Here's a quick list of products and books I find very helpful in fostering healthier habits.

Kitchen Tools and Equipment

Omega 8006 Nutrition Center (slow juicer)*

Omega VRT350 Juicer (vertical, slow juicer)*

Omega 400 Series Blender*

Breville Dual-Disc Juice Extractor (this was the first juicer I bought — super fast!)

Vitamix 5200 (I got mine at a Costco “road show.”)

Joyce Chen Spiral Slicer

Excalibur 9-Tray Dehydrator

Zojirushi Rice Cooker

Michael Metz, Ceramic Artist (my brother-in-law is a talented ceramic sculptor who creates beautiful platters, vases and urns)


Cookbooks and Un-Cookbooks

Ani's Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo

Ani's Raw Food Kitchen by Ani Phyo

Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moscowitz

Clean Food by Terry Walters

The Conscious Cook by Tal Ronnen

Living Raw Food by Sarma Melngailis

Moosewood Restaurant Daily Special by the Moosewood Collective

Raw Food Real World by Matthew Kenney and Sarma Melngailis

Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future by David Wolfe

Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moscowitz and Terry Hope Romero

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison


* gifted