Relaxing Turmeric Latte and Natrol 5-HTP

This article was sponsored by Natrol. All opinions are my own. Relaxation. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh. Just the sound of that word makes me want to take a deep breath and slip into a warm bath. How about you? Today I want to talk to you about how I’ve learned how to relax my nervous system after 10 … Continued

Inflammation: How To Lower Inflammation

Anti Inflammatory Diet | Diseases | Symptom Checker | Inflammation | Irritable Bowl Syndrome MORE Information Coming Soon! We’ve all been there. All of a sudden wrinkles appear on our faces and there is a sagging to our chests and waistline. The sad thing is that there’s something causing us to age faster and putting … Continued

Poached Green Tea Tarragon Chicken

End result. Well, I just couldn’t help myself… Doesn’t this look incredible? I was inspired to create this dish last week when I was making my  morning cup of green tea and sprinkling of turmeric and tarragon on my breakfast eggs.  I thought, hmmm, ‘This tastes pretty good’… And the rest is history. A quick … Continued

Baked Eggplant Medley

I’m a sucker for eggplant.  Yes, it’s a nightshade veggie but I just love the sweet, soft taste of a freshly baked eggplant.  There’s something about that rich purple skin and those succulent seeds…it almost resembles a creamy texture when baked. What’s not to love, right? A perfect dish for a chilly, winter night when … Continued

Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of chicken noodle soup on a chilly February evening.  Last night I created a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free chicken n’ buckwheat noodle soup that warmed me up from the Manhattan chill. I tossed in some navy beans and my favorite dinosaur kale along with mushrooms and ginger for an exceptionally delectable … Continued

Cauliflower Cakes

Well, let’s just say I’m on another kick…and this time it’s with cauliflower.  Yes, I had a fabulous date last night with a head of cauliflower…are you jealous?  Yummy; this sweet, milky, almost nutty cruciferous vegetable is at its prime right now (from December thru March) when its in season and most plentiful at local … Continued

Harvest Pumpkin Tofu Frittata

I was bit by the frittata bug last week and made this for a quick and easy breakfast dish, which then turned into a few meals throughout the week.  Aside from this tasty breakfast, I created an afternoon frittata lunch over arugula, pistacios and fresh figs and  a hearty supper earlier this week atop  al … Continued

Product Review: Goji Gourmet

A big thank you to my friend, Allison over at Goji Gourmet for sending me a package of their tasty cookies.  I had the delightful opportunity to meet Allison last week to hear about her exciting new business and taste her deliciously-healthy cookies. Goji Gourmet offers a wonderful variety of cookies packed with superfoods and … Continued

Roasted Cumin Chickpeas

Here is an easy recipe that is sure to please your taste buds.  These roasted chickpeas pair well as a side dish for any summertime BBQ…give them a try and opt for roasted chickpeas as your side dish tonight instead of baked beans! This recipe also works wonders atop salad greens and as a ‘go-to-snack’ … Continued