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Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

What are Antioxidants Anyways?

What Are Antioxidants? We all know that antioxidants are beneficial to one’s health. But what exactly are antioxidants, and why do we need them? Worry not. We’re here to explain. The Cause: Oxidation In order to understand antioxidants, we must first understand what they’re fighting against. Oxidation refers to oxygen’s interaction with any type of cell. Think of guacamole turning brown after being left out at a party, or a cut on your hand becoming inflamed and eventually healed. This process is completely natural and […]