A Great Natural Sweetner – Yacón Syrup

According to Wikipedia, yacón is a species of perennial daisy traditionally grown in the northern and central Andes from Colombia to northern Argentina for its crisp, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots. Their texture and flavor are very similar to jicama, mainly differing in that yacón has a slightly sweeter flavor. Yacón (pronounced ya-CONE) syrup comes from the… Continue reading A Great Natural Sweetner – Yacón Syrup

Should You Do A Summer Cleanse?

Cleansing refers to the process of eliminating toxins from your body.  Your body accumulates two major types of toxins over time.  These are either environmental toxins (chemicals and pollutants in air, water, and food) or metabolic toxins.  Metabolic toxins are made inside the body as the cells perform their daily processes.  As a result, it is… Continue reading Should You Do A Summer Cleanse?

Cauliflower – Good News – Bad News

I recently saw an inspiring recipe article for grated (also known as riced) cauliflower that encouraged followers to spice up the cauliflower in a variety of regional spices that were very yummy.  Basically cauliflower can act as a neutral substrate, kind of like tofu,   I personally don’t do very well with cauliflower.  So what… Continue reading Cauliflower – Good News – Bad News