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Non-Dairy Apple Parfait

INGREDIENTS ½ cup soaked raw cashews (soak at least 20 minutes – up to an hour) ½ cup unsweetened almond (or coconut) milk from a carton (not canned) ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped apple 1/3 cup rolled gluten-free oats (no need to cook these!) 1 tablespoon hemp seeds Combine cashews, milk and vanilla in… Read more

Chopped Salad with Tarragon Dressing

(serves 4) 1 head of kale, cut into small ribbons 2 stalks of celery, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 fennel, thinly sliced 1 beet, shredded 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds 1 can of garbanzo beans drained and rinsed (or sprouted) Dressing: ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2/3… Read more

Food Sensitivities: Culprits and Correctives

In my last newsletter/blog, I discussed food sensitivities and their relationship to weight loss resistance and chronic low energy, and just not feeling up to par. If you missed that piece, go here to check it out before we move on here to the main causes of food sensitivities, and then, most importantly, what can be… Read more

Food Sensitivities and Weight Loss Resistance

I know that you have probably heard as many diet fixes and calories regimens to fill a book, just as I had when I was trying for years, and to very little, if any, avail, to lose weight. Extra pounds on the body is a phenomenon that misses very few people in our country. So,… Read more

How to Prevent and Reverse Inflammation and Autoimmune Illness

In my last newsletter/blog, I wrote about  autoimmune illness and noted that one of the best ways to prevent and heal an autoimmune condition is to keep the digestive tract healthy and functioning well. If you missed all that, click here In a nutshell, the best way to not have an autoimmune disorder is to… Read more

The Digestive Tract: First Line of Defense against Autoimmune Illness

If it seems to you that you are hearing more and more about auto-immune diseases these days, it is not your imagination. They are occurring with escalating frequency in this country and in other “developed” countries. If you grew up on a farm with lots of animals, played in the dirt, and were otherwise exposed… Read more