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Getting Equipped – Kitchen Essentials

Here is a list of the kitchen gadgets and equipment I find the most useful to look for online. ZeroWater Lets start with what really matters, pure water. This is a pretty effective filtration system and I have been using it for about a year now with good results. It...

Shopping List – Favorite healthy foods online

While I focus on sourcing as many possible foods locally, there are times when having a few additional items in the pantry helps mix things up. Here are some favorites that are available online. Protein powder I like to a variety of protein...

Vegetarian Protein Sources

When discussing eating more of a vegetarian diet, it is important to address a fundamental topic: protein sources. First a quick overview of proteins themselves - there are 22 amino acids, 9 of which are considered essential amino acids because our body needs to take...

Sprouting

Sprouts are good sources of protein in a plant based diet & have diverse vitamin and mineral content and also essential food enzymes. These enzymes help your body extract more nutrients from the foods you eat. When seeds sprout, the nutrients are broken down to...

Favorite Books

Here is a list of books that were either influential to my overall outlook or helped me refine my approach in various ways throughout the years. My general philosophy is to educate myself on all aspects of each food type, such as: How are they grown,...

Gluten Free Banana Bread

I have been working on a lot of different versions of my banana bread recipe. This is the base recipe that I build from. The recipe is a light, vegan style recipe & uses soaked chia seeds as an egg substitute. RELATIVELY LOW SUGAR - Banana bread will always be a...

Fresh Salsa

Fresh salsa is rich in vitamins and minerals. The vitamin C from the limes also helps your body absorb more of the iron when it is served as a side with other plant based recipes. The salsa will keep for about 5 days in a refrigerated, sealed container before the...

Book Gallery

Here is a photo gallery featured in the book Power Food Kitchen which is now available on Amazon.com Ready to try some of these...

Ceylon Cinnamon

I would like to clear up some of the confusion about cinnamon. A lot of articles have been written and claims made to amazing benefits that can be found consuming this spice. However, its worth learning more about cinnamon if you are going to use this spice on a...