This is a wonderful, healthy alternative to store bought cereal. This recipe is made of oats, which are a whole grain cereal. Oats contain a specific fibre called beta-glucan. Since 1963, study after study has proven the beneficial effects of this special fibre on cholesterol levels and in stimulating the immune system. Oats are a great… Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Granola
This is an easy way to get in more vegetables, raw. I am not a fan of eating raw but the avocado in this recipe makes it delicious. This pasta can be eaten by itself or as an accompaniment with poached salmon or sautéed lemon garlic shrimp too! A food is considered raw if it… Continue reading Avocado Pasta
Pranayama has been known in India for over 4000 years. Even though words such as ‘yoga‘ and ‘asana’ have become household terms, the essence and depth of the practices remain unexplored for most of us. Prana is a Sanskrit term, meaning ‘energy’ or ‘life force’. Prana is the dynamic principle within everything, everyone is born… Continue reading Pranayama – yogic breathing to heal the body
Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)
The intimate link between food and our bodies is best illustrated by an experiment conducted by Andre Simonéton in France. He developed a simple pendulum on a string. The subtle radiation emitted by organic matter affects the motion of the pendulum, causing it to swing and spin. By measuring the distance of a pendulum’s arc,… Continue reading ‘Prana’ or Life Force in Food
You’re probably wondering why in the world, anyone would want to go dairy free? Did you know that many scientific studies have shown an assortment of detrimental health effects directly linked to milk consumption? The question you might ask is, where does one get calcium from then? The surprising answer is that not only do… Continue reading 12 weeks of NO dairy products did this to me!