August 19, 2018

Have you ever heard of massaging your vegetables?!  I kept on hearing about massaged kale salads.  And then one day I had one.  And I never thought poorly of kale again.  The end.

It was on a vacation, a few years ago and we stumbled across the nicest far...

June 26, 2018

I love these wraps and you can use them as you would a tortilla. Tonight I took my favorite combo of raw veggies (it was what I had on hand) and wrapped them with a peanut sauce.  yum.

The combos are endless. Here are a few savory ideas:

roasted sweet potato ~ red onion...

April 29, 2018

Roasting is my favorite way to prepare most vegetables.  It is easy (just takes a cookie sheet and parchment paper) and quick  (you can usually roast a whole pan within 15 minutes at 425 degrees F).

Roasting really brings out the true flavor of the veggie and you don't...

August 5, 2017

As I have been learning more about nutrition and how to eat to make me feel my best, one approach has really stood out, and this is the Precision Nutrition (PN) approach to eating.

Their philosophy focuses on making healthy(er) eating choices, tackling one habit at a ti...

August 5, 2017

First, the recipes. Then, the benefits.

1. Roasted + Spiced - coconut oil, curry spices, cashews
One of my favorite ways to prepare cauliflower is to roast it in the oven. Set up a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Set your oven to 400 degrees.

 

Take a smal...

February 11, 2017

Snacks can sometimes pose the biggest challenge to sticking to empowered eating.

When we get the munchies it can be all too easy to fall into mindless snacking.  Before I know it, I’ve taken in more calories than my body needs, and nobody feels good after that choice.

Du...

December 12, 2016

When it comes to honey, all choices are definitely not equal.  Know what matters before you purchase your next jar.

1. Know the origins of your honey.

In the U.S., the honey on our grocery store shelves is notorious for false labeling practices.  Chinese honey comes int...

December 11, 2016

It was only about ten years ago, when I was pregnant and then nursing my daughter, that I woke up to the power our food choices have in our lives.

Well, that is not entirely true. 

Go back twenty years, and I was experimenting with vegetarianism (lacto-ovo) and for a ve...

December 10, 2016

Curcumin is a compound in turmeric with excellent benefits for your body and it is a great tasting spice that can be added to a lot of different recipes with delicious results!

This time last year I was not giving turmeric a second glance.

Oh sure it was in my spice cab...

December 10, 2016

What could be a better mood-booster than a big bowl of veggies in a variety of colors and textures all assembled into a crunchy savory meal of goodness? 

Where each bite is different and uniquely yours?  Created by you, for you. 

If you have never heard of a buddha...

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