“Real Food for Infants and Toddlers” Soon to Be Released!

This little book, “Real Food for Infants and Toddlers” has it all. The message from a whole food plant based nutritionist (that would be me) about food, culture and the Standard American Diet (SAD) will raise your awareness on why our diets have changed dramatically and how big food focuses on enticing toddlers to want […]

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Pandemic vs. Epidemic – Keeping a Perspective

As of this writing there is good news the curve for new infections may be flattening in some states for the corona virus (COVID-19.) Today’s estimate for number of possible deaths in the U.S could be as high as 60,000 during this pandemic. But an epidemic exists taking more lives in the U.S. than this […]

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Three Stress Free Ways to Becoming a Better Cook

From what I have observed in the past 10 years as a nutritionist advocating more home cooked meals, I’m thinking that spending more time in the kitchen, especially now while staying inside, is not a welcomed change. And, if it hasn’t happened yet, I’m sure boredom with either more take out or more cooking will […]

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Delicious Whole Food Snack Bars

Just 5 ingredients makes this delicious dessert bar that travels well too if you want to take them along during the day. Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 15 snack size bars Ingredients: 1 c pitted dates (it’s best to buy Medjool dates with pits and remove pits before using) 1 T almond butter 1 c […]

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Learning More About the Blue Zone of Sardinia

Sardinia, Italy’s second largest island after Sicily, mainly hosts travelers as a vacation spot known for it’s for its beaches and its emerald coast – I visited for a completely different reason. I was on a mission to see as much of the interior of the island as possible. In particular, I wanted to visit […]

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Spinach, Artichoke and Brown Rice Risotto

The culinary benefit of making this recipe is learning how to make “risotto” using short grain brown rice which tastes just as delicious as conventional risotto but delivers the nutritional benefit of a whole grain with a much lower glycemic index. Prep Time: 40 minutes Servings:  4 Ingredients: I onion finely diced 1 T good […]

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