Spring Smoothie

Using the list of fresh fruits and veggies coming into season this Spring, why not pull them together into a delicious Spring Smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to quickly and easily increase your fresh produce intake. They can be enjoyed as a snack or for breakfast or lunch. They are also the perfect receptacle […]

Eating In Season: Spring

With Spring just around the corner it seemed a good time to remind everyone the importance of eating with the rhythm of nature. Now is the time to start transitioning away from apples, pears, nectarines, and winter squash while moving towards spring greens, asparagus, artichokes, apricots, and strawberries. When pretty much any food we desire […]

Dark Chocolate Brownie Bites (vegan & grain-free)

Let’s dedicate some LOVE to dark chocolate! Throughout my blog I discuss the dangers of sugar, however there are some “treats” that are actually quite good for you. The most important one is Dark Chocolate. “Dark” chocolate refers to chocolate with 70% or higher cacao content. The higher the cacao content the less sugar and […]

Choose Organic

Regardless of the specific diet you follow, eating organic is a smart priority. Nearly 75% of the 6,953 produce samples tested by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) in 2014 contained pesticide residues. And this is in the face of soaring consumer demand for food without synthetic chemicals. Unfortunately conventional fruit and vegetable industries […]

Eating In Season: Winter

Throughout my website I emphasize the importance of eating with the rhythm of nature. This means that if we live in the Northern Hemisphere we’re not eating tomatoes or berries in the winter. I know it’s tempting when pretty much any food we desire is at our fingertips all year long but the reality is […]