Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

Have you ever made a pudding or mousse with a base of avocadoes?  This is a unique way to make a delicious dessert power-packed full of nutrition! 3 avocadoes 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup honey 15 drops liquid stevia Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.  This …

Tastes Develop Before Age 5

I heard myself saying tonight at the dinner table, “Drew, eat your fish, then you can have more salad.”  You see, our three-year-old loves salad. Of course, he hasn’t always loved salad.  Initially, he wouldn’t eat it – any of it.  This conversation reminded me of a headline from our local …

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

I created a fun salad last week that I’d like to share.  It was delicious and very easy to make. 1 bunch …

The Beauty of Oats

Oatmeal has got to be one of America’s favorite healthy foods. Who doesn’t like a warm bowl of oatmeal on a cold …

White Flour and Homemade Glue

Did you ever make your own glue as a child?  Your mom probably mixed a little white flour and warm water into …

There is No Substitute. . .

I’ve spent the last 19 years trying to regain the health that I lost quite suddenly as a teenager.  The process has …

What Does Sugar Cost You?

In my last post, Sugar: The Nutrient Depleter, I discussed how many vitamins and minerals are depleted during the digestion of sugar.  …

Sugar: “The Nutrient Depleter”

Let’s face it – sugar is America’s favorite food. The average American eats 22 teaspoons of sugar every day (355 calories). Hmmmm …

Holiday Calories

Doctor Oz reported on his show today that the average American eats 600 extra calories every day between Thanksgiving and New Years!!!!!  That’s a total …