My New Morning Ritual

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From time to time, I stumble upon a product I didn’t expect to like but actually do—which is exactly what happened with Garden of Life’s Raw Meal. It’s no secret that I’ve never been a huge fan of Garden of Life, but I’ll be the first to admit that the reason for that has little […]

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“What Should I Eat for Lunch?”

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If you are reading this blog post, then I’m pretty sure the question “What can I eat?” has been a vexing one for you, as it has for hundreds of people who write to me with this same question. What can I eat for breakfast? For lunch? What’s a good dinner? Help! Now granted, I […]

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Video: My Favorite Dessert

This wonderful dessert will help you fend off the aging process: An exceptional fruit for their high antioxidants, blueberries are also low in sugar so they are not likely to stimulate severe insulin swings. Tweet

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Featured Recipe: Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks

The following recipe is from “The Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes on Earth”, by myself and Jeannette Bessinger, due out the first of the year and available by pre-order now. Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks Turkey is a great, healthy source of protein (over 20 grams per serving) and turkey drumsticks are always a favorite. And […]

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Three Great Ways to Make a Protein Shake

From time to time I hear from people who absolutely love the whey protein powders we sell on our website like Dream Protein, Whey Cool Protein and Paleomeal, but are stuck for ideas on how to use them. Sure, you can just add water, or some frozen berries, but after a while that can get […]

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Featured Recipe: High-Fiber Curried Spinach and Lentils

The following recipe is from the forthcoming book, “The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth“, by myself and Chef Jeannette Bessinger. Featured Recipe: High-Fiber Curried Spinach and Lentils Those who read my book “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth” may remember my rhapsodic waxing about a superspice called turmeric. In case you missed it- […]

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Recipe: Onion and Green Pepper Scramble

Ingredients • 2 teaspoons olive oil • ¼ cup finely diced green peppers • ¼ cup finely diced red onion • 1 small clove garlic, minced • 2 eggs • ½ teaspoon thyme • ½ teaspoon each salt and fresh ground pepper Instructions Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the […]

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Featured Summer Recipe: Watermelon Salad with Mint Leaves

This fabulous summer recipe comes to us courtesy of my good friends at the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. It’s just too good not to pass on! INGREDIENTS: 1 (5-pound) watermelon 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint […]

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Featured Recipe: Blackstrap Balsamic Steak Salad

This quick and easy recipe is from my latest cookbook, “The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth“, co-authored with Chef Jeannette Bessinger. Enjoy! Once you taste what blackstrap molasses does to food, you’ll want to find more ways to use this healthy sweetener. Molasses is actually the byproduct of sugar refining. It contains all of […]

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