Winter Fare

Winter Solstice is just around the corner. The weather has gotten chillier, the nights are long, and the winter fruits and vegetables are back in season!

Salad: A Real Food, Time Saving Go-To

When folks think of “healthy food” salads often come to mind. Not only does a salad provide you the opportunity to get a lot of vegetables in at once, but the array of colors can be just as pleasing to the eye as the flavors are pleasing to the taste buds. And no, salads don’t […]

Dietary Fats: Good, Bad, Ugly

I think that when it comes to nutrition, the topic of fat is still the most misunderstood. We have been taught that certain fats should be avoided all together due to health risks, others should be used but only in small amounts, oh and a whole other group of fats is so important everyone should […]

Seasonal Spring Fare

We are entering a new growing season which means that we’ll start seeing some more local varieties of fruits and vegetables! Yay!

Dandelion for the Detoxification Win!

Our bodies are amazing and have the natural ability to detoxify on a regular basis as a way to maintain homeostasis, or balance! Our livers are constantly working to filter out substances which are either foreign or are waste byproducts of our metabolic processes. (We must actually detoxify from our own hormones in this way.) […]

Restoring Vitality After Giving Birth

There is this unspoken (and sometimes spoken) expectation for women to “bounce back” after pregnancy and labor and return to their pre-pregnancy selves. In the media we are fed stories about how quickly this actress or singer lost her baby weight or how easily the woman in the article is juggling being a mom with […]