Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Einkorn Breakfast Cookies

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Goodmorning all!

Cookies for breakfast? Why the heck not! These cookies are high in protein and whole grains while being low in sugar. So go ahead make a batch and your kids will love you! And you will love how full they stay all morning!

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Einkorn Breakfast Cookies

5 tbsp butter, softened

1/4 cup organic brown sugar

1/4 cup organic white sugar

1 large egg

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup einkorn flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp himalayan salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1.5 cups whole oats

1/2 cup seedless raisins

Directions:

Cream butter and sugar, add in egg and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, mix well. Add in the oats, mix well, then add the raisins and mix a final time. Divide your dough up into 9 cookies. Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes until the bottoms are light golden.

Happy Breakfast!

Tip: if you forget to set your butter out, it only takes 10 seconds in a 700 watt microwave to soften it.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 9.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 234
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8 g 13 %
Saturated Fat 4 g 22 %
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 41 mg 14 %
Sodium 218 mg 9 %
Potassium 79 mg 2 %
Total Carbohydrate 37 g 12 %
Dietary Fiber 3 g 11 %
Sugars 17 g
Protein 5 g 9 %
Vitamin A 5 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 1 %
Iron 8 %
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FRI-YAY CLEAR THE CUPBOARD MEXICAN CHICKEN AND VEGETABLE SOUP WITH VEGAN OPTION

FRI-YAY SOUP

Fri-yay clear the cupboard Mexican chicken and vegetable soup with vegan option

2 chicken breasts
1 Tbsp. chicken bouillon
2 Tsp salt
2 cups water
Pressure cook on poultry 20 minutes
Shred in kitchen aid mixer
Omit this step completely for vegan

2 zucchini roughly chopped
6 carrots mine were thin you could use four fat ones roughly chopped.
2 sweet potatoes. Peeled roughly chopped. (I used one red yam and one Korean yam. Regular potatoes also go well, but my husband is allergic so I have to use yams.)
1 jalapeno
1 white onion small to medium size
1 cup corn
½ tsp chipotle powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp granulated garlic
1 small can tomato sauce
1 can diced tomatoes with liquid
4 cups water

If doing vegan version add 2 tbsp. vegetable bouillon, a can or two of drained and rinsed black beans or navy beans, and additional salt to taste.

Place all ingredients into instant pot pressure cooker and push soup button adjust the time to 10 minutes. Quick release pressure and add ¼ cup torn cilantro leaves as a garnish.

Can be served with carb of choice including tortillas, bread, or rice.

Fresh finely shredded green cabbage would also go nicely.
* You can use anything you have in the fridge really, so bell peppers, asparagus, green beans, white potatoes, kale. It’s all good here

Healthy Einkorn and Oatmeal Banana Bread

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Healthy Einkorn and Oatmeal Loaf by SimplySooney

I had a few bananas sitting around and instead of tossing them I decided to make some bread. This one was so good I ended up making a second loaf today!

Ingredients:

Wet:
3 mashed, overripe bananas
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
⅓ c. Nutiva refined coconut oil

 

Dry:
2 cups Einkorn flour
1 cup whole rolled oats
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. cinnamon

¼ cup go raw sprouted pumpkin seeds set aside for topping

Preheat oven to 350°
Blend wet ingredients in kitchen aid mixer until smooth
Add-in dry ingredients, excluding pumpkin seeds, blend until just mixed.
Grease bread pan with coconut oil.
Pour mixture in pan and top with pumpkin seeds

Bake uncovered for 1 hour at 350° or until it no longer looks wet in the middle.

Cool for 2 hours

Easy Einkorn Flatbread

BeFunkyCollageHi all you Einkorn lovers!

I have a new recipe for you. When I worked at Quiznos my favorite thing to eat was the flatbread topped with chipotle mayo, turkey, red onion, tomatoes and lettuce.This is a perfect recipe for those of us that need to make lunches for our husbands or ourselves and don’t want to use bread or have run out of bread! Flatbreads are a very versatile little bread. You can make sandwiches, little pizzas for the kids, or even top them with a herbed oil to serve with spaghetti!  Today I will share with you my recipe for making flatbread using Einkorn flour.

 

Easy Einkorn Flatbread

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Inactive time : 10 minutes

Cooking time: 1-3 minutes per flatbread

 

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups Einkorn flour   (if using normal flour use 1 1/4 cups)

1 teaspoon yeast dry active

1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt

1/2 cup warm water 110° F

2 teaspoons olive oil

 

Directions:

In the bowl of your kitchenaid mixer that has been fitted with the paddle attachment, put 1 1/3 cups of einkorn flour, 1 tsp active dry yeast, and 1/2 tsp salt. Turn your mixer to low to just blend the dry ingredients quickly. Add 1/2 cup of the 110° F water and the 2 tsp of olive oil. Mix on medium for about a minute until the dough comes together. On a well floured surface. The dough will be pretty sticky but do not add any more flour to it. Turn your dough out only about 4 times, enough that you can make a ball. Too much kneading and the dough will be too firm. Cover the dough with a towel and let rest for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes of resting cut the dough into 4 pieces. Gently form the pieces into little balls,sprinkle flour under and on top allowing the dough balls to absorb a little more flour the make them more like a pizza dough and less sticky. Knead the balls in your hand to toughen them up just a little. Roll them out about as wide as your hand. Like 6 inches. You want them to be a little thick since they are not tortillas they are flatbreads!

Heat an ungreased Cast Iron pan to about medium high. Place a flatbread on the pan and wait until some bubbles form on the top side. This will take about a minute. Turn the flatbread and cook for about another minute. There should be some brown circles here and there on the bread.

And that’s it! Flatbread made with healthy Einkorn in just a few minutes!!!

Soft and Fluffy Einkorn Breadsticks

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I have another winner for you guys today! Two posts in one day? That’s unheard of! LOL! Baylee’s birthday is coming up and I wanted to make a spaghetti dinner for a couple of friends to come over and celebrate with us. What goes better with spaghetti than bread sticks? I scoured the internet and pinterest looking for a recipe for soft breadsticks using einkorn flour and the search came up with none. Not a single recipe for soft einkorn breadsticks! The only one I could find was for really hard looking breadsticks. I want soft and fluffy!!!! Anyways I decided to come up with my own recipe and I have to tell you they turned out amazing! These are so light and airy. So buttery soft. They will be the perfect addition to your spaghetti dinner!

The First Soft Einkorn Breadsticks

Prep time: 10 minutes

Rise time: 2 hours total

Cooking time: 16 minutes

Ingredients

3/4 cup warm water (no hotter than 110 degrees)

3 tsp Red Star active dry yeast

2 tbsp very soft butter (vegan or regular)

1/4 cup organic sugar

1 egg

1 tsp himalayan sea salt 

3 1/4 cup einkorn flour

Directions

Combine yeast and warm water in a measuring cup or bowl. Swirl and set aside for 5 minutes. In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar together. Mix in the egg, salt, and yeast mixture.

*Very important*

Using a metal spoon mix the flour into the wet ingredients 1 cup at a time. Once the first cup is completely incorporated, do the second cup.

For the remaining 1 1/4 cups, mix the flour in 1/4 cup at a time. Making sure to incorporate it completely before adding the next cup in.

*Dough will be kind of wet and sticky*

When all of your flour is incorporated and you have an even looking dough, turn your dough out onto your floured counter. Knead just a couple times to get the dough into a ball.

Return the dough ball to the bowl, cover with a towel or a grocery bag (which is how I do it) and place in the turned OFF oven with just the oven light on. Allow to rise for 1.5 hours.

Once first rising is done, shape your dough into breadsticks. To do this you will get a little handful of dough and roll it in your hands like you are making a play-dough snake. Place your dough snakes on a lightly sprayed parchment covered cookie sheet. Place them back in the OFF oven for another 30 minutes.

When second rising is done remove dough from the oven. Heat your oven to 350 degrees. Place dough back into the heated oven and bake for 16 minutes.

Best when served right out of the oven. You can cover them in cinnamon, sugar and butter as a dessert or cover them in butter, garlic powder, and salt for a more Italian style.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

Comforting Vegan Potato Soup

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Hi there,

I have another quick and easy recipe for you guys. This one is vegan! What? Traditionally potato soup would be made with milk and lots of it. I found a recipe the other day for a vegan alfredo sauce. While it was a yummy recipe, when I tasted it, it screamed potato soup! So today, I opened up a bag of cut cauliflower from Costco and decided to try and make vegan potato soup with the ideas that I got from the alfredo recipe.

Vegan Potato Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

Equipment needed: Blender of some sort ( I use a Nutribullet
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Ingredients

2 tbsp butter (Earth Balance is a good vegan one)

1 large yellow onion – sliced

4 cloves of garlic – sliced

1 pound cut cauliflower ( I get mine at Costco because it’s like 4$ for 2lbs already cut up)

3 smallish russet potatoes or 1 large baking potato

2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk, plus a little more if you want it thinner ( I love HEB brand, it’s thin and mild tasting) .

1-2 tsp himalayan sea salt

pepper to taste (I probably used 1/4 tsp)

Directions

Heat butter in a skillet and add the sliced onions and garlic. You want to caramelize them very well. It will take about 10 minutes or so. Meanwhile boil your cauliflower for about 10 minutes until very nice and soft, but not completely mushy. While those are working, peel and cut your potatoes into nice chunks. Boil potatoes in a separate pan from the cauliflower until soft, almost very mushy. When the cauliflower are finished, drain the water and set aside to cool. If you use a Nutribullet like I do you want the cauliflower to be very cool because you are not supposed to put hot things in the Nutribullet. Once the onions and garlic are nice and light to medium brown pour them in the blender with the cauliflower, the salt, the pepper and the almond milk. You want to puree this until very smooth. If your soup is too thick you can add more milk. Drain your potatoes, then add the soup base to the potatoes.  You will want to bring this back up to a boil for just a second to warm through. Adjust your seasoning to suit your taste. Then serve hot!

Enjoy

Fluffy Einkorn Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes. Seriously…

I love pancakes they make a quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or my favorite dinner. LOL These Einkorn pancakes take the cake for ease and health. As some of you know I am allergic to wheat. Like literally I ate a granola bar and wheat was the last ingredient listed (which was why I missed it). So within 20 minutes I had the most terrible stomach and lower back pains. The attack lasted for a few hours. That sucks! I hate being allergic to wheat. It feels unfair. That’s where einkorn comes in! For some reason I am not allergic to this ancient wheat. I was so happy to find it. Though substituting it for regular flour is a little tricky. So here it is my einkorn pancake recipe!

 

 

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Quick and Easy Einkorn Pancakes

Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups einkorn flour

1/2 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp himalayan salt

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp organic vanilla

1 1/2 cups unsweetened original almond milk

1 egg

3 tbsp oil or butter

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until smooth. Heat a non stick skillet on medium high (4 on a gas stove) for every pancake drop a little coconut oil in the pan. Using a 1/4 cup measuring spoon drop pancake batter on top of the oil. Flip when bubbles form or bottom looks golden. Cook another minute or two. Serve with Kerrygold butter and grade A maple syrup or raw honey!

Enjoy!

Best Ever Einkorn Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Best Ever Einkorn Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes you just want cookies, and since starting the Orange Rhino Challenge, that time has come more often than usual. I recently began using Einkorn flour because we were gluten free for a long time. My husband has Hashimoto’s and cannot tolerate traditional gluten containing goodies (or baddies I should say).My husband is much better able to digest this ancient grain and we are loving having it as an option. I hope you will enjoy them also!

Best Ever Einkorn Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cooking time 11-14 minutes

Oven temp 375

Yields 12 cookies

Ingredients:

3/4 stick organic salted cream butter, softened

1/4 cup organic brown or white sugar

1/2 cup organic coconut sugar

1 tsp organic vanilla

1 large pasture raised egg

1 1/8 cup einkorn all purpose flour

1/4 tsp aluminum free baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp himalayan salt

1/2 – 1 cup dark chocolate chips (depending on how much chocolate you like in your cookies, I used 3/4 cup of Costco’s chocolate chips)

Directions:

Cream butter and sugar together in a stand mixer or using a hand blender in a large bowl on low. Add in vanilla and the egg. Blend mixture together lightly

In a separate bowl whisk together einkorn flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Slowly mix the dry ingredients in with the wet.

Blend until you do see any clumps of flour.

In a preheated oven 375 degrees, cover a flat baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a cookie scoop or a tablespoon, drop cookies onto pan.

Bake in the over for 11-14 minutes. Cookies will look like they aren’t completely done in the middle. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes (if you can wait that long) the centers will lower a bit leaving you with perfect beautiful cookies!

I STARTED A BUSINESS!

MY POWDERS

5 FORMULAS TO CHOOSE FROM!

REGULAR- TASTES LIKE CHAI LATTE

SENSITIVITY- TASTES LIKE CHAI LATTE

BAKING SODA FREE- TASTES LIKE LATTE

PEPPERMINT

KIDS ORANGE

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR CUSTOM ORDERS

OVER 500 POSITIVE REVIEWS ON EBAY!

SIMPLYSOONEY IS DEDICATED TO CREATING QUALITY PRODUCTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR MOUTH HEALTH. THIS PRODUCT IS VEGAN AND ORGANIC. EVERY INGREDIENT IS MADE IN THE USA. ALL INGREDIENTS ARE STORED IN GLASS JARS AND ALL POWDERS ARE PREPARED IN SMALL BATCHES ALSO STORED IN GLASS JARS.

THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL WITH HEALING INFLAMED GUMS, REDUCING BLEEDING IN GUMS. WHITENING TEETH AND REMOVING SURFACE STAINS. HEALING BAD BREATH AND ELIMINATING GINGIVITIS. STRENGTHENING TEETH, HEALING CAVITIES AND REDUCING DENTAL AND GUM PAIN.
*BASED ON CUSTOMER REVIEWS*

BRUSHING YOU TEETH IS A TASK THAT YOU DO TWICE A DAY EVERY DAY FOR YOUR ENTIRE LIFE. SO IT JUST DOES NOT MAKE SENSE TO USE HARMFUL CHEMICALS. YOUR MOUTH IS MADE TO ABSORB NUTRIENTS AND THUS ABSORBS ANY CHEMICALS THAT YOU PUT IN IT.

I CREATED THIS TOOTH POWDER TO REMINERALIZE A FEW CAVITIES THAT I GOT FROM BEING PREGNANT AND SO FAR IT IS WORKING GREAT. MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN USING MY TOOTH POWDER FOR OVER A YEAR AND AT HIS DENTAL APPOINTMENT A FEW YEARS AGO HE HAD TWO CAVITIES. AT HIS MOST RECENT APPOINTMENT BOTH OF HIS CAVITIES NO LONGER SHOWED UP THE X-RAYS. THIS CREATED MUCH CONFUSION FOR OUR DENTIST. NEEDLESS TO SAY I BELIEVE THAT THIS PRODUCT WORKS.

ONE OUNCE OF TOOTH POWDER WILL LAST ONE PERSON ABOUT ONE MONTH OF BRUSHING TWICE A DAY. FOR A LARGER FAMILY I WOULD RECOMMEND THE 4OZ SIZE.
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*CUSTOMER REVIEWS*

YVONNE- “TWO WEEKS IN AND MY RECEDING GUMS ARE ALREADY REVERSING! IT’S AMAZING. I WAS USING CREST PRO HEALTH, OR ONE OF THE OTHERS THAT CLAIMED TO REVERSE GUM DISEASE AND IT JUST KEPT GETTING WORSE AND WORSE (AND THIS WAS FOR MONTHS). WHAT I LOVE THE MOST IS THAT THE FLAVOR ISN’T OVERPOWERING LIKE REGULAR TOOTHPASTE. YOU CAN USE THIS AND IT HAS A NATURAL FLAVOR, AND YOU CAN EAT RIGHT AFTER WITHOUT IT MAKING YOUR FOOD TASTE WEIRD. I WILL BE BACK FOR MORE, FOR SURE!”

CHRIS H- AMAZING STUFF. MY TEETH HAVE NEVER FELT SO CLEAN.

ASHLEY M – THIS TOOTH POWDER IS AWESOME! MAKES MY TEETH FEEL SUPER CLEAN. WE GOT THE BAKING SODA FREE, MILDER FLAVOR POWDER AND OUR KIDS LOVE IT! AND I DON’T HAVE TO WORRY WHEN THEY SWALLOW IT!

ALEX B – GET THIS ITS AMAZING I HAVE HORRIBLE TEETH AND WITHIN A FEW DAYS MY TEETH ARE WHITER AND MUCH CLEANER JUST FROM SIMPLY BRUSHING. DO IT!!

***TO USE
SIMPLY WET YOUR TOOTHBRUSH AND DIP INTO THE TOOTH POWDER. TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION IF MORE THAN ONE PERSON IS USING THIS PRODUCT. I RECOMMEND USING EITHER A SEPARATE JAR FOR EACH PERSON OR SIMPLY SCOOP OUT A PEA SIZE AMOUNT INTO YOUR HAND USING A 1/8 TSP MEASURING SPOON OR WHAT EVER YOU WOULD LIKE.

INGREDIENTS

BENTONITE CLAY
ACCORDING TO MOUNTAIN ROSE HERBS:

“BENTONITE, ALSO REFERRED TO AS MONTMORILLONITE, IS ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND POWERFUL HEALING CLAYS. BENTONITE CAN BE USED EXTERNALLY AS A CLAY POULTICE, MUD PACK OR IN THE BATH AND, IN SKIN CARE RECIPES. A GOOD QUALITY BENTONITE SHOULD BE A GREY/CREAM COLOR AND ANYTHING BORDERING “PURE WHITE” IS SUSPECT. IT HAS A VERY FINE, VELVETEEN FEEL AND IS ODORLESS AND NON-STAINING.”
A UNIQUE CLAY DUE TO ITS ABILITY TO PRODUCE AN “ELECTRICAL CHARGE” WHEN HYDRATED. UPON CONTACT WITH FLUID, ITS ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CHANGE, GIVING IT THE ABILITY TO ABSORB TOXINS. BENTONITE IS KNOWN FOR ITS ABILITY TO ABSORB AND REMOVE TOXINS, HEAVY MEATS, IMPURITIES AND CHEMICALS.
BENTONITE CLAY CARRIES A STRONG NEGATIVE CHARGE WHICH BONDS TO THE POSITIVE CHARGE IN MANY TOXINS. WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH A TOXIN, CHEMICAL OR HEAVY METAL, THE CLAY WILL ABSORB THE TOXIN AND RELEASE IT’S MINERALS FOR THE BODY TO USE. BENTONITE ALSO HELPS GET OXYGEN TO CELLS AS IT PULLS EXCESS HYDROGEN AND ALLOWS THE CELLS TO REPLACE IT WITH OXYGEN INSTEAD.

CALCIUM CARBONATE AND MAGNESIUM CITRATE – VEGAN

PROVIDES YOUR TEETH WITH THE CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM THEY NEED.

ALUMINUM FREE BAKING SODA (OMITTED IN BAKING SODA FREE FORMULA AND KIDS FORMULA)

“BAKING SODA CAN BE SUCCESSFULLY USED TO REMOVE STAINS AND DISCOLORATIONS FROM THE SURFACE (ENAMEL) OF TEETH, THEREBY GIVEN TEETH A WHITER AND BRIGHTER APPEARANCE. BRUSHING YOUR TEETH WITH BAKING SODA REMOVES STAINS CAUSED BY DRINKING TEA, COFFEE, AND SODAS AS WELL AS CHEWING TOBACCO AND SMOKING. MIXING BAKING SODA AND WATER RELEASES FREE RADICALS FROM THE MIXTURE. THESE FREE RADICALS BREAK DOWN THE STAIN MOLECULES ON THE ENAMEL, WHICH CAN THEN BE SCRAPED OFF THE TEETH USING A TOOTHBRUSH.”

CERTIFIED-ORGANIC CLOVE POWDER- OMITTED IN KIDS FORMULA

“CLOVES ARE DRIED BUDS FROM A TREE IN THE MYRTACEAE FAMILY. PRIMARILY HARVESTED IN INDONESIA, CLOVES WERE THOUGHT TO FIRST ORIGINATE IN SYRIA, WHEN THEY WERE DISCOVERED IN A CERAMIC POT BY ARCHAEOLOGISTS WHO PREDICT THE CLOVES DATE BACK TO 1721 BC.”
“THE GERMICIDAL PROPERTIES OF THE OIL MAKE IT VERY EFFECTIVE FOR RELIEVING DENTAL PAIN, TOOTH ACHE, SORE GUMS AND MOUTH ULCERS. CLOVE CONTAINS THE COMPOUND EUGENOL, WHICH HAS BEEN USED IN DENTISTRY FOR MANY YEARS. GARGLING WITH DILUTED CLOVE OIL HELPS IN EASING THROAT PAIN AND IRRITATION. THE CHARACTERISTIC SMELL OF CLOVE OIL ALSO HELPS TO ELIMINATE BAD BREATH. CLOVE IS ALSO EFFECTIVE AGAINST CAVITIES, AND TRADITIONALLY, IN INDIA, CLOVE OIL WAS ADDED TO A SMALL COTTON BALL AND PUT AT THE END OF THE TOOTH WHICH HAS THE CAVITY EVERY DAY BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP. THE CAVITY WOULD VANISH IN A FEW DAYS. AS A RESULT, CLOVE OIL IS ADDED TO NUMEROUS DENTAL PRODUCTS AND MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING MOUTHWASH AND TOOTH PASTE. DENTISTS ALSO MIX CLOVE OIL WITH ZINC OXIDE TO PREPARE A WHITE, FILLING MATERIAL AS A TEMPORARY ALTERNATIVE TO A ROOT CANAL.”

CERTIFIED-ORGANIC CINNAMON POWDER – OMITTED IN KIDS FORMULA

“CINNAMON OIL DEMONSTRATES ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECTS IN MODERN STUDIES. A 2010 CLINICAL TRIAL PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL “FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY” BY MEHMET UNLU AND COLLEAGUES FROM THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE AT CUMHURIYET UNIVERSITY IN SIVAS, TURKEY, DEMONSTRATED THAT CINNAMON BARK OIL EFFECTIVELY DESTROYED 21 DIFFERENT TYPES OF BACTERIA IN THE LABORATORY. RINSING WITH DILUTED CINNAMON OIL AFTER YOU BRUSH YOUR TEETH, OR USING A TOOTHPASTE THAT INCLUDES CINNAMON ESSENTIAL OIL AS AN INGREDIENT, MIGHT HELP YOU KILL HARMFUL BACTERIA AND PREVENT CAVITIES.”

CERTIFIED-ORGANIC MINT

IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF A PERSON’S MOUTH IS A WELL KNOWN BENEFIT OF MINT. SINCE IT HAS GERMICIDAL QUALITIES AND QUICKLY FRESHENS BREATH, IT ADDS TO ORAL HEALTH BY INHIBITING HARMFUL BACTERIAL GROWTH INSIDE THE MOUTH AND BY CLEANING THE TONGUE AND TEETH. THIS IS WHY MINT USED TO BE RUBBED DIRECTLY ON THE TEETH AND GUMS TO REFRESH THE MOUTH AND ELIMINATE DANGEROUS FORMS OF GROWTH. IN MODERN TIMES, FOR THE SAME REASON, MINT IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON ELEMENTS IN TOOTHPASTES, MOUTHWASHES, AND OTHER DENTAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS.

NON-GMO XYLITOL

XYLITOL IS A NATURAL SWEETENER DERIVED FROM THE FIBROUS PARTS OF PLANTS. IT DOES NOT BREAK DOWN LIKE SUGAR AND CAN HELP KEEP A NEUTRAL PH LEVEL IN THE MOUTH. XYLITOL ALSO PREVENTS BACTERIA FROM STICKING TO THE TEETH. THIS IS HOW IT PROTECTS THE TEETH FROM TOOTH DECAY. WITH XYLITOL, THE ACID ATTACK THAT WOULD OTHERWISE LAST FOR OVER HALF AN HOUR IS STOPPED.
THE NUMBER OF ACID-PRODUCING BACTERIA MAY FALL AS MUCH AS 90%. NO ACID IS FORMED BECAUSE THE PH OF SALIVA AND PLAQUE DOES NOT FALL. AFTER TAKING XYLITOL, THE BACTERIA DO NOT STICK WELL ON THE SURFACE OF THE TEETH AND AS A RESULT, THE AMOUNT OF PLAQUE DECREASES.

RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT THE USE OF XYLITOL ALSO HELPS REPAIR DAMAGE TO THE ENAMEL. SALIVA IN ITSELF PROTECTS THE MOUTH AND TEETH. STIMULATED SALIVA IN PARTICULAR CONTAINS ALL THE COMPONENTS NEEDED TO REPAIR EARLY CAVITIES. IF SUGAR IS ONLY TAKEN A COUPLE OF TIMES A DAY, THE SALIVA CAN DO THE JOB ALONE. BUT MOST PEOPLE TAKE SUGAR SO OFTEN THAT THE MOUTH’S OWN DEFENSIVE TOOLS ARE NOT ENOUGH.
SALIVA THAT HAS XYLITOL IS MORE ALKALINE THAN SALIVA STIMULATED BY OTHER SUGAR PRODUCTS. AFTER TAKING XYLITOL PRODUCTS, THE CONCENTRATION OF BASIC AMINO ACIDS AND AMMONIA IN SALIVA AND PLAQUE MAY RISE, AND PLAQUE PH RISES AS WELL. WHEN PH IS ABOVE 7, CALCIUM AND PHOSPHATE SALTS IN SALIVA START TO MOVE INTO THOSE PARTS OF ENAMEL THAT ARE WEAK. THEREFORE, SOFT, CALCIUM-DEFICIENT ENAMEL SITES BEGIN TO HARDEN AGAIN.

%5 POTASSIUM NITRATE (SENSITIVITY FORMULA ONLY)

POTASSIUM NITRATE IS COMMONLY USED IN TOOTHPASTES SUCH AS SENSODYNE OR CREST SENSITIVE AS A REMEDY AND IS APPROVED AS A MONOGRAPHED DRUG BY THE FDA.

HIMALAYAN SEA SALT- KIDS FORMULA ONLY

” HIMALAYAN CRYSTAL SALT POSSESSES AN ELEMENT CALLED POTASSIUM THAT PREVENTS THE GUMS FROM BLEEDING. AND, ALONG WITH THE MANY OTHER MINERALS AND NUTRIENTS IN HIMALAYAN CRYSTAL SALT, YOU WILL FIND CALCIUM: A MINERAL WHICH STRENGTHENS AND WHITENS TEETH. “

%100 PURE ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL- ONLY IN KIDS ORANGE FORMULA
%100 PURE PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL- ONLY IN KIDS PEPPERMINT FORMULA

***DOES NOT CONTAIN

GMOS

FLUORIDE

FLUORIDE, A HIGHLY TOXIC CHEMICAL, RATHER THAN HELPING TEETH, SEEMS TO ACTUALLY DAMAGE TEETH BY MAKING THEM TOO HARD AND THUS BRITTLE. ALSO BE AWARE THAT FLUORIDE IN ITS CHEMICAL FORM AS USED IN WATER FLUORIDATION IS SERIOUSLY IMPLICATED IN CANCER CAUSATION AND CAN ACTUALLY “RUIN TEETH”.1

FLUORIDATED TOOTHPASTE DAMAGES GUMS. AT THE CONCENTRATIONS USED IN COMMERCIAL FLUORIDATED TOOTHPASTE (1,000 PPM), FLUORIDE CAUSES GUM DAMAGE BY POISONING ENZYME ACTIVITY AND SLOWING DOWN THE GUMS’ SELF-REPAIR MECHANISMS. BY BRUSHING YOUR TEETH WITH FLUORIDATED TOOTHPASTE, YOU GUMS WILL SUFFER DAMAGE (ACCORDING TO DR. JOHN YIAMOUYIANNIS, AN AUTHORITY ON FLUORIDE’S BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS).

GLYCERIN

ACCORDING TO DR. GERALD F. JUDD’S RESEARCH, IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO AVOID ALL TOOTHPASTES CONTAINING GLYCERIN SINCE FOR TEETH TO BE ABLE TO REMINERALIZE, THE TOOTH SURFACE NEEDS TO BE CLEAN AND “ACCESSIBLE”. THIS IS PREVENTED, HOWEVER, BY GLYCERIN WHICH COVERS THE SURFACE WITH A STICKY AND HARD-TO-REMOVE SUBSTANCE

SORBITOL

IN SPITE OF BEING CARIOGENIC WITH PROLONGED USE (ACCORDING TO RESEARCH DONE BY DENTISTS AT HAMBURG UNIVERSITY), SORBITOL CAN BE FOUND AS A SWEETENER IN CERTAIN TOOTHPASTES.

SLS/SDS

SURFACTANTS (ADDED AS FOAMING AGENTS). STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT TOOTHPASTES WHICH PRODUCE A LOT OF LATHER DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF THE TOXIC CHEMICAL (DETERGENT SURFACTANT) SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (SLS, AKA SODIUM DODECYL SULFATE OR SDS) ARE ACTUALLY BAD FOR THE GUMS. THE FOAMING PROPERTY STRONGLY SWELLS UP THE GUMS, WHICH WOULD TEND TO PROMOTE PERIODONTOSIS (RECEDING GUMS). (OTHER SOURCES SPEAK OF SURFACTANT CONCENTRATIONS ABOVE TWO PERCENT POSSIBLY DAMAGING THE GUMS.)

PROPYLENE GLYCOL

AN ACTIVE COMPONENT IN ANTIFREEZE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL ACTS AS A WETTING AGENT AND SURFACTANT IN TOOTHPASTE. THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS FOR PROPYLENE GLYCOL WARN THAT THE CHEMICAL CAN BE RAPIDLY ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN, WITH PROLONGED CONTACT LEADING TO BRAIN, LIVER AND KIDNEY ABNORMALITIES. THE EPA WON’T ALLOW ITS WORKERS TO HANDLE PROPYLENE GLYCOL WITHOUT WEARING RUBBER GLOVES, YET IT DOESN’T STOP THE CHEMICAL FROM BEING USED IN COMMON HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS.

DEA

CONSUMERS FIND DIETHANOLAMINE, OR DEA, IN PRODUCTS THAT FOAM, INCLUDING TOOTHPASTE. DEA DISRUPTS HORMONES AND FORMS CANCER-CAUSING NITRATES. ACCORDING TO DR. SAMUEL EPSTEIN, PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, REPEATED SKIN EXPOSURE TO DEA CAN LEAD TO INCREASED RISK OF LIVER AND KIDNEY CANCERS.

STEVIA

STEVIA, OR THE SINGULAR STEVIOSIDE, AT LEAST IN SOME STUDIES, SEEMS TO AFFECT THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS. THIS WAS THE CONCLUSION OF A GROUP OF EUROPEAN SCIENTISTS IN EARLY 2006.

THE STUDY SHOWED THAT WHEN MALE RATS WERE FED HIGH DOSES OF STEVIOSIDE FOR 22 MONTHS, SPERM PRODUCTION WAS SEVERELY REDUCED, THE WEIGHT OF THE SEMINAL VESICLES DECLINED, AND THERE WAS AN INCREASE OF CELL PROLIFERATION IN THEIR TESTICLES. IN TIME, THIS COULD EASILY CAUSE INFERTILITY OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS.

IN ANOTHER STUDY, FEMALE HAMSTERS WERE FED LARGE AMOUNTS OF A DERIVATIVE OF STEVIOSIDE CALLED STEVIOL. HERE THE SCIENTISTS FOUND THAT THE FEMALE HAMSTERS HAD FEWER AND SMALLER OFFSPRING.

PEG

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (PEG, ADDED AS A DISPERSANT AND TO BIND WATER) MAKE THE SKIN MORE PERVIOUS TO NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES POSSIBLY CONTAINING BROMINE, IODINE OR CHLORINE, AND ARE CONSIDERED ALLERGENIC AND/OR POTENTIALLY CANCEROGENIC.

TRICLOSAN

CONVENTIONAL TOOTHPASTES, AMONG OTHER TOXINS, CAN CONTAIN TRICLOSAN, A CHEMICAL.GERM KILLER/ANTIBACTERIAL (ALSO FOUND IN MOUTHWASHES, DEODORANTS, SOAPS ETC.). TRICLOSAN BELONGS TO A CLASS OF CHEMICALS SUSPECTED OF CAUSING CANCER IN HUMANS (EVEN THE US EPA APPARENTLY CONSIDERS IT A HIGH RISK FACTOR TO HUMAN HEALTH). STORED IN BODILY FAT, IT CAN SUPPRESS IMMUNE FUNCTION AND ACCUMULATE TO TOXIC LEVELS WITH RESULTANT LIVER, KIDNEY AND LUNG DAMAGE. TRICLOSAN IS FREQUENTLY CONTAMINATED WITH TOXIC DIOXINS.

THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FDA