Sara is a passionate advocate for natural approaches to health, she shares her tips here.

Why are these called "Skinny Cookie Dough?"

These cookie dough balls contain tiger nut flour which in addition to being grain & gluten free, is a resistant starch

Resistant starch is sometimes called "The Skinny Starch," because it has many properties that can contri...

January 31, 2018

If you like holiday spice – you will love these cookies – they are full of spice and flavor.  They are free of grains, gluten, and much lower in sugar than traditional gingerbread cookies – the only sugar used in this recipe is the organic powdered sugar in the frostin...

January 31, 2018

I wasn’t sure why this soup is called “Italian Wedding Soup.”  So I searched on the Internet. 

According to the “Cooking Geek,” although it is commonly served to brides and grooms in the North Eastern U.S. for ‘energy fortification’ for their first night...

November 29, 2017

According to the new guidelines just released by the American Heart Association (AHA) this month, nearly half of all Americans are now living with high blood pressure.  So that means that people that were considered "borderline" at 130/80 - would now be diagnosed with...

November 3, 2017

It's pumpkin spice season…yes, the time of year when…poof!...everything seems to get pumpkin spiced…among the cookies and the lattes are the less obvious pumpkin spiced goodies – like gum, vodka, and margarine.

I have two rules when it comes to pumpkin spiced things:

  1. ...

November 3, 2017

It’s Back to School time – which means kids need to switch from summer brain to their focused school brain.  This delicious dairy-free milk gets it’s amazing blue hue from a very special living superfood called blue green algae. Algae is a superfood that supports heal...

August 27, 2017

I love smoothies – because they are quick & easy to make, portable, and a great way to just load up on the fiber & superfoods – to deliver long-lasting energy and support digestion, brain function, etc.

This Orange Dreamsicle smoothie is so good – your kids won’t ev...

July 10, 2017

I have always loved the combination of peppermint and chocolate - it is a classic. And mint chip ice cream? It's like a Summer dream...well, except for the nightmarish amount of sugar it typically contains. And if you are dairy intolerant - the pain & discomfort that c...

Note: these recipes contain alcohol and are for ages 21 and up.  You can also make these "virgin" cocktails by omitting the alcohol.

Hot steamy Summer nights just seem to call for a summery cocktail.   But did you know that a typical 8 oz. margarita has about 8 teaspoo...

April 28, 2017

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things was pumpkin bread - I would look forward to the fall when my mom would make her famous recipe - it was so moist and delicious.  I still love pumpkin bread - but I don't eat wheat or gluten any more - so I can't make m...

Occasional mild constipation can happen to anyone - often it is due to a stressful event, interruptions to your routine, or diet (maybe you were traveling, or you just went a little crazy with the cheese plate).  But generally, as long as you get back to you normal rou...

February 25, 2017

Have you heard of resistant starch?  Resistant starch is sometimes called the "Skinny Starch" because it can improve digestion, stabilize insulin and blood sugar, provid longer lasting energy, improved digestion and gut bacteria - all of which could potentially mean fl...

February 19, 2017

When people want to lose weight - they often cut down on carbs. It can work like a charm - with the pounds melting off (at least initially). But is this a good approach for everyone for the long term? Are there some downsides? This article helps you to know if low carb...

February 15, 2017

Have you heard of “skinny starch”?  It is also called “resistant starch” – because it resists digestion.  What that means is that it moves slowly through the digestive tract – so it helps to keep your blood sugar more stable, it is a prebiotic – meaning that it serves...

December 22, 2016

If you struggle with anxiety and stress, you are not alone.  One of the most common complaints that I hear from clients - kids and adults alike - is feelings of anxiety.

We are all under so much pressure day in and day out, and running from one thing to the next - it is...

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