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Naturally Speaking Interview with Donna Perrone: Founder, Gravity East Village

By |2020-05-24T17:17:43-04:00May 24th, 2020|Categories: Alternative medicine, Detox, Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Plant-based diet, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are delighted to welcome Donna Perrone to Urban Naturale. Donna Perrone is the founder of Gravity East Village, a very special wellness center located in New York City. She is a certified Colon Hydro-therapist offering Gravity Method Colonics, Far Infrared Sauna sessions, Coffee Enema Session, Therapeutic Massage,  Reflexology, Reiki, Nutritional Counseling & Cleansing Programs as well [...]

Tired of Being a Fat Vegan: My Life-Changing 15 Day Living Foods Detox and Lifestyle Reset

By |2017-09-26T18:44:57-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Detox, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On July 19th, my beloved father passed. This day marked the end of his long and painful nine-and a-half-year journey. He was no longer weak, unable to walk or stand and stressed by the overwhelming nature of his illness. My dad was finally free. I loved him dearly and we were very close, so his death [...]

Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with “Neat” Balls

By |2017-03-02T22:13:49-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I live in a city blessed with lots of raw and vegan restaurants. One of my favorite ways to treat myself to is feast on a plate of creamy goodness in the form of Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with "Neat" Balls. Lately, I have fallen in love with the taste and texture of zucchini noodles [...]

Join the Happy Healthy Holiday Party: Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-19T22:38:07-05:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Desserts, Detox, DIY, Essential oils, Exercise, Family, Fitness, Friendship, Frugal, Gardening, Gluten-free, Green & natural home, Green living, Green smoothies, Hair, Healthy Living, Healthy recipes, Holidays, Holistic Health, Home Decor, Juicing, Kitchen, Life Hacks, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Organic, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Reuse, Shopping, Smart living, Soup, Special Holidays, Upcycling, Vegan, women's health|

Wishing You a Happy Healthy Holiday Season! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and [...]

Celebrate the Holidays at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-12T20:41:27-05:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Breakfast, Christmas, Desserts, Detox, Disease, DIY, Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Essential oils, Exercise, Fitness, Friendship, Gardening, Gluten-free, Green & natural home, Green living, Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Holidays, Holistic Health, Juicing, Kitchen, Life Hacks, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Organic, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling, Vegan, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and delicious [...]

Start Your Juicing Journey Today

By |2016-11-17T21:32:17-05:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: Juicing, Kitchen, Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you don’t like the taste of raw vegetables, like is the case with most people, juicing is a good way to take in the nutrients. A glass of fresh juice supplies your daily dose of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. You even get to consume additional nutrients which would have been destroyed by heat when  cooking. You [...]

A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

By |2016-08-25T15:40:38-04:00August 25th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On one of my many life-changing trips to Jamaica, West Indies, I wandered into a local Ital foods shop. After browsing their extensive menu of healthy elixirs, I experienced the unique pleasure of drinking a delicious creamy, white health drink called soursop juice. The proprietor extolled the health benefits of soursop fruit, so I tried to drink this healthy beverage as often [...]

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Fiber Intake

By |2016-08-19T02:00:49-04:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living, Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Raw Food Diet|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What is all the fuss and bother about this thing called ‘fiber’? Well, bottom line, it is an incredibly important part of your daily diet and essential for your health. Simple. Fiber, also referred to as roughage or bulk, supports the body to assist the effective functioning of the intestines by stimulating peristalsis, the movement of the [...]

Chill Out with Banana Blackberry Vegan Nice Cream

By |2016-08-04T20:37:33-04:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

When I was growing up, my mother loved to pamper us with delicious desserts after dinner each night. I have fond memories of how Mom loved to make Apple Betty Cobbler, Rice Pudding, Peach Cobbler, Jello or pound cake and top each dessert with ice cream. I was in charge of scooping up the ice cream, so I often [...]

Cool Off with Banana Mango Vegan Nice Cream

By |2016-07-28T13:21:46-04:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

When the weather is steamy like it has been this month, my favorite way to cool off is to whip up some quick vegan nice cream combinations in my high speed blender or food processor. The end result is totally dependent upon what fresh, ripe, organic fruit I have in my kitchen. Last night, I froze a [...]

Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

By |2020-05-07T19:55:57-04:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Smoothies have been around for quite some time, but it seems like nowadays more than ever they are being associated with healthy lifestyle. New age trend or not, one thing is for sure, these fruit and veggie-based beverages can in fact be a substitute for regular meals and a much healthier alternative to fast food. Plus, [...]

Give Your Health a Boost with a Blackberry Bliss Smoothie

By |2016-06-23T17:26:40-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

I love organic blackberries but they are often so expensive that I usually wait until they are available at a lower price to really indulge in their juicy, sweet goodness in the delicious ways that I want to. Blackberries are one of my favorite fruits for good reasons--they are nutritional powerhouses. With their deep blue color, blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels of [...]

Vegetable Avocado Rice Paper Wraps with Peanut Sauce

By |2020-06-04T21:39:04-04:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

When I crave a light lunch or a quick snack, rice paper wraps are my go-to meal of choice. I love the fact that I can whip one of these up using whatever fresh veggies I have on hand in my kitchen or are available in my local farmer's market. Best of all, these wraps are so light and [...]

10 Delicious Soups You Can Make With Your NutriBullet That’ll Warm Your Body And Heart

By |2020-05-05T20:50:34-04:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Soup, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

1. Garlic, Cashew, and Parsnip Soup. If you’re craving for a soup that’s sweet and savory, look no further. Packed with immune-boosting garlic and creamy cashews, this one’s guaranteed to fill you right up! Get the recipe right here 2. 5-Minute Savory Mushroom Soup. This healthy alternative to your normal cream of mushroom makes use of [...]

Juicing Your Way to Health: Top Tips for Avoiding Beginner’s Mistakes

By |2016-05-06T15:13:25-04:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: Juicing, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet|Tags: , , , , |

Many people are concerned about improving their health. Exercise plays a huge part in staying in shape and diet is massively important too. Rather than eating whole foods, people elect to juice their way to health. However, like starting a new exercise regimen, those who are beginner juicers are prone to make mistakes. Here are top tips [...]

Groovy Green Ginger Berry Smoothie + 10 Smoothies for Energy and Vitality

By |2020-05-06T17:22:28-04:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Like many of you, I am a big fan of ginger, so this delightful, pungent root is the star ingredient in my groovy green ginger berry smoothie. Among its many health benefits, ginger contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer. In addition, ginger is loaded with nutrients and bio-active compounds that have powerful benefits for your body [...]

Grab and Go: Raw Maple Almond Raisin Coconut Oat Bars

By |2020-06-01T20:32:21-04:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Breakfast, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Mornings are busy in our home, so the more we prepare breakfast foods ahead of time, the more efficient we can be, especially when we are in a rush. These make ahead, grab and go raw granola bars are perfect for breakfast or as an energy boost any time of the day. These crunchy yummy ingredients also make [...]

Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

By |2016-02-10T18:31:30-05:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Like many of us, I am a chocolate lover! Chocolate sweets and treats are typically associated with Valentine's Day but once I discovered the taste and benefits of raw cacao powder, I prefer to make my own cacoa- powered delights. The flavor is amazing and so are the health benefits: Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 different [...]

Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

By |2016-02-10T14:24:50-05:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's time to pamper your sweetie for Valentine's Day or any day by making this delectable Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie. Like many women I know, I have been trying hard to get my sweetie to increase his intake of fruits and vegetables for years. I will be the first to admit that it has been an [...]

Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

By |2020-06-29T10:45:19-04:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I love to make, take and eat salads for lunch and even dinner almost everyday. That's why I like to assemble these easy, portable, colorful, mason jar salads. I shop for organic produce locally and seasonally, so the contents of my salads will vary according to what's available in my local markets. Cabbage and carrots add crunch and [...]

Tasty Tahini and Turmeric Salad Dressing

By |2016-02-04T22:59:10-05:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Sure, I love to eat bowls and bowls of healthy, hearty vegetable salads for the nutritional benefits--but I am sure you will agree that a fresh and tasty dressing makes a salad special. I make all kinds of salad dressings, depending upon what ingredients I have on hand in my kitchen. Most of my dressings include an organic, [...]

Razzed About Raspberry Banana and Green Tea Smoothie

By |2016-01-19T15:31:51-05:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

After my glass of warm water with lemon, two stimulating mugs of green tea are must-haves for me each morning. Green tea gives me just the kick I need to kickstart my day--especially because I am not a natural "morning person"--although I am still working on that! In fact, it's always on my list of New Year Resolutions--year [...]

Red, White and Super Greens Salad

By |2020-06-29T11:20:49-04:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

After a solid two months of holiday parties and vacations, my body was begging me for a break. A big one! Large, chewy, nutritious salads have always been my go-to food for a flavorful and filling way to treat my body right! I love to mix a variety colors, tastes and textures to create a healthy [...]

From Head to Toe: The Benefits of Beet Juice for Your Health

By |2016-01-12T16:23:44-05:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Juicing, Natural Remedies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Raw Food Diet|Tags: , , , , |

Traditionally, beets were celebrated for their leaves. After some time, people started paying more attention to beetroots due to a number of provided benefits. For example, beetroots can be used in various forms for cooking. We can eat them raw, boiled, and baked. People add beetroots to juice drinks to get many of the benefits of the [...]

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