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Unique Pineapple Tomato Salad Recipe


At his clinic Dr. Page and his associates taught their clients how to eat a variety of wonderful, colorful vegetables and other food by dividing the health-building foods into 7 colorful lists. That eating plan brought me out of wreaked metabolism and poor health. I then shared the plan with my patients. Those who embraced it also healed and as an aside they told me that “weight loss is the best side effect of the Get Healthy Eating Plan in your cookbook.

You can find those colorful lists of vegetables and other foods in Dr. Jo’s Natural Healing CookbookRead the rest

Healthy Cookies Recipe for Coconut Brownies


Try this healthy cookies recipe for your family. Even though these are a “sweet treat”, they have some redeeming nutritional value. The coconut shreds and oil contain nutrients, like lauric acid and myristic acid, that help fight unfriendly bacteria, virus, fungi and yeast germs. And the anti-oxidant content of the raw cacao powder fights free radicals. It’s still a good idea to limit the number of cookies you eat to keep your blood sugar levels normal. However, they are a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings.

Mix dry ingredients:
1 cup shredded coconut
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I Love Grilled Vegetables

Are your looking for a great vegetable recipe?

Try out these colorful and delicious grilled vegetables. Keep your veggies lightly cooked and delicious to eat by marinating and grilling them. They taste better than dessert to me.


Marinated Grilled Garden VeggiesThis list of vegetables will make you drool once you marinate and grill them:

  • Zucchini squash, all colors
  • Sweet peppers
  • Onions
  • Mushrooms
  • Eggplant
  • Okra
  • Green beans

This morning I harvested golden and emerald zucchini, Carmen sweet red peppers and an okra from our garden, then marinated them in this easy, fast marinade for a few hours:


Juice of one lemon (about … Read the rest

Dr. Jo’s Guiltless Cacao Chocolates

Dr.  Jo's Guiltless Cacao Chocolates

Dr. Jo’s Guiltless Cacao Chocolates


½ cup organic coconut oil

¼ cup organic raw cacao powder

½ teaspoon lecithin

1 tablespoon local raw honey

½ teaspoon white stevia powder


Caution:If you’re still recovering from sugar addiction, do not eat these. When your system strengthens with healthy eating you may be able to try them.



Be sure to prepare the candy/soap molds before you make the coconut/chocolate mixture:

Place silicone candy or soap molds on a stiff pan like a cookie sheet. Find a place in your freezer where this cookie sheet will stay level. Grease … Read the rest

Fill Your House with the Wonderful Aroma of this Chai Tea

Chai Tea Aroma and Taste

Chai Tea

Smells great! Tastes great! And it’s a healthy beverage!

2 quarts boiling water

handful cardamon seeds

handful cinnamon chips (3sticks)

4 slices fresh ginger

6-8 whole peppercorns

6-10 cloves

2 Tablespoons dry stevia leaves (optional)

Simmer on low for several days (makes the house smell great). Keep adding water as needed. Keeps getting better tasting as it simmers. Start a new batch when it gets too weak. You will love this healthy drink.


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Hair Conditioning Recipes


You can use healthy food for more than eating it!


These Recipes May Help You Have Healthy Hair and Scalp


Let me know how they work for you.


Olive Oil and Egg for Dry Hair

  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs

Apply this mixture to your hair and leave it on your hair for 20 minutes before rinsing in the shower.

The olive oil will help hydrate brittle locks, while the protein in the eggs will promote healthy hair growth.


Avocado and Honey for All Hair Types
Mix together:

  • 1 tablespoon
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Good Mood Food

chocolate power drinkHow’s your post-holiday mood?  I found myself with a bit of a negative mood after the holidays. And I knew why and how to turn it around. Do you?


Two main things helped me:

Good food

Good exercise


Number 1 Good Food

Yep, food and mood can go hand in hand by affecting your mind and your emotions positively or negatively. During the holiday feasts we tend to eat more of those foods that have:

Bad Mood Food:

1. Sweets

2. Gluten – in wheat, white flour products

3. Processed food


Clean Body and Clean Mind!

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Peace on Earth Good Will to Men

So the time is growing closer for our big Christmas celebration. Let’s keep the Prince of Peace central to this celebration because he’s the reason for the celebration and he came to bring great joy and peace to the world. As we hold him close in our hearts peace can break through and reign in our lives even in this busy season.


And if we have more peace in our hearts we will have more good will towards others!


Simplifying my life at this busy time of year helps keep me more peaceful. We can say no to … Read the rest

A Gift for you and Good News

Healthy Holiday Cooking

Basket of Fall squash and soup    From Dr. Jo’s holiday table to yours!


Enjoy this Healthy Holiday Cooking booklet as a gift for you


This Healthy Holiday Cooking booklet is a compilation of the Tillman family traditional dishes that we prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Almost everything is gluten-free and sucrose (table sugar) free and there’s absolutely no high fructose corn syrup or genetically modified food in our meals.


 After putting this Healthy Holiday Cooking booklet together I realized what a big help it is to me to have many of  our recipes together in one place … Read the rest

Thanksgiving Healthy Holiday Recipes for a Culture of Health Holiday

‘Tis the season to enjoy food! Last Thanksgiving day we were going around the room sharing what we’re thankful for. Our 10-year-old granddaughter Allie said enthusiastically and emphatically, “Food”.


Yes, Allie has always loved her food and so do the rest of us.


And guess what? We can enjoy tasty, delicious, colorful food that’s very healthy too.


Most of the healthy holiday recipes that we fix for our Thanksgiving Day feast fall in the Class A eating plan of my healing and healthy cookbook, Dr. Jo’s Natural Healing Cookbook. If you’re familiar with it you will … Read the rest