Ginger Turmeric Elixir

10/10/14 |

I had a blast this week using the pile of fresh turmeric I got from Waterdog Farms. I was also a little under the weather, so this ginger turmeric elixir has been a nice addition to my tea. Honey is wonderful for soothing coughs and sore throats, ginger is a great tummy soother and anti-inflammatory, lemon peel …Read More

My Favorite Beet Smoothie

9/25/14 |

I really love beets.  And beet greens are not only terrific in smoothies, but they are also lovely cooked in water or a little fat (like olive oil, butter, ghee or coconut oil).  Don’t throw them away.  If you missed it awhile back, here’s a link to the video I made about beets with evidence that …Read More

Should I Give Up Coffee?

9/24/14 |

If I’m going to write an evocative headline like “Coffee is the #1 source of antioxidants in the American diet” in this week’s newsletter, I figured I better say a little more about it, and use it as an opportunity to consider the role of coffee in my own life.   A Little about the Headline. The headline …Read More