Full of oxygen rich veggies, enjoy these delicious Spring Rolls either raw, or in the traditional style. Yield: 4-5 Rolls 5 C. Sliced Napa Cabbage 6 oz. Shredded Carrot 2 oz. Sliced Scallion 2 Large Cucumbers 2 Tbsp. Chopped Mint 1 Tbsp. Chopped Cilantro 2 Tbsp. Chopped Basil Optional: 4-5  Rice Paper/Spring Roll Skins Raw: […]
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Where Does Sugar Hide? By far the largest source of added sugars (which includes both table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup) in the North American diet comes from sugar-sweetened beverages—soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, and tea and coffee to which sweeteners have been added. Statistics paint a large part of this disturbing health story. […]
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ORGANIC APPAREL – MAY SALES The warmer weather brings HOT sales at HHI! If you are looking to add some new organic apparel into your wardrobe then now is a g​reat​ time! HHI Store For the month of may we are offering 20% off ALL Ohganix and Yogiiza apparel for men and women! With a wide […]
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Aztec Sweet Herb is a flowering edible plant that originates from Central America and the Caribbean. Like Stevia, the plant is naturally sweet and has used for over 500 years by the Aztecs as a culinary and medicinal herb. In fact, Aztec Sweet Herb is up to 1500 times sweeter than sugar with a glycemic […]
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Avocados Native to South America and the Caribbean, the avocado tree produces a fruit that is actually a large egg-shaped berry with a sizable seed at its center. Its use among pre-Incan and other ancient Mesoamerican cultures has been dated to about ten thousand years ago by archaeologists. The Aztecs considered avocado to be a […]
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Indulge in a hearty dish for your health…and your taste buds. This flavorful salad would pair great with some raw nori sprout wraps, or an Asian soup! 3 C. Baby Bok Choy, Chopped 1 C. Shiitake Mushroom Caps, Sliced 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, Julienne 1/4 C. Black Radish, Shredded 1 C. Broccoli, Chopped 2 T. Raw Sesame Oil 1 Clove Garlic, Pressed 1 T. […]
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By Brian Hetrich, Greenhouse Manager Every year on May 5 Cinco de Mayo is celebrated. This day in history represents an unexpected victory at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 and represents the struggle against imperialism. The Mexican army won the battle despite being smaller and ill-equipped. Chia seeds actually got their name […]
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By Brian Clement, PhD, LN Since all life comes from the sun, we should consciously pursue sunlight daily. This is challenging in a time where science has twisted our minds to believe that the sun’s very energy creates cancer. Factually, there is no higher incidence of cancer with the Africans and South American indigenous populations […]
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Looking for longevity food? Look no further than this nutrient dense, broccoli rich, hearty meal. Yield:4-6 servings 1 Bunch (4 stalks) Broccoli Florets (chopped in ½ inch pieces) 2 Japanese Shiitake Mushrooms 1 C. Arame, Soaked 1/4 C. Daikon, Shredded 1/4 C. Carrot, Shredded 1/4 C. Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 1/4 C. Sesame Ginger Dressing In a medium sized bowl, […]
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By Brian Hetrich What causes us to age? Scientist who study Gerontology are not exactly sure. Some believe it is due to genetics, exposure to the sun, breathing, eating, or some kind of predetermined biological clock. One thing gerontologists all agree on is that that chronological age has little bearing on biological age. In other […]
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Using hemp from its fiber for clothing to its oil for recipes is a great way to support the environment. Hemp can grow quickly in a variety of soils and climates and is a naturally resilient plant (no need for pesticides)! Yield: About 5 cups. Technique: Combine the following ingredients in a blender. Enough lemon juice to cover […]
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Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world with some weighing up to 80 pounds! It is native to Southeast Asia but, can be cultivated in any subtropic and tropic part of the world including South Florida. The fruit is high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, potassium and magnesium. It tastes a […]
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When you consider the range of alternatives to cow’s milk-based foods, you have many options beyond soy products to experiment with. Consider these nutritious and health-centered foods: Almond milk: It’s rich in vitamin E, magnesium, selenium, and magnesium, all important to human health and all plentiful in almond nuts. You will also benefit from its unsaturated fat, protein, and […]
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Jaboticaba is a rare tropical exotic fruiting tree native to Brazil. The deep purple fruit is sweet and resembles the appearance and taste of muscadine grapes. The fruit will get to about one inch in diameter and grows right on the trunk and the main branches of the tree. Jaboticaba is high in protein, Vitamin […]
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As if the problematic chemicals found naturally in dairy products do not endanger your health enough to be a reason to stop consuming them, you also must factor in how dairy acts as a magnet to absorb even more pernicious contaminants from the surrounding environment. It’s a one-two punch to your well-being and the chemical […]
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Trying to incorporate more veggies into your diet? Sometimes the key is finding a great salad dressing. We hope you enjoy our Dijonaise Dressing as featured in Chef Kens upcoming cookbook! 2.5 Ounces Lemon Juice 1 Small Clove Garlic 2.5 Tbsp. Ground Brown Mustard Seeds 1 Tsp Ground Yellow Mustard Seeds 1 Tsp Dried Thyme 2 […]
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Broccoli is very high in the master antioxidant glutathione and other important nutrients. Like all amino acids glutathione is very heat sensitive and on average is seventy-five percent destroyed by the cooking process. Therefore, broccoli is best eaten raw. Broccoli is a cool weather plant and does best in zones 3-7. Plant in the early […]
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What better way to usher in the spring than with a cool, refreshing, green soup? Ingredients: 3 C. Green Juice (we recommend a blend of sunflower sprout, pea sprout, cucumber, and celery) 1 C. Chopped Celery 1 C. Chopped Cucumber 1/4 C. Chopped Red Onion 1/2 Avocado 2 C. Chopped Fresh Herbs 1 T. Fresh […]
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Raw Red Pepper Marinara Yield: 4 Cups 1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients. 2. Blend to a smooth consistency. 3. Season to taste.    Nut Cheese 1. Blend in a high speed blender, stirring vigorously.  Crust Yield: 1 Crust 1. In a food processor, combine all the nuts/seeds, psyllium, and dried herbs. 2. […]
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Yield: 4 servings This special-occasion recipe is versatile enough to satisfy most group events. Serve it with slices of your favorite vegetables or flax crackers. 1 cup raw sunflower seeds, soaked 8 to 12 hours 1/2 cup raw walnuts, soaked 8 to 12 hours 3 cups mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1 […]
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