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Introducing Kambo Frog Medicine cultural & ethnic detox friendly detoxification indigenous spirituality trauma & mental health Sep 01, 2019
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10 years of living in different tropical climates and rainforests has influence. Or perhaps it was just fate that took me down this path.
 

Regardless, since a young age, I’ve had a very deep passion for discovering earth medicines and traditional healing...
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Wholesome Cashew Fruit Jam breakfast & brunch cultural & ethnic kid-friendly plant based recipes sauces & spreads sustainable living traditional travel Mar 10, 2017

The cashew fruit also known as the cashew apple, grows in the warm tropical climate. We are fortunate to have a few mature cashew trees at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp. The cashew fruit is where the actual cashew nut is hanging from. The nut is enclosed in a thick shell and skin. Eaten raw, the...

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Clidemia Hirta – A Tasty Wild Tropical Berry cultural & ethnic gardening & permaculture indigenous nature connection raw superfoods sustainable living travel wild foods Nov 09, 2016

Right on the day I arrived in Dominica, I came across an intriguing berry on the way to the Emerald Pool. The plant, called Clidemia hirta (commonly - Soapbush or Koster's Curse), grows all around the island as well as in other tropical moist climates. Whenever I found Clidemia, I would pick...

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How to Make Sauerkraut cultural & ethnic dairy free detox friendly detoxification home remedies kid-friendly recipes traditional Jul 08, 2016

Got cabbage? Ferment it! Learning how to make sauerkraut is a wonderful method to preserve an abundant harvest of cabbage. Homemade sauerkraut is a fun fermented food that's easy to prepare and good for you.

Sauerkraut is a live-cultured “probiotic” food. It contains lactobacilli,...

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Breadfruit Salad cultural & ethnic egg free gluten free mains & sides plant based recipes salads & dressings sustainable living traditional Jul 31, 2015

This is our healthy and Caribbean twist on the classic American macaroni salad. Our Breadfruit Salad combines many of the same ingredients as the above but with healthier alternatives and local breadfruit to replace the typical pasta – which makes this recipe vegetarian, gluten-free and...

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Homemade Sweet Tamarind Sauce cultural & ethnic plant based recipes sauces & spreads traditional travel Apr 13, 2015

While living in Trinidad, I had the pleasure of tasting many versions of homemade Trini tamarind (“tambran”) sauce. Now that we’re enjoying our own piece of tropical land in Dominica at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp, we have a lovely organic tamarind tree. It was about time for me...

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Caribbean Callaloo cultural & ethnic plant based recipes Mar 17, 2012

Caribbean Callaloo is the national dish of Trinidad and Tobago and is eaten island wide throughout most of the Caribbean. It’s full of nutrients and especially rich in iron, folic acid and lycopene. Sometimes it's a soup and other times it's a thick sauce to accompany meat or vegetables....

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Immune Boosting and Healing Miso broths & soups comfort food cultural & ethnic detox friendly fermented home remedies traditional Oct 27, 2011

After a long and wonderful vacation with much indulgence and some late nights, I felt the need to give my immune system a boost, especially with the recent outbreak of Dengue here in Trinidad and Tobago.

Some fresh juicing, much needed sleep, exercise and miso soup did the trick.  I...

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A Fabulous Adventure from Canada to Venezuela, and Now Trinidad! cultural & ethnic travel Jul 14, 2011

For those of you who have been wondering why one minute I’m in Canada, then Venezuela, and the next in Trinidad and Tobago, here’s is a little run through of my travels, which went from surviving the cold winters of Northern Ontario, Canada, to enduring the hot, humid heat of Puerto...

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