Bone Broth/Soups Class

Bone broth is not only nutritious, it’s medicinal.  I’ve heard it said that 80% of our immune system is in our gut, so it stands to reason that keeping our digestive system healthy and functioning at optimal levels is of primary importance.  Not just for protecting us against flu and colds, bone broth provides all-important minerals and other nutrients that keep us healthy.  Join me and Esther Hansen, Nutritionist, in hearing … Continue reading

Why I Cook…

  Why I Cook…I just saw this in an ad for Swanson Cooking Stock in the October, 2013 issue of Sunset magazine.  They gave 8 reasons why we might cook, and several of them resonate with me.  And they gave rise to my most important reason, being that it keeps me healthy. The healthiest food is the food I make, where I get to choose the ingredients, where I skip … Continue reading

Foods That Clear Brain Fog

I recently saw an article about clearing the mental mud called brain fog which was attributed to foods containing gluten.  It’s actually caused by the consumption of simple carbohydrates and refined grains.  The article suggested 6 foods that improve cognitive function: Avocados: high in oleic acid that protects neurons and the pathways that information travels through the brain at speeds up to 200 mph. Blueberries: high in antioxidants that improve … Continue reading

Where is the Race for Prevention?

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has told us that the generation born after the year 2000 will not outlive their parents, this due to the simultaneous epidemics of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and a whole raft of autoimmune diseases.  Our nation is suffering from multiple epidemics that we spend billions of dollars to control and manage with drugs.  According to Dr. Roby Mitchell, M.D. “you can’t medicate your … Continue reading