Interview with Jane Esselstyn on “The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook”

Interview with Jane Esselstyn on “The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook”

I had the great pleasure of speaking recently with Jane Esselstyn about the book she and her mom, Ann Crile Esselstyn, wrote together, The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. This book is a powerful companion to Prevent and Reverse … Continue reading

Banana Bread with Cherries and Chocolate Chips

Banana Bread with Cherries and Chocolate Chips

Buying too many bananas must just be my habit, because I recently realized that I may bake banana bread more than anything else. Inexplicably, I don’t think I’ve ever written about it, so that’s all about to change. Anyway, often I add … Continue reading

Winter Stew with Potatoes, Barley, and Lentils

Winter Stew with Potatoes, Barley, and Lentils

My father-in-law was reminiscing a few years ago about a family dish his mom used to make when he was a little boy. It was a stew, he recalled in great detail, with beef, beans, and root vegetables. He posed … Continue reading

Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes

Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it might be your turn to go from chocolate inspiration to warm cupcake magic. Cupcakes, also called Fairy Cakes, are a cultural phenomenon with almost universal appeal. According to Everything Cupcakes, “The first mention of the cupcake can … Continue reading

Blueberry Lime Smoothie, and Book Review: Easy, Affordable Raw (How to Go Raw on $10 a Day)

Blueberry Lime Smoothie, and Book Review: Easy, Affordable Raw (How to Go Raw on $10 a Day)

Lisa Viger’s Easy, Affordable Raw (How to Go Raw on $10 a Day) is a beautifully written, approachable book, filled with gorgeous photographs and tempting ideas. Although I personally eat a plant-centered diet, it’s clearly not raw-only. But I love the idea of including … Continue reading

Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Fudge with Dried Cherries

Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Fudge with Dried Cherries

Since it’s the holiday season, and time for celebrating, today I’m sharing this special recipe with you for decadent, gift-worthy fudge, made with pure, very simple ingredients. This fudge is too good, really, and it’s as easy as can be! And on top … Continue reading