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Written by Adina

Boost Your Digestion with a Simple Breakfast

My Apple Porridge on Reluctantly Healthy!!

Gingery Sweet Potato Soup

The Good News Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene, essential for vision. The soup uses only one cup of the ginger broth; the rest makes a terrific cooking liquid for grains like quinoa. Read more →

Another Reason to Love Autumn: Fall Curried Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn squash has a beautiful balance of natural sugars, carbohydrates and Vitamin A. I like to use Acorn squash in replace of butternut squash for its sweet nutty flavor that works well with curry. The trick to preparing this soup quickly is to cut the vegetables into small pieces or as thinly as possible. Don’t be intimidated by the unusual shape and tough skin of Acorn squash. It peels easily with a swivel peeler or sharp serrated knife.

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Beauty Smoothie: Drink to Better Skin!

I learned to make smoothies that make your skin glow from the famous medicine man healer David Jubb owner of Jubbs Longevity in NYC. All the top models in NYC would wait in line to get their daily fill of this concoction.

This smoothie not only tastes delicious – it makes you look delicious because of a few of my favorite skin enhancing supplements, one of which is methylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, a natural sulfate that has been shown to improve flexibility, reduce inflammation and increase elasticity of the skin.

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Lemon Kale Avocado Salad and the Benefits of Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is the green pigment found in plants and algae that allows photosynthesis to occur, enabling plants to derive energy from light. But it’s also a great natural defense against the effects of stress and great for boosting the immune system and cleansing the body’s “elimination systems”– the digestive track, the liver and the blood. Read more →