Boost Metabolism With Pineapple Ginger Cayenne Kombucha

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  It’s been a while since I’ve blogged and the urge is hitting me today!  Perhaps it is in tribute to a fellow blogger, TR Crumbley who passed a week ago.  He was just 29, battling an aggressive form of duodenal cancer. I connected with him a few years back during our “Sunday Supper” chats […]

Energize Your Body With A Spinach Mango Kiwi Green Smoothie

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  Green spinach smoothie with mango, kiwi, grapes and ginger. If you’ve ever said “ewww…” to a green drink you may want to try this one. It’s pleasantly sweet, tart and so drinkable. Yummy as people often say when they get a taste of it. I made 2 kinds of smoothies for about 100 people at church […]

Lactogenic Foods That Increase Breast Milk Production

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A few days ago, a friend called to ask about lactation foods (foods that increase production of breast milk). Even as I rattled off some foods that came to mind, I realized I get asked this question a lot.  Just one of the perks of being a community nutritionist who places a lot of emphasis […]

Strengthen Hips and Knees with Pineapple Ginger Turmeric Joint Juice

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Fresh pineapple juiced with ginger and fresh turmeric is a sweet drink with a kick courtesy of the ginger! I drink this regularly to ease my joints and it has worked wonders. A few years back I started to get those nagging aches in my joints that are classic for someone who has the start […]

Tenderize Lentils or Meat with Green Papaya

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It’s Monday morning after Easter and both my regular clients in DC are on Spring Break which gives me time to spring clean my home this week and maybe work on my blog a bit! Restless days have me reaching for my laptop to pen a new post and I blog whatever’s on my mind, […]

Homemade Kombucha To Heal Your Gut

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My first taste of Kombucha was at Trader Joe’s! I paid $4.50 for 16 ounces and was quite pleased with the pleasant tasting, fizzy slightly tart ginger drink that gave me a quick pick me up. I went back to buy it on days when I was detoxing or mini fasting and loved the energy it […]

Bring Back Bone Broth Benefits

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In the days of our ancestors, the hunter gatherers of the stone age  when they had no antibiotics, chemotherapy and all the advances of modern medicine they had good old reliable ” bone broth” which was the cure for everything from rheumatism to diabetes! The ancient bone broth was not just an ordinary stock but […]

Salmon Red Curry

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Tender salmon steaks swimming in a pool of spicy red curry sauce! This is a dish I make a lot and its very easy which is why, when people ask for the recipe I say it’s ” very simple” , almost too simple to describe. But I thought putting it on a recipe card is […]

Carrot Milk with Fresh Carrot Juice and Coconut Milk

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  Carrot Milk! A blend of fresh cold pressed carrot juice and fresh coconut milk  makes a heady, healthy cocktail that is good for you!  Fresh pressed carrot juice is brimming with nutrients and when combined with the healthy fat in coconut milk, gets absorbed better making it twice as potent as plain carrot juice!  […]

Coconut Banana Bread With More Fruit & Nuts Than Flour

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  Coconut banana bread  with more fruit and nuts than flour. The aroma is filling my home. It’s Sunday night  and I am baking my usual ” healthy” breakfast muffin or bread for my husband and child to grab and go en route to work and school. My ritual most Sunday evenings except this time […]