When you think of mushrooms, what first comes to mind? Portobellos? Those little, white button mushrooms on pizza? Or the kind that people consume for hallucinogenic effects? There’s actually a whole side of mushrooms that you might not be aware of, and it lies in the world of functional mushrooms. This is where we can use mushrooms to heal ourselves.
Even the most health-conscious of us can find the plethora of dessert options during the holidays too tempting to deny, and I am no exception. Whether it is rich chocolate desserts, or intensely fruity puddings, I can easily find my fingers in too many pies, or puddings. However, there is no point in feeling guilty about enjoying more sweet desserts than you normally would. Instead, focus on making your own. That way you can tailor them to suit your personal needs. Opting for sweeteners like agave nectar, maple syrup, coconut sugar and even yacon syrup, is a great way to...