Tiger Nut Horchata

During a trip to Spain I was introduced to horchata made from tiger nuts. I’m familiar with the rice based version of horchata that’s sold in the US but didn’t realize that [...]

Herbal Tea for Relaxation

Herbal tea can not only help your body better deal with stress but it can set the mood for exploring how you could be attracting stress to you. I drink herbal tea daily for all of its wonderful [...]

Caesar Deluxe

Who doesn’t love a really good Caesar salad? I certainly do! A Caesar salad is certainly a better choice than a fast food burger as far as nutrition is concerned however, the downside is [...]

Radish Greens Soup

Radishes are a vegetable you want to get more of in your diet especially if you want greater vitality. Even as great as radishes are let’s not overlook the greens that top those radishes. [...]

Sweet Potato Salad

Potatoes are certainly on my list of top ten foods and may even be in the top five. Even the white version is pretty amazing but for this recipe we feature the sweet potato. The brilliant orange [...]

Pears with Pumpkin Fig Cream

Pears are packed with fiber and a fabulous option for nourishing our gut bacteria. Pears, especially red ones, are filled with antioxidants and are anti-inflammatory. We need all the antioxidants [...]

Cherry Smoothie for Gut Health

I have a cherry tree in my yard and for the first couple years I lived in the house the tree did not bear much fruit and what fruit it bore, the squirrels ate. This last year the conditions were [...]

Olive Pesto Pasta

I have never been a fan of olives until I came across a man selling olives at the winter farmer’s market. After talking to the olive man about some sage tea he was selling he convinced me [...]

Niçoise Salad

I find Niçoise Salad to be a smorgasbord for my beneficial gut bacteria. When it comes to creating a sexy healthy gut microbiome you want to feed your beneficial microbes a variety of foods that [...]


I love soup! Cold soups, such as this vichyssoise, are great for a work lunch or a lite dinner. Pair this vichyssoise with a salad loaded with grated root vegetables such as parsley root, [...]