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The Healing Power of Tea

 If there is something that can lift up my happiness gauge a little bit every day, it’s a good cup of tea!There are so many varieties of teas, most of them healthful and some of them not at all.In this article I will introduce you to the healing powers of tea, their different types, and…

Conquer the World of Medicinal Mushrooms

I was fascinated with mushrooms as long as I can think and always loved eating them. In the woods around our home in Germany, we used to go “shrooming” to collect edible mushrooms, and then cook a big meal with friends from our bounty of the fragrant fungi.When we mention mushrooms and their medicinal power,…

Foods For The Brain – Eating For Better Memory, Focus And Concentration

 Have you ever walked into a room just to pause and ask yourself why did I come here? Or you could swear that you had put your keys right next to your wallet, and yet they aren’t there, and you have no idea where you’ve put them instead? Or here’s my favorite: having the wrong memory because I…

FOOD

Healthful Plant-Based Recipes for Every Meal and Occasion

Carrot Coleslaw Salad

This crunchy and flavorful salad can be enjoyed as appetizer or meal. It boosts superfoods like cabbage, carrots, ginger, flax seeds and sunflower seeds to aid digestive health   Carrot Coleslaw Salad 4 organic carrots, peeled and thinly sliced or grated 1/4 red cabbage, shredded 1 tbsp raw sunflower seeds 1 tbsp raw flax seeds…

Italian Tomato Avocado Salad

Italian Tomato Avocado Salad A different style of salad is this non-green salad based around tomatoes, avocado and olives! It is a hearty meal with tons of vitamins, inflammation busters, and essential fatty acids with a surprising flavor boost from the coconut oil. 2 organic tomatoes, diced 1 ripe avocado, cubed 3 tbsp black olives,…

Sprouts Sauerkraut Salad

The varied textures and flavors of this sprouts and sauerkraut salad range from tart to creamy in this amazing nutritional powerhouse! Miso paste is fermented soya and the best way to consume soy. It gives a salty note and umami flavor to many of our dishes, and serves as base for this thermogenic salad dressing.…

MINDFULNESS

Meditation Guides and More

The 31 Best Gratitude Quotes

 May this time of reflection and giving thanks be peaceful and happy for you in the circle of your most beloved beings.Below are some time-proven quotes and thoughts on gratitude and how you can embrace this precious life every day and every minute.There is still so much worry and fear in the world, so it’s…

Beautiful Holiday Traditions in Ukraine and Europe

 What a year 2022 has been…I truly believe that most of us are happy that it’s over and we can ring in a new year!No matter if we are affected by the war in Ukraine, inflation worries, political divisiveness, the bear stock market, gun violence, or anything else adverse that make us want to look at…

50 Inspiring Peace Quotes For The World

First published March 03, 2022. Revised August 03, 2022While the world continues to absorb the shock over the full military invasion of Ukraine by Russia, a situation that was unthinkable just a few months ago, I am equally in awe over the swift and unified response by the Western nations, as I am horrified by…

PLANET

Green Living and Tips Around Sustainable Choices

11 Environmental Films You May Not Know

As our livable environment is changing fast and drastically, and the discussion over human impact on climate change vs natural occurring cycles is still not settled in the minds of some part of our society, I’m inviting you to take a closer look at these 11 not widely known environmental documentaries that I have selected…

Going Green at Home

Our Carbon Footprint – How Green Are Our Homes?Going Green at home without spending extra money is easier than you think. One person or one family can make a huge difference with small steps! Find out how you can go green at home and reduce your carbon footprint without the need for expensive gadgets or huge…

Comfortably Unaware

With his book Comfortably Unaware and his many speaking engagements, Dr. Richard Oppenlander addresses a fact that should be widely known but is often conveniently pushed aside: that our current choices of animal foods are causing widespread global depletion – the loss of our land, water, air/atmosphere, food supply, biodiversity, energy resources, and our own health.In a…

TRAVEL

Follow Our Adventures

Your Ultimate Guide to Vegan Las Vegas - All The Places Where You Can Eat

When I was looking for a complete and fully up-to-date listing of all things vegan food in Greater Las Vegas recently, I was disappointed to find that nothing I looked at had the latest information on everything that’s happening around town. Of course, there are many websites, blogs, articles, etc., but none of them complete…

Best of Lists for Sedona Vegan Food and Wine

 Sedona has been one of our favorite getaway destinations for more than a decade, no matter if we are up for hiking, chilling, spiritual recharging, wine tasting or romantic dinners under the starry sky. We love to surround ourselves with the awe-inspiring red rock formations, canyons and vortexes that time has shaped. And to top…

Las Vegas Vegan Shopping

 Pure Health FoodsA natural health food store created by Kim & Sean Smith that has operated in Las Vegas since 2008. With two locations in town, they offer many vegan foods, supplements and alternative health products. This is also your place if you’re looking for raw foods and superfood supplements.Pure Health Foods FacebookLocation 1 : 7575…

LIFE SKILLS

Great Life Skill Tips

The Best Reads To Create An Unstoppable Mindset

 The old adage “you are what you eat” needs a makeover, as it is actually really more like “you are what you think and believe”! I had the pleasure to meet-up with friends yesterday that I haven’t seen in years. One of the ladies had lost over 200 pounds and she looks amazing! A natural beauty,…

Finding People Who Help You Grow

 A wise person once said that you are starting to think, behave and even feel like the five people you surround yourself with the most. This can be good or bad – depending on the company you keep! Take a moment and reflect on the five closest people that you spend the most time with. Are…

LEARN WITH INA

FREE Educational Video Tutorials and “Ina’s Rawsome Monday” Video Library

Ina's best tips to stay healthy and energized while traveling.

Ina shares her favorite natural remedies for flu and cold viruses that you can use to prevent and treat!

Ina explains the difference between prebiotics and probiotics with examples of natural sources for each.