Author page: Andrea Tore

Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

I recently did a talk at a local gym on “hidden sugars” in food and enlightened people about exactly how much refined sugar was in foods that they always viewed as “healthy”.  There were jaws dropping left and right when I showed a little glass jar filled with 6 teaspoons of sugar from 1 serving of Yoplait yogurt. BTW –…

Fennel – What to do with it?

Fennel – What to do with it?

If you have ever attended one of my cooking classes, chances are you have eaten a dish that included fennel.  Whether it was pureed in a soup, roasted with root vegetables or added raw to a salad, I use fennel in my house weekly. Although fennel is harvested in the fall and generally used in the winter, I enjoy it…

Kombucha Baby!

Kombucha Baby!

I love Kombucha Call me crazy, but every afternoon around 2pm while many are reaching for coffee or a cookie, I begin hearing a voice inside my head that says “kombucha baby” with extra emphasis on the “bucha”. I can’t help saying it aloud — and when my kids are home, they wind up in stitches saying it over and…

Diets – Which is Best

Diets – Which is Best

Do Diets Work? There is certainly is enough talk out there about diet, food choices, what to eat and what not to eat to make your head spin. We are living in the age of “information overload”. As if it wasn’t hard enough before the internet and social media to stay on track. (If you are my age, you may…

Honey For My Honey and The Reasons Why

Honey For My Honey and The Reasons Why

The Benefits of Honey My hubby has been suffering with seasonal allergies forever. He is a pretty healthy guy and I don’t think he would mind me saying that he didn’t always take care of himself as well as he could have. In fact, he was a junk food junkie. Luckily he has been supportive of my holistic journey (well,…