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  • Avocado Chocolate Pudding

    Avocado Chocolate Pudding

    Anyone who knows me knows I am not a proponent of sugar, but there are occasions when a dessert is appropriate, and for that occasion, I have a recipe for a chocolate pudding made with the healthiest ingredients possible. You might be surprised at what the secret ingredient is in this smooth delicious treat. And you can feel good about how nutrient-dense this dessert is when you serve your family.

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  • A Gut Feeling: How the bacteria within directly affects your health

    A Gut Feeling: How the bacteria within directly affects your health

    Recently, the human microbiome has become a popular topic in science magazines and other published literature. The microbiome is the reason we are alive and we are just starting to understand how important the bacteria we carry in and on our body is. There are 100 trillion microorganisms living on and in our digestive tract, skin, mouth, nose, ears and reproductive system. 99% of the DNA in your body is from microbes! The state of our health is directly related to the condition of our microbiome. If our gut is healthy, then so are we.

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  • Purple Cabbage Sauerkraut

    Purple Cabbage Sauerkraut

    Keeping a healthy digestive tract depends in part on how diligent you are at putting healthy bacteria into your gut. We evolved eating foods laden with healthy bacteria and we still need these foods today. Most people don’t realize how healthy fermented foods are, and how these foods heal the body. Here is a recipe for an easy, and really delicious, fermented sauerkraut.

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  • Caprese Salad

    Caprese Salad

    This salad is what summer tastes like! It’s quick and easy and the ingredients are readily available in the summer.

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  • Sunshine on my Shoulder

    Sunshine on my Shoulder

    There is nothing I enjoy more than spending some time in the sun. We evolved in sunshine, so why do we have so many problems with sun now? Our tolerance to the sun has changed over the last five or six decades and the lack of tolerance to sunshine translates into higher rates of skin cancer. Our friend the sun has turned into a foe, or so it seems.

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  • So Wrong for so Long: Cholesterol is Really a Super-Nutrient

    So Wrong for so Long: Cholesterol is Really a Super-Nutrient

    I regularly talk to clients about cholesterol and I find that many are confused and even deceived about its importance in the human body. Cholesterol is so important that we manufacture it in our body in multiple places, including the liver and small intestines. Without cholesterol, we cannot exist. However…

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  • Homemade Deodorant

    Homemade Deodorant

    My friend Michelle Gallegos makes all her cleaning supplies and personal cosmetics from scratch. She shared with me her recipe for an excellent homemade deodorant. This recipe works really well. I have tested it and think you will enjoy it like I do!

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  • Four Reasons We Have Inflammation

    Four Reasons We Have Inflammation

    Many people today suffer from chronic inflammation. But what causes unhealthy (chronic) inflammation and what can we do to put out the fire? This article addresses four common causes, and makes recommendations to ‘douse the flames’.

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  • Three Reasons You Cant Lose Weight

    Three Reasons You Cant Lose Weight

    When people find out I am a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, they often ask me why they cannot seem to lose weight. They are doing all […]

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  • Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (low carb)

    Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (low carb)

    Sometimes we just need some comfort food, and mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, right? But what if you are watching sugar intake? Remember potatoes are high in sugar — one moderately sized potato has as much sugar as a 1/4 cup of white sugar! A really tasty potato substitute is cooked, mashed cauliflower. This recipe is easy to make and, because it has a decent amount of fat in it, is very satisfying.

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