Elixir: honey lemon ginger cayenne, an antioxidant and immune booster

  Start your day, and end your day with this warming, immune-boosting drink. My version is quite simple, using 2's of everything. I don't care for too much cayenne, so I only use 2 small pinches. Lemon, Ginger, Cayenne, with honey I’ve been drinking this elixir since mid-February when I was introduced to the “I […]

How to make your own healthy smoothie (low carb)

Here are ideas for SWEET and SAVORY smoothies​.​ On the sweet side green smoothie, a template: see below for examples of each GREEN LEAVES: 2 handfuls, thick stems removed FRUIT: 1 small fruit FAT: 1 Tbls coconut oil, or 5 nuts LIQUID: 1 cup water SALT: 1 or 2 pinch salt FLAVORS: this is optional, […]

How to make Bulletproof coffee

How to make Bulletproof buttered coffee

Butter in the coffee? –oooooh yes! See how I make my Bulletproof buttered coffee. Go to the end of this post to buy products including his just-released Bulletproof Diet book. And good news, if you buy now you’ll get Dave’s and my cookbook as one of the extra bonuses. So buy now!

… and the winner is: Dragon fruit!

See below for my recipes and links to more Dragon Fruit info and recipes.   It’s time to add another queen to the Super Fruit Throne … and the winner is: Pitaya (pi-TAH-ya), or pitahaya, better known here in the U.S. as Dragon Fruit. Reigning fruits have been: mangosteen acai noni goji blueberries … and now […]

The wonderful world of juices and smoothies at the Monta Vista Market

Watermelon spritzer Monta Vista Sunrise Green ginger juice …and so much more were the concoctions created during my demo this past Sunday at the Monta Vista Market. I brought my Breville juice machine and my Vitamix (a high-speed blender). Thankfully the staff had no trouble keeping up with washing the produce, and rinsing out the juicer […]

Melon Milk: soooo refreshing, soooo satisfying

It’s been a loooong time since I drank cow’s milk. Growing up we drank 2%, and the consistency of the milk I made tonight (MELON MILK) brought me right back to when I was 3-feet tall, no, I’d say 4-feet tall and downing glass after glass after school. I would reach for milk much more […]

Plum, Apple, Thyme Slush (or Soup)

A wonderfully refreshing drink. The thyme pulls it away from being a breakfast. And, it’s just too sweet to call it breakfast, unless you use berries and reduce the amount to a 1/2 cup. This version is good for a summer afternoon or evening. Also included is a Bulletproof version.

How to pick out a juice machine

I’ve had many many juicers, first one I bought was in 1990(!) — when I began to fix myself. Was watching an informercial — Jay Kordich selling this Juiceman Juicer. It was a $200 unit, one of the…

“Owning your power as a female leader” event at Stillheart

Here is a photo gallery of one-day event I catered at Stillheart Retreat Center. I only wish I could have also participated in the program — Phyllis and Laurie were fabulous to work with, and everyone had such glowing faces throughout the day — nourished by the workshop and the food.

Eucalyptus Magazine’s raw dinner, Stillheart Institute

Recap of Raw dinner for 44 people, with photos and links to recipes.