Red Beet Root Soup

The sweet, slightly earthy flavor of beetroot shines out in this delicious recipe. This rich purple color soup is jam packed with nutrients. It’s a versatile soup that can be served hot or cold, vegetarian or with a meat or chicken base. I prefer this soup made with homemade beef stock with added beef but it's also delicious without any meat or animal protein added. Suit yourself.

Mango Salsa

What we eat plays are big role in what our skin tone looks and feels like. When the weather is sunny and warm it’s more likely that you will be drawn to foods that are light, refreshing and colorful. The more colorful and fresher the food the healthier attribute to your skin.

Colorful Quinoa Salad

Quinoa was once considered "the gold of the Incas”. The Inca civilization referred to it as ‘chisaya mama’ or mother of all grains. A highly nutritious food from native South America, quinoa was considered sacred and used in many religious rituals. Quinoa has a delightful characteristic all its own.

Penne with Garbanzo Bean

Garbanzo Beans or chickpeas are the most widely consumed versatile legume in the world. Originating in the Middle East, they are a noted ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian dishes such as hummus, falafels and curries.

Garbanzo beans have a firm texture with a delicious nutlike taste and buttery texture. Garbanzo beans provide a source of protein that can be enjoyed year-round; they can be purchased either dried or canned. Usually pale yellow in color, however there are red, black, and brown varieties of chickpeas.

Orange Banana Bread

When bananas turn brown instead of throwing them out, why not take this opportunity to make delicious and healthy banana bread that the whole family can enjoy. The freshly squeezed orange juice and a touch of its rind give a fresh and lively flavor to the banana bread. If you prefer you can add different nuts to the bread such as almonds or crushed filberts.

My My Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is a delicious comfort food; it’s warming and filling and will leave you pleasantly satisfied on cold winter nights. It’s great for freezing and makes delicious leftovers too. Shepherd's Pie is an old English dish, traditionally made with lamb or mutton. North Americans typically make Shepherd's Pie with beef.

Derishasu Miso Soup

Miso is a rich, salty condiment that characterizes the essence of Japanese cooking. Miso soup is one of the easiest soups to make. You can buy Miso paste in a health food store or grocery store. It’s as easy as a simple liquid cup of soup or a symphony of ingredients for a filling main course soup.

Mexican Grilled Halibut

A fish of remarkable size range, this giant member of the flatfish family has been recorded as large as 300 kilograms, and commands the highest price of any of the flatfishes. General commercial weights are from 2.3 to 56 kilograms. Young halibut are called chicken halibut, while large adults are called whales.

Go Green Salad

Besides being definitely green this salad is alkalizing, great for the thyroid and loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and is mineral rich. After eating the Go Green Salad you’ll feel alive with energy and your body will thank you along with your taste buds. The dried Wakame gives this salad a crunchy texture.

Garlic Edamame

Edamame (ed-a-mam-eh), the Japanese word for green soybeans, is an integral part of Asian cuisine. In Japan, Edamame is a popular snack food. The combination of great taste, ease of preparation and excellent nutrient value is making Edamame popular in North America with people of all ages.

Many people are familiar with soybeans, but few have experienced the sweet, nutty taste of boiled Edamame. One of the most common ways to enjoy this tasty vegetable is by boiling and salting the pods, then squeezing the beans out for a quick, tasty snack.

Dare to be Bare

The Naked Truth. As a professional dance teacher/competitor and fitness instructor/bodybuilder I am surprised, dismayed and often bewildered by the fact that many people have never looked at their own bodies’ in a full length mirror, clothed or naked! As a dancer and natural bodybuilder the mirror is my friend.

The Unspoken Secret of Clear Skin

I was recently minding my eight-month-old nephew, Connor, while his parents were on a weekend get-away. His mother left a detailed description of his day-to-day routine, including when he eats, sleeps, plays and bathes. She telephoned me the very first day to check up on her little boy, and the first thing she asked before even saying hello was, “Did he have a bowel movement?”

Date Candies

Date candies are sure to be a hit for your next dinner party dessert or afternoon tea. They are sweet and crunchy very versatile and can be made in only a few minutes without even turning on the oven. There are so many different variations you can create from this basic recipe, something for everybody. The sky is the limit!

Dates have no fat, no cholesterol, very little sodium and a ton of potassium. They contain calcium, thiamin, niacin, folate, iron, riboflavin, Vitamin B6, phosphorus and magnesium. Does it get better than that?

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley soup is one of the easiest soups I’ve ever made. It’s a hearty soup that not only tastes delicious but is great to eat an hour or so prior to a heavy workout. Barley is one of the oldest cereal grains, used most frequently in the making of beer but also traditionally made into breads and gruels.

Ahi Tuna Steaks

Eating On the Road. I have always prided myself with having a clean diet over the past 20 years however since traveling throughout the U.S.A in an RV my diet is cleaner and simpler than ever before. One day I shopped at Trader Joe’s

Shower Power

Drinking sufficient water is crucial to health, but water also plays an important role in external sanitation and personal hygiene. Water seems to have special powers in stress management and body rejuvenation. Perhaps that’s because like light from the sun, there’s absolutely no life without water.

Flank Steak

The term "London Broil" can be a bit mysterious. London broil is not a cut of meat but rather a method of cooking. It was one of the first recipes to become popular in early restaurants despite its name, the recipe is said to be American in origin. The original method of the London broil was simply a flank steak; pan fried to medium rare, cut cross grain and served.

The Magic of Dry and Wet Body Brush Massage

I have wet and dry brush massaged for 35 continuous years since beginning at seventeen. At that young and tender age, I had no idea how beneficial brushing actually was, but I knew that my skin felt like silk and that regular brushing gave me a super sense of invigoration and well being. It was and still is, truly magical!

Colorful Vegetable Plate with 3 Dips

A colorful and delicious vegetable plate is a nice change from a salad and everyone can pick and choose exactly what they want or maybe even try a new vegetable they haven’t experienced yet.

My Sweethearts Favorite Chocolate Cake

This is my sweethearts’ favorite! It’s simply a delicious and healthier version of a decadent chocolate cake. It’s very easy to make in a pinch and although it doesn’t require the cream cheese icing to get Cupid involved, when you top this cake with icing, you’re heart will dance and love will spread throughout the room.