Enriched | Fortified |Refined | Pasteurized

Those ever elusive words that plaster the products lining the aisles of your favorite grocery store; enriched, fortified, refined and pasteurized. What do they really mean?  Why are these processes performed, and what are they doing to our bodies? According to the USDA we should be consuming wheat and dairy products on a daily basis […]

Apple Ginger Orange Tonic

This Apple Ginger Orange Tonic is just what the Dr. ordered. Well… its winter – and runny noses, congestion, irritated skin and bloated holiday tummies are rampant. What if there were one drink that would ease all of your woes? Good news – there is! Here’s The Breakdown: Apples – reduce bloating and constipation that […]

Breakfast Quiche

When I want something warm in the morning and I’m fresh out of cracked oats…give me a quiche! This is one of those throw whatever you’ve got in the fridge or pantry in it recipes: ham, asparagus, feta, squash or zucchini, peppers and onions, Brussels sprouts…the list goes on. Yield: 2 servings (roughly 3 cups) […]

Chia Gel

Chia gel is a great addition to salad dressings, baked goods, smoothies, pancakes, eggs…etc. Chia, an ancient Aztec super-food, in its raw form is great sprinkled over salads and into smoothies.  I’ve also read of athletes pouring handfuls of raw chia into their mouths and then chasing the chia with water to stay hydrated and […]