Pin It WATER KEFIR Full disclosure — I hadn’t heard of water kefir before about a month ago. I use to buy regular Milk Kefir from time to time because I knew how great a probiotic it is. But, I hated buying it because I rarely got through a container before it went bad. In […]
Pin It I’m not exactly sure why but, I’ve been obsessing about my liver health lately. It’s weird. I mean it’s not as if I was unaware that my liver is vital organ. I learned in high school biology that the liver helps the body digest food, store energy, manufacture proteins, and remove an array […]
It has been a while since my last post, I know… but, I had a bit of summer-itis. It is FINALLY beautiful in New York. Fresh fruits and veggies are so abundant…all I wanted to do was eat fruits and cheese in the grass wearing garlands in my hair… Just kidding; well sort of kidding. I have snapped out of my cooking sabbatical and come back inside.
Over the long Fourth of July weekend, I realized it had been a month since my last post as I was sitting in Philly chatting with a friend’s lovely wife. We were chatting about my blog and the healthy cooking philosophy behind it when the conversation inevitably led to “Cleanses and Detox”. The conversation was a long and complex one. One, I believe is worthy of its own post. So here we go…. Continue reading →
A few days ago I was doing some web research for a new food of the day post for Dates. Unfortunately, this all got delayed because I got locked out of my apartment for a week. Although I stopped working on the original post what stuck out to me was this portion regarding the items amino acid profile. I was shocked to see how many amino acids it contained. This got me to thinking more about Amino Acids in general and has led to this behemoth post. Continue reading →
Pin It The past few weeks have been insanely busy…bordering on absurd. Sleep has been limited; work has been 10-12 hr days, plus grad school apps, seeing friends’ shows, holidays prep, etc etc. This could have been the recipe for a total nutrition catastrophe of belly busting stress eating but, instead there was plenty of […]