Jubus Crackers

These delicious crackers will sustain you for hours. They are tasty packed with seedy goodness. This quantity makes around 12 crackers. Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup of pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup of sesame 1/3 cup of sunflower seeds 3 tablespoons of poppy seeds 3 tablespoons of chia seeds 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour …

Almond Crust Pizza

Almond crust pizza for 2 people Ingredients 3/4 cup of almond meal 1 large egg Salt and black pepper Optional herbs such as teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, sage or oregano A tablespoon of olive oil For the topping 1 onion chopped 2-4 cloves of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 tomatoes chopped Salt and …

Protein Supplements

Personal trainers in gyms often recommend extra protein in the form of powders and bars to boost muscle mass and improve performance. Does the average person need this extra protein, does it work as promised, and are there any downsides to consuming all that extra protein? Two main sources for the protein in manufactured supplements …

Gluten sensitivity–can we believe the hype?

Each year US consumers buy $2.5 billion  dollars worth of gluten-free products. It may be that up to 20% of Americans are living gluten-free. Why do people decide to go gluten-free? Less than 1% of the population are diagnosed with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease affecting genetically predisposed individuals that is triggered …

Soda tax. Less soda = more health

I applaud Richmond City for adding a measure to tax soda to their ballot. I hope that it will pass and that other cities, and states will follow their lead. The one penny per ounce tax will raise money for the city. Another benefit may be that the additional cost may deter people from drinking …

About gout, get the sugar out!

Gout is a  very painful inflammatory arthritis, caused by uric acid crystals forming in the joint. This happens when there is too much uric acid in the blood, and it can enter into the joint. Then the joint becomes swollen, red, and excruciatingly painful.  Often the big toe is affected. More Americans are now experiencing …

Maeve’s Healthy Fish and Chips

Yum, this is really easy and tasty. You can use sweet potato instead of parsnip, and roast other veggies to go along with it if you like. I used Pacific wild halibut last time I made this - scrumptious! 8oz of white fish per person (remember to check Monterey Bay Guide before you buy) 1 …