I don’t have that big of a sweet tooth, but there are certain candies I lean towards when I get a craving – one of them being Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (incidentally, RPB cups are gluten free and one of the few candies that don’t contain HFCS). These sugar free versions are sure to satisfy … More Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cups
Last week I graciously found myself in San Antonio, Tx, attending the initial Mind-Body Medicine Class offered by cmbm.org. We (I and the other 100 or so strangers) spent 5 days experimenting with new ways of practicing meditation and creating awareness, and then sharing those experiences with each other — a powerful exercise in itself, … More One Step at a Time
Sugar, was the oil of the 18th century…this documentary about Big Sugar not only reviews sugar’s early days with ties to slavery, but continues on to modern times with it’s detrimental effects on the everglades and political ties. This is both part 1 and part 2. Written & Directed by: Brian McKenna. Produced by: Galafilm … More Big Sugar Documentary
By Nancy Appleton PhD & G.N. Jacobs Originally posted on nancyappleton.com Sugar can suppress your immune system. Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in the body. Sugar can cause juvenile delinquency in children. Sugar eaten during pregnancy and lactation can influence muscle force production in offspring, which can affect an individual’s ability to exercise. Sugar … More 142 Reasons Sugar Ruins Your Health
Technically this recipe shouldn’t be called a shepherd’s pie because it is made with beef instead of lamb. But same idea! The point is that because this recipe calls for sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes, and because we incorporate highly nutritious kale, this version has more bang for its buck. There’s something about the … More Sweet Shepherd’s Pie
Chlorophyll, a component of dark green vegetables and grasses, is a natural detoxifier. This is because it has been found to help renew damaged tissue, build blood, counteract the effects of radiation, assist with wound healing, fend off bacteria, assist with digestive disorders, increase healthy gut bacteria, remove drug residues from the body, improve liver … More Cleanse with Greens
Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend Healing Journey’s cancer convention and see some incredible speakers share their wisdom and knowledge about cancer and healing. Guest speakers included Marianne Williamson; Jonathan Ellerby, PhD; Kelly Turner, PhD; and Lise Alschuler, ND. While the focus was on cancer, most of the info shared could be applied … More It’s Not Just About the Food
The olive oil, lemon, and salt break down the greens so that they are easy to digest and tasty to munch on! 1 bunch of kale, (de-stemmed and torn or cut into bite sized pieces) 1 tb olive oil 1 tb lemon juice dash of sea salt 1 clove minced garlic Massage kale with all … More Marinated Kale Salad
Just because you aren’t eating sugar, gluten, refined flours, or grain, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a piece of cake! This recipe uses stevia and dates to sweeten, and nut flours in place of flours made from grain. Certifiably gluten-free, sugar-free, and grain-free!
I love cheese, and it was a daily staple in my diet for many years — especially since I was a vegetarian. It didn’t occur to me that unless you were allergic or lactose intolerant, cheese would be undesirable, until I learned to eat less cheese myself. I realized with less dairy in my diet … More Should You Eliminate Dairy?