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Grain-Free, Low Sugar Pumpkin Bread

Grain-Free, Low Sugar Pumpkin Bread

October 26, 2014 |  by  |  Breakfast, Gluten-free

I’ve sworn off grains and sugar for a few months and I’m starting to feel left out when all the wonderful fall baked goods start going around. I found this recipe on WellnessMama.com and immediately knew that I had to try it. It turned out the be the perfect solution. It’s tasty and easy to make. I used butter instead of coconut oil to minimize the coconut flavor and stevia as opposed to honey to keep the sugar content as low as possible. I made a double batch and they turned out so well, I single-handedly ate them all in…

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Grain-free Granola Goodness

Grain-free Granola Goodness

October 24, 2014 |  by  |  Breakfast, Gluten-free, Recipes

This granola is delicious over yogurt, with coconut milk, or as a topping on baked cobblers. It’s great for breakfast, snacks, or an after dinner treat. If you want a little sweetener add a couple drops of NuNaturals Vanilla Stevia or a drizzle of maple syrup.

All nuts are soaked and dehydrated. Click here to learn the benefits and for instructions
Grain-free Granola Goodness   Print Author: Laureen Wallravin Recipe type: Breakfast Ingredients 2 cups almonds chopped 1 cup Brazil nuts chopped 1 cup Macadamia nuts chopped 1 cup cocoa nibs 1 cup…

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Water Kefir Demo

Water Kefir Demo

August 5, 2014 |  by  |  Drinks and Tonics, Events

Fermented Drink Series – Part 1 of 3
Learn how to brew your first batch!
Kefir has been around for ages, but we’re just now starting to embrace it again. Fortunately, kefir’s popularity has grown so much in the past few years that you can now find it in most stores. However, it’s still a mystery for some. Now’s your chance to learn all about this delicious and healthy beverage. In this demonstration, you will learn about the importance of a probiotic-rich diet and how to make your very own water kefir for pennies a bottle. Starter grains and instructions are included…

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Breakfast Hash

Breakfast Hash

May 12, 2014 |  by  |  Gluten-free, Recipes

I love breakfast. I love a group breakfast with friends and family even more. I have fond memories of growing up with a houseful of my parent’s friends pretty much every Sunday cooking, eating, drinking, and laughing. And, most likely, contemplating what drive we were going to go on that day or the next weekend since weekends drives were a regular part of my childhood. I don’t think I was always totally into those drives but I can now appreciate the fact that we were out discovering and exploring new places right in our own backyard, the Central Coast.

Sweet potato…

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Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto

January 17, 2014 |  by  |  Gluten-free, Recipes

Cilantro Pesto
Cilantro is not only delicious but is also well known for its powerful health benefits, specifically its detoxing abilities. It is able to bind and pull heavy metals from the body. This recipe is so easy and can be used in a plethora of ways: condiment for any Mexican or Thai dish, dip for veggies, mix a spoon in your hummus or other dip for extra flavor, and most seafood would be more than happy to be paired with this savory sauce.

 
Cilantro Pesto   Print Prep time 5 mins …

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Laureen Wallravin, NTP
San Luis Obispo County
(805) 242-3677

is a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner specializing in a holistic approach to nutrition and total body wellness. She helps clients with digestive, blood sugar, hormone, immune, and detoxification imbalances. Her methods include a Metabolic Type Diet, functional diagnostic testing, and food sensitivity testing (MRT). Laureen’s practice is located in Grover Beach and she serves the surrounding areas of the Central Coast including Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.