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

Pumpkin Yogurt Cheesecake

      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

Horsey-Beets

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

Rev It Up

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

Eat Your Sunscreen

  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