April 10, 2018

TV Show Stars Grace O and FoodTrients

Don’t miss Grace O’s appearance on TV. Recently, she taped four shows as part of a series on food and aging with TV host Faith Bautista of Charter Cable’s Owning a Piece of America show. Each show is dedicated to one of the benefits of FoodTrients.  They were taped in Grace’s home in LaCañada Flintridge, California. The first show, which focuses on anti-inflammatories, is airing now. Grace makes two of her tasty recipes that help fight inflammation – Spinach Salad with Chia Dressing and Chia Frescas. You can watch it on, and read more about some of the best […]
November 5, 2016

Age Beautifully Cookbook Featured on Home & Family Show

  News flash! The Age Beautifully Cookbook recently appeared on the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family show and was a hit! The Golden Door Spa’s Chef Greg Frey discussed some of his favorite pumpkins and the recipe he loves from  Age Beautifully. The segment featured Grace O’s  Stuffed Baby Pumpkins recipe.  The Golden Door’s General Manager, Kathy Van Ness, wrote the forward to the Age Beautifully Cookbook. Grace O and the FoodTrients team hosted a panel along with Chef Greg for guests at the Golden Door last fall. “Both FoodTrients® and the Golden Door have complementary passions and purposes regarding […]
January 6, 2016

Huffington Post Praises Moringa and FoodTrients

Darryle Pollack, author, artist, cancer survivor and writer for the Huffington Post, recently praised the positive effects of moringa that she learned about after meeting Grace O and reading up on the miracle plant on in The Age GRACEfully Cookbook. Almost unknown in the United States, its popularity is growing worldwide thanks to what many believe are its health benefits — ranging from boosting immunity, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, controlling blood pressure, blood sugar, increasing breast milk, even headache relief. “With a boost from Grace O’s culinary creativity, moringa could soon become a household word,” says Darryle in her […]
October 1, 2013

FoodTrients Cookbook Awarded Living Now Gold

(Traverse City, MI – Sept 12, 2013) – Experts tell us it’s a great time to be alive. More people today are living better than ever before, in part because of easy access to information. How can you find the keys to better living? Read more books! Jenkins Group is proud to announce the winners of the 5th Annual Living Now Book Awards, presented to honor books that improve our lives in wholesome, Earth-friendly ways. The award winners were chosen from newly published books in lifestyle categories from cooking and parenting to wellness and spirituality. In all, 107 gold, silver […]
October 1, 2012

Girlichef – “For cooks of any skill level!”

Not only is this book informative, helpful, and interesting to read – it is packed full of beautiful photos of tempting food. Grace O begins by explaining the ingredients and their benefits that may be lesser-known to some, for example- chia, hemp milk, moringa, and soursop. Although it’s not necessarily what is stressed, one look at this book reinforces the fact that “eating your colors” is one way to get most of your essential nutrients. Even though I mentioned a few ingredients that may be lesser-known to some people, the majority of the ingredients she uses are whole foods that […]
February 14, 2012

Blogger “practically licked the bowl clean!”

Green Tea Noodles With Edamame by Michelle February 9, 2012 A few weeks ago, I wrote about the flaxseed meatloaf from a new cookbook called FoodTrients. I am in love with this cookbook. The recipes are tasty, healthy and each photograph is more beautiful than the last. Though I’m not much of a noodle fan, this recipe intrigued me because it calls for soba noodles, a Japanese variety made from buckwheat flour. . . I think the tangy ginger dressing is what makes this dish. It’s so, so flavorful. And cooking the noodles in green tea gives them an antioxidant […]
January 9, 2012

Rush Hour Gourmet: Green Tea Noodles

By Dianna Marder, Inquirer Staff Writer From “Foodtrients: Age-Defying Recipes for a Sustainable Life” In Southeast Asia, where her mother’s side of the family ran a cooking school, Grace O cooked and baked professionally. Now in California, O, the daughter of a physician, operates skilled nursing facilities and continues her culinary passions. Small wonder her new cookbook focuses on food’s naturally occurring nutrients. Not all her recipes are weeknight-worthy as far as timing is concerned. But this one, which relies on the strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of green tea, is a quickie. Green Tea Noodles with Edamame and Ginger […]
January 3, 2012

Blogger loves Foodtrients’ Meatloaf!

Meatloaf With Flaxseed and Bulgur Wheat by MICHELLE HAINER on JANUARY 3, 2012 A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post for Bites on TODAY about a new cookbook, FoodTrients, whose concept is all about combining various vitamins, minerals and antioxidants into recipes that are as delicious as they are good for you. The book is full of gorgeous photographs and I could hardly wait to try some of the author, Grace O’s, recipes. Last night I finally had the chance to make this meatloaf with flaxseed and I am happy to report that it was amazing. I’ve never been a fan […]
December 21, 2011

FoodTrients Featured on Today Show’s Bites

Green tea noodles and more!   This month Grace O’s new cookbook, FOODTRIENTS: Age-Defying Recipes for a Sustainable Life, and several of her delicious recipes were featured on the Today Show’s Bites website. Don’t forget to order your copy now! “It just wouldn’t be the holidays without the rich delectable food that’s as synonymous with the season as trees and twinkling lights. So it’s no wonder that everyone’s looking to detox from too many holiday cookies and pies. But there’s a much more pleasant way to do so that doesn’t involve colonics or cleanses, and you don’t have to wait […]