Alkaline Lime Smoothie from The Blender Girl Smoothies book

You won’t miss other fruits at all in this Alkaline Lime Smoothie. Perfectly rich, creamy, and tangy, this smoothie is perfect for all stages on an anti-candida diet and is dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free and low glycemic.  Let’s keep the summer smoothie love going today! As I mentioned last time, the vast majority […]

35+ Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Will you be celebrating this Sunday? While while the kitchen is no longer the sole domain of “Mother” nowadays, I bet she’d still love a break from cooking on her special day. Why not prepare one of these special recipes for your beloved Mama, and show her how much you care? […]

Chestnut Spice Latte

First of all: Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great celebration ringing in the new year. The HH, The Girls and I enjoyed some down time at home after a veritable whirlwind during the month of December; but by the 31st, we were kind of pooped and could think of nothing better than […]

20 Fabulous Recipes for Your 2014 New Year’s Eve Party!

If you’re looking for my roundup of best New Year’s Eve recipes, it’s been updated and republished here.  Happy New Year!  

Spectacular Summer Smoothie

[Spectacular Summer Smoothie is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free,  nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 3 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] My mom was the original Sun Worshipper. In fact, apart from her famous Chiffon Cake, when I think of my mom, the image that usually comes to mind […]

Anti-Inflammatory Latte

[Anti-inflammatory latte is a rich-tasting, comforting hot or cold beverage that’s vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free,  yeast-free, low glycemic and suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet.] Those of you who’ve been reading this blog for a while know that the HH and I live with two dogs, Elsie and Chaser […]

9 Common Herbs & Spices that Reduce Inflammation

[You can fight inflammation with common ingredients from your own kitchen. Here’s a list of the top nine anti-inflammatory herbs and spices, plus some of my favorite recipes using them.] You may think that “inflammation” only occurs after a bee sting, when you scald your hand on a hot pot, or when you unwittingly walk […]

40+ Quick and Easy, Whole Foods, Vegan Breakfasts for Back to School!

[Clockwise from large photo: Baked Blueberry Breakfast Pudding, Apple Pie Smoothie, Low-Fat Cinnamon Walnut Loaf, Quick & Easy High Protein Single-Serve Pancakes,  High Protein Cranberry-oat Smoothie, Avocado on “Toast.”] Are you back at the books this week? Classes at the college where I teach started today, and I have to admit I’ve been scrambling (sshhh, […]

I Sing the Broccoli Electric: Veggie-Full Sweet Smoothie

Before we get to today’s broccoli-filled smoothie, can we have a little audience survey? You don’t have to press any of the buttons on your phone, and this call is not being recorded for training purposes.  Okay, here we go: If you recognized the allusion to “I Sing the Body Electric” in today’s blog post […]

Flash in the Pan: Hippie Dippy Hemp Milk

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).] […]