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 […]

Why Fluids Matter

Did you know that an estimated 75% of U.S. adults are chronically dehydrated?! If that’s true, then most of you reading this post right now are dehydrated. Hydration is so important to our bodily functions that although humans can live a month or more without food, we would only survive several days without water. Benefits […]

Winter Holiday Salad & Homemade Dressing

I’ve been making this salad for my family at Thanksgiving for years. It started because I really wanted something fresh and colorful on the table to go with all the rich, delicious dishes that were already there. It was a hit. They’ve asked for it every year since. And now I’m bringing the tradition to […]