Chilled avocado soup

Chilled Avocado Soup

The avocados are still coming in here in California and it’s a fruit (yes, it is a fruit) that makes the foundation of this wonderful cold soup. The…

Quinoa and egg casserole

Quinoa, Vegetable and Egg Casserole

I was never a big fan of casseroles as a kid, but I’ve always loved omelets and this recipe is my version of an adult omelet. The quinoa adds texture…

Tired woman sleeping at desk

Fatigue: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It

It’s normal to feel tired from time to time, especially if you run around without stopping, but when long-term bouts of fatigue and exhaustion linger…

Slow cooker beef stew

Slow Cooker Beef Vegetable Stew

I have been reducing my meat intake as part of following an alkaline diet, but when I do consume meat, I love this hearty beef vegetable stew. As the…

Vegetable quiche

Crustless Veggie Quiche

Who says real men don’t eat quiche? I love this recipe because you can add so many vegetables that provide a variety of nutrients and it’s all about…

Cinnamon chia pudding

Cinnamon Chia Seed Pudding

As a kid, I always loved pudding as a treat, especially chocolate. Most of the commercial puddings have too much sugar or other ingredients that we…

Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers

There are so many health benefits to omega-3 fatty acids and fresh, wild caught salmon is a great source of these important fats. Omega-3 fatty acids…

Buying organic vegetables

Eating Organic on a Budget

If you eat organic, chances are you are paying up to 50% more for your groceries compared to conventionally grown food using synthetic pesticides.…

Coconut cacao nib ice cream

Coconut and Cacao Nib Ice Cream

As summer is coming to an end and the kids are going back to school, we can all still enjoy the warm, sunny days with barbeques and outdoor parties.…

Gluten-free

Beyond a Gluten Free Diet

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and oats (unless they are grown in separate fields). In that case, oats can be considered gluten…

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