Black Friday Sale!

It’s Black Friday!  Time to shop right?  Well, as many of you know I have co-authored five books with Dr. David Brownstein including The Guide to Healthy Eating, The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet, The Guide to a Dairy-Free Diet, The Soy Deception and our newest one The Skinny on Fats.  We are offering 10% off […]

Bulletproof Your Morning

For most people, morning isn’t morning unless there’s coffee involved. Twenty years ago, that often meant burnt, long-past-its-prime coffee from the office coffee pot. Happily, even office break-rooms now sport espresso machines, while coffeehouse menus list fair-trade, shade-grown, organic beans that might have even been roasted in the coffeehouse that morning. One thing has stayed […]

Brain Foods for Kids (Adults Too!)

No matter how old you are, you want your day to get off to a great start. Kids especially need good fuel for their brains from the minute they wake up all the way through to the evening—that homework won’t finish itself! Besides, if they aren’t able to pay attention in class during the day, […]

Brain Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet

Please enjoy this guest post… Gluten-free has been a health fad for many years now and I can see why. To start, several studies have already associated this diet to a healthier brain. Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat and is a cause of celiac disease. While only around 1.8 percent of […]

K.I.S.S.S. – Keep it Simple Summer Snacks

Summertime means traveling in the car, outdoor concerts and events, and taking kids to the park or the pool. With so many activities happening, you’re bound to get hungry along the way. If it’s a really hot day, you might want to take along a small cooler, but otherwise, these portable and simple options are […]

In Support of Coconut Oil

To eat coconut or not to eat coconut? Recently, the American Heart Association weighed in on the subject, issuing a Presidential Advisory statement urging Americans to avoid saturated fat, including saturated fat in the form of coconut oil. Given how popular coconut oil has become, this has led to an outcry of confusion from the […]

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Looking for a delicious and healthy snack or summer party dish?  Homemade hummus is a fantastic choice and is made with chickpeas or Garbanzo beans, which are one of the most nutritious of all the legumes, high in calcium, phosphorus and potassium. They have exceptionally high iron and Vitamin C content and contain B complex as well. […]

DIY Dressing: So Simple, So Much Healthier

When you look at what’s in grocery store aisles, dressing is the #1 thing you should make and not buy. Why? Because commercial dressings rely on commercial-grade, heavily refined oils like soy, canola, grapeseed, corn, and safflower, none of which will do any favors for your fresh spring salads. (Because any plant-derived oil can be […]

Cold Days…Warm Soup

Lately we have had some chilly and cold days in Michigan.  I love soup when its cold out and this is one of my favorites because its filled with healthy fats like coconut oil and coconut milk. Thai Style Coconut-Chicken Soup 1 tablespoon coconut oil or ghee 3 shallots, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 4 […]

Healthy Fats for a Healthy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Wouldn’t you love it if I told you fats are good for you and you need to eat more fat this year?  Well, its your lucky year, because that is what I am here to tell you!  Many people think they need to avoid fats like butter or coconut oil thinking them to […]