Summer Quinoa Salad

I often get requests for recipes so I thought I’d share one of my wife Debra’s awesome salad creations. It’s an easy go-to summer recipe. Even easier if you prepare the quinoa and chicken in advance! Serves 4 Salad: 4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup cooked organic chicken, chopped ¼…

Krazy For Kale

I have a confession. I’m a card-carrying kaleian. I’ve been called the King of Kale and I’ll admit, I’m not ashamed of it. For some people kale is a stretch. They think of kale as more of a garnish than something to actually eat. Yet kale is probably one of the healthiest foods we can eat. Remember…

Fish Tacos For Breakfast?

Owning breakfast does not mean starting the day with sugar. Unfortunately, many of the food products labeled “breakfast food” have more sugar than a Snickers bar. And if you’re a cereal eater, you’ve got to be especially mindful of reading ingredients lists. There are very few cereals out there that would qualify as a great…

Raspberry Coconut Paleo Muffins

Makes 8 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 medium eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup fresh raspberries Preheat oven to 350. Prepare a muffin pan by lining tins with baking cups or…

Paleo Scones for Father’s Day

My lovely wife surprised me this morning with scones for Father’s Day. Not just any scones, but made with almond flour and fresh organic blueberries and delicious! I asked her to share the recipe with you all here. Paleo Maple Walnut Blueberry Scones 2 1/2 Almond Meal Flour 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon baking…

Plant Based Flexitarian Lifestyle

Vegetarians are often asked the question, “how do you get your protein?” Americans have become somewhat obsessed with protein these days and we tend to be an “over-proteined” nation overall. The truth is that ounce per ounce, pound per pound, calorie per calorie, plant-based protein may pack a more powerful punch than animal protein. Take…

Dousing the Flames

Our lifestyles and eating choices impact nearly every aspect of our lives, but in particular, these choices directly impact our health and well-being. Poor choices lead to increased inflammation in the body, and the SAD (Standard American Diet) drives inflammation. Refined carbohydrates, sugar, trans fats, empty calories, fiberless foods, and an imbalance of unhealthy fats…