Like many indigenous cultures, my ancestors, the Southern Italians, considered plants to have a sentience and consciousness.
Likewise, many earth based spiritual traditions consider plants to be our ancestors, which is both actual science and animist rooted belief. Our nourishment comes from our ancestors. With the creeping dawn of Summer Solstice, this morning, I think back through this most recent solstice cycle, where I was at on the Winter Solstice (both physically and
Watermelon juice next level.
Watermelon, like tomatoes, contain lycopene, the phytonutrient that gives it its red pigment.
Phytonutrients are the plants defense system it makes in the form of bright colors. What protects the plant is also what can protect us.
This is why it’s important to “eat the rainbow.” 🌈🌿🍓🍋
Lycopene has antioxidant, anti-cancer and restorative neurological benefits.
Because it is delivered easier and better absorbed with fat, I added MCT oil
Do y’all remember this Halloween prank idea gone viral?
Chocolate covered brussels sprouts. I laughed so hard when I first saw it.
It popped up in my brain the other day and I started laughing again thinking about it in terms of actually being a functional food....because, well, it is. Chocolate and cruciferous veggies (kale, cauliflower, broccoli etc.) actually have some great things in common and the common ground of this is they are superfoods for heart health. And who