5 Easy Ways to Make Gorgeous and Delicious Complete-Meal Salads

Complete-Meal Salads

Do you think making a salad…or eating it…is a chore? What if it could be the most delicious thing you eat all day? I wonder if you’ve ever had this attitude: “If there’s a bit of salad on the side of my plate, I’m covered.” I’m going to challenge that, too! One of the most…

Healthy Travel Food – The Ultimate Packing Lists for Eating Right on a Trip

Healthy Travel Food - The Ultimate Packing Lists for Eating Right on a Trip

I’m a busy single mom who does a lot of traveling, with and without my kids. Part of my journey to excellent health was learning habits and recipes that we enjoyed, that happened to also be really nutritious. But another major step was key to my being able to rehab my family’s health, many years…

Food Combining Theory: Fact, or Fiction?

Food Combining Theory: Fact, Or Fiction?

One topic in the field of nutrition that has many people confused is the topic of food combining. That is, the idea that some foods should not be eaten with other foods. The schools of thought tend to be either (a) Ayurvedic theory, or (b) newer theories that starches shouldn’t be eaten with proteins, etc.…

I Went Without Food for 40 Days. Here’s What I Learned.

I’m completely fascinated by the process and benefits of fasting. I’m talking about eating absolutely nothing for a long period of time. (With water, it’s called “water fasting”–or without water, it’s called “dry fasting.”) And I’ve always felt that when Christians, Muslims, and Jews quit fasting routinely, we lost something important. After all, some sects…

The Vibrational Frequencies of Essential Oils

The Vibrational Frequency of Essential Oils

[This post is an excerpt from my book, Vibe: Unlock the Energetic Frequencies of Love, Health & Success, by Simon & Schuster, 2017.] Herbs—the dried stems, roots, or flowers of medicinal plants—were the gold standard in natural healing for many years until recently, when the properties of essential oils were studied and found to be…