Antoinette’s Turmeric Carrot Juice

Antoinette’s Turmeric Carrot Juice

Antoinette’s Turmeric Carrot Juice

Antoinette’s Turmeric Carrot Juice
4 medium carrots
4-inch piece of turmeric root
1 granny smith apple
1 lemon
2-inch slice of fresh ginger
Try buying all organic vegetables and fruits if possible

Pre- wash all vegetables and fruits
Juice apple, lemon, ginger, turmeric, and carrots in this order
Stir juice and serve

Antiseptic and antibacterial agent
Natural liver detoxifier
Prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer
Improve Digestive system
Lowers blood pressure
Reduces belly fat and aid in weight loss
Boosts the Immune System
Protects Against Free Radical Damage

Juice prepared by Antoinette Ouattara, MPH, CHHC,
Holistic Nutritionist
Certified Health Coach
Clean Eating Detox Coach

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10 Health Benefits of Elderberry


Elderberry is a tree that has been used for centuries for its health and medicinal remedies.  The ancient Egyptians used the elderberry plant to heal burns and as beauty regimen.  Native Indian tribes used elderberries to treat a cough, sciatica, rheumatism, and as teas.  Elderberry is known to treat wounds, respiratory illness such as cold and flu. Studies have suggested that elderberry may help reduce swelling in mucous membranes, in which can relieve nasal congestion and sinuses.  During the flu epidemic in Panama, 1995, elderberry juice was used to treat this disease.

Benefits of Elderberry

Antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol

Improve Vision

Boost Immune system

Improve heart health

Excellence for coughs, colds and flu

Contains anti-inflammatory properties



Protect against cell damage

Inhibits yeast infections

How to use:

Elderberry syrup can be used to recover from cold, cough, and flu

Elderberry tincture is excellence for fighting winter viral infections from colds to the flu.

Dried Elderberries or elder flowers can be used to make tea or a delicious beverage.

Dried Elderberries can be added to pancakes and bake goods.

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Moringa Smoothie


Moringa  Smoothie

1 to 2 tablespoon Moringa powder

4 leaves of  kale

½ bunch dandelion greens

1 banana

1 apple

½ cup pineapples

2 cups water or almond or coconut milk


Combine all of the ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.

Moringa Benefits 

Moringa contains 46 Antioxidants 36 anti-inflammatory compounds, 18 Amino Acids, 9 essential Amino Acids, 92 nutrients. “ The highly nutritious leaves of the fast growing, drought resistant Moringa tree can be used as a multivitamin food supplement and are ideally designed to target malnutrition fast.”
Moringa is believed to cure an estimated three hundred diseases and nearly have all the vitamins found in fruits and vegetables.


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Minty Fresh Cucumber Salad

Minty Fresh Cucumber Salad

Minty Fresh Cucumber Salad



Minty Fresh Cucumber Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


2 cucumbers

1 green apple

1 handful fresh mint

1-3 pinches of sea salt

juice of 1/2 lemon


  1.   Peel stripes on the cucumbers.
  2.   Thinly slice the cucumbers and apple – the thinner the better!
  3.   Rub the salt into the slices.
  4.   Finely chop the mint and mix it into the salad.
  5.   Press gently for 30 minutes
  6.   Add the lemon juice and serve garnished with a few whole mint leaves.


You can rinse the salt off if you want to, after pressing. You don’t need to press this salad. You can let it sit and marinate for an hour instead—just use a little extra salt.

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The Health Benefits of Moringa

The  Tree of Life 

Antoinette Ouattara,MPH,CHHC

Morgina Oleifere is called the “Miracle Tree”, Tree of Life, “Neverday” and it has many other names in languages around the world.  The Moringa tree’s is used as a health and medicinal plant that contains more than 92 nutrients and 46 types of antioxidants.  These wonderful trees have been around for centuries.  It is used in Africa, Asia, Europe Latin America, Caribbean, North America and Oceania for prevention and healing. Moringa is believed to cure an estimated three hundred diseases and nearly have all the vitamins found in fruits and vegetables.   The remarkable benefits of Moringa is that it grows in subtropical areas, where these areas may have a prevalence of malnutrition.  Perhaps this tree can be one of the solutions to combating malnutrition throughout the world.

Health Benefits:

• 46 Antioxidants
• 36 Anti-Inflammatories
• 18 Amino Acids, 9 Essential Amino Acids
• Nourishes The Immune System
• Promotes Healthy Circulation
• Supports Normal Glucose Levels
• Natural Anti-Aging Benefits
• Provides Anti-Inflammatory Support
• Promotes Healthy Digestion
• Promotes Heightened Mental Clarity
• Boosts Energy Without Caffeine
• Encourages Balanced Metabolism
• Promotes Softer Skin
• Provides Relief From Acne
• Supports Normal Hormone Levels

The Vitamin component of Moringa Leaves:

Moringa has Vitamin A (Beta Carotene), Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B6 Pyrodixine), Vitamin B7 (Biotin), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol), Vitamin E (Tocopherol) and Vitamin K.

Moringa is considered a complete food as it contains all of the nine essential Amino Acids required for a healthy body.

Moringa Leaf

Moringa comparsions

Gram -for -gram comparisons with Moringa Dry Leaves

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Being in control of your life

Today’s Quote

healthy living

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.” Marilu Henner

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Creamy Key Lime Pie. 

Yummy -vegan Creamy Key Lime Pie (Reblog from Eat More Plants)

Eat More Plants.

My Achilles heel – any pairing of creamy and citrus. (Remember those orange creamsicle popsicles from the ice cream man? I would have committed felonies for those when I was a kid.)

In this case, key lime pie. Well, just regular limes here but same idea.

I read through and tested many vegan key lime pie recipes, just making a small potion of the filling rather than testing a whole recipe. A crust is pretty easy to gauge how it will taste – however, the filling is more complicated. Some used silken tofu – not my favorite. Some used cashews – I didn’t bother trying these. I’ve made enough raw cashew cheesecakes to know what the flavor and texture would be like and that wasn’t what I was longing for. I wanted a filling with a pudding-y texture, almost like a lemon meringue pie.

Believe me; I could have stopped…

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Antoinette’s Black Bean Burger

Antoinette's Black Bean Burgers

Servings 4


  • 2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 or 2 pinches of sea salt (Himalayan pink salt fine)
  • ¼ water, so the burgers can be pasty
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Thai chili sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 cup oat flour


  • If grilling, preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil a sheet of aluminum foil. If baking, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and lightly oil a baking sheet.
  • In a medium bowl, mash black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.
  • In a food processor, finely chop bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Then stir into mashed beans.
  • In a small bowl, stir together water, chili powder, cumin, and chili sauce.
  • Stir the above mixture into the mashed beans. Mix in bread crumbs until the mixture is sticky and holds together. Divide mixture into four patties.
  • If grilling, place patties on foil, and grill about 8 minutes on each side. If baking, place patties on baking sheet, and bake about 10 minutes on each side.
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Gooey Chocolate Flapjacks

Yummy without the guilt!!!

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