Mock Salmon Pate

A delicious pink pate with a hint of salmon flavor….serendipity! 2 cups raw walnuts 1 large scallion 1 red bell pepper 1 teaspoon salt Celtic Sea Salt, or Himalayan Salt are best) 2 stalks celery Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Serving suggestions:  This can be served on a plate… Read more

Blackberry Breakfast Smoothie

This quick smoothie recipe is purely fruit-sweetened and packs your morning drink with a load of essential nutrients. Hemp hearts add satiating protein along with brain-boosting omega fats. 1 banana, frozen or not 1 cup blackberries, frozen or not 1-2 cups fresh spinach or other dark leafy green 3 Tbs hemp hearts 3 Medjool dates,… Read more

Summer Vegetables – Some ABCs

I am not a gardener. I worked at becoming one off and on for years before yielding to the fact that gardening in anything larger than patio pots does not give me pleasure, or enough good harvest to keep me engaged and enthused. I am a strong proponent, however, of a diet laden with fresh,… Read more

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