Alkaline State of Mind

The Happy Health Freak

I know I’ve already mentioned that I read Crazy, Sexy, Diet by Kris Carr (which by the way isn’t some fad DIET but more of a lifestyle), so I thought I’d share a few posts on some of my favourite parts of the book and what I am going to try to implement in my daily routine.crazy-sexy-diet-kris-carr-bookFirst, let me give you a little background on the author. She has written 5 books: Crazy Sexy Diet (#1 Amazon Best Seller, NY Times Best Seller), Crazy Sexy Kitchen (NY Times Best Seller), Crazy Sexy Cancer, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips; and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor. In 2003, she was diagnosed with a very rare and incurable, slow-growing, stage 4 cancer. This was her wake up call. She went from eating frozen dinners and guzzling cocktails to a vegan, plant based diet. Ten years ago she was given ten years to live; she has beat those odds and is here…

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Meatless Monday – Lentil Veggie Burgers

The Happy Health Freak

Hi Happy Health Freaks! I hope you had a fabulous weekend. Since it’s June and summer has arrived I wanted to share with you another veggie burger recipe.  You can use any bean in this recipe, but I prefer lentil because of the high amount of protein, about 9g per half cup. Lentils are also very high in fibre, aid in weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and give you energy. That’s a might bean!!  Try these burgers out and you won’t be disappointed.lentil1Serves 4

19 oz can lentils (about 2 1/4 cups), drained and rinsed
50g yam, boiled, and mashed (about half a medium yam)
3 Tbsp egg whites
1 Tbsp gluten free bread crumbs (or regular breadcrumbs)
60g zucchini, finely grated (about 1/2 cup)
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp chopped shallots
2 Tbsp grated romano or parmesan cheese
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp onion powder
Salt and Pepper to…

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Get pHresh with me!

The Happy Health Freak

Ok, not really – I’m not that kind of girl!! I’m referring to pHresh greens. Mine arrived in the mail merely hours after I posted about alkalizing your body.  I’ve had a chance to try it in a couple smoothies and even mixed into my overnight oats. Here is a little review for you!phreshSo what is pHresh greens you ask?! Well, it is a super food (definition of super food: it’s among the world’s most nutrient-rich, dense and beneficial  foods on earth), a green powder that you simply add to your favourite smoothie, glass of water or juice. It is a complete daily serving of raw greens in just 1 teaspoon!

“It is made with 16 raw ingredients that were carefully selected for their high pH levels. It is a full spectrum alkalizing superfood blend of energy rich vegetables, cereal grasses and sea algae. pHresh greens is highly bio-available and provides your body with…

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