What’s not to love about muffins? These ones are pretty-nearly foolproof, and I’m by no means an expert baker. So I make a batch of these nearly every week. They are full of protein and fiber, and their only sugar comes from bananas and raisins. My kids eat them for breakfast and dessert, the adults have them as snacks, and I serve them when people come ’round for tea. I hope you like them. Coconut Flour Banana Raisin Muffins (grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free and no added sugar) Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup) 4-6 large organic eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2/3Read More →
Want to detoxify your body systems and get beautiful, glowing skin? Daily dry brushing is a wonderful practice for improving both skin softness and internal health. By gently brushing the skin, the lymphatic system is stimulated to eliminate waste matter. Dry brushing removes dead skin cells and improves the appearance and existence of cellulite. Because of its detoxifying effect on the body, it also strengthens the immune system. And it wakes you up in the morning! All good reasons to start a daily dry brushing practice. Here’s how to do it:
Everyone knows we should be eating more vegetables but even the most ardent fans of all things green and colorful sometimes fall short of how much we should be eating. Following are my top five tips for adding more green (and purple, and red, and orange) goodness to your daily dishes.
You’ve probably heard a lot in recent months about the benefits of going gluten-free. For people who struggle with even minor gluten intolerance, the benefits of a gluten-free diet can include weight loss, better digestion, clearer skin, sharper thinking, and better energy. But lots of people (especially those unfathomable individuals who don’t love leftovers as much as we do in my house) have a hard time figuring out what to do about breakfast when cereal and scones are off the menu. Here is one of my favorite, fast gluten-free breakfasts, the perfect antidote to your boring morning bagel.