Remember the Grapefruit Diet? Also known as the Hollywood Diet & Mayo Clinic Diet!

The Hollywood Diet

The Grapefruit Diet originated in the 1930’s, but it became popular again in the 1970’s and early 80’s. There were a few different versions over the years, and when movie stars started trying it, it became known as the Hollywood … Continue Reading…


3 ways to consume more water everyday. Drink Spa Water, Eat Fruit and Veggies, and drink Tea.

consume more water

3 Ways to help you to consume more water: 1. Make Spa Water! Throw organic fruit and herbs into a pitcher of water and keep chilled. The pretty colors as well as the fresh flavor of the water makes it a … Continue Reading…


Prime Beauty Blog = Fashion Flash

Fashion Flash

Prime Beauty Blog, is for women 40 & over and in the prime of their lives! Women over 40 have unique issues and Prime Beauty Blog addresses those issues with information and products geared specifically for them. Prime Beauty Blog … Continue Reading…


Arugula Chimichurri Recipe

Arugula Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a traditional green sauce used as a beef marinade. It is native to Argentina, and is traditionally made with parsley, garlic, oil, oregano and vinegar. Today there are a number of variations. For this one I used arugula … Continue Reading…


It is time to stop asking vegans where they get their calcium and protein from.


I am always surprised when I tell someone I don’t eat dairy or meat that they still ask: “Where do you get your calcium and protein from?” or “Do you eat a lot of beans and rice?” My answers nowadays: … Continue Reading…


Eat more greens easily this way

eat more greens

Did you know that 9 out of 10 people fail to eat the recommended 3-5 servings of vegetables every day? Clearly this is an example where supplementing with a greens powder makes perfect sense. Even the most well intentioned health … Continue Reading…

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Don’t overlook Olive Leaf for nutrition, inflammation, blood sugar & immune support.

Olive Leaf

If you know about olive leaf, most likely you have heard of it as a natural supplement for treating Candida, and supporting the immune system. Oleuropein, is the component of olive leaf that has been shown to fight against a … Continue Reading…


Shiitake Rockefeller Recipe


This recipe was taken from P. Allen Smith Garden Home. There are a lot of variations including preparing the dish vegan with an alternative butter. Mushrooms are one of the healthiest foods on earth. Shittake mushrooms are specifically good for … Continue Reading…


1000 Milligrams of Calcium. What does that really mean?

1000 Milligrams of Calcium

There is a statistic I heard years ago that stated women in the United States have the highest rate of osteoporosis, and also consume the most amount of calcium from dairy products and supplementation. This correlated with a famous Harvard … Continue Reading…


Guest post: Finding green beauty products

green beauty products

Many beauty care products try to lure us into thinking that they will make us look more gorgeous and younger. Most makeup, skin care and hair care products are loaded with chemicals and toxic agents, the amounts of which are … Continue Reading…


Recipe: Vegan Baked Enchilada Casserole

Vegan Enchilada Casserole

Everyone loves enchiladas right? Have you had an enchilada casserole before? How about a vegan version? The “cheeze” sauce used in this enchilada casserole recipe is so tasty and can be used in any Southwestern dish that calls for cheese, … Continue Reading…


You need a longterm daily strategy for building and keeping your energy up.

keeping your energy up

Lack of energy goes beyond what you feel as “tired”. Low energy or fatigue affects our unconscious processes like digestion, circulation, and immune response. Every biological function is affected, therefore so is our overall health. A longterm daily strategy is … Continue Reading…


Giveaway: Coyuchi and Zabada

Congratulations to the winner of this awesome giveaway – Dawn K! We know you will love these!  A sincere thank you to all that entered! I was really excited to review the Coyuchi bathroom towels and Zabada bathroom cleaning products. … Continue Reading…


Have you been diagnosed with an “itis” ? Tendonitis, bronchitis, arthritis, colitis, gingivitis…


If you have been diagnosed with an ailment, either acute or chronic, whose name ends with“itis”, it is inflammation. Examples include bronchitis, meningitis, arthritis, tendonitis, colitis, gingivitis, laryngitis, (and the list goes on and on and on). Follow the doctor’s orders, … Continue Reading…


Edie’s Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil Soup Swiss Chard

This lentil soup recipe was formulated by my mom, Edie. She has inspired me and my cooking in so many ways!!! Growing up, we never ate out. My mom worked full time and always had a six course meal on … Continue Reading…