Beauty Food Focus: Quinoa

Becuase I like to avoid wheat and wheat-based products, I am always searching for great grains to add to my diet. One of my favorites is quinoa. When cooked, it has a fluffy, slightly crunchy texture. Try it in soups, salads, as a breakfast porridge or as its own side dish. Pronounced keen-wah, this nutritional powerhouse boasts ancient origins. It

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Shirataki: The “miracle” noodles everyone is talking about

In the past two months I’ve had about 20 clients, 9 Facebook connections and 5 friends ask me the same thing about something known as miracle noodles, no carb noodles or zero noodles: “What’s with these Shirataki noodles? Do you think these are something I could eat?” You see, I have a lot of clients who are celiac, have a

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Homemade Veggie Pasta: Why You Need a Spiralizer

I came a bit late to the whole “spiralizer thing.” One of my 7-Day Superfood Cleanse clients (hello, Ann Brosnan!) turned me on to the idea of using vegetables as a replacement for pasta. A quick internet search of the spiralizer brought up pages of results: spiralizer recipes, spiralizer reviews, spiralizer carrot, spiralizer zucchini, spiralizer sweet potato, spiralizer butternut squash,

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Open now! Come with me!

Hello Gorgeous! How are you? How is July shaping up for you? I just know this is going to be a special month. One reasons is it is berry season, that time of year when strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, gooseberries and fresh currants—and other berries—are everywhere from the farmer’s market to the roadside fruit stand to the wild bushes growing at

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