Continuing the theme of avocado week, today I am sharing with you some recipes from my favorite place to be; Cafe Gratitude. If you don’t live on the West Coast or in Kansas City you may not have heard of this revolutionary restaurant; and you have my condolences. Cafe Gratitude is more than a restaurant… Read More Avocado Recipes from Cafe Gratitude
One of my very favorite foods is the avocado. This unique, buttery, fruit is so versatile and nutritious that, rather than apple, for me it’s an avocado a day. Perhaps people think anything that tastes this good and rich must be bad for you, because somehow avocados have gotten the reputation of being unhealthy indulgences.… Read More Lose Weight and Lower Cholesterol by Eating This MisunderstoodFruit
Being a vegetarian, “Turkey Day” isn’t a big deal for me. Therefore, it snuck up on me and I’m sorry I haven’t posted this sooner. Like most holidays Thanksgiving can be a mine field if you are trying to make healthy dietary choices. So, I want to share some information and strategies to help you… Read More Yes Virginia You Can Enjoy a GMO Free Thanksgiving
Source: Don’t Toss the Microgreens from Your Organic Garden!
Where do I begin singing the praises of soup? It nourishes and comforts us. Cools us in the summer and warms us in the winter. Soup can begin a meal or be the meal itself. Many healthy diet plans advocate soup daily and no wonder; it is a concentrated bowl of nutritional goodness. In the… Read More The Only Soup Recipe You’ll Ever Need
When we are under chronic stress and our adrenals are overworked it is very important to pay attention to our diets for two reasons. First when we are stressed we have a tendency to eat whatever is easy, which usually isn’t very good for us. Secondly stress depletes our bodies of nutrition. As I mentioned… Read More Give your stressed out body the nutrition it needs with an adrenal friendly diet.
I felt I was losing myself. I am normally a happy, silver-lining, glass-half-full kind of person. I began to have feelings of hopelessness and cry often without knowing why. That’s just “not me” and I felt like I was losing control. I didn’t know what was wrong with me. I’m a strong woman, capable, intelligent,… Read More Is Stress Keeping You Off Balance?
If stress is controlling your life you’re not alone. Approximately 1 out of 75 people may experience panic disorder – National Institutes of Mental Health 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. And 42% say their co-workers need such help –… Read More Is stress controlling your life?
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I’m feeling happy for the emergence on the food scene of Olia Hercules. I saw this film a while back and felt really thrilled to be learning from someone so deeply rooted in her own food traditions (and she’s deliberate on that plural) yet gifted with such a light and beautiful cook’s…
In 1747 Scottish naval surgeon, James Lind, discovered that an unknown substance in lemons, limes and several other fruits and vegetables, that prevented scurvy; a serious problem for sailors of that period. This nutrient would eventually become identified as vitamin C. One by one other scientists followed in Lind’s footsteps finding medical solutions by isolating… Read More Are You Feeling Tired, Run Down, and Listless?