Health, Hedonism & All the Delicious Things In Between
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For a lot of people, including myself, the farmer’s market can be a money pit. Between the bespoke jams and artisanal duck prosciutto, it’s easy to leave having spent everything in your wallet, with your bag full of impulse buys that are a far cry from the building blocks of a meal.
But when you start with a plan and tailor your shopping list to mostly produce, you may be surprised at all the things you come home with.
As part of my March wellness experiment in budget-friendly healthy eating, for the last few weekends, I’ve managed to turn $40 dollars into over 20 servings of food, in just 4 hours of cooking.… Continue Reading
So humbled to be chosen by Mind Body Green as one of the 100 Women To Watch in Wellness, alongside so many women who inspired my journey. Click here to check out the entire list, including Cam, Gwenie and Lena!… Continue Reading
Everyone always forgets that our skin is our largest organ and its pores provide a natural way for the body to shed toxins. Because of this, skin breakouts and rashes are a clear sign the body is trying to fight something. So why do we combat this by putting chemicals on our face that wouldn’t pass muster on the ingredient list of an organic counter spray?
As a gluten-free chef and health-conscious food writer, I put a lot of emphasis on avoiding pesticides and processed foods in my diet. But the endocrine disrupters in everyday beauty products are equally harmful to your body.… Continue Reading
Mind Body Green recently featured two of my recipes in their 15 Healthy Lunches For A Smarter Workday round up. Check out all 15 recipes, including my Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers and Red Quinoa Salad with Roasted Carrots, Parsnips & Green Tahini Dressing here.
This year instead of resolutions, I decided to take on a different wellness challenge every month. The idea was that by pushing myself for a short period of time to change a habit, I wouldn’t face that horrible feeling of failure when I’d revert back to my old ways. Instead, I could revert back to them no matter what, having accomplished something major for a few short weeks.
Even if you’re sticking with the more traditional rules approach to turning over a new leaf, falling off the wagon doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. By exploring extremes at one time or another, and doing so with awareness, you can create a path forward that honors some of the healthy lessons you learned, but still leaves room for those other hedonistic non-negotiables.… Continue Reading