Recipe: Turkey Chipotle Chili

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe I've tried many chili recipes and I landed on this one as my favorite. It's thick, flavorful and...

Creating a Conscious Kitchen

Second in a four-part series The kitchen was once the center of life. With our fast-paced lifestyles, we have gradually moved away from customs of...

Healthy Eating in a Snap

After years of swinging that 10-pound pendulum, I finally figured out how to eat clean and healthy, most of the time, fairly quickly. I...

Wild Dogs

In the heart of a wild dog beats the desire for pampered pillows and overflowing food. Wild dogs are rescues waiting to find their way...

The Simple Joys of Fresh & Local

Smell the fresh fragrance of spring as you wiggle your winter toes among tiny green sprouts in fertile soil. Listen to the popping ears...

How Food can Nurture the Soul among presentations at Benedictine Center

Dr. Norman Wirzba, professor of theology and ecology at Duke University Divinity School, is coming to St. Paul's Monastery in Maplewood to make several...

Recipe: Savory Fish Seasoning

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe As we move into spring, your body wants lighter protein sources such as baked or grilled fish. This recipe...

Eating Healthy: Quickly, Easily, even on a Tight Budget

I have worked in the weight loss industry for 25 years, I've also battled being overweight my entire life. What I'm about to tell...

Optimal Health and Wellness for our Optimal Pets

Nutrition and exercise play such a huge role in health, not just for humans, but for animals, as well. Our pets rely on us...

Why I am Vegan

My mother adopted a 7-month old Yorkie a few years ago and I instantly fell in love with her. Before my mom brought this...

Yam & Black Bean Burritos

A gluten-free, dairy-free, whole food recipe This combination of ingredients is so satisfying -- a little sweetness with a little spice! I found just eating...

Recipe: Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup with Spinach

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe Spinach is just the right touch for this hearty soup. Perfect for a fall or winter evening meal....

Diet: The Cornerstone of Health

DR. ANDREW WEIL SAID, "A healthy diet is the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle." Take a moment to reflect on this statement. A cornerstone...

Brownies, Cookies & Nut Bread For The Holidays

December is so festive, no matter what religion or spiritual path you follow. Desserts seem to be a central theme, so let's look at alternatives...

A Complete Meal that is yummy

Congratulations! You've made it through Autumn clean-up and now you have holiday preparations to look forward to, beginning with Halloween. Simple meals are a...

Recipe: Asian Meatballs

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe THIS IS A UNIQUE combination of ingredients that offers a delicious way to enjoy grass-fed beef. Using a food...

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe THIS IS A light, refreshing whole grain recipe that makes a delicious side dish for your summer grilling. Whole...