Happy Winter Solstice! Winter’s officially here and will be with us until March 20, or the Spring Equinox. Now’s the time to “get back to your roots”, yes literally, but I also mean it figuratively. Let me explain… Winter is the season of restoring. During this season, you restore the physical body with warm cooked […]
Healing Disease through Seasonal Eating
A phrase we hear often these days is, “you should be eating seasonally and locally!” But do you really know what it means? Do you really know how seasonal foods directly impact your health? Firstly, there is a basic principle we need to understand: The body is a self-healing organism! Yes! Said another way… […]
Your Master Cleanse- How To
Every spring for the last 3 years I have done a cleanse but never a Master Cleanse- until now! Usually, my cleanses consisted of eating 100% plant based with juices, smoothies, and even some Master Cleanse ‘lemonade’ here and there. But to be honest, the reason I never tried a Master Cleanse is because I […]
Perfect Fall Recipe
Fall is here! Winter squash like pumpkin, acorn, delicata, kombocha, and spaghetti will begin to phase out the yellow squash and zucchini. Traditionally, winter squash are turned into soups, pies, roasted, and cooked with spices like cinnamon and nutmeg… yum! But what if cinnamon and warm spices are just too, well warm? What if […]
Your Guide to Spring Cleansing!
Cleanses have become very popular over the past few years. Smoothie”ing”, juicing, and soup”ing” have all been en vogue… But, which one is right for you? Is cleansing just a fad? And what does it actually do for your body? Cleansing and fasting is one of the oldest health practices in the world. Ancient cultures observed […]
Gluten Free, is that for me?
What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barely, and rye. Why is it a bad thing? Gluten is not inherently bad. Traditionally grown and harvested heirloom varieties of gluten containing grains are extremely beneficial for your health and are a great part of a balanced diet. However, within the last 80 years […]
A Spin on my Favorite Smoothie!
Veggie Almond Buttercup Smoothie Last week I was back in NYC and Greenwich, CT… oh it felt so good to be “home”! And while I was there I visited Juice Press, almost everyday, to get my daily fill of nutritious smoothies and juices. One smoothie I particularly LOVE is their Almond Buttercup! Wow, this thing goes […]
5 Days RAW!!!
5 Days RAW!!! I am so happy you are interested in going 5 days raw! You are going to be amazed with your body’s transformation. Everything from loosing those stubborn pounds (I lost 5… I have never dropped weight like that before!), feeling refreshed and energized throughout the day, and having glowing skin and bright […]
Minty Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies
Minty Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies A super fresh twist on your standard brownie with, wait for it… added health benefits! First off I love these brownies with or without the addition of mint (so feel free to make them without). But lets talk about the way I transformed these perfect brownies into minty chocolate goodness! […]
Rainbows and Cancer
Seared Halibut with Purple Coconut Sweet Potato and Sauteed Rainbow Chard The other day I came across these gorgeous purple sweet potatoes. Now, I have seen purple potatoes but never a sweet potato—thank you heirloom movement! A purple sweet potato is the perfect way to diversify your diet. The variety of vibrant colors means vegetables […]