White beans and Quinoa – Warm up on a cold winter day

  When there is snow on the ground, I like to dream that I am walking on clouds I love experimenting with different beans and spices to create unique tasting items at a low to moderate cost.  Too often beans are made fun of because they are a low-cost item and/or because of the aftermath […]

Berry Sorbet Gluten and Dairy Free

Did you get a Vita-Mix, Blendtec, or other high powered ‘blender’ for Christmas? A quick recipe: Berry Sorbet – with no dairy or gluten – 1/2 cup of raw cashews – 1/4 cup raw sunflower kernels, your favorite vanilla vegan protein – I use DoTerra’s vegan protein but use what you like. Cover the mix […]

Substitute Grapes or Dates for Processed Sugars

Smoothie tip eliminate processed sugars to improve your health Rather than using processed sugars such as Agave, Cane Sugar, etc – try putting 1-2 cups of dark grapes on the bottom of your #vitamix, #blendtec, #ninja etc – and/or a few dried organic dates – The flavor is amazing and will add a unique taste […]

White Beans Bob’s Red Mill Review

A few months ago, I decided to try white beans and determine if they have a different taste than any other bean.  Wow!  I was surprised how different these beans tasted compared to black beans.  The first time I cooked them, I used my normal method of soaking overnight in water and squirt of Bragg’s […]

NutriBullet | Magic Bullet – Travel review

On a recent trip I decided to bring along the NutriBullet and test it as a traveler’s smoothie maker.  It travels light and I used a small camera bag I had to protect the NutriBullet from travel’s harm.  When I travel, I normally rent a room with a small kitchen and since the majority of […]

Nutri Bullet Quick review by dr frank

This is a quick review of the Nutri Bullet, the larger sibling of the Magic Bullet. I ordered the Nutri-Bullet off the HSN shopping site but it is available via the Amazon affiliate link.   First, my overall review  of the Nurtri Bullet (enabling you to skip everything else if you want) is based on […]

Strawberry Banana Popsicle | Summer Snack Ideas

Nutritious Summer Snack Ideas to get good food in your children We are always thinking of creative ways to get good food into our grandchildren and one of the best ways is via a tasty snack.  This is an easy recipe and substitute available fruit. What is interesting in when we use this same recipe […]

The power of a Life Journal and How To Journal

The power of a Life Journal and How To Journal How to use a life journal to improve your health and lose weight This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book by dr Frank – the Chronicles of Bella. Bella woke suddenly out of a deep sleep and at first she thought the events of […]

Berry Super Drink – Green Smoothie Recipes

Berry Super Drink This is a very simple great tasting drink and fast to make.  It makes a tremendous ‘snack’, desert, or pick me up in the middle of the day. 1 cup blueberries 1 cup blackberries ½ cup ice ½ cup water 1 spring of mint Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth.  On […]