Paleo & Vegan Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic Ice Cream & Popsicles

Who doesn’t love popsicles? These Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic popsicles you are about to discover are a marriage between two of my favorite treats; cocadas (a Venezuelan drink) and coconut macaroons (favorite shredded coconut meat treat I enjoyed growing up). Both are loaded with sugar and terribly unhealthy. I created this popsicle recipe about 6 years ago as I was developing healthy gluten and sugar-free … Continue reading Paleo & Vegan Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic Ice Cream & Popsicles

Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!

Is there a cold or flu virus lurking around the corner? Did you go to the store, open up the refrigerated section, and then rub your eyes a few minutes later? It’s incredible how easily we are exposed to nasty viruses and bacteria. All it takes is for Joe Shmoe to sneeze and cough right on the handles of the store refrigerators, and then you come strolling … Continue reading Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!

Most amazing Green Smoothie Ever

Yeah, I know what you are thinking. Green smoothie, come on its gotta be nasty! Nope, not so.  I am actually enjoying a yummy green smoothie as we speak. A few years ago I found a great company called Amazing Grass.  They have fantastic powdered greens and wheatgrass for those days you can’t juice all the veggies or blend them yourself. This morning I used … Continue reading Most amazing Green Smoothie Ever

5 Things You Need to Know About Serotonin

1. Serotonin is a compound used in the chemical transfer of information from one cell to another. Serotonin also plays a role in the state of relaxation or constriction of blood vessels. All of the serotonin normally in the blood is stored in the platelets and is released by platelet aggregation. – Michael T. Murray, N.D., Joseph E. Pizzorno, N.D., Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Revised … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know About Serotonin

Not just Pregnant Women need Folic Acid

When you hear of folic acid do you immediately think of pregnant women?  I hope not.  Folic Acid is a necessary nutrient that we can get mainly from leafy green vegetables.  But unfortunately people don’t eat well enough these days to get the recommended amounts so supplementation is required. Below I have posted some very helpful quotes from well known authors, doctors and health experts … Continue reading Not just Pregnant Women need Folic Acid

Does your child have ADD or ADHD due to a magnesium deficiency?

I always get asked by friends of mine what to do for a child with ADD or ADHD.  Changing the diet of the child is the most important thing to do ASAP.  Once artificial dyes, high fructose corn syrup, processed sugar, trans fats, msg and processed foods are removed from a child’s diet, parents notice a huge change in the behavior and cognitive function.  I will be posting about … Continue reading Does your child have ADD or ADHD due to a magnesium deficiency?

Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable!

“Honey, why don’t you run to the drugstore and buy me some of that nighttime stuff the doctor told us about.  I need something to clear up this congestion and sore throat I got” As Ace Ventura would say “alrighty then”. But its really not alright, you know. Most drugstore meds don’t fix your illness, they just mask symptoms. Let’s just analyze the typical scenario … Continue reading Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable!

Vitamin D3 your Neighborhood Superhero

I am sure by now you have caught some of the news on vitamin D deficiency and how this can seriously affect your health.  Through the media and hopefully through your own research you may have learned that vitamin D is responsible for: Healthy Bones & Joints Healthy Colon & Digestion Memory & Concentration Breast & Prostate Health Proper Cell Replication Enhanced Immune System But … Continue reading Vitamin D3 your Neighborhood Superhero