Beverages · Dairy Free · Gluten Free · Grain Free · Gut Health · paleo · Vegan

Are You Getting Enough Fat?

The FDA might still be a bit behind on the most recent science (Frosted Flakes healthier than avocados?), however, it’s now becoming widely accepted that good, high-quality fats are beneficial to your health. And though good sources of fat should be part of your healthy lifestyle, many of us still “fear the fat” and are missing… Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Fat?

Bugs · Environment

Keep the Mosquitos Away Naturally!

A single bite from an infected mosquito can have serious health consequences. (Thanks Zika). So what’s your best defense as the summertime approaches? The best way to protect yourself and your family against mosquito-borne illness is to try and prevent mosquito bites in the first place. But don’t going reaching for bug spray just yet. The… Continue reading Keep the Mosquitos Away Naturally!

Beverages · Dairy Free · Gluten Free · Grain Free · paleo · Vegan

A Matcha Latte & the Benefits of Green Tea

What Exactly is Matcha Green Tea? Matcha actually means “powdered tea.”  So when you order green tea at the local coffee shop, what you’re getting are the leaves that have been infused in hot water. Afterwards, you typically toss away the tea bag.  But when it comes to matcha, the leaves have been made into… Continue reading A Matcha Latte & the Benefits of Green Tea

Dairy Free · Desserts · Frosting · Gluten Free · Grain Free · Gut Health · paleo · Plantains · Vegan

Golden Blondies

What are Golden Blondies? Well, they are the deliciously healthy combination of my favorite blondies topped with a Healing Turmeric Frosting! What could be more simple than two quick and tasty recipes slapped together? And, bonus! – both these recipes are gluten free, grain free, vegan, and full of healthy yummy fats instead of all… Continue reading Golden Blondies

Dairy Free · Desserts · Frosting · Gluten Free · Grain Free · Gut Health · Microbiome · nuts · paleo · Vegan

Healing Turmeric Frosting

Spices have been used for centuries in Chinese and Indian (Ayurvedic) medicine to predominantly for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. They are gut biome healing powerhouses, and some are pretty tasty, too! The antioxidant properties of spices have the ability to stop those free radicals that damage cells and lead to inflammation. Turmeric is definitely one of those… Continue reading Healing Turmeric Frosting

Chocolate · Dairy Free · Desserts · Frosting · Gluten Free · Grain Free · nuts · paleo · Plantains · Vegan

Cacao Brownies & Blueberry Frosting

The kitchen is my laboratory. I’m always experimenting with new recipes but I usually have a taste tester before I unleash my food and desserts on other people. In this case, I quickly just wanted to have a dessert to share at my local Orlando foodie event, ORL Food Lab, and did not have a… Continue reading Cacao Brownies & Blueberry Frosting

Chocolate · Desserts · Gluten Free · Grain Free · paleo · Plantains · Vegan · Wine

Chocolate Cabernet Brownies

I am getting so excited for the Orlando Science Center’s Science of Wine fundraiser event and having way too much fun “baking with booze”… research purposes only, right?… Recently I was asked to do a little promo video for the Orlando Sentinel and FOX News Orlando to talk about this amazing event and share with them a deliciously… Continue reading Chocolate Cabernet Brownies