The Perfect Human Diet – the movie

Someone has mentioned this movie and I just watched it – very interesting! I believe that no matter what beliefs we have as far as our individual diet – we have to stay open-minded and educate ourselves. I remember growing up in Russia how we always ate organ meats, bone marrow, but here in the… Continue Reading

Veganism – one side of the story

I am posting¬†this article¬†primarily¬†for my own reference.¬†It was written a couple of years ago, by a former die-hard Vegan blogger named Tasha from, the website is no longer active as apparently there were so many negative comments and reactions to the article that she just¬†decided¬†to retire from blogging and to use other ways to¬†advance… Continue Reading

My nutrition philosophy

I live my life being¬†flexible, open-minded and open to change. And naturally this¬†applies¬†to my diet. Gradually starting in 2010 I started to make some major changes to my diet and my¬†lifestyle. From eating anything and everything my whole life, at 35 I thankfully developed some health issues. Three autoimmune disorders (I do not like the¬†word¬†disease)… Continue Reading

Sweet potatoes for dinner

Baked sweet potatoes for dinner. I love these baked @ 425ňöF for about 40min. I brushed them with olive oil, salt and black¬†pepper. Kids love them. Today our kids had¬†their¬†potatoes¬†with a tuna salad. Konstantin and I had a side of spicy guacamole and a salad. Delicious. I found this¬†recipe¬†and more, as well as much better… Continue Reading

My own “warm bowl” inspired by Life Alive

Last week my¬†wonderful friend D. suggested¬†we have our upcoming get-together¬†at Life Alive Urban Oasis & Organic Cafe¬ģ¬†in Cambridge (I noted that visit here). We loved the food and had a great time¬†definitely¬†planning to go back regularly. In a mean time it is getting cold and I am getting bored with being vegan and today trying… Continue Reading