Smoky Tempeh and Cauliflower Stir Fry


What in the Blazes is Tempeh? Have you ever had tempeh? Have you ever heard of it? Last weekend I was with some of my favorite people in the world and one of them brought a dish made with tempeh. It was delicious and although I have had tempeh before, it had been a long time. She reminded me how versatile it is and when I got home, I tinkered with the recipe and wanted to share the end result with you. … Continued


The 80/20 Rule


Embrace the 80/20 Rule I am loving the heck out of summer in Michigan. The sun, the sand, the water and of course, the food. Are you enjoying the fresh fruit and vegetables? Have you tried the blueberries lately?! They are phenomenal! But I am also indulging in the occasional ice cream cone or popsicle. My fav is black cherry ice cream with chocolate pieces. It was my dad’s favorite too. What’s yours? The 80/20 rule is when you eat … Continued


My “BAD” cholesterol levels are high…What should I eat?


No “bad” cholesterol First off let’s clarify that there is no “bad” cholesterol. LDL cholesterol gets a bad rap when it becomes sticky from oxidation (diet, environment) and causes plaque to build up in the arteries. LDL cholesterol transports our sex hormones (estrogen and testosterone) and our stress hormones so it is important to have healthy LDL levels in order to have a healthy sex drive and escape from danger. But some people have LDL levels that are elevated. This … Continued