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  • The versatile flower with all the plant based power, Lavender can do it all. From natural oils to beautiful bouquets, lavender has shown that it is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also beneficial for our health!   Lavender oil has both antibacterial as well as anti-inflammatory capabilities... View Post
  • Ingredient Spotlight: Green Tea

    Want to know why green tea and dark chocolate are a ‘matcha’ made in heaven? The antioxidant content of course! Not to mention the perfectly paired flavor. Both of these reasons are why we created the Ginger Green Tea Truffle!   But why all the talk about antioxidants? They are nature’s top def... View Post
  • Cucumber salads remind me of my childhood. My grandmom used to make them for me weekly because I could not get enough of her secret recipe. I know, it's cucumbers, right? How secret and special can it be? Well, the way the she created them made the cucumbers pretty much addictive. We would have ... View Post
  • ...consider the multitude of health benefits in the leaves (not to mention reducing waste🌱). Dried strawberry leaves have been used to make herbal tea that may help with poor digestion and nausea. Although research is limited, the leaves have also been used as a diuretic, alleviating painful swol... View Post
  • Hibiscus flowers have been used for years in Egypt, Africa, Europe and India for its purported medicinal properties. This deep purple-red flower is also know as "sour-tea" for its tart flavor. Some of the implied benefits include helping with fluid retention, preventing heart disease, alleviati... View Post
  • Nicobella Sunday Scoop!

    Here is what we've been reading over the past week! News in plant-based nutrition, animal welfare, the environment, yoga and inspiration... Plant-Based Nutrition Feeling Down? Nibble on this Superfood Is the GMO Labeling Battle Almost Over? Nosh on this: Gluten-free shopping and restaurant up... View Post
  • Nicobella Sunday Scoop!

    Happy Sunday evening! Here is what we are reading this week in plant-based nutrition, animal welfare, eco-living and inspiration. Hope you find some healing nuggets! Plant-Based Nutrition The Hype Around Matcha Tea This is Your Body Without Water (Infographic) 10 Reasons to Eat Mint Must Read Th... View Post
  • Just to name a few... Prevent diabetes Lower cholesterol Lower blood pressure Improve memory Decrease incidence of Alzheimers Decrease incidence of osteoporosis Improve energy levels Radiating Skin Better eye sight Battle fatigue Reduce symptoms of arthritis Weight loss Boost fiber intake More... View Post