Andrea’s Blog

Crisp and Sweet Japanese Yams

If you haven’t tried this delicious cool weather veggie yet and you want a satisfying and sweet side dish, taste it for yourself.

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Do you eat starchy carbs?

Over the past decade, carbs have been demonized. Especially, by the Paleo, AIP and Ketogenic communities. Here’s what they don’t know…

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Do you crave umami?

The umami flavor has a neurocognitive effect on the brain and satisfies the body on a deep level.

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Silky mushroom soup with crispy shiitake bacon

Ever since I was a little kid I’ve loved cream of mushroom soup. Mushrooms are powerhouse sources of nutrition. They are rich in selenium, b vitamins, and copper, plus they are great sources of fiber and protein. In this yummy recipe I used cremini mushrooms for the base and shiitakes for the garnish. Shiitake mushrooms…

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G’night Infusion

G’night Infusion

Infuse your body with this herbal blend a couple of hours before bed and get ready to sleep like a baby

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The Olive Oil Controversy

The olive oil controversy

Most of us folks in the health and wellness community know that oils have a smoke point. And, that smoke point changes with each oil or fat.

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Charred Broccolini

Charred Broccolini

This is one of my favorite ways to eat broccolini… roasted until it’s crispy and charred. 

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Do you eat this toxic food?

Do you eat this toxic food?

When you cook this “toxic” food (boiling, baking, stewing, braising, etc.) both the lectins and solanine are reduced and/or eliminated.

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