“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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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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Creamy Chocolate Truffles

There is no need to eliminate chocolate from a healthful diet as long as it’s made with these great ingredients. This quick and easy recipe is packed with delicious nourishing ingredients. Prep Time: 15 minutes  Servings: About a dozen (medium size) Ingredients: 1 cup almond meal (can be made in your food processor by processing […]

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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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Why Food Could Be The Best Medicine of All

The power of food as medicine gained scientific credibility in 2002, when the U.S. government released results of a study that pitted a diet and exercise program against a drug treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Among people at high risk of developing diabetes, those taking metformin lowered their risk of actually getting diabetes by 31% […]

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The Academy for Delicious Plant Based Cooking Opens in June!

“The Academy for Delicious Plant-Based Cooking” has some amazing classes coming up next month. “Students” at classes will be making not only delicious, but craveable dishes with seasonal ingredients that are scrumptious, easy to make and absolutely healthful! Class sizes are kept small (around 12 people) and are personalized with hands on instruction. Recipes are […]

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Where Do You Get Your Protein?

As I continue to see clients and speak at public events about plant based nutrition, one of the most frequently asked questions that I receive is “where do you get your protein?” I’m still a bit amazed at the focus individuals place on the concern that if we aren’t eating meat we must be protein […]

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Where Do You Get Your Protein?

“Where do you get your protein?” It’s the question I hear most often whether I am meeting a new patient, doing a speaking engagement or having casual conversation with friends and (sometimes) family when I’m extolling the benefits about whole food, plant based eating. (Notice I said “whole food plant based” and not vegan. Vegan […]

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