Category Archive: 'Brain Food'

Thankful and Grateful – Food For Thought

  It has been studied and proven that being grateful is good for your heart, mind and soul. Everyone knows that being grateful is a good thing. But did you know… • Gratitude enhances empathy and reduces aggression. Grateful people are more likely to behave in a prosocial manner, even when others behave less kind. People […]

Turmeric Benefits and My Golden Ginger Tea Recipe

  Turmeric the “golden spice” is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant aka Curcuma. Curries and Indian dishes dazzle, with this gorgeous colored spice. Its exotic flavor enhances sauces, stews, dressings, dessert and even drinks. Turmeric is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which have been the subject of extensive scientific research over many years. If you […]

Food for Thought ~ Balance

  My my whole life I have been an entrepreneur from lemonade stands, selling cookies door to door, making make up kits, blending perfume, cooking for people, babysitting and that was all before the age of 18. After that I started a manicuring career, drove cabs, delivered news papers then finally got into real estate […]

Garbage in Garbage out – GIGO

The other night while watching reruns of Antony Bourdain, he was touring St Thomas. The private chef cooking for him kept saying “Live Rasta Man…if you eat garbage you think garbage.”                                         That really hit home […]

Red Beans and Rice with Alligator Sausage

With Mardi Gras in full swing, one can only be dreaming of Cajan Creole Cuisine  Red Beans and Rice!!! Hellz yeah I have the best memories of Mom and I in New Orleans for the first time. We didn’t do Mardi Gras, but we did do Jazz Fest and let me tell ya; it was […]

Brain Foods You Should Be Eating

I am blown away by how many people are on some type of pill for their brain and well being. From Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine to Benzodiazepine and Opiate pain killers. People go to a psychiatrist for help and to talk about troubles but most will walk out with a prescription, which is the “quick fix”, […]