Coconut – A Multi-Gifted Plant.

I keep coming back to coconuts, one of my favorite whole plant foods, particularly the Young Thai Coconut. It is  mostly not noticed by the general public, sometimes vilified as unhealthy because of its high fat content, and now almost hailed as a wonder-food in some circles for the electrolyte benefits of its water, and… Read more

Avocado: Weight-Loss Friendly or Fattening?

What a unique and delicious fruit!  I grew up with an avocado tree in our yard in California , so it was easy to grab one at will and enjoy it. The trouble was that I didn’t really like avocados. Now, however, with my diet more refined than it’s ever been, avocados are staples in… Read more

Watermelon — a Summer Favorite

As far as foods go, I think a good, sweet, juicy watermelon on a hot day is one of the prettiest sights there is, and one of the best, most wonderful things to eat. I haven’t always been quite as enthused as I am now about this great summer treat, but a few years ago,… Read more

Rediscovering Remarkable Rejuvelac

For some reason that I am not at all sure of, I have felt drawn this summer to explore options for hydration, other than just water…good as just water is. Read more about water here. I have, for example, been interested in the benefits of regular doses of Lemon Water, and have had fun at various… Read more

Apples — Weight Loss Made Easier

  There is just nothing like the month of October for Apples!  Some of our grandchildren have started the month a little early and visited the u-pick orchards already.  It’s just that time of year when apples in all their many varieties can be had and enjoyed. Big help with weight loss Chances are that you… Read more