Looking for a unique healthy breakfast that doesn’t include cereal, sugar or toast? I created these yummy Pepped-up Sweet Potato Pancakes one day when I had some leftover baked sweet potatoes and I felt like something more substantial for breakfast than eggs on their own but I didn’t want to indulge in the empty calories [...]
Here’s the back story of how I came up with my Super Powered Raw Oatmeal recently.
While on a quest to go sugar-free and wheat-free I faced the problem of what to eat for a fast breakfast that didn’t include bread of any kind. I wanted something healthy, organic, and preferably uncooked. I also wanted a [...]
A few weekends ago I was at a dinner party thrown by our friend Shei Lu. It was a lot of fun, not only because of the great company, but also because Shie Lu had us help her in the kitchen.
That night I learned how to make two new dishes. One, fresh spring rolls, a [...]
My daughter did a college nutrition course a couple of years ago and was told, as I was twenty-four years earlier, that if you have a healthy well-balanced diet you don’t need extra vitamins and minerals.
We work hard to keep our food as fresh as possible and as organic as [...]
Who doesn’t like brownies? I LOVE them, but rarely eat them because they are usually packed with sugar and are way too fatty. That was before, now I have a brownie treat nearly every day and I’m going to share my secret with you because these little beauties are just too good to keep to [...]
The Value of Exercise
Here’s some pretty awesome scientific information on the value of exercise, not just for maintaining a healthier body but also a healthier mind.
Depression is apparently on the rise (if you believe the media and associated pharmaceutical marketing campaigns) and the go-to treatment is ordinarily to medicate using drugs like Bupropian, Citalopram or [...]
Whenever I am asked to bring a dish to a party or gathering I always bring my kale salad. It’s become quite well-known in various parts of Los Angeles and I have people asking for the recipe every time they try it because it not only looks fabulous, it tastes amazing! So amazing that most [...]
Are You Marinating In Your Own Waste?
This past weekend we were at a seminar delivered by Dan Owen, an outspoken adventurer and proponent of regular exercise. He made a point about the importance of exercise in helping the lymphatic system remove wastes that went something like this – if you don’t exercise regularly you’re [...]
We live in a time of fast-paced change, a time of science and technology advancing with mind-boggling speed. While this offers many benefits, there is also cause for concern for many people especially when it comes to food.
What Kind of Food?
Ideally we want to eat healthy, whole foods so [...]
I came across a recipe in the Hopewood cookbook the other day for spicy lentil soup. I made a few alterations because I didn’t have all of the ingredients and came up with what I’d say is the BEST lentil soup I’ve ever eaten. This opinion was backed up by my son and husband and [...]
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