Turmeric has made a lot of headlines lately. It's now widely known to be a power nutrient. An Indian spice, it is attributed to fending off Alzheimer's disease by many health experts because it is a brain-protecting agent. It is an anti-inflammatory and has success in treating menstrual ... Read More about Mango Turmeric Smoothie Bowl
School is back in session, and whether you have kids or not, things are busier. Once again there is homework, evening work engagements, team practices or pick-up games. Your monthly book group has begun again. All your pals want to set summer catch-up dates on the calendar. The quiet of summer has ... Read More about Back to School: Easy Meal Prep!
Last week my sweet niece from Portland, Maine celebrated her first birthday. We were going to be together for the special day, at the seashore in Delaware. They were traveling a long distance to get there, so I offered to take care of the birthday cake. Her family is vegan and we didn't want to ... Read More about Almond Raspberry Jam Cake with Coconut Cream
Recently on a trip to Maine to visit my brother and his family, my sister-in-law made this incredible salad, which I just swooned over and then promptly tried to recreate by memory at home. I made a few changes, but the general idea is the same: a hearty, nutrient-rich salad with some of the best ... Read More about Portland Kale Quinoa Cinnamon Salad
Here in D.C. the weather has seriously heated up. It's been nearly 100 degrees during the past week and there is an inclination to either be in a body of water cooling off, or inside in air conditioning! But in those moments of feeling the heat, it's important to remember to savor this season and ... Read More about Summer Salad
The Whole30 is big. It's everywhere. You hear about it right and left. I have finally delved in to learn more about it and see what it's all about. I love any endeavor that's about health and wellness, and that has individuals thinking about what they put in their bodies in a deliberate, intentional ... Read More about We Are Not the Whole30. And Why.