Inflammation and Why It Matters

Do you know what it does to the body or what causes it? If we’ve learned nothing else during this pandemic, it’s important to keep our health at a premium. Not just now, but for the long run. Inflammation is something we can minimize by being aware and making a few changes. Inflammation can be…

Dairy and Non Dairy Milk Recipes

Got milk? Does milk do a body good? Have you ever stood in the dairy aisle and wondered wtf? Nonfat, 2%, Whole, Pasteurized, Homogenized & the elusive raw? It’s a big topic & I can’t cover it all. Truth be told, I’m not a big fan of dairy. I have the occasional bite or 2…

Thyroid

We all have one, but do you know what it’s for? It’s a little butterfly shaped endocrine (ie hormone) gland that sits in your throat & has a big job. This small but mighty organ produces thyroid hormone, regulates body temperature, metabolism, heart rate and other vital functions in the body. It’s imperative that we…

Raw Food

Are you eating salads, acai bowls and drinking smoothies and iced coffee in the winter months? Do you feel cold, bloated or gross afterwards? Raw food may be to blame. I know, I’m a dream crusher and I’m fine with that. Raw food can be hard for your body to digest, even in the best…

Rice (with Recipe for Mongolian Jackfruit over Rice)

Rice Do you eat rice on the regular?  I know, it’s a carb black sheep. Feared and shunned, no one wants to eat it even though it is the most widely grown and consumed staple in the world. There are so many varieties of this gluten free grain.  What if I told you that in…

Inflammation

Inflammation Hot topic. Do you know why, what it does to the body or what causes it? Inflammation can be good. Wait, what? Our white blood cells & their bi-products are caped crusaders that provide protection from infection. However, auto-immune diseases like Celiac &Hashimotos cause the body to attack healthy tissues as if they’re infected…