Anti-Allergy Tea

Anti-Allergy Tea

This anti-allergy tea is potent and will help you naturally combat the symptoms of seasonal allergies. It’s one of our favorite go-to’s.

Is Your Cholesterol Too Low?

“Your cholesterol number is high…” a phrase still scary enough to many of us. Cholesterol is still so controversial these days. Yet, for the first time, the scientific advisory panel for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests that we…

Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken Liver Pate

Update for Functional Medicine practitioners: liver is a methylation/epigenetic superfood since it’s high in methionine, cysteine, zinc, B2, B3, B6, folate, B12, betaine and choline. No other ingredient matches its broad-spectrum methylation nutrient support. Liver is a detox organ, so…

Lemon Tart

Gluten Free Lemon Tart

This Gluten Free Lemon Tart is a delicious treat suitable for any special occasion! I made it for my birthday this year, which happened to coincide with the first day that all the spring blossoms came out – heaven! I…

Choconut-Mint Squares

Choconut-Mint Squares

Choconut-Mint Squares are perfect if you’re looking for a healthy yet decadent and tasty treat! I love combining the peppermint flavor with the creamy coconut and chocolate – it reminds me of the “After Eight” mint chocolates we had as…

Don’t Throw the Beans Out With the Bathwater!

Many folks are “dissing” beans these days, be them lentil, refried, kidney, soy or black. We’re so concerned about the capacity of some of the bean compounds (called anti-nutrients), such as lectins, saponins, protease inhibitors and phytates to induce damage…

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Sugar

I’m sure it’s no secret to anyone reading this that sugar consumption has risen in the last few decades, and that many experts have connected this trend to major public health issues and health costs in the US and other…

Kicking the Sugar Habit

Why it be so hard to give up sugar? Hmmm, could it be something to do with how pervasive and immediately-available sugar-laden foods are in our society?! Certainly this is a BIG obstacle, but did you know that biological sugar…

The BPA Problem and What To Do About It

As I’m sure many of you are well aware, BPA (bisphenol A) is a known endocrine disrupter, altering hormone-related activity even at low levels of exposure. Studies have linked BPA toxicity to adverse effects on reproduction, the nervous system and…

Getting Busy With Some Sleep..Zzzzzzzzz

You know, we are SOOO busy when we sleep. Contrary to popular belief, good quality sleep is an active experience where our bodies are engaged in really important metabolic work. For instance, during sleep hours we are detoxifying up a…

Gardening Tips for An Easy Allergy Fix!

Obviously, the plants around us make pollen- the bane of the seasonal allergy sufferer’s existence. But did you know that because of our planting habits in the US we’ve drastically increased the amount of pollen-producing plants, significantly contributing to the…

Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Try this delicious and preservative free Tahini-Lemon dressing any time during the week for a quick and healthy alternative. Seeds are powerhouses of DNA methylation, since they are rich in zinc, methionine, cysteine, magnesium, potassium, B3, B6, folate, and betaine.…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

One of my all time favorite foods is brussel spouts, I love them boiled, roasted and barbecued, they are just so versatile. This yummy roasted brussels sprouts with apples and pistachios will pleaser any table.

Mung Bean Soup

Curried Mung Bean Soup

A warm and deliciously spicy mung bean curry, coconut oil, onions and carrots. Enjoy as a soup or serve with brown rice for a more substantial meal. Purely Vegan, and of course gluten free.

BPA – Banishing Fruit Salad

BPA – Banishing Fruit Salad

This BPA – Banishing Fruit Salad is delicious, light, quick and healthy fruit dish serves four and is perfect for any time when you are feeling a little hungry, great for a side or snack between meals.

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SIBO and Chapped Lips: A Connection?

It’s winter. Chances are that if you live anywhere cold and dry, your lips have been chapped at least once this season. For most of us, we slather on the lip balm and all is well. But for some folks,…