Enzymes Part I – Catalysts and Initiators of Life Itself

Recently a long-term Health Coaching friend of mine asked a question about enzymes on my Better Health at Any Age Facebook page. I realized then that, as much as I have read and understood about the important of food enzymes and the place they play in our overall health, I have never written about them…. Read more

Cauliflower – White is a Color!

You’ve heard it before – that the more colorful a fruit or vegetable, the more nutrients it contains.  Then you come to cauliflower, which is very white, yet supplies more than 77% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C, in just a cup of it.  Like other cruciferous vegetables, cauliflower is rich in anti-inflammatory… Read more

Lemon Goji Truffles

A quick-as-a-flash healthy treat.      Makes 18-20 truffles.       Vegan, Vegetarian, Raw.        Serves: 20 Ingredients Truffles: 1 cup fine, white almond meal 2 cups coconut, desiccated ¼ cup 100% pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons coconut oil ¼ cup lemon juice Zest of one lemon ¼ cup goji berries ½ teaspoon vanilla… Read more

Chopped Salad with Lemon Tarragon Dressing

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 Dressing: ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup olive oil 1… Read more

Cheezy Sauce

Choose cashews or hemp seeds as the base for this fabulous sauce, (which can also be used as a spread), that gets is “cheezy” flavor from nutritional yeast. Yield 1 cup Serving size: about ¼ cup or more Prep time: 15 minutes ½ cup cashews or hemp seeds 1 medium red or orange bell pepper,… Read more

Watermelon Soup

Watermelon, a favorite Summer food is as good for you as it is tasty. A natural diuretic, it is also helpful in alleviating depression. It’s amino acid citrulline helps with optimum blood flow, and has shown benefits in treating Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, fatigue, muscle weakness, high blood pressure, and diabetes.  It also contains more lycopene… Read more