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Category : Superfood

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free When we were growing up, eating chocolate chip cookie dough was almost better than having the actual cookie! Sadly, these nostalgic memories do not help us accomplish our wellness goals. So, we came up with  a healthier, guilt-free version of the decadent treat we love.  Our chocolate chip cookie dough is delicious, raw, vegan, gluten-free and so simple to make. Go ahead! Just mix all the ingredients together, freeze them […]

EWC’s Top 10 Pregnancy Superfoods!

Hello everyone! We get asked all the time: What should we eat while pregnant. Well, here is our list of the top 10 superfoods to eat while pregnant. Hint: They are amazing for you when breastfeeding too…. and just for everyday health and wellness! After our list, keep reading for some recipes to sneak them in! EWC’s Top Ten Pregnancy Superfoods: (Goal: one or more per day!) Lentils – protein, iron, folate, fiber and calcium Spinach – folic acid, iron, […]

Elderberry Syrup-Holistic Remedy for Colds

It’s ALMOST Spring, but brrrrhhh is it cold out! Our little one was sick and many of our friends have sick kids. Parents, we get how hard it is to see your kids suffer through a cold. So, we went to work and made this holistic cold remedy. Elderberries are high in antioxidants, contains vitamins A, B, and C, is antiviral and stimulates the immune system. Make once and it lasts all season. It takes 5 minutes to prep and […]

Winter Bowl: Sautéed Greens and Seeds with Sweet Potato Puree

Winter is here, and that means root veggies and squash season. The cold weather brings about changes in what our bodies crave and we find ourselves seeking comfort in a bowl. This recipe is warming and nourishing while being so simple to prepare. This sweet potato puree will become your new favorite dip, side dish and condiment for any meal! We love to make this for a Holiday Party a a unique and surprising dip. It is filling and so pretty on your table. Sweet […]

Pumpkin Spiced Adaptogen Latte

Perfect for the Fall! Sooth your nervous system with this antioxidant anti-inflammatory latte. It’s vegan and gluten-free with two adaptogens (Ashwaghanda and Ho Shou Wu). According to to Dr. Lipman, “Adaptogens are a unique group of herbal ingredients used to improve the health of your adrenal system, the system that’s in charge of managing your body’s hormonal response to stress. They help strengthen the body’s response to stress and enhance its ability to cope with anxiety and fight fatigue.” Even […]

Veggie and Quinoa Superfood Burgers

These vegan, gluten-free “burgers” are packed with 4 cups of veggies (zucchini, peas, and corn) and protein. They also stay together well compared with other veggie burgers we have attempted. It makes for such a fun meal for the family when combined with fun toppings like guacamole or avocado, hummus, tomato, pickles or the traditional ketchup and mustard. Try serving them in a romaine or butter lettuce wrap, whole grain sprouted bun, in an Ezekiel wrap, on top of a […]

Flourless Gluten-free Pancakes Using Just Two Main Ingredients: Banana and Egg

Yes, you heard right: just two whole food ingredients. We can’t get over how simple and healthy these are. Protein, fiber, potassium, nutrient rich powerhouse of a breakfast with no grains! We are huge pancake fans and typically have them once a weekend. It’s my husbands “specialty”. We make them using healthy gluten-free and local ingredients but were excited to find this gem of a recipe. We couldn’t resist to superfood these up EMBODY style with chia, flax, hemp and […]

Chocolate Avocado Superfood Pudding

Easter is over, time to put away the candy and get healthy! Antioxidant rich, no refined sugars, dense nutrients and healthy omega 3 fats. Yes this is dessert you and your kids can feel good about! This vegan and gluten free treat, takes 3 minutes to make. Move over ice cream, this is something better to feed yourself and your family. We make this so many ways! Here are two of our favorite recipes. Get creative. We  added chia, hemp […]

Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

It’s Spring, green is starting to emerge, bye-bye winter coats and hello to the freshness. This salad was an inspiration from delicious ingredients from the Westport Farmers market and the desire to lighten up! Amazing for entertaining and a family hit in our home. Took less than 10 minutes! For a heartier salad, add in any lean protein and enjoy! My husband enjoyed it with grilled chicken and in a sprouted Ezekiel tortilla wrap. I added in sprouted organic almonds […]

Chickpea Tomato and Kale Stew

Nourishing, beyond healthy and oh so satisfying vegan and gluten-free stew. Vegetables packed with protein in under 30 minutes thanks to our homemade marinara sauce in the freezer. Prep time for this is less than 10 minutes! Our whole family loved it. Make a large batch on Sunday and enjoy it all week, or freeze it for easy dinners during the week. The marinara sauce combines well with the vegetable broth to create a beautiful and flavorful soup base without […]