Archive | May, 2011


Food Allergies. The Hidden Cause of Many Ills

When we mention “allergies” most people immediately think of the seasonal variety.  Seasonal allergies are the ones that most commonly plague people and can cause annoying and on-going cold-like symptoms.  But have you ever noticed that after you eat ice cream you get a scum in your throat?  Or an uncomfortable mouth after eating pineapple? […]

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Picking the Diet That’s Right For You!

If losing weight is on your “To Do” list, you are certainly not alone.  In the US, more than 34 percent of the population is overweight!   Many of us are looking for the easiest and fastest way to get those pounds off.  And we have so many choices!  We are constantly bombarded with the latest […]

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Trouble Losing Weight? Watch For These Common Weight Loss Traps

Let’s face it.  It’s easy to want to lose weight.  But the real question is whether you’re willing and able to do what’s necessary to be successful. Lets talk about the common traps that many people fall into with dieting. Low calorie diets:  Many diets drastically reduce calorie intake. This is the kind of diet […]

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Are You Allergic to…Your Cell phone?!

We’ve all heard about seasonal allergies and food allergies. But did you know that there are some pretty darn usual allergy and allergy triggers out there? Here are a few that will amuse as well as make you think next time you’re feeling a bit under the weather! Nickel: Nickel is a metal found in […]

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Vegan Chili Pepper Mousse

Vegan Chili Pepper Mousse

Vegan Chili Pepper Mousse Serves: 4 – 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Ingredients ¼ tsp chili pepper flakes 1 packet (12 oz.) firm silken tofu, organic 1/3 cup Green and Black’s Organic Fairtrade Cocoa 1/3 to ½ cup Agave Nectar (depending on your taste) 2 tsp. natural vanilla extract 2 Tbsp raw peanut butter or […]

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No Tomato Sauce, Sauce

  No Tomato Sauce, Sauce Serves: 2 – 4 Prep Time: 20 min I love this recipe because it looks and tastes VERY much like a good Italian tomato sauce! I smiled a lot when I first tasted it! Ingredients: ¼ tsp dried basil or oregano 1 Tbsp olive oil ¼ tsp savory pinch salt […]

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