This recipe is my new favourite. Seeking out replacements for inflammatory foods like dairy can be difficult for some people and it’s hard to feel like you’re not missing out. This superfood salad dressing contains a ton of ingredients that are key for reducing cancer risk, healing cells, and improving your digestion- so that you can reap the benefits of the aforementioned goodness. As a bonus, it is incredibly delicious and works on any salad to make it taste rich and feel satisfying.
Avocados (aguacates) are abundant most of the year here in the Dominican Republic. Most people in North America are most familiar with the black, rough-skinned Hass variety from California. Here we’re lucky to enjoy huge watery green ones, small creamy purple ones and everything in between. In fact, there are more than 900 varieties of these delicious fruits worldwide. These ancient fruit take 9 months to mature on their large trees, and very first cultivated by the Aztecs tens of thousands of years ago. They have long been called the world’s best food, for many reasons. Yes, avocados have a lot of fat- but the fat contained in avocados is monounsaturated, which is heart healthy and won't raise cholesterol. In fact, the good fat in avocados can reduce cholesterol and increase the ratio of HDL ("good") cholesterol to LDL ("bad") cholesterol. Avocados also are a good source of fiber, and they provide glutathione (an antioxidant important in preventing aging, cancer, and heart disease), folate, and more potassium than bananas. You can use avocados as a healthy substitute for most other types of fat, including butter, mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, cream cheese, and cream. Wooo, sorry, got a little food-nerd on ya there!
Anyway, the fresh herbs in this recipe add important volatile oils and chlorophyll, the garlic and pepper lend delicious taste, and the combination of apple cider vinegar and honey make this recipe probiotic as well. All in all you can’t go wrong.
Now, as I really dislike googling a recipe and finding a blog with a huge meal photoshoot and long story about said recipe creation, I’ll give you the good stuff:
Caesar Avocado Dressing (GF + DF)
Makes about 2 cups of dressing
Add all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until creamy. You can add more water for a thinner consistency. I like to let it sit a bit in the fridge before eating, so the flavors can really come together. Store in an airtight container or jar in the fridge, it will keep well for about 5 days. This recipe can also double as a white sauce recipe for fish or pasta, so enjoy often, and however you like!
Thanks so much for your attention to this newsletter. There's so much you could be doing with these 5 minutes and I really appreciate you spending them with me. I wanted to update you on how I am going to be supporting you moving forward and how you can best use the resources and information I have available to you. I have overhauled my entire coaching model to provide more consistent availability, closer contact and more community- it is a passion project which I am super excited about! Moving forward I am going to be sending out an email each month containing tricks and tips for best holistic health and wellness as well celebrating those who are making progress in our Inner Circle Membership.
This had been bothering me for a long time. How can I (an open hearted, goofy introvert) have personal connection with my amazing clients without hitting a social wall each day? I absolutely adored the deep conversations I would have with clients and the breakthroughs they could achieve, but we found that their progress stagnated in the time between meetings, which was frustrating to both of us. I could also only connect with a dozen clients at a time, which meant I had to say 'no' to helping many people (which I absolutely hated doing!)
So, I finally nailed down a group membership structure which I believe is going to work for all of us! You choose your level of content and connection, and I get to be available to more of you on an ongoing basis. My favourite part? I get to connect more of you, some of my favourite humans, into close circles in which we can share and support each other in achieving our wellness goals and living the lives we were destined for. Empaths of the world unite!
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How to Stop a Sugar Bender
Keep Shining Bright and Making Progress!
This month I would love to have you help me celebrate my dear client Julie. Julie told me she had spent over two decades and thousands of dollars trying to heal her gut. She had tried every book, class, holistic program and supplement and had multiple doctors visits and medical procedures to try to fix the problem. I met her while she was participating in the WILDFIT® 90 Day Challenge.
We have spent six weeks together so far, and in that time she has achieved so much! She started honouring her empathetic and highly sensitive qualities in new ways. She started a daily journaling practice. She started setting boundaries for herself AND she has defeated her Sugar Monster! She has also shed lots of pounds and inches, but said that is not even a big deal anymore because now her goal is being healthy, rather than being thin. Together we found the answers to why everything else hadn't worked, and what she really needed to make lasting progress. She is EMPOWERED and UNSTOPPABLE! In her words she says: My very favorite thing (about working with me) is that she is helping me see and more importantly embrace the most amazing part of myself. As scary as that can be, she does it in a way that makes me feel excited and anxious to keep moving forward full steam ahead! So proud of you Jules!
Refresh, Renew, Release.
CALLING ALL WILDTHINGS! If you are a WILDFIT® Grad and are looking for an opportunity to move back into a season of Spring soon with a group- here it is!
I am so excited to combine what we love about our 4 week program with a little extra spice to ensure you get into your fat burning zone and achieve the results you are after- all while feeling the best you can.
I am also including more mind, body and spiritual aspects, practices and rituals to stimulate detox and release within the deeper layers of ourselves, without having to ever talk about it! It is going to be in a new format so that we can chat and share over Whatsapp in real time, PLUS you will receive notifications, reminders, inspiration and more direct from me in your personal app! Are you joining us?
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