Recipe of the Month

Updated: May 28, 2020

By Misti Blu Day McDermott

Food is fuel and it keeps our body full of nutrients and minerals, which we need to function. We are destined to age, but why not do it well? This blend of herbs and spices has been around for a long time, used in Ayurvedic medicine. The selected blend has many anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties that also reduce risks for heart disease and brain diseases. How does that work? By keeping your body in homeostasis, you can prevent illness. Antioxidants, fiber, minerals and vitamins, also encompassed in this healing mix, may help both your body and mind.

Sprinkle it on your cereal, oatmeal, toast, or mix it into your smoothie blend. Add it to your desserts, muffins, brownies and baked goods. Top in on sweet potatoes, coffee or fresh fruit. You can also heat this blend in warm coconut milk with honey and sip it as a tea. This is an easy way to maximize your health and get natural plant-based benefits. Below are the adaptogenic herbs and spices in the blend, and what they are known for.

Carob

  1. Rich in calcium

  2. High in fiber and protein

  3. Diarrhea relief

  4. Antioxidants

  5. Caffeine free

  6. Tastes like chocolate

  7. Excellent source of vitamins and minerals

Maca

  1. Increases stamina

  2. Balances deficiencies

  3. Supports fertility

  4. Balance hormones for both men and women

  5. Immune support and circulation

  6. 19 essential amino acids

  7. Rich in vitamins and minerals

  8. Alleviates Chronic Fatigue

  9. Reduces signs of aging

  10. Enhances memory

Cinnamon

  1. Loaded with antioxidants

  2. Anti-inflammatory properties

  3. Reduces risk of heart disease