Rama's Rooted Tree

Amazing Vegan Red Pepper, Corn & Tempeh Tacos

by Brian P. Ramos
Taco Tuesday anyone? Try this quick protein-packed, plant-based delight. As you will see below, these tacos are super easy to make and very satisfying to the palate. The filling includes crumbled tempeh (which my wife prefers a lot more than tofu), red peppers, corn, guacamole (recipe below), and sautéed onions. Even a meat eater will become an instant fan! Additional toppings can include red cabbage, halved cherry tomatoes, cashew cream or vegan sour cream, black beans, and roasted sweet potatoes. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 1 8-ounce package tempeh, crumbled 2 teaspoons […]

Master Ram Favorite: Paleo-Friendly Apple and Cinnamon Roll Smoothie!

by Brian P. Ramos
Smoothies are a great way to get in nutrition and healthy energy quickly and with minimal effort on the part of your body to digest it. Of course, smoothies (and juices!) help you to increase your intake of fruits and vegetables that you otherwise would not get in. This Paleo-Friendly Apple and Cinnamon Roll Smoothie is one of my favorite smoothies to have in the morning as a powerful breakfast that is super easy to digest and sustains you well beyond lunch time, especially with the ingredients shown in the video below. I use a special vacuum blender that limits […]

Ginger Mint Detox Smoothie Great for Recovering from a Night out Drinking or Eating Toxic Foods

by Brian P. Ramos
If you want a refreshing, hydrating, and detoxifying drink, then you should try this recipe, especially if you pushed your body away from the balance point the day before by eaten unhealthy foods or drinking too much alcohol. INGREDIENTS One bunch of fresh organic mint Six to eight leaves of romaine lettuce Water from 1 young, green coconut One lime (freshly squeezed) One inch of ginger 1 cucumber (peeled if not organic and if blending). BENEFITS Cucumber is obviously high in many important vitamins and minerals. It contains many beneficial anti-oxidants that can reduce the risk of a number of […]

Inflammation and Mental Health. What you eat matters!

by Brian P. Ramos
Inflammation and Mental Health. What you eat matters! Inflammatory diseases linked with a heightened risk of anxiety and depression. What has been lacking, until now, are studies that look at depression and anxiety across different inflammatory disorders. This is why I spend a chapter talking about inflammation in The Art of Stress-Free Living. In chapter 4 of my book and Appendix A, I go into great detail on what to eat and why. [th_button id=’8′] WAKE UP PEOPLE to the fact that the food you eat matters! We are in the midst of a revolution in medicine, genetics, health. The view of […]

Anti-aging Turmeric Elixir. SWEET, DELICIOUS & HEALING! TRY IT AT HOME!

by Brian P. Ramos
If you have read “The Art of Stress-Free Living,” you would know how I constantly advocate getting your nutrition from live, raw, and whole sources rather than processed or powdered forms, which increase oxidation and diminishes efficacy. Furthermore, capsule or supplement forms decrease bioavailability and synergistic effects of other compounds found in the intact, raw version. Therefore, adding fresh turmeric or any other root, fruit, or vegetable to your smoothie and juice recipes, or meals will go a long way towards enhancing your health. Do not be fooled by canned, processed, or frozen products advertised as providing a certain amount […]