Tag: nutrition

Food First: Simple Eating

Food First means making what you eat a priority. Making it simple, not more complicated, than it needs to be! It means using food...

Five Lessons the Earth taught me about Love

I am on a journey. A journey of discovery. Of heart and of food. My journey is quite literally taking me on a cross-country...

Food First: A Single Option to Satisfy your Taste

Want a quick, yummy, nutritious option for lunch or dinner? Of course you do! I love to create one bowl meals that are just...

Food First: Enjoy the Pineapple this month

One thing I hear often from people is how hard it is to keep fresh produce in the house and use it before it...

A Healthy Protein Shake

Here is my newest, tasty meal replacement creation that is high protein, with a healthy dose of the minerals potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium...

Food First: Starting your Day with Warmth

One of the most common questions I get from people is what to have for breakfast. I am a huge fan of having a...

Food First: Indian Lentils with Rice

Food First means making what you eat a priority. Making it simple, not more complicated than it needs to be! Food First means using...

Food First: Begin the New Year with small, simple steps to...

The New Year is a great time to assess where you are at in your life. It's a time to look at what seems...

Food First: Holiday Gift Ideas for your Nutty Friends

Do you have friends, family or co-workers who are just a little bit nuts? Here’s a great holiday gift from your kitchen, to show...

Food First: Soup or Chili for that Chilly Day

As the weather gets colder, nothing's better than a big pot of soup or chili. (Well, except maybe a big pot of chili, a...

Medical Food

Like many who eat to live rather than live to eat, I am joyful about toxic-free, rich-in-calcium-and-omega-3-fatty-acid marvels -- and yes, lacinato kale counts,...

Food First: Pumpkins your Family will Love

It's Fall Harvest time and one of my favorite things to do is visit the pumpkin patch with my family. While my kids are...

Coconut Oil in a Nutshell

Coconut oil is tropical oil rich in valuable nutrients and health promoting fatty acids. Unlike most other vegetable oils, tropical oils are composed mainly...

Sound Bites: Veggie options from the Farmers Market

I hope you have found time this summer to do a little gardening or visit your local Farmers Market! The market is a fun...

Sound Bites: From Garden to Table

One of my favorite times of the year is now, when the harvest is bountiful whether I'm in my garden or at the local...

Sound Bites: Nutrition, Eggs and the Lives of Chickens

Have you ever been at the grocery store and wondered which eggs to buy? Navigating the egg section, with all of the various labels,...

Sound Bites: Connect with Berries this Summer

One of my favorite things about the beginning of summer is the abundance of rhubarb and berries in my garden and at the Farmer's...