News –




Blanching the basil is the key to keeping your pesto from browning! Use this delicious pesto on pasta, chicken, steak, fish, tomatoes, and more – so versatile.  I like to make large batches and store in glass jars. I served with beautiful baby tomatoes from the Farmer’s Market!

Suzanne with fresh basil

  • 2 cups organic basil leaves, loosely packed
  • ½ cup organic flat-leaf parsley, loosely packed
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup toasted organic pine nuts
  • ¾ cup organic extra virgin INFUSIO olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Set aside a water bath - small bowl filled with water and a large handful of ice.

Bring small pot of water to boil and add the basil leaves for 30 seconds to soften.

Remove immediately and plunge leaves into the ice water.

After 30 to 60 seconds, remove the leaves from the ice bath, squeeze out excess water, and place into blender or food processor.

Add the remaining ingredients and puree until smooth.

Store in glass jars in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. If you plan on freezing the pesto, don’t add the cheese until you thaw and are ready to use. Makes about 2 cups.

serving with tomatoes

Pureed pesto looks delicious!

Garden tomatoes with Burrata, Pesto, and a drizzle of INFUSIO Basil Olive Oil and Vanilla Fig Balsamic. Wow!

bread with olive oil

Delicious Bread Dip! INFUSIO Tuscan Olive Oil & Traditional Balsamic with Tuscan Sea Salt Rub

suzanne with fresh produce from the farmer's market

Beautiful baby lettuces with INFUSIO Blood Orange Olive Oil and Peach White Balsamic 

a delicious cherry treat

balsamic vinegars with cherries

Greek Yogurt Cherry Parfait with INFUSIO Black Cherry Balsamic

Recommendation from Dr. Michael Galitzer


I asked Dr. Michael Galitzer, my personal anti-aging doctor in Santa Monica California, and also someone whom I’ve interviewed and several of my books, to give me a ‘recipe’ of sorts of how to help support a healthy immune system. 

Older people often have worn out immune systems. Also younger people who eat processed foods and chemicals and don’t understand how to take care of their health may be lacking in nutrients, vitamins and immune stimulants.

Please please take note of Dr. Galitzer's recommendations. 

With my pleasure,


Here are my recommendations to help support a health immune system:

  • Vitamin D3 5,000 IU once a day with a meal
  • Vitamin C 2,000 mg twice a day
  • Astragalus is an herb that stimulates the immune system – once a day
  • AHCC is a mushroom that stimulates the immune system – 1 twice a day.
  • Zinc 25 mg  once a day
  • Echinacea – 1 capsule daily, or one cup of echinacea tea daily

Michael Galitzer, M.D.

Better Nutrition Article about A New Way to Age


We have all faced huge challenges in our lives – none of us escapes. However these challenges can become opportunities for growth. Read my latest article in Better Nutrition to learn more.

I'm thrilled to share my journey to integrative medicine with you, which is what led me to write my new book: A NEW WAY TO AGE! To learn more read the excerpt below, or you can view the entire magazine online by visiting:



page17 better nutrition a new way to age

Goop Article on Clean Beauty Swaps


1. Organic, Certified ToxicFree Deodorant:



The delicate underarm is no place for chemicals. This Certified ToxicFree® formula helps reduce odor causing bacteria and provides the natural essence of Wild Orange and Jasmine.

2. Zinc-based Chemical Free Sunscreen:



Looking for safe protection from the sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays, without chemical sunscreens?  SUZANNE™ Organics Sunscreen provides 98% filtration of UV rays. And unlike chemicals that penetrate the skin, active ingredient zinc oxide sits on top of the skin to reflect UV radiation. With SPF 30, this lovely facial product provides high protection against sunburn for ageless, healthy skin. Ideal for all skin types, including babies.


3. Facial Exfoliants With Real Georgia Peach & Organic Alpha-Hydroxy Acid:


Beta-Hydroxy Acids from organic fruits and Green Tea gently loosen layers of old skin cells while stimulating new cell turnover, then Polished Peach Grains lift away dead layers, leaving remarkable radiance.


4. Glue-Free Silky Organic Mascara (One Of Our Best-Sellers): 


The last ingredients we want near the delicate eye area are artificial colorants and petroleum found in conventional mascaras. This silky, organic mascara defines lashes with natural colors and the conditioning agents of Aloe and Cocoa Butter.


5. Lead-free Lipstick Colored with Berries and Oranges (Customer Favorites!):


Most lipsticks contain lead and numerous dyes which have been banned from the food supply, but are still legally used in cosmetics. SUZANNE™ Organics combines Shea, Cocoa, and Avocado Butters to create a conditioning base combined with color from nature’s berries and minerals for a sheer, beautiful look.


6. Shampoo & Conditioner Free Of Sulfates, Pegs And Silicones in Natural Scents That Will Make You Swoon:


Most shampoos use harsh sulfates, detergents, and foam boosters to create generous lather, but those chemicals actually strip hair of natural moisture and leave it dry and lifeless. This nourishing ToxicFree® formula creates a mild lather with cocoa butter cleansers, that gently and thoroughly clean the hair. The high performance formula includes nature’s powerful nurturing ingredients, including quinoa – a complete protein to strengthen and repair the hair shaft, and leave it soft, smooth, and silky with the intoxicating scent of Wild Orange Vanilla and Coconut.


Most conventional conditioners weigh down the hair with heavy silicones and sulfates that feel smooth while being applied, but actually create build-up and do not protect the hair. This high performance treatment repairs the hair shaft with ToxicFree® ingredients including strengthening quinoa and flax protein. High shine is achieved using a combination of three oils from broccoli, argan, and sweet almond. The result is shiny, silky, healthier hair with the intoxicating scent of Wild Orange Vanilla and Cocoonut.


7. Non-stripping Everyday Cleanser with Nurturing Cocoa Butter Cleansers: 


Unlike facial washes with synthetic sudsing agents, this cleanser won’t strip the skin’s precious moisture. It’s designed to nurture with antioxidants and hydrate, while providing thorough cleansing. Excellent for all skin types and gentle enough to eye makeup.


8. Ageless Serum with Sea Algae From Purified Waters For Skin Renewal Like You Won’t Believe:


This remarkable serum is botanically loaded with nature’s most powerful anti-aging ingredients, such as African Birch and Sea Algae, to plump, firm, and restore elasticity to aging skin. Dramatically reduces the appearance of wrinkles and improves skin’s natural vitality.


9. Nourishing Body Lotion in a Wild Orange Vanilla Essence That is so Lickable You Feel Like You Are Eating Creamsicle:


Your whole body deserves nutrients normally reserved only for the face. Botanicals, Omega-rich oils, and the restructuring benefits of Vit D combine for a non-greasy high performance moisture treatment to renew soft, beautiful skin.



10. KILLER Lip Balm with No Petroleum – Just Shea Butter, Capuacu, Tacuma, and Argan Oil for True Moisture:


Many of us are addicted to lip balms, but the chemicals in most may actually be the cause! This toxic free lip balm includes organic Shea butter from Africa, Capuacu and Tacuma from the Amazon, and rare Argan Oil from Morocco. With the intoxicating essence of Wild Orange Vanilla.



Curious About Hormones? Learn About Forever Health!

Visit - a free service to patients -  to find a qualified physician who prescribes BHRT in your area.  The doctors in this network "get it" and have been gathered to help you find A NEW WAY TO AGE.  Don't wait to feel healthy, happy, and sexy again. 


Life Extension - Vital Information & Products for Health & Longevity

Life Extension gives voice to the most cutting-edge doctors and new thinking. This is also my source for vitamins and supplements. This non-profit organization has scientifically proven the benefits of supplementation, bioidentical hormones, and natural approaches to health and hormones.