Tofu Two Ways – Meatless Somedays

Vegan and Gluten-Free with Vegetarian option With all of the concern about the the meat supply during the pandemic, this is as good a time as any to learn how to integrate some meatless meals into your lifestyle.  Meatless does not mean flavorless (although some people find tofu to be rather tasteless.) Not only are […]

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Cabbage Cups with Coconut Calypso Sauce

Vegan Stir Fry with Meat options – Gluten Free Goodness In this “Time of Pandemic” not only have I been doing more cooking than ever before, I’ve been inventing new sauces and dips to keep things interesting.  My husband adores this Coconut Calypso Sauce, which was a creation based on some ingredients I heard mentioned […]

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Dr. LJ on Bloom TV: Roasted Vegetable Garlic Pasta

Watch Dr LJ with host Carissa Galloway of the new lifestyle show, “Bloom” Vegan dish – can be modified to Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto Lifestyle Although the standard time for a cooking segment on TV is 5 minutes, as a TV chef that’s not a lot of time to explain everything that you’d like to about […]

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Sweet Potato Toast with a Trio of Toppings

Raw Fusion, Vegan, Gluten/Grain-Free, Paleo-Friendly When I first heard about “sweet potato toast” from a raw foods colleague, I was super intrigued.  One of my weak spots in maintaining a raw fusion (50% and higher raw on a daily basis) is my love affair with toast and butter.  But I am finally at the point […]

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Omega Boost Grain-Free Muffins

Vegetarian & Vegan Versions – Paleo-Friendly I don’t eat as much much raw food as I did back when I was healing from my auto-immune disorder, but I have been paying a lot of attention lately to my digestion, which frankly needs some adjusting.  Something that I have definitely pinpointed is that grains aggravate symptoms […]

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Weekend (Raw) Pizza Party

Raw, Vegan, Grain & Gluten Free Since we are back on the 21 Days Raw Foods Challenge I’ve been experimenting with making wraps, crusts and breads that are grain-free.  As much as I crave my gluten-free bread, I suspect that grains are not helping my digestion, even when they are gluten-free.  I’m still not sure […]

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Simple Raw Breakfast Idea

Raw or Raw Fusion – Vegan, Gluten-Free + Morning Routine Idea We just started another 21 Day Raw Foods Challenge with a group of 120 people on Facebook.  We host these periodically and it’s free to join, just request at this link. I have to admit that my biggest challenge to staying high raw is […]

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Pass the Paté , Pretty Please

Nut spreads and patés are foundational to sustaining a high raw and/or vegan lifestyle.  Prounouced “pah-tay”, they are loaded with protein, good fats and have the unctuousness of something very rich and satisfying.  They are also very filling — if you are trying to eat more raw and living foods, but find yourself getting hungry […]

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21 Day Challenge – What’s For Breakfast?

Tomorrow (Monday, July 11th) we begin our 21 days of eating mainly raw foods.  Does that feel intimidating?  Well, any time you change the way you eat dramatically, it IS a challenge.  But there’s no pressure – just follow along at your own pace. Even if you use these 21 days to add a Green […]

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The Zen of Savoring a Young Coconut

Dr. L J’s article also appears in Huffington Post’s GPS for the Soul Mindfulness is about being fully invested in the moment, which is particularly gratifying when you are doing something you cherish. Eating a young coconut has become such a relaxing (and delicious!) ritual for me that lately I’ve been turning all my visitors […]

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