Eating is a primal nourishing act that connects us to the world around us. By the very process of taking in food, we transform the external environment into our internal environment. Meals are a celebration of our interdependence with nature. Yet in these modern, frenetic, convenience-ridden times, that sense of celebration has been banished from the few minutes we call lunch or dinner. Mealtimes have become more of a bother than a pleasant daily ritual that gives focus to our lives.

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It’s extracted directly from a plant, it’s up to 200 times sweeter than table sugar, it contains no calories, and it doesn’t  come with the health problems associated  with other sweeteners. We’re talking about stevia, a South American plant that has been used by indigenous peoples for hundreds of years to make tea and sweeten […]
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This cool raw vegan soup is rich in flavor, perfectly creamy, with just the perfect amount of spice! Yield: 4-6 Servings  2 C. Shiitake Mushrooms, Sliced Sprinkle w/Lime Juice, set aside Blend until smooth: 1/8  C. Lime/Lemon Juice 2 Cloves Garlic 2 inch Ginger Root 1 Tsp.  Curry Powder 1 C. Fresh Coconut Meat 2 C. […]
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It’s LOVELY time of year for many reasons, one of them being this fantastic raw vegan cookie recipe! Enjoy them under the tree or wherever your heart desires. Ingredients: 3 Cups Brazil nuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 3.75–4 Cups of sliced carrots 1/4 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp vanilla flavor, without alcohol 18 drops Stevia Zest of 1 […]
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Although oysters are well known as a source of zinc, they are better known as a toxic food. Even in the Bible people are warned not to eat shellfish. They are the scavengers of the ocean and absorb all of its poisons. There is more toxic pollution in the oceans than ever before in human […]
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This Dairy-Free classic is sure to please guests all year long. Recipe by Executive Chef Ken Blue of Hippocrates Health Institute CREAMED SPINACH DIP Yield: 4-6 servings 1 lb. Spinach chopped in food processor with “S” blade 1-2 oz. of dehydrated almond meal Sauce: 1.5 oz. Lemon Juice 5 oz. Water 1.5 C. Pine nuts (Soaked […]
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No region of our body is as heavily saturated with heavy metals, alloys, toxic materials, dead organs (teeth that have under-gone root canal treatment), and inflammations such as the mouth and jaw areas. Biological dentistry is named after a current of thought that treats the mouth as a part of the body and not as an […]
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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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Caesar Salad Prep 1 head Romaine lettuce, washed and chopped  1 cup almond flour (left over and dehydrated from making almond milk) 1/4 cup dried hijiki, soaked and rinsed in water Caesar Salad  1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped 1/8 cup hijiki, soaked (optional) Dressing 2 cloves garlic 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil  1/2t mustard […]
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Raw vegan soups are a fun way to incorporate warm spices for cool winter months! Ingredients: 1 cup sprouted lentils 1/4 cup sliced scallions ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1½ tablespoons dulse flakes Sauce: 1 cup sprouted lentils 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup chopped carrot 1/4 cup chopped celery ½ tablespoon chopped fresh ginger […]
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This beautiful and richly flavored soup is perfect for small glasses or big bowls during the holidays. Enjoy it with your favorite flax crackers! Yield: 5 Cups 1 cup shredded green cabbage ½ cup finely diced red onion 2.75 cups chopped red beet ½ cup chopped red onion ½ avocado 1 stalk celery, roughly chopped […]
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As we set aside some time during this Holiday season to be grateful for the many blessings in our lives let us not forget to give thanks for the greatest gift of all – the gift of family and friends! It occurs to me that the best thing we can do to enjoy the company […]
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One day during her senior year, Ruth Whalen broke out in hives. She assumed she was allergic to the clams she had eaten earlier in the week and an emergency room doctor injected her with epinephrine (adrenaline). She became psychotic. Unknowingly, she had an anaphylactic response — not to eating clams, but to drinking Coca-Cola. Ruth was allergic to caffeine. Already overstimulated, the adrenaline took her over the edge.

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Here in south Florida our holidays are hardly the winter wonderland depicted in seasonal cards. So while the rest of the country settles in with a warm beverage we like to keep it on the cooler side after coming back from the beach. What better way to capture the essence of the holiday season in our […]
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Always wanted to show your friends and family how amazing raw vegan can actually be? This recipe is a show stopper! YIELD one 8-INCH PIE Ingredients For the filling: 3 cups pumpkin, thinly sliced 2 cups carrots, thinly sliced 1½ cups of water ¼ tbsp. pumpkin spice ½ tbsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp vanilla, alcohol free ½ […]
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Do you want to create the perfect “turkey” substitute for your thanksgiving feast? We got you covered! To top it off, you will be super thankful for how easy this dish is to make! Ingredients: 3 C. Soaked and rinsed Walnuts 2 C. Carrots, chopped 1 C. Celery, chopped ½ C. Onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. Poultry […]
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YIELD: 3.5 CUPS 2 cups pumpkin seeds, soaked 1 cup chopped cucumber, optional 1 cup chopped zucchini, optional 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon ground coriander seed 2 teaspoons kelp powder 3/4 cup water 2½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice, optional 2 tablespoons pumpkin seed oil 1 tablespoon Bragg Liquid Aminos or Nama Shoyu […]
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Alpha-linolenic (ALA) acid is a type of omega-3 fatty acid found in plants. It is similar to the omega-3 fatty acids in algal oil, called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Your body can change alpha-linolenic acid into EPA and DHA. Alpha-linolenic acid is also found in flaxseed oil, hemp oil, marine phytoplankton, AFA Algae (Aphanizomenon flos-aquae), chia seed and walnuts, to name a few sources. These are all good sources of this important nutrient.

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Hippocrates provided me with much-needed R&R before my wedding. BY HANNAH JAGO Five weeks before my wedding at the end of March, I found myself traveling to the beautiful surroundings at Hippocrates Health Institute, having found out about it only three weeks prior. It was an early wedding present from my fiancé, who wanted to help […]
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