Why Go SOS-Free?


You have heard of “gluten-free,” “sugar-free” and “fat-free,” but what about “SOS-free?” An SOS-free diet simply means that no refined salt, oil or sugar has been added to the food (during preparation, cooking or afterwards). “Going SOS-free” continues to catch on as more people strive to reduce or eliminate salt, oil and sugar in their […]

Zucchini Bread


Traditional zucchini breads are rich and dense due to their refined oil and sugar, but these ingredients are not necessary, or health-promoting. This bread gets its moistness and heartiness from zucchini, apples, dates, and millet and oat flours. I have happy memories of my mom’s zucchini bread made from the squash in our garden. And […]

Favorite Holiday Recipes


Below are some favorite traditional and non-traditional holiday recipes from my blog. (This list is updated as new holiday recipes are created): My dad was taking this picture of us girls dressed up for Thanksgiving in the ’70s. I’m on the left, with my mom and older sister. Appetizers: Chickpea & Avocado Spread Tu-no Salad […]