Jicama Jicama is a root vegetable which is sometimes called a “Mexican Sweet Potato.” It is high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, and potassium. Once peeled, it reveals a sweet juicy flesh that resembles the taste and texture of apples. Jicama is grown in the Hippocrates Organic Garden and is used in our kitchen for the […]

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Sprouting has been recognized throughout history for assisting in the healing of many disorders and most Eastern Asian and Europeans countries have been sprouting grains, nuts, beans and seeds for thousands of years. Ancient Chinese physicians have been prescribing sprouts for their health benefits throughout history and different forms of sprouting, soaking and fermenting seeds […]

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We hope you enjoy this recipe for a cool and creamy summer soup compliments of Executive Chef Ken Blue of the Hippocrates kitchen! 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 […]

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Spending time in nature has a profound effect on your health in a positive way, and if you are like most people, then you are probably spending a large part of your life on the computer, watching TV, skimming your phone and your time spent outdoors is minimal. This dependence on electronic media and not […]

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Finally a guilt-free pasta dish that won’t leave you feeling heavy or ready for a nap as you digest simple carbs for hours. This eloquent but hearty recipe incorporates special elements such as macadamia nuts and smoked dulse that add to it’s unique flavor profile. If you have yet to invest in a vegetable spiralizer, may this recipe inspire […]

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If you are like most people, reaching for that hot cup to sip in the morning is a top priority to getting the day started. While most drinks like coffee and black teas are popular for the morning jumpstart, switching out the caffeinated beverages with an herbal tea can be soothing and comforting, while also […]

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Are you looking to stay away from heavy or sugary salad dressings? Sauerkraut can be a perfect alternative. Enjoy it as a fat free dressing rich in probiotics that is great for digestion. Add it to your salad whole (shredded) or even blended. This delicious recipe yields 4-5 cups! Ingredients: 1 Head Red Cabbage, Shredded 1/2 Apple, Seeded […]

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There’s something about a fresh salsa verde that just screams summer. We hope you enjoy our Hippocrates spin on this classic favorite! Yield: Enough for the party Ingredients: Cilantro: 1 full cup (packed) Blended Garlic: 1/3 TBSP Cayenne Powder: 1/4 TBSP Hot fresh pepper (yellow): 1 TBSP Chef’s Hot Sauce (or one of your choice): to […]

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The Hippocrates Signature Green Juice is a major component of the Life Transformation Program and adding this delicious and nutritious drink to your daily routine is one of the best things you can do for your health. Juicing green vegetables provides your body with highly concentrated nutrients that are optimal for regenerating, purifying, and healing […]

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The iris is a wonderful and colorful story-teller. By definition, the iris is that portion of the eye surrounding the pupil and giving the eye its distinctive color. It is the pigmentation of the iris that defines your baby blues or bashful browns. Since humans come equipped with a left and right iris, they possess one set of irides.


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  Ok, we understand the obsession with avocados. The following recipe is great not only for salads but reducing the water content will allow it to become a thicker consistency perfect for vegan burritos & tacos. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Lime or Lemon Juice 1 Handful Cilantro 1.5 Avocados 1 Cup Water 1 Clove Garlic 1 […]

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Transitioning to a plant-based diet can be overwhelming at first, especially when you first start grocery shopping and meal planning for this new lifestyle change. Most people are unfamiliar with the raw food staples needed to stock your kitchen, and understanding what and where to buy these essential raw food ingredients will help make this […]

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When I was a kid, physical activities were an integral part of my life, just as it was for most of us. After I finished my schooling and headed out to college, the importance of those activities steadily diminished. Mind you, I wasn’t studying in the U.S., but in Switzerland. Therefore, this “slacking off” is endemic of our modern world and not based on a particular way of life. I still managed to be relatively healthy, until I decided to return to the U.S. I had grown up in California as a kid and moved to Switzerland as a teen, so I was pretty familiar with my new surroundings?—?or so I thought. However, as a young man in his twenties, I was totally clueless when it came to proper nutrition, just like the majority of youngsters today.


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Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and it’s important to understand the connection between physical health and mental health. Everyone experiences times of difficulty and stress in their lives and developing a healthy lifestyle and habits can help prevent or improve mental health conditions like depression and anxiety, as well as […]

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This sweet and savory soup is sure to please your taste buds! Yield: 2 to 3 servings 1 cup raw almonds, soaked 12 hours 3 cups fresh carrot juice 1 red or yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1 garlic clove 1/2 bunch dill, parsley, basil, or cilantro Bragg Liquid Aminos, kelp powder, or dulse granules Drain and […]

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Did you know that there are certain foods that will benefit you greater and also some that will not serve you when eaten in combination? Welcome to food combining! This methodology is one that we practice at Hippocrates Health Institute so that we can achieve the greatest and most nourishing benefits from our food. We […]

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Raw Vegan Sushi


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If you are currently consuming a plant-based diet, or ever considered it, then you have probably come across the ever-present debate about where you will get your protein if you stop consuming animal products. Our society has created a fear-based myth that the only true sources of protein available for human consumption are through animal […]

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I find myself reflecting on the concept of forward movement. How is it that my own preoccupation with this concept contains and limits the connection to life’s magic and perfection? As a space holder and care taker for those people that are called to participate in the HED program and commit their lives to (in […]

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Who doesn’t love a sweet and savory potato chip? Ditch all the fat that comes with frying and indulge in this guilt-free treat! Step 1 Thoroughly wash your sweet potatoes. Step 2 Slice your potatoes as thin as possible. We recommend using a mandolin slicer if you have one available. The thinner the slice, the crispier […]

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