Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, gives that beautiful golden color to many dishes in Indian cuisine. This magical root has so many healing properties! It’s biggest superhero strength comes in the form of curcumin, a compound that has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body. Many more controlled, human studies are coming out all the time showing that Turmeric could be a key factor in helping to prevent/reduce the plaque that develops on the brain, leading to Alzheimers and dementia.
There has been a lot of hot debate around the gluten-free “craze”. There are many people out there who legitimately have Celiac disease and an intolerance for gluten. Coming anywhere near it results in disastrous gastronomic consequences. There are also many people out there who are convinced that gluten is “evil” and that they “have a sensitivity” to it. It’s debatable as to whether that sensitivity is imagined or if they have actually been able to prove this through blood work with a doctor.
In my quest for a rich and decadent chocolate experience while also limiting the added sugar in my diet, I finally came up with a formulation that I’m thrilled to share. This has loads of grass-fed butter packed with conjugated linoleic acid to feed your hungry hungry brain. 🙂
Want a quick, cheap and easy smoothie recipe that is pure power fuel for your brain….and something even your little kiddos will love? How about an Avocado-Date Smoothie?
Had to share this wonderful dessert recipe made with fresh blueberries, maple syrup and cashews. It’s so simple to make, you won’t believe it. And the taste: spectacular. You can use any kind of berries, but I really love the blues. Cashews are a great source of protein, and when soaked overnight, activated enzymes make them much easier to digest.