic Powder 1/4 Sweet Onion 1.5 T. Kelp Powder 1.5 T. Dried Thyme 1/2 T. Frontier Pizza Seasoning 1 oz Lemon Juice Technique: In a blender, combine lemon juice, spices, celery, onion and cream*. […]

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We spend a 1/3 of our life sleeping, this means you spend more time in your bedroom and more specifically on your mattress that anywhere else in your home! Creating a good sleep environment is actually crucial to the quality of sleep that you experience. In the past we’re discussed tips to achieving better sleep, […]

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Hippocrates is my new best friend, both the Greek philosopher and Hippocrates Health Institute. These two, though separated by centu-ries, have lots in common. Each sport the same name and echo the same sentiments with their joint mantra, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” I’m tipping my hat to Hippocrates from […]

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  Bugs are a reality of life in the garden. However, if left unchecked these pesky insects can spoil all your hard work by devouring much of your delicious food before you have the chance to enjoy it. However, there are some natural remedies to these pesky insects that are totally non-toxic to humans and […]

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Now non english speakers can visit HHI with ease when they book their stay through a translator during a specific time frame. Please see the groups we have coming up below. If you or someone you know is interested, please reach out to the translator directly.   German Group: October 9 – October 29 Hema […]

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From the time that we are born and throughout most of our lives we are told that everything we do in life has a consequence to it. We are drilled in this over and over again that A plus B equals C. There is a sense of logic to it, and we believe that we are given […]

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Enjoy your sprouts! It is a good idea to have a variety of sprouts in your diet. Every sprout offers different nutrients. By having a variety of sprouts you will have a more balanced nutritional profile. Today, we will explore some of the many benefits of mung bean sprouts. Mung bean sprouts are an important […]

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