Gluten-free, grain-free granola made with nuts, seeds, coconut oil and raw honey

Choco-Nut Granola

Hey Folks… First of all, sincere apologies for not posting as often lately! Man, life can be a bit distr...
Raw Brownie Bites that are gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free and guilt-free

Raw Brownie Bites

Okay, I am in love with this raw dessert…and you will be too if you try it (gluten-free, diary-free, GUI...
Junk Food

Mood and Food

You are what you eat, right? Well, maybe not, but you do feel what you eat. Research suggests that certain f...

Chicken Massaman Curry

Check out this amazing curry recipe (including these beautiful instructional pics) I adapted from Bev Cooks at This yummy recipe is full of tender chunks of chicken, red potatoes and crisp snow peas all swimming together in a thick, luscious pool of coconut curry sexiness. Finished with crunchy roasted peanuts, fresh sprigs of cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice […]

Avocado and Mango Salad

  If you’re in need of a crowd-pleasing salad, check out this amazing Avocado and Mango Salad recipe chock-full of seasonal Spring veggies and fruits that are rich in vitamins, minerals and good fats…not to mention super delicious, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp. Grape Seed Oil  1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice 1 shallot, minced 1/2 […]

Detox with Food

As 2012 rolls around, many of us are looking to detox from the Christmas overload of sugar, fat, alcohol, etc. Well, forget the pills, colonics and magical potions! You don’t need to invest in obscure ingredients, and you certainly don’t need to suffer by starving yourself or going on a juice cleanse. You can give […]

Top 8 Super Foods for Winter

Super foods. What a brilliant concept: Simple, healthy foods teeming with antioxidants that patrol our bodies and smack down those villainous free radicals, thus taming cell destruction. Many say that the antioxidant action provided by superfoods protects against cancer and heart disease, among a host of other more common ills like the cold and flu. But here’s […]


So, it’s officially November with the holidays literally around the corner. If there is ever a time when stress can get the better of us, that time is now. Days are short, temperatures are cold, and the long to-do list is simply overwhelming. When confronted with stressful situations, the body goes into fight or flight […]

Omega-3’s – Big Boost for Brain and Body

I’ve mentioned the powerful benefits of Omega-3 consumption several times over. I feel very strongly that as a society and given the Standard American Diet (SAD), we simply do not consume enough of this healing nutrient. For centuries, fisherman collected oil from the livers of codfish and used it to soothe aching joints, troublesome skin […]

The AI diet – SHOPPING PART 2 (Meats, Oils and Dairy)

As we continue our shopping adventure for anti-inflammatory foods, let’s follow up with discussion on meats and fish, oils and dairy.  If you recall in my previous post, The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, I provided a list of anti-inflammatory foods which should be consumed in quantity and proportion to one another relative to the priority in which they […]