Blog #59: Interview with Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Loralin Engel

Loralin is a California based Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who helps people live healthier lives and overcome a variety of health challenges, including eczema. I’m thankful for the opportunity to have asked her a few questions about eczema, diet and wellness, despite her busy schedule helping clients across the USA, and in other parts of…

Blog #58: How to Begin a Plant-Based Diet Today

  A plant-based diet is a lifestyle change.  The full transition takes time and patience.  The great news is: You can easily start a.s.a.p.! 🌿💪💚 Here are some guidelines: 1) Know why you’re doing it:  What is your reason?  Is it to improve your health?  Is it due to your love of animals?  If you…

Blog #57: How to Spice Up Your Plate This Season

You’re not alone if you get tired of eating the same foods over and over again.   You can spice things up by stepping outside your food box and trying some of the exotic fruits and veggies that are out there! 🌿🍈 Breadfruit is a delectable, potato-like fruit that originated in the South Pacific.  It can…

Blog #56: Interview with Star Long Distance Runner Abduselam Yussuf

Abduselam Yussuf is a Canadian long distance runner who is blazing his own trail and shining bright in the process.  Some of his running accolades include: – 2015 Manitoba Marathon (Canada 🇨🇦): Winner of half marathon (13.1 miles) ~> Time: 1hr 5mins 5 seconds – 2016 Manitoba Marathon (Canada 🇨🇦): Winner of half marathon (13.1 miles) ~>…

Blog #55: Two Excellent Gluten-Free Pastas That Don’t Turn To Mush!

Gluten intolerance in all it’s levels of severity continues to rise.  Much of the ‘food’ available for human consumption is altered in many ways by man.  It’s contaminated with all kinds of drugs and growth hormones.  Therefore our food is no longer food and it’s impacting human health in a multitude of ways. Going gluten-free…

Blog #54: Vegan Egg! Your Breakfast Just Got Better

When I used to eat eggs I really enjoyed them scrambled, soft boiled and sometimes fried. Since removing animal products from my diet, and soy products, I really do miss eggs sometimes.  Especially if I want to make a fancy breakfast with pancakes/waffles (GF + vegan) and ‘eggs’.  Tofu eggs are no longer an option…

Blog #53: Frozen Tropical Mango Coconut Basil Treats

This is a simple, quick, delicious and versatile recipe that you can literally use with a infinite number of different ingredient combinations to suit your taste buds and any occasion you might be making them for. Recipe: • 1 medium ripe mango • 3/4 cup pure coconut water • 3 – 4 medium size fresh…

Blog #51: Gluten-free, Vegan Pancake Heaven

I love pancakes! 🥞 😍  I really do.  Don’t you? You can eat them any time of day and they usually taste so good!  BUT, when gluten is a strong enough health issue and you must sustain a gluten-free diet, your food options dramatically decrease.  Great tasting gluten-free (and vegan) pancakes end up on your plate only…

Blog #50: The Versatile Blogger Award

  A fellow fantastic blogger named Ana from her blog CookTheBeans nominated me for The Versatile Blogger Award.  I am pleasantly surprised, honored and thankful for the recognition and nomination.  Thank you once again, Ana! 😄 🙌 Be sure to check out her blog: http://cookthebeans.blog   Versatile Blogger Award Rules: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you…

Blog #49: Tigernuts: The No-Nut Superfood To Add To Your Life

Despite the name of this superfood, Tigernuts aren’t nuts!  They are Tubers (similar to a root type veggie). Tigernuts are originally from such places as Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Madagascar.  In Spain, they even make a delightful milk out of Tigernuts called Horchata. When you bite into a Tigernut, you will notice…