21DSD Sugar and Sweetener-Free Lactation Cookies


In a previous post, I wrote about my Real Food Pregnancy, which changed dramatically from my first pregnancy in 2006. One of the things that changed most was my desire to be a nutrient-seeker–actively looking to include foods in my […]

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Ginger Chai


This post is for my dear friend Brandy who says that my chai is the best she’s ever had!  Chai (which just means tea) is the quintessential Indian beverage and one of my favorite things to drink. Most of the […]

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How to Tell Your Kids About the Sugar Monster!


Hello all! I’ve been working with the 21-Day Sugar Detox for three years now (wow!), and one of the biggest changes that I’ve made during that time has been how I feed my kids. Since they’re growing little humans, I […]

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Pad Kra Praw (Thai basil chicken)


Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines, but I had only tried it once before I started dating my husband (and it was not love at first taste). Perhaps I didn’t know what to order, or perhaps the restaurant […]

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Spicy Kale with Toasted Coconut


I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables, especially the super-nutrient-dense ones like kale. It is a cruciferous vegetable related to cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, and its dark green leaves are full of vitamin K1, carotenoids, and calcium. Kale is […]

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No Time to Cook? Roast Your Veggies!


My latest post on the 21-Day Sugar Detox blog is all about roasting vegetables. This post was inspired by a client I’m coaching who wanted to work more vegetables into her diet. I suggested roasting vegetables, which is both time-saving and […]

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Tummy Healing Chicken Soup


When I was growing up, whenever I wasn’t feeling well my mom would make me chicken noodle soup. Okay, actually she would open a can of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup, but the thought was the same–chicken soup feeds the body […]

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Confetti Latkes and a Giveaway!


Way back in 2013, I posted a recipe for Confetti Latkes…and if you haven’t made them already, here’s your chance! Just thinking about them stirs up wonderful memories of learning to make them with my granny–I can taste them now. […]

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Beyond Rice and Roti: Adapting Ethnic Cuisines for the 21-Day Sugar Detox


I’m excited to tell you about my latest contribution to the 21-Day Sugar Detox program! You may already know that I’m fan of the 21-Day Sugar Detox. I have lots of 21DSD-friendly recipes on this blog, I became a Certified 21-Day Sugar […]

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Indian Wedding Part 3: The Wedding and Reception

This is Part 3 of a 4-Part series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. If you’ve never been to an Indian wedding, prepare yourself for a bit of a culture shock! In most American weddings, the wedding takes […]

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