Pistachio Date Granola

This is a simple, delicious, and versatile recipe. While we love the pistachio-date combination, you can shake up this recipe with your favorite nuts and seeds and dried fruit (such as Goji or Acai Berry). Also, if you prefer, you can use maple syrup instead of honey....

Keeping a Diet Diary

Whether you need to monitor eating habits to manage a health condition or because you want to lose weight, keeping a Diet Diary is a powerful tool for gaining insight about what, when, and why you are eating. To often, we eat mindlessly, leading to poor choices and...

Coconut Oil or EVOO? The Healthy Truth

Depending on who you believe, coconut oil is a nutritional miracle food or pure poison. Nearly 70% of Americans view coconut oil as a health food; only about 37% of nutritionists view it that way. Coconut oil is 88% fat, most of which is saturated fat. However, the...

Yummy Chocolate Avocado & Black Bean Brownies

Out-of-this world yummy and healthy black bean brownies! These are made with avocado instead of butter, which gives you an amazing nutrition boost without sacrificing flavor. Flourless, dairy-free and gluten-free, this treat will fool even the most die-hard...

Vitamin D Achieves Mainstream Medical Acceptance

It's only within the last decade that a Vitamin D supplement became widely accepted by the conventional medicine community. Today, it's one of the most highly regarded supplements in both natural and conventional medicine and viewed as essential to good health....

Planning for Your Best Health in 2020

Welcome to 2020. A new year and new - or renewed - resolutions. Whether you're determined to manage weight, reduce stress, strengthen relationships, or volunteer your services, the first step in choosing what to tackle is understanding your values and priorities....

Ashwagandha: Herbal Support for Stressful Times

For more than 4,000 years Ashwagandha has been a staple botanical treatment in Ayurvedic Medicine. Ashwagandha is known as an adaptogenic herb: one that helps the body adapt to physical and emotional stress. It's also regarded as a strengthening tonic to support the...

Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream

There are many ways to make delicious dairy-free ice cream at home, but one simple and proven approach to creating a healthy version of this cool, sweet treat begins with the following essential ingredients: 3 cups dairy-free milk (coconut, almond, cashew, sesame,...

Build Your Optimism: Here’s Three Tips

Worry is the motivation-killer. It's easy to talk ourselves into believing that we're not good enough. Or that things are beyond our control, so we may as well not try. It's easy to fixate on what may go wrong, then talk ourselves out of even trying before we begin....