Tag Archives: health

Microbiome: Science of the Human & Planetary Body

Google the term “microbiome” and prepare to be flooded with a plethora of scientific literature on its importance in human health. The Human Microbiome Project, along with other microbiome projects have helped play key roles in helping us humans understand the intricate universe of microbes that inhabit our bodies. The gut microbiota is the community […]

Culinary + Medicinal Herbs & Spices

Nothing says boring like bland-tasting food. Thankfully nature abounds with fragrant herbs and spices to kick things up a notch or..three! Whether you love a fragrant bouquet of basil or a sprinkle of sweet and spicy cinnamon, eating can become a sensual experience and create a greater appreciation for nourishment. Not only can they accessorize […]

Heart-Healthy Indulgence: Avocado Cacao Pudding

If you ask me, orange and chocolate (dark) are a match made in foodie heaven! I am quite proud of this recipe which I like to call my “heart- healthy indulgence,” and here is why. Avocados are probably not the first foods that spring to mind when a sweet craving strikes. However, avocados take on […]