Monday, December 10, 2012



This January we will be holding our Detoxification classes on Tuesday evenings beginning January 8th at 7:30pm and meeting till January 29th.  This will be our 20th year of guiding and facilitating people through this life changing program!  

Our space is limited!  Don’t be disappointed - sign up now!  Call 973-827-3500 and reserve your spot!

Investment:  $350.00

This includes medicinal food powder, blender bottle, and instructions.

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dawn at 973-827-3500 or at


Held at:
Rt. 94, Suite 5B, McAfee, NJ  07428

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Non-GMO Shopping Guide Brochure

Below is a link provided by the Institute for Responsible Technology for "The Non-GMO Shopping Guide Brochure."  This brochure has great information!  Download!  


Friday, September 28, 2012

Making Yogurt! Delicious!

From the desk of Dawn:

So I set out on a mission to make yogurt, make it easy, delicious, cost effective and healthy!  Whew!  Found it!
I am sitting here writing this with the most delicious yogurt I have ever tasted!  Let me share the process with you....
It's a little time consuming but very simple.
1.  Pour 2 quarts of organic whole milk into a slow cooker/crock pot.
2.  Cover and cook on low for 2 1/2 hours.
3.  Unplug the slow cooker/crock pot and let stand, covered for three hours.
4.  Pour 2 cups of the milk into a bowl and whisk in a heaping 1/2 cup of an active-culture yogurt; put      mixture back into the slow cooker and stir to combine.
5.  Put the lid back on and wrap the entire slow cooker in a heavy bath towel to insulate.
6.  Let stand for eight hours.

I started this after supper and by bedtime I wrapped the slow cooker and went to bed.  In the morning I had 2 quarts of delicious yogurt!

Homemade yogurt is thinner than store bought because you are not adding any thickeners.  You can strain it through some cheese cloth and make it very thick and rich and save the remaining leftovers for baking, soups, stews, etc.  I didn't find a need for this.

I did puree some fresh strawberries/blueberries and mixed them can be creative!

Now, I typically pay $4.25 for a quart of organic whole milk plain yogurt.  I paid $3.80 for a 1/2 gallon of organic whole milk and ending up with 2 quarts of yogurt!  Whew!  That's a savings!  And I can assure you it tastes better!

Remember to save 1/2 cup of the newly made yogurt for your next batch.  And, PLEASE share your ideas!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Organic Gardening

If you haven't explored the Organic Gardening web-site, it's definitely worth a visit!  Great ideas!  Here is a wonderful, simply stated article on adding herbs to your foods.,0

An easy way to preserve your herbs for the winter months:

Place 2 cups of herb of choice in blender with..
1/2 cup olive oil
2 to 3 cloves garlic
1 cup of water or you can play with lime juice too!

Pour into cupcake tins (1/2 full) and freeze.  After frozen, pop them out and put in labeled freezer bag to be used whenever you need.  Very easy to incorporate into your foods!

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Herb Day at Historic Speedwell

Join Dawn Bump on Sunday, July 29th, 2012 from 10am-3pm  for an exploratory walk to learn plant identification, harvesting techniques and medicinal uses of the plants all around us.  These ordinary plants have abilities that can make a profound difference in your well being.  Walk away with information to incorporate immediate herbal usage into your lifestyle.  Bring a brown-bag lunch, dress for weather and wear comfortable shoes!   The cost is $35.00 per person and pre-registration is required.  Please call 973-285-6550.  Historic Speedwell is located at 333 Speedwell Ave., Morristown, NJ  07960.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids!

Thanks to all who attended the Food Revolution Event on Saturday!  We had a great time!  As promised, here are the Healthy Snack ideas!

Healthy Snack Ideas!
Hummus with sliced veggies or fruit
Sliced apples/pears with almond/cashew/organic peanut butter
Lettuce roll ups with guacamole/salsa/beans/org. corn
Popcorn!  Making sure it’s ORGANIC; otherwise it will be GMO corn.

Fruit Kabobs with yogurt as dip                                  Veggie Kabobs

Make your own popsicles
Orange Cream Popsicles Recipe
2 oranges peeled and cubed                                       2 cups of plain, nonfat organic yogurt 
1 tsp. vanilla
Puree in blender and place in molds.

Blueberry Pops
1 pint fresh blueberries                                                 3 one inch slices of zucchini or cucumber
A few spinach leaves                                                      1 cup of Vanilla almond milk
1 cup of low fat vanilla organic yogurt
Puree in blender and place in molds.

Curious George Slush                    (Be creative with your smoothies)
½ cup natural pineapple-coconut juice (unsweetened)
½ cup water                                                                       1 frozen banana
3 one inch slices of zucchini                                         6 ice cubes
Give the ingredients a ride in the blender.  When smooth, pour and drink!

Crusoe’s South Seas Smoothie
½ cup of almond, hemp or rice milk                         1 cup of lowfat organic blueberry yogurt
¼ cup natural pineapple-coconut juice                   2 one inch slices of cucumber and/or zucchini
2 to 4 ice cubes
Give this all a whirl in the blender.  Serve in tall glasses.  Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut, if you like!

Jumbo’s Delicious Dip
½ cup of almond, cashew or organic peanut butter (room temp.)
½ cup of lowfat plain organic yogurt                        1 tablespoon organic agave
Blend ingredients together and serve with celery, carrots, peppers, sliced apples or pears.

Frozen Yogurt Treats
Place yogurt of choice in plastic bag and snip corner.  Make drops on baking sheet with waxed paper and freeze.  When frozen place in container!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Raw Food Recipes :)

Some my favorites! :) 
Raw Recipes:
No-Bean Hummus

2 zucchini, peeled and chopped                                      ¾ cup tahini
½ cup fresh lemon juice                                                    ¼ cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, peeled                                                      2 tsps. Seasalt
½ Tblsp. ground cumin

In a high-speed blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients and blend until thick and smooth.

Thai Cabbage Salad

1 head of cabbage, chopped like slaw                           1 garlic clove
1 red pepper, chopped                                                       3 carrots, shredded
½ cup sliced lengthwise scallions
1 inch piece of fresh ginger                                             ½ cup red wine vinegar
3 tbsps. Braggs Amino                                                      2 tbsps. Agave
1/3 cup of raw almond butter

Prepare your cabbage, red pepper, carrots and scallions, toss in large bowl.  In blender mix the remaining ingredients and pour over salad………toss well.

Herb Pesto
1 cup pine nuts or raw walnuts, soaked overnight, then rinsed
3 cups chopped fresh basil, lemon balm, etc.
5 cloves garlic
¾ cup olive oil
1 tsp. sea salt

Combine all ingredients in a blender or a food processor and puree until smooth.

Truffles J
In its raw form, cacao contains many beneficial rejuvenating and anti-aging elements, including antioxidants, magnesium, and the beauty mineral sulfur. Another key ingredient, coconut butter, is a cold pressed, cholesterol-free oil that stimulates thyroid function, increases metabolism and promotes weight loss.
¾ cup raw cacao powder (available at health stores)
2 cups ground raw almonds
¾ cup raw agave nectar (a low-glycemic plant sweetener)
1 Tbs. organic coconut butter (sometimes called oil)
Pinch of Celtic sea salt
1 cup shredded, dried unsweetened coconut flakes

“Combine all the ingredients except for the coconut flakes in a large bowl and mix thoroughly,” “Roll up your sleeves, take a small amount of the mixture, and roll small balls between your palms. Dip each ball in a separate smaller bowl containing the coconut flakes.”

“Freeze overnight to harden the truffles-I keep them frozen until they’re ready to serve. Enjoy!”

Tortilla Soup

3 cups water                                                         1 carrot
1 tomato                                                               1 rib celery
1 thin slice onion                                                                1 garlic clove
1 thin slice squash                                              1 thin slice red pepper
1 thin slice cabbage                                           ½ jalapeno
Season with cumin, chili powder or whatever you might enjoy.
Optional:  ¼ cup olives, ¼ cup corn, ¼ cup tortilla chips

Raw Butternut Squash Soup

3 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed
1 mango, cubed
2 tspns. Curry
4 cups orange juice
½ cup dates
½ tsp. chopped jalapeno peppers – optional

Blend in blender until smooth and serve immediately.  Garnish with fresh mint, sliced bananas or mango.

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