Acai is one of my favorite Amazon super-fruits. Look for acai at your local health food store in the freezer section next to other frozen fruits. Sambazon is one of the leading brands to look for. You can also find acai in dehydrated form. Dried acai can usually be located with other packaged super-foods, or… Continue reading 3 Smoothie Recipes Using Acai, the Ultimate Beauty-Fruit
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
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
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
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