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Recipes

Looking for healthy recipes, anti-aging foods, easy dinner ideas or just delicious treats to give yourself a little boost? You’ve come to the right place!

How to Eat All the Colors of the Rainbow with Your Grandchildren
2 years ago

How to Eat All the Colors of the Rainbow with Your Grandchildren

Eating a rainbow sounds as magical as riding a unicorn, finding Atlantis or singing with a mermaid, all activities which I’d adore. However, there is one big difference. You can actually eat a food rainbow – a satisfying, fun experience for both you and your grandchildren. Read More

5 Autumn Rituals to Celebrate the Changing of the Seasons (Plus, My Apple Butter Recipe)
3 years ago

5 Autumn Rituals to Celebrate the Changing of the Seasons (Plus, My Apple Butter Recipe)

I love the changing of the seasons. Don’t you? This time of year I get to pull out my flannel shirts and thick socks, which after a summer of bare shoulders and toes feels cozy and warm. Read More

Surprising Cauliflower Recipe Proves Even Our Grandmas Loved Superfoods!
3 years ago

Surprising Cauliflower Recipe Proves Even Our Grandmas Loved Superfoods!

Cauliflower is the latest vegetable to be considered “hip.” It is a powerful superfood that has been a staple vegetable for a very long time. Read More

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60
3 years ago

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline.

Let’s explore the thinking behind this plan and talk about my easy-to-do version. Read More

My Magical Yogurt, Lemon and Turmeric Recipe
3 years ago

My Magical Yogurt, Lemon and Turmeric Recipe

You probably wouldn’t think that yogurt, lemon and turmeric would go well together. In reality, these three components make up my favorite turmeric recipe. In this video, I’d like to share with you why I love turmeric so much and how I combine these three ingredients to get magical results. Read More

My Favorite Chia Seeds Recipe with Yummy Mango Sauce
3 years ago

My Favorite Chia Seeds Recipe with Yummy Mango Sauce

Do you have a favorite chia seeds recipe? Today, I’d love to share mine. All you need to follow along are some chia seeds, 8oz of coconut milk and your favorite fruit or berries. Read More

3 Refreshing Fruit Infused Water Recipes to Help You Stay Cool This Summer
3 years ago

3 Refreshing Fruit Infused Water Recipes to Help You Stay Cool This Summer

If you know that water is good for you, but, don’t like the taste, I have a solution – fruit infused water! Today, I’d like to give you a quick demonstration of 3 of my favorite fruit infused water recipes. Read More

Appreciating Nature’s Gifts, Plus My Thin Focaccia Recipe
3 years ago

Appreciating Nature’s Gifts, Plus My Thin Focaccia Recipe

By  •  Lifestyle

It’s the rainy season here in Costa Rica and it makes me think of comfort food. There’s only one small problem – it’s hot out! It might be raining, but, the temperature is still in the 80’s. Read More

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!
3 years ago

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!

By  •  Lifestyle

Cooking in your 60s is different than when you are younger? Don’t you think?

When we would younger, we cooked because we had to put food on the table. Our kids were hungry during the day and our husbands came home hungry. So, we would just throw something together to make sure that everyone was full and somewhat happy. Read More

What Are Your Favorite Family Recipes?
3 years ago

What Are Your Favorite Family Recipes?

Until a few weeks ago, I never understood the appeal of cooking. When I was younger, I had a fear of the kitchen. Having lost my mom at a young age, I didn’t feel that I had the skills to produce my own culinary masterpieces. Read More