health

Quinoa Pasta w. Asparagus, Spring Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

By |March 15th, 2015|

This delicious dish is perfect for Spring. It’s simple and easy to prepare, light yet satisfying, packed with healthy seasonal vegetables and best of all, kid-approved.
Ingredients

8 ounces quinoa pasta
3 tablespoons […]

A Guide to Farming Methods, Terminology & Labeling

By |September 29th, 2013|

“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 […]

Essential Nutrients for Conception, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond

By |September 5th, 2013|

Eating a well-rounded and wholesome diet is particularly important before, during, and after pregnancy. Since I’m currently pregnant with our second baby, I am especially mindful of eating nourishing, holistic […]

Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach

By |July 23rd, 2013|

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 […]

Living Love Juice

By |March 20th, 2013|

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, […]

Heart Awareness Month: Mitral Valve Prolapse & Dysautonomia

By |February 8th, 2013|

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 […]

20 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

By |January 25th, 2013|

‘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 […]

10 Tips for Healthy & Lasting Postpartum Weight Loss

By |July 5th, 2012|

Even though I eat a pretty clean diet, I gained a lot of weight with each of my pregnancies. People often ask how I managed to lose it all (with […]

Detoxifying Your Home & Life

By |May 15th, 2012|

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 […]