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written a couple of years ago, by a former die-hard Vegan blogger named Tasha from voraciouseats.com, the website is no longer active as apparently there were so many negative comments and reactions to the article that she just¬†decided¬†to retire from blogging and to use other ways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


Let food be thy medicine

On my road to healing by body, my mind and my family. I became aware of the power of food and herbs when I was a child diagnosed with an incurable kidney disease. I was lucky to be born in Russia where alternative medicine was not a thing of the past and my mother was… Continue Reading


WHY AM I DOING THIS

When I was diagnosed with not one but three autoimmune disorders within a couple of months and decided to use food, stress relief and lifestyle change as my medicine, the limitations on what I could eat were overwhelming and ever-changing. How to implement all these requirements into our family‚Äôs diet and heal myself?! I was… Continue Reading