Ghee, or clarified butter –is the essential oil of butter that has been separated from the lactose and other milk solids found in butter. The word ghee is pronounced with a hard G as in “game”. When gently heated, the milk solids coagulate, toast, and sink or stick to the pan during cooking. Water also… Continue reading What is Ghee?
If you are a health foodie like me, you probably already know about the health benefits of Coconut. It is such a beautiful food. As with any whole food, consuming all parts of the coconut in its most natural state is going to provide your body with the most benefit. Most of us do not… Continue reading Crazy Things to do with Coconut
1 ½ cups plain Greek Yogurt (organic whole milk)* 4 ounce log goat cheese* 1 cup pumpkin or butternut squash puree 4 organic eggs 1/2 cup unrefined raw coconut sugar or any other dark brown sugar such as demerara sugar, brown sugar, or turbinado. 1/2 teaspoon stevia extract 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1… Continue reading Pumpkin Yogurt Cheesecake
Roasted Beets and Horseradish Cream Serves 4 2 large beet bulbs, scrubbed and trimmed 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon of creamed yogurt 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Fresh lemon juice to taste (about ½ a teaspoon) Unrefined sea salt to taste Fresh arugula for garnish Preheat oven to 400⁰. Wrap beets in aluminum foil and… Continue reading Horsey-Beets
Foods that Boost Your Metabolism and How to Get More of Them Citrus: Fruits like grapefruit and lemon can alkalize the body, stimulate the digestive tract, and detoxify the liver. Squeeze fresh lemon over any meal; add to drinking water, etc. For the greatest metabolic impact, start each morning with the juice of half a… Continue reading Rev It Up
Sunscreen has gained a lot of attention in the news this season. The Environmental Working Group has done a great job informing the public. If you know even a little, you know that it’s a “darned if you do, darned if you don’t”, sorta’ situation. If you don’t wear it, you risk sun damage.… Continue reading Eat Your Sunscreen