Raw Vegan Taco Meat

Taco Nut Meat -makes about one cup.  Walnuts are ground and spiced with cumin and coriander to make this taco-flavored nut meat crumble. Use it to top salads and soups, and inside wraps to add taco flavor and texture. 1 cup walnuts 1 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbs ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander… Read more

Holiday Vanilla Nut Nog

Similar to eggnog, this beverage is rich a creamy, and the flavor of the Brazil nuts complements the spices beautifully.  Whether you have a high-performance blender or a regular home blender, you will have the best success if you prepare the nog in batches.  For convenience and the best taste, make the nog one day… Read more

Salt: A Closer Look

Salt. Such a common, ordinary, mainstay in almost every kitchen. Flavors foods, blends foods, helps to preserve foods. Lots of uses – many positives- and some significant drawbacks when over-used and sometimes under-used. These were my first thoughts recently when one of my clients told me her story of trouble with not too much salt,… Read more

Ginger Nut Bites

Ginger helps reduce inflammation and control blood sugar. It also calms nausea. Flax seeds, rich in omega 3 fatty acids, has been shown to slow the growth of prostate cancer cells. They may also play an important part in increasing breast cancer survival. Blend –don’t soak any of these 1 cup raw pecans 1 cup… Read more

6 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

I don’t know how it is for you, really, but I know that for me, it is harder and harder to hang on to a stable weight, let alone lose some weight.  Part of the issue, I am told, is that with aging comes a gradually slowing metabolism. Thank you, Mother Nature! What is metabolism,… Read more