5 Salad Mistakes You Might Be Making

Salad mistakes go way beyond drowning veggies in processed salad dressings. A salad seems like such a simple dish right? Yet these mistakes are so common, salads often get a bad rap. Here’s how you fix them. Mistake #1: Not Branching Out Green food is beautiful! Beyond the usual romaine and butter leaf, there is… Continue reading 5 Salad Mistakes You Might Be Making

Grain Free Holiday Recipes Everyone Will Be Grateful For

Cornbread Stuffing Serves 12 1 recipe of day-old Flaxseed Cornbread 1lb of nitrate free, pasture raised sausage (pork, or turkey), optional 2 pasture raised, local eggs 3/4 of a stick of pasture raised, unsalted butter 3 leeks, white parts only, finely chopped 3 ribs of organic celery, finely chopped 1/2lb of shitake mushrooms, stemmed and… Continue reading Grain Free Holiday Recipes Everyone Will Be Grateful For

Trader Joe’s Treasure Hunting

Trader Joe’s provides some of the best prices and selection on organic produce and has some well-kept secrets too! Organic Produce        Fats Proteins Breads Pantry Staples       Fun Extras Hygiene  Wondering why some of your Trader Joe’s items didn’t make this list? Omitting obvious items like nuts and extra virgin olive oil… Continue reading Trader Joe’s Treasure Hunting

How to Use Collagen

Collagen is so fun to play with in the the kitchen. When used regularly it not only is an excellent way to get more protein in your day but it is very effective at building stronger hair, skin, and nails. High quality grass-fed beef collagen or marine collagen is a superior upgrade to protein powders. It… Continue reading How to Use Collagen

A GF Doughnut Recipe That Really is as Good as it Gets

These babies take 20 minutes to make, are gluten free and offer about 2 grams each protein and sugar. A perfect gluten free snack and weekend breakfast treat. Be sure to click on the ingredients to find out more about their health benefits. Gluten Free Coconut Doughnut Holes Servings: 2 dozen doughnut holes 1/2 cup… Continue reading A GF Doughnut Recipe That Really is as Good as it Gets

Medicinal Cocktails

Constantly I am making cocktails of supplements to hobby my undying curiosity for how food works.  I love the idea of food as medicine. I also love the idea of good-for-you libations. And when I think of good libations, my long-time friend Jamie Kilgore comes to mind. I have enjoyed many excellent cocktails with Jamie… Continue reading Medicinal Cocktails

Cream of Almond and Asparagus Soup

Spring is almost here! Nothing screams “Easter Dinner”, more than the taste of fresh asparagus! I love asparagus! It’s green, delicious, and it’s socially acceptable finger food. I try to eat as much of it as I can in the short time it’s in season. The benefits of asparagus, especially in mid-March to April, make… Continue reading Cream of Almond and Asparagus Soup