Building Healthy Bones – Part I

Women, in particular, are hearing more and more these days about bone health: how to encourage it, how to maintain it, and how to regain it if, in the aging process, after age 30 or so, there has been significant bone loss. I fall into that category. I used to be 5’6 ½” and now… Read more

Revving Up for Spring: 12 Easy Steps to Better Health – Part II

It is true, I think, that good health does not as often happen in a great big overhaul of diet and lifestyle as it does in just staying attentive to what we eat and how we  spend our time day in and day out, making smart modifications as we go along. Regular, incremental steps gradually… Read more

Hummus

According to researchers, the mineral and protein content of chickpeas are of a level so high, that they may actually lower the risk of cancer and heart disease. Chickpeas also contain elements that prevent the wrinkling of skin. This hummus tastes just as delicious as the hummus served in the finest Greek restaurants!  You can… Read more

Creamy Hemp Hummus

This creamy dip goes especially well with crackers and raw vegetables, or used as a spread in sandwiches and wraps. The addition of hemp seeds provides a superb load of protein, essential fatty acids, iron, and chlorophyll. INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups garbanzo beans, freshly sprouted, (preferable), or canned 2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) 4 Tbsp… Read more

The Benefits of Fresh, Homemade Almond Milk

One of my Health Coaching clients and I made some fresh almond milk this week.  It’s so easy, and so delicious, and so nutritionally superior, as well as easier on the pocket book than the “store-bought” varieties, I think the subject deserves a little attention.   The  first thing to notice is that packaged, cooked… Read more

More on Travelling Raw

A week of yoga I’m leaving for a trip to Mexico in a few days.  I’m going on a yoga trip with our oldest daughter, Lisa, and her recently-graduated-from-college-daughter, Melissa. At the same time, several folks have been asking me about maintaining a high raw diet while travelling. I have addressed the issue in other… Read more