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The History Of Pie & Pumpkin Pie Recipe

The History Of Pie & Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Ahhh, pie. A stable at every Thanksgiving dinner. As a kid, pumpkin pie was my favorite holiday pie. Since I changed my diet 20 years ago, every year I make my vegan, organic version. This year I have created a new pumpkin pie using apples to enhance the flavor, and I love this pie! The […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food of the Month: Cucumbers

Food of the Month: Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a wonderful summertime food. Being 95% water, they are a cooling vegetable, ideal for keeping you cool on those hot summer days. Juicy and refreshing, cucumbers have many great health benefits. They contain phyto-nutrients called, cucurbitacins, which have been shown to have anti-cancer properties. High in Vitamin C, K, and several B Vitamins, […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food of the Month: Asparagus

Food of the Month: Asparagus

While growing up, I never ate asparagus. After I moved out of my parents house, I decided to try this unique looking vegetable. It was slightly sweet, juicy and delicious, I loved it right away! I found out that the reason I had never had it while growing up, is that my Mom did not […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Turmeric : Two-Lentil Fresh Turmeric Soup

Turmeric : Two-Lentil Fresh Turmeric Soup

Recently I had the pleasure of cooking with fresh turmeric root. The fresh root has a pungent and slightly spicy, but not hot, incredible pleasing flavor. Grating it is the best way to utilize fresh turmeric root. I have been using the fresh grated turmeric in soups, sautés, casseroles and even specialty drinks. Native to […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Dealing With Brain Fatigue

Dealing With Brain Fatigue

The key to feeling better when you suffer from brain fog is eating moderate amounts of protein that contains some fats. Examples would be macadamia nuts, walnuts or pecans as well as avocados. One of the best fats for brain fatigue is coconut oil and coconut butter. Both proteins and fats support the adrenals. These […]

About the writer: Dr. Linda Solomon

Dr. Linda Solomon D.C., CCWFN works at TLC Holistic Wellness in Livonia. She has provided holistic and nutritional recommendations using live water, diet & whole food supplements for 29 years as a practicing chiropractor,certified clinical whole food nutritionist and wellness consultant.

Food of Month: Beans for Adrenal Health

Food of Month: Beans for Adrenal Health

I have a personal history when it comes to overcoming adrenal fatigue. When I was about 29, I was suffering from complete adrenal exhaustion. I was tired all the time, had no energy, could not sleep at night, and suffered from the pain of having eczema over almost my entire body. And the main factor […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Keeping The Body Healthy in the New Year

Keeping The Body Healthy in the New Year

The first thing to do to keep the body healthy is to clear the toxins out of the body. The liver works to filter the blood. What happens when the liver’s filter becomes congested with an excessive amount of waste? The liver must perform some 500 different valuable functions to keep the body well. When […]

About the writer: Dr. Linda Solomon

Dr. Linda Solomon D.C., CCWFN works at TLC Holistic Wellness in Livonia. She has provided holistic and nutritional recommendations using live water, diet & whole food supplements for 29 years as a practicing chiropractor,certified clinical whole food nutritionist and wellness consultant.