Clean Living Unrelated to Food

There is a lot more to think about than just food.

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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

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

Ranch Dressing Forever

Out of the 29 ingredients listed on the back of a leading brand bottle of ranch dressing, I recognize 5 of them as actual food. The rest, including MSG, and 3 versions of GMO soy, all sound like like they were made in a laboratory. Which means……they were. Your body cannot compute. I debuted this… Continue reading Ranch Dressing Forever