Vegan Meatloaf with Chickpeas and Tomato Maple Glaze

December 1, 2017

  It all started with a yearning for a maple glaze that I used to use on various loafs made with animal protein. I just had to have those flavors. So today, I decided to create a vegan meatloaf with all the same tastes. Chickpeas were a natural choice for the protein. Garbanzo beans have…

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What Vegans Eat On A Healthy Plant-Based Diet

October 22, 2017

What do vegans eat is a common question that I get asked a lot. I always say a healthy vegan diet is made up of five groups. Grains like quinoa or brown rice, legumes like lentils and beans, vegetables, fruits, and healthy fats like nuts, seeds, and avocado. Vegans do not eat meat, dairy, eggs…

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Podcast #22: The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting on Chronic Disease with Dr. Joel Kahn

July 10, 2017

“During the fasting-mimicking diet, cortisone is produced and that initiates a killing of autoimmune cells. This process also leads to the production of new healthy cells.” ~~Valter Longo, Cell Biologist and Director of the USC Longevity Institute The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting on Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Type-2 Diabetes, Memory, Weight Loss, and Longevity New research concludes…

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Cool Yogurt Dip Recipes for Hot Summer Parties & Barbecues

June 27, 2017

Creamy summer dips are usually laden with fat, but yogurt dip is a healthy and delicious option.  Dairy-free yogurt is one of the few foods that work in both savory and sweet presentations, and there aren’t many foods that don’t go well with yogurt. Non-dairy yogurt is also versatile. You can grab a container in…

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Podcast #17: The Ultimate Vegan Grocery List

February 6, 2017

Do you want to begin a plant-based diet full or part-time but don’t know where to start? Are you tired of all the confusion around what to eat on a plant-based diet? Do you worry about all the planning, hunting and gathering needed to create a vegan grocery list?  If you answered yes to any of these questions,…

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Podcast #15 – How Telomere Length Affects Your Health & Longevity

November 22, 2016

A telomere is the DNA sequence at the tip of a cell’s chromosome in human beings. Think of a telomere as a little cap that protects our chromosomes from deterioration which is associated with aging and disease. Telomere length affects our long-term health and longevity. Telomeres become shorter with each cell division and can reach…

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Podcast #14: Ordinary Foods with Extraordinary Health Benefits

October 18, 2016

What if you could add five healthy foods to your plate and make an improvement in your health and longevity? Today’s podcast explores what ingredients can play a role in;  controlling blood pressure, improving cholesterol levels, regulating blood sugar and boosting energy. We also provide easy tips and recipes on including these extraordinary ingredients into…

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Podcast #12: How A GFCF Diet Can Help Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

June 28, 2016

Today’s podcast discusses the benefits of a gluten-free, casein-free,  GFCF diet,  for children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. Gut disorders are one of the most common medical conditions associated with autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that children with autism are three to five times more likely to suffer from chronic gastrointestinal…

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Podcast #10: Vegan Nutrition & The Role Of Vitamin Supplements

May 27, 2016

Vegan Nutrition & The Role Of Vitamin Supplements Vegan nutrition isn’t difficult to maneuver, but there are a couple of worrisome vitamins we must pay attention to. Today’s podcast explores those bothersome vitamins and the role of vitamin and mineral supplements in a plant-based diet. You will learn: How easy it is to obtain healthy vegan nutrition…

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