Make it Yourself: Creamy Cheese + Ferments

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Microbial cultures, found in ferments, are essential to life’s process, such as digestion and immunity. Eating fermented foods is an incredibly healthy practice, directly supplying your digestive tract with living cultures essential to breaking down food and assimilating nutrients. Continue reading

Pumpkin Love: Poetry in a Pie

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Pumpkin is a power food – full of fiber and rich with antioxidants to keep you young and vibrant. If made properly, pumpkin pie it can be a healthy dessert, a great snack, and even a delicious breakfast! Continue reading

Dr Hyman wants you to be Pegan. Here’s why.

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So the fundamental question of our time, given that the cost of chronic disease caused mostly by what we eat will cost our global economy $47 trillion over the next 20 years and cause over 50 million preventable deaths a year, is this: What should I eat to feel good, lose weight and get and stay healthy? Continue reading

Gluten free, Sugar free, No Bake Apple Pecan Pie

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Two years ago at our Yoga Therapy Training, I served a gluten free, dairy free, no sugar added, homemade apple pie. The recipe was requested. It has taken me these years, but at long last, here, finally, it is. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

How to Make a Dosa

How to Make a Dosa

Dosas are a delicious gluten-free wrap, much like the French crepe. Learn how to make this fermented treat and serve it up with my own Sweet Potato Masala and Coconut Chutney. High in protein, potassium, fiber and flavor, this is where “street food” meets super food. Continue reading

Persian Cucumber Salad

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Summer is finishing up with a fury here in San Diego, so I made a big heat-reducing salad to go with Friday’s picnic of Thai noodles and curry.  Inspiration came from Stephanie Weaver, of Recipe Renovator, who invited me for lunch … Continue reading

How to Make Your Own Sunscreen

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Did you know that plants produce their own SPF to protect themselves from the harmful rays of the sun? And did you know that you can harness that for your own natural, nature-loves-you sunscreen? Continue reading

Toasted Turmeric Tofu Salad

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Tossed with sweet beets and bitter greens, this toasted turmeric tofu salad gives you the six tastes you need for a perfect pitta-reducing, seasonal-balancing, savory symphony of flavors in this ultimate summer salad. Continue reading