Vegetables on the go

Repart one zucchini into 1/8″ inch-thick slices. Cut one potato (red or golden are my favorite) into paper-thin slices. Set vegetables to cook in water over med-high heat. While the vegetables are cooking prepare a delicious olive-oil dressing. At the bottom of a bowl spread 2 tablespoons of oil, slice and squeeze 1 small, tart…

Another Small Pleasure

Every time I go to the University of Chicago Graham School for another Translation Studies course, I am reminded how much I enjoy Julius Meinl fruit teas. Made in Vienna, there’s just something about these blends that I adore. Maybe they use real fruit, or something. There are only four flavors (see page in English),…

The Master Cleanse

I was at the health food store a few Saturday’s ago and stumbled on a yellow book by Stanley Burroughs that I think I had seen before somewhere, I’m not sure, but I picked it up and started reading about this liquid fast where you drink a kind of lemonade all the time to help…

The beauty of ear plugs

Earlier this week, I started wearing ear plugs to bed and I have slept SO much better. It’s amazing the difference. I recommend to all city dwellers and/or companions of snorers. There’s just too much ambient sound where I live, including a constantly clanging gate, and it is simply blissful to sleep without a sound…

Juice PLUS+ and Metabolic Typing

I think Dr. Mercola is on to something here. It’s so important that each individual listen to his or her body and honor what it’s saying. If you feel groggy thirty minutes after a high-protein meal, chances are your body is asking for more of a hi-carb diet. And vice versa, if you get tired…

have you had your whole food nutrition today?

It’s been about four years since I started looking for ways to optimize my health. I am one of the many women out there dealing with what I call “light chronic symptoms”. These are like uneven hormones, cold hands & feet, fatigue, problems with the thyroid, digestion. Part of me has wanted to believe that…