July 16, 2018

1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup nut butter

1 egg

1/3 cup raw honey

2 teaspoons vanilla

1/2 teaspoon celtic or himalayan salt

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/3 cup raw cacao bar broken into chips

A bit more salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix al...

July 16, 2018

How Sweet It Is!

When working with people who are trying to lose weight, they tell me so proudly that they have switched from regular soda to diet soda and from sugar in their coffee to an artificial sweetener - that “guilt-free” sugar substitute.  And then they are sho...

June 18, 2018

Do Our First Responders Deserve some R and R?

Close your eyes and picture inside your body an entire police department and fire department that is fully staffed, ready to respond at a moment’s notice to any warning sign that something is not right with you....

March 7, 2018

Chinese medicine believes that beets have formidable healing powers.  In Roman times, beets were medicine.  And now, Western medicine is finally discovering that beets have health benefits not readily available from other foods.

Beets come from the chenopod family,...

February 1, 2018

To Treat Insomnia T’s Slumber Elixir - to treat insomnia- adjusted from “Healthy at Home” by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.

5 grams hops flowers

5 grams valerian root

5 grams California poppy herb

5 grams balm herb

100 milliliters brandy 

2 tablespoons raw honey

Grind the herbs and...

February 1, 2018

...is the advice Arianna Huffington offers after doing the research for her book, “Thrive.”  She sums up her findings: “There’s practically no element of our life that’s not improved by getting adequate sleep.”

Science agrees that sleep is critical for our emotional wel...

January 16, 2018

Why Should We Spend Our Whole Paycheck for  Organic Fruits and Vegetables?

Do you walk through the store like many of my new clients wondering, “Is it worth it to spend an extra dollar on organic strawberries?  Do I need organic everything or is it just a marketing ploy...

January 16, 2018

New Year’s Resolution:  One Smoothie a Day

Smoothies are great, easy and fast ways to get 2-3 servings of vegetables before you even get in the car in the morning.  Below you will find the smoothie formula, tips, ideas, and recipes to get you started.

The Smoothie Formul...

November 30, 2017

Sunshine on My Shoulders Makes Me Happy... One of my favorite songs.  What few of us are paying attention to is that sunshine also has the power to make us healthy!  Vitamin D is considered the “sunshine vitamin” even though it is not a vitamin at all.  It is the most...