This is something I've been wanting to write to you about for a long time and I’m ready now. I want to share more of my story with you. First though I have to tell you, I started writing it down and it got a little long so this is going to be a three… Continue reading My Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Lifestyle changes - nothing about these two words is sexy yet the phrase seems to have reached buzzword status in the last few years - just like any other diet that hits fad status - paleo, keto.... Lifestyle change... it's as if granny panties were to suddenly be considered cool. As happy as I am… Continue reading Six Secrets to Making Lifestyle Changes That Last
I love sneaking a vegetable into a sweet. Carrot cake. Zucchini bread. They're some of my favs. This is a new one... raw carrot cake balls. I love making the more basic version of this that's basically just nuts and dates processed together to form a dough that you roll into balls. You can use… Continue reading Raw Carrot Cake Balls + The Snack Strategy To Eat Less Sugar and Junk
It's the first day of Spring (finally!) and to celebrate I want to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes - I call this the Spring Break Smoothie because it pretty much tastes like Spring Break (minus the booze) in a glass. It's all tropical and refreshing, perfect on a hot day for breakfast or… Continue reading Why You Should Just Eat The Fruit + A Spring Break Smoothie Recipe
This curried cauliflower soup is the perfect dish to help protect you from the flu in these last few weeks of winter. We're so close to being out of arms reach of that dreaded flu and in the sweet embrace of spring. Speaking of spring... I've got something very exciting at the end of this… Continue reading Flu-Fighting Soup: Curried Cauliflower Soup
It seems like everyone is sick right now so I want to give you some ideas of things you can do to help you stay healthy and fight the flu naturally. It's downright scary out there. They're saying this is the worst flu season we've had in a decade and we're not even halfway through… Continue reading Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season
I have to laugh when I think of the old me, back when I didn't care to save time cooking and I'd casually cook risotto for an hour on a week night. A glass of wine in one hand, a wooden spoon in the other, cooking a meal at the end of the day was… Continue reading Five Tips to Help You Save Hours in the Kitchen
Hi, there! How are you? I hope this finds you well. It’s be a long time! And a lot’s happened around here over the last two years or so. So much that honestly I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to make it back to writing this blog again… in fact, it’s still a… Continue reading I’m Back! And Here to Help You Find Your Energy.
I watched maybe four episodes of "Chopped" last night. It may have been a bit much... because when I just went to the kitchen to make dinner, I created my own little mystery basket. Except instead of exotic or ridiculous ingredients, mine were things in the fridge that are about to go bad... I had… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Spinach Pesto Pasta
I'm a bit a news junkie (journalism major here) and in particular I eat up anything related to health/nutrition/food. My little New York Times "recommended for you" section is chock full of it. They know me. As does Amazon.com who seems to think I am an obsessive dieter/avid hiker/ecofarm hippie. Anyway, I thought instead of… Continue reading What I Read This Week: No more recipes. Foods to try in 2012. What your urine’s telling you.