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Artificially sweet little lies

Not to say I told you so (years ago in The Fallacy of The Calorie), but , well I told you so. Not long ago, I posted about the recent data confirming what I wrote several years ago; that artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) are linked with an increased risk of...
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Tales of The One Pot Doc: Lessons on the road, again

As I journey from place to place across this country (and even across the globe), it quickly becomes apparent that one of the great challenges to a proper food experience is travel and time. In my forthcoming book, Food Shaman: The Art of Quantum Food, I extensively...
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Facebook Live (July 3rd, 2017) Recipes

Here are the recipes for salsa, guacamole, and tortillas used in the July 3rd Facebook Live event:   Quick and Easy Salsa 1 pound fresh tomatoes, diced ~½ bunch fresh chopped cilantro Juice of 1 lemon Juice of 1 lime ¼ tsp of lemon zest 1/2 chopped red onion 1/2...
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Turmeric and Curcumin: A Primer

The History of Turmeric & Curcumin As you probably already know, turmeric and curcumin are huge buzzwords in the nutrition community these days. Traditionally native to Southern Asia and India, turmeric is a root that has spread throughout the world due to its...
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Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

I N G R E D I E N T S  1 pre-baked pie crustFilling 1/3 cup sugar ½ cup water Zest from ½ lemon Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. nutmeg ¾ pound fresh rhubarb, trimmed, cut into ½ inch pieces  2 pints fresh blueberries ¼ cup dark rum 1 Tbs. cornstarch...
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A Perfect Easter Rack

Still looking for that perfect Easter meal? Look no further! This springtime infused rack of lamb is great for any holiday; or any day. We glaze the lamb with a lovely mix of springtime flavors like cherries and fresh herbs. The lamb rests on a bed of tender couscous...
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Apple Cider Vinegar

  Apple Cider Vinegar I’ve been hearing about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) for a long time; and vinegar’s been around a heck of a lot longer than I have. Vinegar is an ancient preservative and can trace its origins to a time when food, health and...
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Gut Check

“All disease begins in the gut.” ~Hippocrates   Short of ecological catastrophe, our diet is the most important environmental interaction we experience. We are quite literally bringing the outside environment into our own bodies; every day, several times a day. As we...
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Food and Sex

  “Good Food leads to Good Sex…as it should.” ~ Anthony Bourdain You’ve had an annoying day. No serious disasters on the home front, but enough nuisances to leave you quite piqued. The morning seems to trumpet in one fire after another, and after adding Smokey the...
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Sugar and Ultra-Processed Foods

Sugar: A Survival Guide “Sugar, ah honey, honey; You are my candy girl.” -The Archies “Sweetness!” The call goes out and we respond with Pavlovian ardor. As we are genetically wired to desire and crave sweet substances, it is no wonder that such descriptive adjectives...
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