8 Good Reasons to be a Plant-Based Eater

A diet high in vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains has several benefits when it is nutrient dense, which means that processing is kept to a minimum. Conversely, a diet that is “meat-free” doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s healthy. Benefits can be negated when the diet isn’t paired with an otherwise healthy lifestyle which… Read more

Protein in Plant Based Diets – Part II

More and more people are becoming interested in following vegetarian or vegan diets, or reducing their consumption of animals and their products. I addressed the reasons for the shift as well as some of the many benefits of becoming more plant-based in  previous newsletter/blog.  You can see it right here. While moving away from animal… Read more

7 Ways to Spruce up Your Salads

Summer is definitely the time to take advantage of all salad-making opportunities! I eat salads all year long. One of the benefits of modern life is that we can get most of the foods we like to have at any time of the year.  In the summer, though, we can get many of our salad… Read more

Mozarella Cheese (nut)

This recipe is so very quick and easy, and a wonderfully healthy spread for crudite` , wraps, and raw breads and crackers. – JWS 1 cup macadamia nuts 1 cup cashews 2 Tablespoons Bragg Liquid Aminos 1 ½ T. lemon juice ¼ to ½ cup water Blend all ingredients in food processor, starting with just… Read more

Why Eat Raw?

I hear this question a lot in my health coaching practice, and there are several answers, most having to do with the benefits that people experience when they greatly increase the amount of Raw Foods in their diets. I see it all the time – the reversal of all manner of unwanted conditions, such as… Read more