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Re-Inventing Food, a Delicious Life!

Coconut Sugar, just new name for sugar?

Coconut Sugar, just new name for sugar?

Coconut sugar has become the new sweetener of choice for the health-food industry. I see chocolate bars, snacks, and Paleo recipes using it as a natural sweetener. With an epidemic of diabetes and obesity worldwide, everyone is looking more closely[...]

Crustless Vegan Quiche

Crustless Vegan Quiche

I confess, it took me 8 tries to make a vegan quiche worthy of sharing with you. This Paleo-vegan recipe has a wonderful flavor and just the right consistency. The texture is similar to traditional quiche - except it's egg-free![...]

Xylitol, Pros and Cons of a Sweetener

Xylitol, Pros and Cons of a Sweetener

If Xylitol is your favorite sweetener read no further - I’ll never disturb a beautiful relationship. But if you're still on the fence about Xylitol, read on. Here are some surprising pros and cons that will help you make an[...]

Paleo Artisan Olive Bread

Paleo Artisan Olive Bread

Firm, moist, and extremely flavorful, this olive loaf is a grain-free, no-knead, no yeast bread. Just mix, bake and enjoy. Instead of yeast, it uses old-fashioned baking soda and apple cider vinegar as leavening. Artisan bread baked in a pot[...]

Alkaline Watercress Salad

Alkaline Watercress Salad

Today I found organic watercress at the grocery! So I made this super-easy salad using all high-alkaline veggies. Watercress, with its pleasantly pungent flavor, is helpful in reversing acidity and purifying the blood. It has been used as a healing[...]

Grain-free Garlic Naan

Grain-free Garlic Naan

This easy Middle Eastern–style flatbread is grain-free, yet tastes surprisingly similar to that irresistible garlic naan in Indian restaurants. It’s a tasty wrap for veggies, meats, eggs, or any leftovers. Super-quick to make - just mix the batter and cook[...]

Qigong Classes

Qigong Classes

I'm teaching a new class! Cosmological Qigong is held every Monday afternoon 5:00 - 6:30 at the MogaDao Institute, the Guan (school). Address: 703 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Next to Buddha Fitness. MogaDaoInstitute.com. Qigong is an[...]

9 Tips for a Healthy Fall Season

9 Tips for a Healthy Fall Season

Fall is in the air. Mornings are crisp, and the days are shorter. I feel a tinge of sadness as Summer is ending, and even a slight sense of trepidation. For many it's a time of colds and flu. For[...]

Paleo Strawberry Crepe Cake

Paleo Strawberry Crepe Cake

Paleolithic crepe cake is surprisingly easy to make. A stunning treat for birthdays or special occasions, it looks and tastes incredibly luscious and decadent. Um - hardly caveman food! But it's secretly loaded with hunt & gather ingredients, protein, and[...]

Dark Chocolate Macaroons, Paleo

Dark Chocolate Macaroons, Paleo

These are super-easy, a Paleo version of that decadent old-fashioned macaroon made with evaporated milk and tons of sugar. But these are free of flour, gluten, grains, sugar and dairy. I made the Mexican Chocolate Macaroon variation below - it's a[...]

Zucchini Pasta Alfredo with Chicken

Zucchini Pasta Alfredo with Chicken

I love Italian food, especially when it’s pasta! But why eat spaghetti that’s high-carb and nutritionally empty? Zucchini noodles are easy to make on a mandoline slicer or vegetable spiralizer. Traditional Pasta Alfredo is made with heavy cream and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese,[...]

Sesame Seaweed Superfood Squares

Sesame Seaweed Superfood Squares

Sweet toasted sesame seeds make these squares crunchy with a hint of Asian flavor. Mild tasting hiziki seaweed makes these nutrient-dense and irresistibly scrumptious. Also called hijiki, you can find it in the Asian section of most grocery stores. It[...]

Wild Salmon Cauliflower Hash

Wild Salmon Cauliflower Hash

I love this savory hash for its luscious contrast of textures—crispy cauliflower and tender, moist salmon. It’s very quick to make in 15 minutes or less, low in carbs, and a great use for leftover salmon. You can add a[...]

Paleo Irish Soda Bread

Paleo Irish Soda Bread

Soda Bread is surprisingly easy and versatile, a recipe that has stood the test of time as an Irish classic because of its simplicity. A yeast-free, no fuss bread, this is my kind of recipe! Feel free to change it[...]

Lemon-Ginger Coconut Bars

Lemon-Ginger Coconut Bars

Today I needed a refreshing bite of lemon & ginger to balance a hot, muggy day. These bars have a zingy citrus flavor, plus they're raw and alive with powerful anti-oxidant lemon nutrition. In Chinese medicine lemon is cooling --[...]

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