Ashley Hamilton
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Inspired and dedicated content writer for organicperception.com. Dive into my world of organic thinking and healthy lifestyle! Let's all stop for a second and focus on growth and better understanding of what health is, and how it affects our wellbeing.

7 Healthy Sugar Substitutes

We know that too much refined sugar is bad for you, and artificial sweeteners can sometimes add calories to a meal. Instead of going cold (and sugarless) turkey, try some of these healthier sugar substitutions. Sugar in the morning, sugar…

Greek-Style Grass-Fed Lamb Shanks

This holiday season, try making grass-fed lamb shanks fixed southern Greece-style, with lemon juice rather than tomato sauce. To offset the cost of grass-fed meats, substitute less expensive cuts—such as lamb shanks instead of leg of lamb. 4SERVINGS Ingredients 4…

Jicama Waldorf Salad with Yogurt Dressing

You’ll toss your classic Waldorf recipe after one bite of this version, made with immunity-enhancing grapes and yogurt instead of mayo. Serve over mixed greens. 6SERVINGS Ingredients Dressing 1/2 cup organic plain nonfat or 2% Greek yogurt 2 Tbs. fresh…

The Vegan Smokehouse Burger

Go meatless this Monday with a vegan burger that puts all other burgers to shame. One bite into this juicy burger, and you’ll never go back to those other boring burgers again. Ingredients 1 cup raw walnuts1 scoop Sunwarrior Classic Natural…

Maiitake Vanilla-Almond Frozen Latte

This power-packed latte is a better-for-you alternative to coffee shop frozen drinks. If your blender’s not super-powerful, use 1 cup crushed ice instead of the ice cubes. For extra indulgence, add two tablespoons of cacao nibs before blending, or top…

6 Ways to Snack Smarter

Avoid the 3 p.m. vending machine rush by planning ahead with these smarter snacking choices. Spoiler alert: Chocolate can still be enjoyed! Cheese and fruit plates are a perfect go-anywhere snack option. It’s no secret, America has become a snacking…

10 Simple And Healthy Breakfast Foods For Busy Mornings

Putting together a healthy breakfast in the morning rush may seem challenging. But it is easier than you think. There really are some healthier and easy-to-create breakfast choices that you could be making. Whether you take a cue from ayurveda,…

14 Incompatible Food Combinations You Must Avoid

With so much awareness about diet and nutrition, the foods chosen by us are usually healthy. Yet, we become victims of major or minor health problems and keep wondering about their cause. It’s Not What, It’s How Sometimes it’s not…

6 Side Effects Of Chia Seeds You Should Heed

Chia seeds, a superfood dating back to Aztec times, are now enjoying a rebirth of sorts. They feature in every nutritional A-list as a rich source of fiber, omega-3 fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Granted, chia seeds are a great…

Top 3 Health Benefits Of Flaxseed Lignans

Flaxseed is known for its fiber, healthy fats, and nutty flavor. However, it has another claim to fame through a type of chemicals called lignans. Lignans are phytoestrogens or an estrogen-like chemical in plants. They also act as antioxidants. In 1…