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Ally Draizin
Cardamom Pumpkin Hemp Mylk

Cardamom Pumpkin Hemp Mylk

This is my absolute favorite milky bev to keep on hand. I adore cardamom, and I think pumpkin seed mylk is the absolute yummiest. This creamy dreamy mylk supplies tons of zinc (awesome for breakout prone skin), iron (clutch for anemia), b vitamins (helpful for stress) & hormone supportive EFAs. Awesome in smoothies, baked goods, and as a canvas for adaptogenic tonics.    INGREDIENTS filtered water for soaking 1/2 cup hulled hemp seeds 1/2 cup pepitas (raw hulled pumpkin seeds) 3-4 cups filtered water 1 pitted medjool date 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch cardamom (optional) pinch sea salt    METHOD...

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Ally Draizin
Skin Boosting Overnight Herbal Infusion

Skin Boosting Overnight Herbal Infusion

If you're not familiar with the joys of overnight herbal infusions, this is a spectacular habit to develop. These herbs are nourishing to the body, soul, and skin.    INGREDIENTS 1 tsp red clover, raspberry leaf, or spearmint for hormone balance 1 tsp nettle leaf, horsetail, or oatstraw for mineral replenishment 1 tsp tulsi for adrenal support 1 tsp goji berry, schisandra, or rosehip for glowing skin 1 tsp fennel seeds, cleavers, or violet leaf for lymph flow optional: 1 tsp licorice, shatavari, or marshmallow root for extra hydration    METHOD place all dried herbs in a glass pitcher. fill...

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