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April 22nd, 2017: Heal the Planet Day
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Heal the Planet Day celebrates Earth Day by bringing together the South Florida community for a day of excitement and fun, family friendly activities. There is a focus on learning how to work together to make a difference locally to build a healthy, sustainable planet! Activities include: “The Farmer and the Chef” Cooking Competition Vegetarian cooking competition bringing together the...

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World Food Day - Las Olas
October 16th, 2016: World Food Day Las Olas
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Join Heal the Planet October 16th, 2016 from 10:00am - 3:00pm at the Las Olas Sunday Market for the 2016 World Food Day Las Olas for a day of family fun including: • Chef’s Kitchen Reimagining Grandma’s recipes! • DIY –Learn to grow your own food • Inter-generational Fun: Arts & Crafts, Movement & Play, and Games • Story Telling Tent –where grandparents get...

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September 10th, 2016: Coastal Cleanup
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Heal the Planet is teaming up with Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep and Kids Ecology Corp to celebrate Ocean Conservancy's Coastal Cleanup day and share a little love. The oceans provide food, they affect our weather, they even play a part in the air we breathe and Heal the Planet is taking a day to honor and protect them. Join us as we come together in community...

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things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint
100 Things you can do to Heal the Planet
We human beings are creatures of habit and Mother Earth is giving us serious feedback that our current behavior and habits are not sustainable. Below is the start of a list of 100 things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and Heal the Planet. Will you help us reach 100? In the comments please leave ideas about...

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Chickpea Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Chickpea Peanut Butter Energy Balls
We hear a lot about the need to feed the world's growing population. Right along with that we hear about the high percentage of resources that conventional farming and meat-based proteins take. This could seem like a dilemma, a conundrum that humans must invent a solution for. Thankfully, Mother Nature has us covered in the form of pulses. This...

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June 25th, 2016: Cocktails for Humanity benefiting Heal the Planet
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Come out June 25 to the FAT Village Artwalk for a pop-up bar for a great cause! This month we're excited to announce that our costs are being picked up by the generous folks from the Curacao Tourist Board. So we'll be serving up some tasty craft cocktails with blue Curaçao, the liqueur as pretty as the Caribbean. We will also be...

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Hummus Collard Wraps
Are you in a hurry to eat your food and don't have tons of hours to cook? Well, we've got a satiating solution for you! Check out this grain-free but fiber rich alternative to the sandwich, Hummus Collard Wraps! When it comes to fast food-there's a way to do it healthy! Many people opt for a wrap without realizing that many...

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Cauliflower Tortillas
Oh no, it's 2 o'clock on a Saturday, and you're craving an afternoon tortilla... But wait! You just committed yourself to a gluten-free and grain free diet to improve your digestive upset. What's a woman going to do?!! Should you break your commitment just this one time--heck no! Simply try this awesome recipe for Cauliflower Tortillas for a tasty treat. If...

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April 17th, 2016: Heal the Planet Day
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Join Heal the Planet and Las Olas Sunday Market in this one day celebration of all things green and sustainable. There will be speakers and demonstrations on different aspects of sustainability throughout the day, culminating in a vegetarian chef’s competition. Join over 75 local artisans, farmers, non-profits, and businesses as we gather to celebrate the planet that we call home. There will...

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Rainbow Vegetable Rolls
Rainbow Vegetable Rolls with Almond Sauce
How many colors of the rainbow of fruits and veggies do you eat on a daily basis? Each color represents different vitamins and minerals that keep our whole mind, body, and spirit connected and healthy. The colorful ingredients in these Rainbow Vegetable Rolls will leave you feeling nutritized from the inside out and the beautiful appearance will leave you feeling...

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Hearts of Palm Ceviche
Hearts of Palm Ceviche Recipe – Spicy and Nutritious
Spicy Mexican Hearts of Palm Ceviche Recipe Servings: Four as a side dish Let’s face it - no matter if you live in the north or even the south, it can get quite chilly this winter season, even if just for a few days. So, it’s important to cook warming foods to kick up the heat in the body to feel...

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The SEED Project in Schools
The SEED Project in Action
The SEED Project at Nova Eisenhower Elementary School In the Fall of 2015, Ms. Cooper's 2nd grade class participated in Heal the Planet's 6-week SEED (Sustainable Energy Education) Project. This was just one of multiple presentations of the SEED Project in schools in Dade and Broward County in 2015. Each session contained a plant-based Nutrition activity, exercise, and tools for stress...

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Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe Servings: 4 Do you know one familiar sounding veggie that can reduce the risk of cancer development in the body for premenopausal and postmenopausal women? Hint: It's in the squash family... Yup - you guessed it - Can we say, "Hello pumpkin!"  Some people use it as a term of endearment, getting all sweet about it and others use it...

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Flourless Chai Cookie Recipe
Flourless Chai Cookie Recipe
Flourless Chai Cookie Recipe Yield: 12 cookies Chewy, creamy, and soothing this flourless chai cookie recipe hits the spot! Chock full of flavor with multiple health benefits these cookies will make both your mouth and your body happy. We are giving you the basic cookie recipe but if you would like to make them a decadent sandwich with some vanilla bean coconut cream...

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Meatless Taco Lettuce Wrap Recipe
Meatless Taco Lettuce Wrap Recipe
Meatless Taco Lettuce Wrap Recipe Servings 4 Ask any classroom full of children, "Who likes tacos?" and you will probably get about a 90% approval rating. Then ask for the children to list some of the common ingredients found in tacos. You will probably hear, "beef", "chicken", "cheese", "meat", or "lettuce" as some of the options mentioned. One of the pieces...

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Fruit Ice Cream Recipe
Fruit Ice Cream Recipe
Fruit Ice Cream Recipe Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups organic frozen pineapple (or any other frozen fruit) 4 frozen bananas Optional extras (can be mixed with ingredients or sprinkled on top): Chia seeds Hemp seeds Mint Ginger Raw cacao chocolate Cinnamon Directions: 1. For a variety fruit blend, mix all ingredients in high speed blender or food processor until creamy. 2. Pour on your favorite healthy toppings and Enjoy! **Choose organic ingredients whenever possible.

Best Chocolate Shake Ever Recipe!
Best Chocolate Shake Ever Recipe
THE BEST CHOCOLATE SHAKE EVER RECIPE Who said chocolate milkshakes couldn't be vegan, healthy, and delicious?! This creamy shake is to die for! Are you ready for the best chocolate shake ever recipe? Full of whole, nutritious ingredients not only will this shake make your taste buds sing but it will nourish your body as well. Full of natural electrolytes...

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Zucchini Pasta Recipe
ZUCCHINI PASTA RECIPE Servings: 4 Ingredients: 3 zucchinis 1 carrot For Sauce: 2.5 cups tomatoes, chopped ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup onions, diced 4 cloves of garlic 1 date, pitted ½ cup portabella or button mushrooms 1 tbsp. each of parsley, cilantro, mint, basil, leaves, thyme, ginger ½ tsp. sea salt 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 12 soaked sun-dried tomatoes (*optional) 1 tbsp. of lemon or lime juice (*optional) *** Optional Sauce brands to buy:...

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Quinoa Avocado Salad Recipe
QUINOA AVOCADO SALAD RECIPE Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1.5 cups cooked quinoa 1 tsp. onion, grated 4 tomatoes, diced 1.5 seedless cucumbers, chopped, (peeled if not organic) 3 celery stalks, diced 2 avocados, diced 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves, chopped bunch parsley, chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins dash sea salt juice of 2 lemons *Optional: 1 BPA-free can/jar of hearts of palm, chopped Directions: 1. Put onion, tomatoes, cucumber, and celery in a large...

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Date Seed Energy Balls Recipe
DATE SEED ENERGY BALLS RECIPE Servings: 2 dozen Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp. each of chia and hemp seeds 2 cups dates ¼ tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. lemon juice Directions: 1. Mix the following ingredients in a food processor, until crumbly: sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia, and hemp seeds. 2. Add in rolled oats, dates, sea salt,...

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Green Smoothie Recipe
GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE Servings: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup liquid (water, almond milk, coconut milk or coconut water) 1 cup leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or romaine lettuce 1 cup mixed organic berries 1 frozen banana 1 cucumber How To Make Your Own Green Smoothie: 1. First add your liquid of choice followed by the fruit, leafy greens, and cucumber. 2. Add in your favorite optional items, blend until creamy, and...

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The Oil Alarm: How Secure Is Our Food Supply?
The Oil Alarm is a short, animated film by Liam Scheff in cooperation with the Heal The Planet Foundation, animated by Eric Rogerson. This 17 minute film shows us in appealing graphics and simple, clear terms where we are in our use and misuse of oil, and how impending oil decline will affect us right where we live – especially at...

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avocado soup recipe
Creamy Cucumber Avocado Soup Recipe
Ingredients (make sure they’re organic whenever possible!): 1/2 cucumber, peeled 1 ripe avocado 5 stalks celery 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/4-1/2 cup water 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 oz. Nutritional Yeast Directions: Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender, and Enjoy!

banana mint ginger ice cream
Dairy-Free Banana Mint-Ginger “Ice-Cream” Recipe
Ingredients:  (Be mindful of using organic ingredients whenever possible!) 1-2 frozen bananas ½ inch fresh ginger 10 fresh mint leaves Dash of cinnamon Directions: Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Make it extra nutritious by adding blueberries, cherries, unsulphured coconut flakes, raw cacao powder, walnuts, walnuts, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, or any other of your favorite toppings! Keep yourself healthy and balanced with this tasty...

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detox cleaning recipes
4 Ingredients You Need To Detox Your Body and Your Home
Of course nature has it so that what’s good for the inside and outside of your body can also be good to clean the inside your home. In some cases, you can actually lick what’s on the floor! Below is a list of a few must-haves, or staples, for your home, plus some recipes for making your surfaces sparkle. Apple cider...

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Watermelon-Mint Mojito Smoothie
Watermelon-Mint Mojito Smoothie Recipe
Ingredients: 1 cup watermelon chunks 2 cups frozen grapes 15-20 fresh mint leaves Juice of 1 lime Directions: Mix all ingredients in high speed blender or food processor and enjoy the super refreshing drink! *For more of a juice/liquid, just add ½-1 cup of water. **Can also be used for Popsicle molds, Yum!

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