Chocolate Covered Cherries Smoothie

Sometimes I miss my favourite ice cream flavour – Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia — black cherry and vanilla. Oh, wow, is it good. BUT, since it’s not a choice for a diabetic or someone whose completely lactose intolerant, I had to find another way. I have found that with a little imagination, I can…

Review: How Not to Die Cookbook

I’ve been hearing about Dr. Michael Greger, M.D. for a quite a long time now. I downloaded his app “Daily Dozen” (free) several months ago and have only used it on and off, when I think about it. Then I heard about his book, How Not to Die, and honestly, couldn’t quite get past the title….

3 Transitional Green Smoothies

The easiest way to get accustomed to drinking green smoothies is to add some fruit to sweeten them and make it more pleasing for your pallet. Slowly over time, you reduce the fruit and add more veggies. Focusing on “sweeter” veggies is also helpful – carrots, cucumber, celery. Here are three transitional green smoothie you…

Blending vs Juicing

I love my blender for making smoothies, but I have always been hesitant about buying a juicer. I’ll give you three reasons: Money waste Food waste I believe blending is healthier Booster Juice is a go-to when I’m out and about. I order a Green Hornet (basically spinach, celery and carrot) and I watch them…

Beet Sunflower Crackers

*The circle yellowish crackers on the plate are Turmeric Lentil, and the hexagon crackers are Multi-grain, both list healthy ingredients. Found at Costco.