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 #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 #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 #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…

Blog #44: The Power of Activated Charcoal

  Activated charcoal USP……no, not the stuff from your BBQ or camp fire. This is the medical grade stuff usually sourced from coconut shells. This has been used in hospitals for decades to treat alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses.  It was even used in ancient Egypt 🇪🇬. Basically, how it works is: Toxins in your…

Blog #43: Skincare Supplement for Health, Beauty & Eczema Management

Colloidal silica is another internal supplement I use to support my skin’s health through all the brutality it has endured for over 20 years of severe chronic eczema.  It’s also good for normal beauty and skincare regimens. All you need is 1 Tbsp of this mineral per day, and it will help improve your skin,…

Blog #42: Super-fantastic Seabuckthorn Berries

  Seabuckthorn berries really are super-fantastic! 😄  I remember reading about seabuckthorn in a health magazine 6 or 7 years ago, and thought it could really help me to relieve my severe chronic eczema.  While I was reading the article, I recall getting really excited about the fact that it contained omega 3, 6, 7…