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Plant-based Substitutions That Keep Your Holidays Sweet

By |2019-12-14T18:02:55-06:00December 14th, 2019|Health, Holidays, Treats|

Plant-based Substitutions That Keep Your Holidays Sweet

My childhood holidays are filled of sweet memories. My mother, Bunny, made sure we were indulged in every way.

Bunny was an only child of Irish descent who grew up in a Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn. Born to parents of the Greatest Generation who never forgot the lessons of the […]

Keeping Gratitude in Your Back Pocket

By |2019-12-14T17:31:47-06:00December 13th, 2019|Gratitude, Health|

Food for Thought

Motorcycles, like the one in the foreground, are purchased by locals and used as “taxis” for them to be able to earn some extra income.

Keeping Gratitude in Your Back Pocket

It is holiday season in America. For the majority of Americans, a different kind of joy, excitement, stress, and challenge will fill […]

Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

By |2019-11-19T12:51:27-06:00November 19th, 2019|Diabetes, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

A Time for Thanksgiving

Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

Giving thanks in November is an American tradition that dates back to 1621 when, as the story goes, a harvest feast was shared between the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people, the native people of North America, who […]

Emphasis on Lighthearted

By |2019-11-12T19:06:26-06:00November 12th, 2019|Lifestyle|

Food for Thought

Emphasis on Lighthearted

If you have been out and about in the last couple of weeks, you probably noticed that the big shopping hubs are already playing Christmas music. By the first week of November, everybody knows that, along with some turkey and some mistletoe, Christmas carols are the alarm clock, waking […]

Basil Pesto

By |2019-10-31T12:29:45-05:00October 30th, 2019|Main dishes, Recipes, Salads & dressings|

Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil and Pine Nut Deliciousness fit for royalty…and your household.

  • 2 cups packed fresh basil <br /> (large stems removed)
  • 3 Tbs pine nuts or walnuts (see notes if avoiding oil or nuts)
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
  • 3-4 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp sea salt, or pink […]

Orange is the New Pink – Link to Cancer Prevention

By |2019-11-19T13:05:17-06:00October 12th, 2019|Health, Nutrition|

Orange is the New Pink!

A Link to Cancer Prevention!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 8 women in the U.S. (roughly 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Approximately 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the […]

October – It’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month!

By |2019-11-19T11:22:15-06:00October 8th, 2019|Cardio-vascular, Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month is Pizza Month!

I find the US calendar our National Days of Recognition to be so curious. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month. Remarkable. It makes for such an odd visual. Imagine two people in hospital ID bracelets and gowns, just […]

Artichoke Spinach Cauliflower Bean Burgers

By |2019-10-16T09:34:32-05:00September 21st, 2019|Health, Recipes, Side dishes|


Artichoke Spinach Cauliflower Bean Burgers

Here’s the recipe for a great alternative to the Beyond Burger that will help and not harm your health! Hint: Make a double batch and freeze patties for later use. You can grill or bake them. Enjoy!

The Lost Art of Cooking

By |2019-10-16T09:44:02-05:00June 25th, 2019|Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Lost Art of Cooking

How many times have you heard people say, “I hate to cook,” or “I don’t have time to cook,” leading to dependence on fast food or unhealthy food choices.  I’m here to tell you that cooking plant-based oil free meals can be soothing and relaxing and will contribute to your […]