Month: October 2014

Born to be GMO FREE

“Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are made by forcing genes from one species, such as bacteria, viruses, animals, or humans, into the DNA of a food crop or animal in order to introduce a new trait”. Definition supplied from the NON-GMO Shopping Guide put out by the Institute For Responsible Technology. This is a hot topic…

Marvelous Matcha

Whisking up a bowl of “Matcha” is a Marvelous way to start each day! The health benefits of Matcha Tea – as described by Dr. Andrew Weil M.D. (taken from www.inpursuitoftea.com) In addition to providing trace minerals and vitamins (A, B-complex, C, E, and K), matcha is rich in catechin polyphenols – compounds with high antioxidant…

My “Dirty” Little Secret

So, I am going to do something uncomfortable and admit a secret.  I don’t really like the idea of this secret being made public, but I know that there is probably someone else in the world that will understand how I feel.  I just can’t continue to be seen as all put together when deep…

Turmeric – Spice Up Your Life

I want to express my love for the amazing spice TURMERIC! It is by far my favorite and a definite must-have in my kitchen. This beautiful yellow/orange spice comes from the root of the Curcuma Longa plant. Medicinally it acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant due to the gorgeous pigment called Curcumin. Unlike over-the-counter…

Dinner and a Lecture with Dr. Joel Fuhrman

I was honored to be selected to attend a nutritarian lecture and book signing given by Dr. Fuhrman. We gathered at the Pyramid Bistro in Aspen, Colorado to hear the incredibly interesting talk about Nutritarianism which promotes eating larger quantities of nutrient dense foods and fewer foods with very little nutritional value. While engaged in…

Fresh Start

What is a fresh start? Plato said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.”  That is where I am right now in my 40’s.  I am starting fresh.  New company, new logo and tagline, new phone number and email address, new website…almost.  It is a whole new direction from the path I…