Eliminating Endometriosis and Hypothyroidism Naturally

When you feel like vomiting, when you are more nauseous than a pregnant woman,  when you are doubled over in so much pain that you can barely breath...you probably have endometriosis. Not a fun hormone imbalance. It comes with irregular, painful cycles.  It causes infertility.  And it causes more than the physical pain--women, living with endometriosis, end up giving up … [Read more...]

Why Hormone Replacement Therapy is Not a Healthy Choice

Hormone replacement therapy drugs are a multi-billion dollar industry. Millions of women and men opt into HRT, whether pharmaceutical or bio-identical, each year in hopes of reviving their libido, reducing menopausal symptoms, or as means to address numerous hormone imbalances. In fact, there was a time in my life, after I eliminated hypothyroidism in myself, but still … [Read more...]

Vegan Tropical Fruit Parfait Recipe

Last time Dora share a recipe on Vegalicious blog (Mexican Zucchini Corn Tacos)--it was a huge hit, so I asked Dora to do it again.  And she did!  She delivered this beautiful eye candy that begs to be enjoyed at least once a week--Tropical Fruit Parfait! Enjoy it, and let Dora know if she should keep sharing her delicious, health promoting, veganized Mexican recipes … [Read more...]

Overnight Oats with Coffee And Blueberries

Blueberries and coffee go together like Fred and Ginger. There is something about the rich depth of coffee and the acidic sweet pop of blueberries that just works. Combine with creamy vanilla oats and these Overnight Oats with Coffee and Blueberries hit the breakfast sweet spot. Our house is barely managed chaos in the morning with an early rising two-year old and a … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Toast Vegan Bruschetta

Having cooked thousands of different recipes, by now I find it thrilling to still get surprised by ingenuity and creativity of my fellow cooks and bloggers. Just when I thought I had seen it all...or almost all, I get blown away by this vegan, and gluten free, sweet potato bruschetta recipe by Kelli White.  OMG! Who ever thought of that?! That's genius!  I'm making these … [Read more...]

Eliminating PCOS and Depression with a Plant-Based Diet

Just when you think that you were dealt the worst hand possible by your life, you meet someone who has it just as bad, or even worse than you. I suffered for years from hormone imbalanced induced health issues--hypothyroidism, infertility and even a pituitary adenoma.  I had it bad.  But thankfully I cured myself with a plant based diet. I now teach this hormone healing … [Read more...]

Mexican Zucchini Corn Tacos Recipe

I'm a sucker for simple, scrumptious recipes. After all, who's got time to spend all day in the kitchen? And you know my policy--health should be simple! It is with this mantra that I am happy to bring you an easy, simple, yet very delicious recipe by a guest author who's at home with Mexican cuisine...made healthy and vegan. … [Read more...]

Vegan Lebanese Zataar Pizza Recipe

You all know that I'm a bread baby.  I am disciplined (so, I won't eat a whole loaf of bread in one setting), but I LOVE bread. So, when a fellow vegan blogger, Amanda Logan and I chatted about recipes, and she mentioned Zataar Pizza, I was all over it.  I asked her to write up the recipe and to take shots of it to share with you. She's amazing.  So, she agreed.  And … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Recipe

What can anyone possibly want on a hot summer day?  I can tell you--an awesome, ice cold dessert! Sprout and I spent the morning at the park yesterday, and we both were  famished--I completed a 5 mile walk, and she spent an hour chasing imaginary cats around the playground with other toddlers. So, we hit the local grocery store and headed home, dreaming up all the things … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Blueberry Pie Recipe

Hello, beautiful! I hope you had the greatest 4th of July celebration. I did! Although most of it was spent chasing kids, taking care of people, and picking and prepping berries for the off season. I am drowning in berries! 130 lbs of freshly picked strawberries, 100 lbs of organic, locally grown blueberries, and 40 lbs of juicy cherries.  In other words nearly 200 lbs … [Read more...]