Blog #65: 8 Ways To Boost Your Winter Skincare Routine Naturally

We all know that these cold winter months can be nice on the eyes, but not so nice on the skin.  Here are 8 ways to help your skin triumph over this winter season. 1) SBT (Seabuckthorn Berry) Salve: This salve is very helpful with eczema and dermatitis.  Some people get seasonal eczema in winter,…

Blog #64: Slim Down & Health-Up With Intermittent Fasting

First of all, always make sure you listen to your body.  If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.  So, do what’s right for you.  Not just with diet (as in what you eat, not a weight loss diet) and exercise, but with everything. I started doing intermittent fasting last fall (in either October or…

Blog #60: 3 Easy Plant-Based Ways To Eat Healthier Now

We all want to eat healthier.  We all want to look better, feel better, have more energy and be the best versions of ourselves.  But, sometimes getting started can be the hardest part and can keep us from even starting at all.  Has this happened to you?  Because it’s sure happened to me! Here are…

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…