Double Chocolate No Bake Brownie

Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

Altered from Recipe by Living Nutrition


  • 1 cup whole walnuts
  • 1 tsp espresso (can use water)
  • 1 cup raw cacao (or really dark cocoa, non alkalized)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 8-12 fresh medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp to 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey (optional and to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Orange zest (optional)
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal (optional)

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Lotus Health and Wellness Center Welcomes New Chiropractor

drshanfeldMichael Shanfeld, doctor of chiropractic, has joined Lotus Health and Wellness Center, in Newtown. “We have a certain way of approaching chiropractic care and care in general,” comments Barry Shapiro, vice president of business development for the center. “We didn’t want the snap-crack kind of care. We wanted someone who was going to nurture.” Shapiro feels that he has found that in Shanfeld, who has worked as a chiropractor in Newtown for 15 years. Shanfeld specializes in the relief of migraines, wrist and ankle pain, neck issues and sports injuries. He has worked with trainers and coaches to help heal and prevent injuries. Continue reading

Locavore: Documentary to be Screened at County Theater

NATAWAK_FFFseriesLocavoreAdhr_DOYLESTOWNFOODCOOP-page-001Locavore, an inspiring and upbeat documentary film about the benefits of returning home to our food supply, will be screened at the County Theater, in Doylestown, at 7:30 p.m., June 6. Presented by the Doylestown Food Co-op and the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance, the film is the second of four documentaries in the Farm Fresh Film Series. Part of a community outreach project, the series tackles the issues inherent in our food system today and promotes the idea that what we put into our bodies affects our health, community and world. A panel discussion follows each film and community participation is encouraged. Continue reading

Press Release: ‘Dave the Raw Food Trucker’ Makes National Tour Stop in Bucks County

The Chip Factory 7034 Easton Road, Pipersville, PA 18947


Contact: Audrey Chen
Tel. 267/544-9585
Cell Phone: 646-361-7031

Dave Conrardy is a man transformed. He is a man who saved his own life. He is a man who lost 200 pounds and, in the process, gained health, hope and the knowledge to help others change their lives.

dave with juice

In 2006, Dave weighed 430 pounds. He had diabetes, acid reflux disease, kidney problems and took 19 prescription medications. Living the life of a typical trucker, Dave spent his days stuck behind the wheel of his big rig, stopping only to eat high fat, high sugar, processed foods. He ate three pounds of meat each day, addicted to what he calls ‘SAD’ – the Standard American Diet. But he wasn’t happy. Doctors told him his health was headed “all downhill.” Dave felt like his life was over. Continue reading

Drink Recipe: Piña Colada in the MORNING?!


Our good friend Leah Dillon Personal Training and Wellness has set forth a personal 100 day challenge that started yesterday. The goal is to do 100 days of… something, anything that is a bit a of a challenge for you to do. 100 days takes us right to New Year’s Eve, which if completed, leaves us with one less resolution for 2013. By the way, it’s not too late to join in! You can also find her on Facebook.

Here’s my accountability for this morning: 6am gym, and this yummy kale-filled piña colada juice!

The recipe is as follows, everything to personal taste.


  • kale
  • coconut water (I got mine straight out of the coconut)
  • honey crisp apple
  • pineapple chunks

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