Eeek, It’s been so long, so much has been taking place, between creating for others, participating in many champagne, spice, chocolate, tea and coffee tastings, rebuilding menus and lots of private cooking classes, I am happy to say I am back with consistency, recipes, thoughts, ideas, culture and love of food conversations and with guest contributors coming to Healing Food Culture, I am inspired, energized and ready! It’s GO SEASON!
So, I want to start this off right, check out this new recipe!
This recipe has been created in honor of a truly amazing woman, nutritionist, leader, motivational woman and sister business, Coach P Care!
In a comment Coach P shared, it sparked all these amazing thoughts in my mind and being about the amazing nourishing health properties and prevention that is to be had in the foods that have created this divine juice!
The beauty in orange whole foods brings to mind their liveliness being rich in beta carotene, metabolism support, blood sugar regulator, lycopene rich, immunity superstars Vitamins A, B6 and C filled, fueled with Fiber, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Calcium, Antioxidants, Selenium, Alpha Carotene and so much more, which we will get into in a moment.
Additionally this juice is packed full of the whole foods that increase Vision Health, while reducing Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Emphysema, Arthritis! Doesn’t this sound like an amazing way to start your day, refuel midday or for a healthy snack or as an addition to your next juice cleanse? HEALING in a glass, now that’s my kind of healing! What about you?
Enjoy, delight and share the inspiration of Health and Energy Healing!
I love you and am excited that you are with me and we are doing this together! AMAZING!
ORANGE SULTRY DELIGHT
1 Large Sweet Potato
½ Sweet Pumpkin
2 Navel Oranges
6 small Orange segments (garnish)
1 coconut, meat removed
½ tsp Cinnamon
Wash and chop all ingredients. Get your chilled glasses ready! Because coconut meat is quite juicy and runny, juice ingredients as follows:
Add 2 carrots to juicer, a piece or two of coconut meat, chunk of sweet potato, segments of orange, sweet pumpkin chunk, repeat until all is juiced. Remove container, stir to combine, add ¼ tsp cinnamon, stir again. Remove your chilled glasses from freezer, pour ¾ c juice, sprinkle cinnamon on top, add three segments of orange. Enjoy!
A note on HEALING THROUGH FOOD:
Because our journey to healing, health, wellness and self-care is a very important journey, I believe it vital to mention the amazing health benefits in these beautiful ORANGE WHOLE FOODS:
Pumpkins are FUELED with Fiber, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lutein, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids, and Phytosterols. Many studies, long term and short term have shown beneficial reduction in Cancer, Diabetes, Hypertension and Asthma when eating a properly planned Whole Foods meal planning with Pumpkin added in! What a great way to incorporate this HEALING FOOD!
Carrots are excellent grounding vegetables, being excellent sources of Carotenes, Vitamin A, Fiber and Potassium as Pumpkins are, additionally, Carrots are loaded with Manganese, Niacin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C! Take a bite of that…mmmm! Carrots, like Pumpkin, reduce Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Emphysema and protects vision, protecting against macular degeneration and cataracts!
Cinnamon has been said to clean teeth and freshen breath, regulate our menstrual cycles and as a pain relief during childbirth! Cinnamon also has Manganese, Iron, Calcium, Fiber and are filled with Antioxidants! While you sip on your juice, or even enjoy a glass of Cinnamon tea, know that Cinnamon reduces Arthritis, Diabetes, helps your body maintain health Blood Pressure and keeps your Heart Healthy.
Sweet Potatoes, mmm, what a heavenly delicious and powerful plant that improves cognitive functioning, have amazing cancer fighting properties, lowers the risks for cancer through the Beta Carotene that are filled with every Sweet Potato and Yam you eat as well as improving pancreatic cell function and improves insulin resistance! Anthropologists have found Sweet Potato remains in South American Community Caves dating back millions of years ago…wow! Amazing! I am always amazed by the ancient explorations of Whole Foods, where they come from, what cultures enjoyed them, how they used them and how they cultivated them during these ancient times! Inspirational Sweet Potato, a complete source of Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium, Fiber, Lycopene, and Anthocyanin’s!
Oranges have been used for centuries as a combatant against acne and as a preventative measure against constipation and toothaches, as an appetite suppressant, reduce High Blood Pressure, and boosts the body’s levels of citrate which prevent kidney stones from forming! Oh my goodness, who would’ve thought that this wonderful and beautiful brightly colored fruit could be such an amazing healer! Wow! There’s so much Potassium, Vitamin C, Folate, and Flavanones!
Enjoy this tall glass of healing, happiness and Life and be Rejuvenated!