Spice It Up with Hot and Fiery Cayenne

17 Jan

Capsicum annuum

Looking for magic powder to keep you healthy and warm during the Winter? Look no further! Try some cayenne!

Heating and stimulating, cayenne is the best spice to burn up toxins in the body.  It also has shown to:

– help eliminate mucus in the body

– prevent clots

– strengthen the heart

– improve circulation

– relieve arthritis

– lower blood sugar levels

– lower cholesterol

– aid in the digestion of fat

– aid in the digestion of raw foods

– cleanse the colon

– help stop external and internal bleeding

– remove parasites from the body

More on Cayenne Pepper here: Wikipedia and World’s Healthiest Foods.
What’s more, you can easily enjoy fiery cayenne pepper with both sweet and savory (kale chips) foods!   Here is our favourite way to spice things up with cayenne: Mama’s easy and simple Sweet and Spicy Cayenne Mix.

Cayenne Spiced Quinoa: simply sprinkle some of the cayenne mix on boiled quinoa... yum!

Mix together:

1/4 tsp – 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste

1/2 tbspn Sucanat (or other unrefined cane sugar like Panel, Rapadura, Muscovado or Jaggery)

1 tbspn sea salt

Enjoy as a dip, rub and/or seasoning salt.

4 Responses to “Spice It Up with Hot and Fiery Cayenne”


  1. The Sweeter Side of Cayenne « - January 17, 2012

    […] some Sweet and Spicy Cayenne Mix on bananas and enjoy with homemade raw almond butter on the side! […]

  2. Kid-Friendly Cayenne Spiced Kale Chips « - January 17, 2012

    […] stem a bunch of clean kale.  Toss them with a little extra virgin olive oil and some Sweet and Spicy Cayenne Mix (depending on how big your bunch is 1 – 3 tsp of the mix – I use 1/4 tsp of cayenne in […]

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    […] photo above).  For breakfast, I love them with a little raw almond butter and raw honey or with cayenne spices.  For lunch, I like to eat them plain with a huge salad to bulk up my meal when I am really […]

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