My New Morning Ritual

From time to time, I stumble upon a product I didn’t expect to like but actually do—which is exactly what happened with Garden of Life’s Raw Meal. It’s no secret that I’ve never been a huge fan of Garden of Life, but I’ll be the first to admit that the reason for that has little to do with their product. No, my prejudice came from the fact that the founder of Garden of Life and I were in a class together many years ago and, frankly, I...

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“What Should I Eat for Lunch?”
Jul01

“What Should I Eat for Lunch?”

If you are reading this blog post, then I’m pretty sure the question “What can I eat?” has been a vexing one for you, as it has for hundreds of people who write to me with this same question. What can I eat for breakfast? For lunch? What’s a good dinner? Help! Now granted, I have some advantages. I have an assistant who was trained at Corden Bleu. I live a mile from a Whole Foods that has a terrific salad bar and prepared foods...

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Video: My Favorite Dessert

This wonderful dessert will help you fend off the aging process: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_LlVDlqJBo An exceptional fruit for their high antioxidants, blueberries are also low in sugar so they are not likely to stimulate severe insulin swings.

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Featured Recipe: Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks
Dec01

Featured Recipe: Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks

The following recipe is from “The Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes on Earth”, by myself and Jeannette Bessinger, due out the first of the year and available by pre-order now. Savory Slow Cooker Tender Turkey Drumsticks Turkey is a great, healthy source of protein (over 20 grams per serving) and turkey drumsticks are always a favorite. And you don’t have to wait till the holidays to enjoy them. This recipe is super easy,...

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Three Great Ways to Make a Protein Shake

From time to time I hear from people who absolutely love the whey protein powders we sell on our website like Dream Protein, Whey Cool Protein and Paleomeal, but are stuck for ideas on how to use them. Sure, you can just add water, or some frozen berries, but after a while that can get kind of boring.  So I asked my cookbook writing partner, chef Jeannette Bessinger, to come up with a few original whey protein shake recipes that taste...

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