Creamy Broccoli Turmeric Soup

Creamy Broccoli Turmeric Soup

Are you a soup lover like me? If the answer is yes, you are going to adore my recipe for creamy broccoli turmeric soup! There is nothing better than a steaming hot bowl of soup when the weather is cold unless you pair it with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich, to take it over the top! I grew up in Ohio and we had some really super cold winters with lots of snow and freezing cold wind chill factors. During this time of year, my mom and I would always make hot soups together and creamy broccoli soup … [Read more...]

Healing Foods That Help Prevent and Fight Cancer

Healing Foods That Help Prevent and Fight Cancer

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and to highlight the importance of what you can do to prevent and fight cancer, guest blogger Liam Fisher from Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading charity dedicated to saving lives through research, has collaborated with me on a post on what healing foods you should include in your diet for preventing and fighting cancer. All of these healing foods help prevent and fight cancer.  I lost my father to liver cancer so anything I can do on my blog to … [Read more...]

Detox Salad with Orange Avocado Dressing

Detox Salad with Orange Avocado Dressing

Superfoods salads are one of my go-to healing foods meals. I adore creating endless combinations of mouth-watering salads that completely tantalize my taste buds and satisfy my palate. These wonderful salads fill my body with nutrient-dense foods that promote energy and healing. If you’re someone who thinks that salads are too boring, are lacking in flavor or variety, I hope that trying my recipes will change your mind. Recently I posted a 5 day healing whole foods … [Read more...]

Kale Coconut Curry

Kale Coconut Curry

INDIAN CUISINE has always been one of my favorites because of the exotic spices, fiery chilies, and fresh herbs used in this cuisine. These fabulous flavors tease and tantalize my taste buds and engage all my senses. Some of my favorite Indian foods include curries, chutneys, dosas, raitas, and naan bread.   I have several good neighborhood Indian restaurants where I go to enjoy all my favorites and their food is delicious! Lately I have been so busy with editing my cookbook, helping new … [Read more...]

Broccoflower Lemon Jasmine Soup

Broccoflower Lemon Jasmine Soup

It’s time for another soup recipe and this one has green tea in it! We’ve had quite a few cold and rainy spring days here in Southern California recently. We don’t normally experience too many of these kind of days but when we do I like to stay inside and cuddle up with a warm blanket and a bowl of hot soup or stew. I have a yummy Broccoflower soup recipe to share with you today. I purchased a beautiful head of Broccoflower and I originally intended to make it into a puree but when … [Read more...]

Braised Spicy and Sweet Red Cabbage

Braised Spicy and Sweet Red Cabbage

My idea of the best comfort food is a simple dish of red or purple cabbage slowly braised with red onion, jalapeño, creamy organic pastured butter, maple syrup, and a hint of acidity added to enhance the flavor. Slow cooking cabbage yields a sweet and tender cabbage that is full of flavor and so delicious! I could enjoy cabbage prepared this way almost every day and never tire of it.   I enjoy eating this Braised Spicy and Sweet Red Cabbage recipe with other vegetables like sweet potatoes … [Read more...]

Why Cabbage Is A Superstar Leafy Vegetable

Why Cabbage Is A Superstar Leafy Vegetable

Cabbage is a top notch leafy vegetable superfood to eat for strengthening your immune system and protecting your body against cancer.  This is the third article in my series of superstar foods to include in your diet for vibrant health and wellness. If you are a vegetable lover like me you probably are already passionate about the earthy flavor and wonderful versatility of cabbage. If you are not familiar with using it, I hope that this article on cabbage and its great health benefits … [Read more...]

Kale Apple Salad with Pineapple Hemp Dressing

Kale Apple Salad with Pineapple Hemp Dressing

Eating leafy green vegetables on a daily basis is one of the easiest ways to fill your body with healing nutrients for vibrant health. This kale salad recipe features one of my favorite leafy greens.  Kale is torn into small pieces and mixed with juicy sweet pineapple, crisp apples, pineapple hemp dressing, and crunchy hemp seeds to create a delectable salad which will have you going back for seconds! When my brother and I were kids my mom use to buy bunches of kale … [Read more...]

Why Kale Is A Superstar Leafy Green Vegetable

Why Kale Is A Superstar Leafy Green Vegetable

Kale is a phenomenal leafy green vegetable to include in your diet for energy, strength, and immunity. If you have never eaten kale, I hope that when I finish telling you about all of its great health benefits you’ll be ready to go to the store and get some immediately!   Kale is a leafy vegetable superfood full of nutrients for healing and rejuvenation of your body. Kale is a Brassica vegetable and a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables and it contains a tremendous amount of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Collard Greens

Slow Cooked Collard Greens

Collard greens are one of my family's favorite vegetables. My grandparents grew collard greens in their garden and we always had an abundance of fresh greens to enjoy. Growing up I would help my mom prepare the greens for cooking. I removed the stems on the greens and my mom would  cut the leaves into smaller pieces. My mom put the cut greens into a sterilized sink filled with cold salted water to clean all the dirt from the leaves. While the greens soaked in cold salted water, my … [Read more...]

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