What You Should Eat & When You Should Eat to Lose Pounds

The body has a rhythm to its metabolism that is circadian, that means it follows the daylight cycle. Your metabolism doesn’t just turn on to a set speed when you eat or exercise. Depending on what time of day it is the metabolism will act slower or faster naturally (for most people, that is. Health issues can affect this cycle). This is why learning what to eat and when you should eat it to get the most from your diet is essential....more

Healthy Sweet Tooth: What Can I Use Instead Of Sugar?

It sounds good in theory but the agonizing reality of transitioning to a healthy lifestyle eventually smacks us in the face. Frantic, we conduct our own research, hoping to uncover that hidden gem that will make the process easy.  We go scouring the earth for that diamond in the rough- you know, that one study or tip that would prove we can be healthy without sacrificing our sweet treats....more

Fingerling potato salad with peas and Greek yogurt-lime dressing

This past Saturday I took a much overdue trip to the farmer’s market. Given my obsession with food, cooking and healthy eating, you’d think this little corner of Guelph would be part of my weekly routine. Sadly I only make it out once per season, but am always glad I made the trip.  (To be fair, it’s only open Saturday mornings until noon!)...more

Home Preserving and Canning Adventures

Howdy. Today is the day Corazon Kitchen and Farm starts it on-line adventure. We are embarking on a journey here on this 1/2 acre homestead outside Denver. We grow 60-70% of our own food and we can, preserve and freeze everything we can for the winter. Now we want to share that with the community. We believe in nutritious, local and organic food. Our blog will help take the mystery out of making that happen in your home too....more

Southern California Cookbook wins first prize for Best Published Lifestyle Book/Cooking and Home

Purchase at AmazonSan Diego Chef’s Table wins first prize for Best Published Lifestyle Book/Cooking and Home at the San Diego Book Awards (June 2014)....more

Skinny Zucchini Fritters

These Skinny Zucchini Fritters are so delicious. They are the perfect side dish or you can even use them as a meal with a salad. We were looking for something healthy that was a break from the norm. These fit the bill.This was the first time using the shredding device on the Food Processor and it made making these super easy. The Fritters are great right away or heated up. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did. ~T2B ...more

Is There a Difference Between Coconut Milk and Coconut Cream? You bet!

Coconut milk, coconut cream, coconut water and cream of coconut are used in many Latin American and Asian recipes. Sometimes they can be used interchangeably, but not always!Like most people, we have to rely on cans or cartons for our coconut milk, so let's start there: ...more

Nature's Anti-Depressant

New research published in Phytotherapy Research indicates that 1,000 mg per day of Curcumin, which is the active compound in the Turmeric spice, was as effective at relieving depression as the popular prescription drug Prozac....more

Cheezy Broccoli Bites (Raw & Vegan)

Cheezy Kale Chips are the BOMB!!! Totally addictive in a healthy way! My only complaint is The "cheeze" will flake off the kale chips and makes a crumbly mess when you eat it.  Not to mention, you end up with kale ALL in your teeth.  Not very attractive.. I really love this cheeze sauce and came up with another way to eat it.   I made the same cashew cheeze sauce recipe and put it on broccoli.....more