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A Guide to Farming Methods, Terminology & Labeling

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
~ Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
Consumers are becoming more and more conscientious about our planet, what goes on our plates, in our bodies, and the correlation between food […]

By |September 29th, 2013|Featured Posts, Food + Recipes, Natural Living, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Essential Nutrients for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond

I strive to eat a well-rounded and wholesome diet, but it is particularly important during pregnancy and breastfeeding. With Winter baby #2 on the way, I have been especially conscious of some key nutrients that are essential for a healthy pregnancy and baby.

High quality […]

By |September 5th, 2013|Breastfeeding, Pregnancy + Birth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach} V+GF

In Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris, beautiful dishes are entirely composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense, and whole foods that energize, nourish, and taste delicious. Delightfully written and gorgeously illustrated, this book is coffee-table worthy and the information presented about superfoods is invaluable for anyone who wants to nourish […]

By |July 23rd, 2013|Food + Recipes|1 Comment

Recipe: {Living Love Juice}

Some years ago, I managed a raw foods restaurant and learned a lot about living foods, holistic health and nutrition. It was there that I fell in love with juices, smoothies, shakes, and elixirs. Instead of spending loads of cash on trendy juice bars, […]

By |March 20th, 2013|Food + Recipes|2 Comments

Heart Awareness Month: Mitral Valve Prolapse + Dysautonomia

A myriad of seemingly unrelated symptoms have plagued me since I was a teenager– after years of doctor visits and no answers, I gave up on finding the cause. There were just too many things. Six months ago I was taking a leisurely walk […]

By |February 8th, 2013|Mind + Body, Natural Remedies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

20 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

‘Tis the season for sniffles, sneezes and sore throats! We can’t do much about the toxins, bacteria and viruses that we’re exposed to– but we can strengthen and support our immune systems which will help prevent these invaders from doing harm in the first place. Here […]

By |January 25th, 2013|Health + Fitness, Mind + Body, Natural Remedies, Uncategorized|5 Comments

10 Tips for Healthy & Lasting Postpartum Weight Loss

Even though I eat a pretty clean diet, I gained a lot of weight during my pregnancy- 62 lbs to be exact. People often ask how I managed to lose it all (with an extra 10 lbs to boot) so I thought I would […]

Detoxifying Your Home… and Life

I became more aware of toxic chemicals when I was pregnant with our first child. I was shocked to learn that the average home contains 500-1000 toxic chemicals, many of which we are unable to see, smell or taste. Although it can seem like […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Health + Fitness, Home, Natural Living|7 Comments