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Vegan BBQ “Pulled Pork” Jackfruit Sandwich With Spicy Jalapeño Slaw And Cilantro Keeps Waistline in Check

by Brian P. Ramos
Jackfruit, distantly related to figs, has a similar texture to pulled pork and is great at soaking up the spices and flavors you season it with. However, unlike pork, jackfruit has immense health benefits (see below). The key to this sandwich is to use the unripened jackfruit to reduce the sweetness and enhance the texture that “shreds” like pulled pork. The only drawback is that it does not offer high amounts of protein that some may want in their diet. Despite this limitation, which can be easily fixed in other meals, jackfruit is a worthy addition for anyone looking to […]

Super Rainbow Juice with a Secret Weightloss Ingredient you would not Expect

by Brian P. Ramos
At Rama’s Rooted Tree, I always suggest students and clients strive toward getting in daily fruit and vegetables that cover the entire spectrum of the rainbow to provide your cells with a wonderful healing tonic. Each color contains a variety of different phytochemicals known to keep you healthier and prevent diseases like cancer when consumed regularly. My Super Rainbow Juice does just that by providing you with a mega dose of live and intact antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that will reduce inflammation, slow aging, and boost your energy and mood. Oh, and of course it is delicious as well! To […]

Best Essential Oils + Technique for Anxiety

by Brian P. Ramos
In my book “The Art of Stress-Free Living” (LINK) I go into detail on how to conquer stress and anxiety once and for all. No, I do not just teach my students and clients how to manage or reduce stress but how to eradicate it forever. We have gotten accustomed to thinking that anxiety is a natural part of our busy world, whether you are at a  job interview, about to take an exam, give a big speech, or meet a deadline. This unwanted state of anxiety can be conquered by taking simple steps and making changes to your mindset, behavior, habits, diet, and integrating specific […]

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 […]