Foods for Thought

Like every part of the body, the brain benefits from good nutrition.  In fact, it can be argued that keeping a healthy mind goes a long way to ensuring a hale and hearty body.  Here are some nutritious recipes sure to get you thinking about improving your brain power.

What you need:

1 ½ cups of dates, seeded and soaked for one hour in a small amount of organic apple juice


2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and pitted


½ cup carob powder

Yummy Carob Pudding

Serves 4

What you do:

Place all ingredients in Vitamix or blender and process until creamy consistency is reached; stop blender, scrape sides and blend again.

Place in small dessert dishes, cover, chill and serve.

Will keep up to 24 hrs. in fridge.



What it does for you:

High in calcium and a good source of protein

Contains antioxidants and can help balance body PH

Benefits brain, bones, digestion, and lower cholesterol



Melina Caprino, H.C., AADP

Certified Health Counselor

Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

Tel: 412-292-8927


Consult with your physician before begining any diet, supplement or training program.