Health, Hedonism & All the Delicious Things In Between
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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
On Mind Body Green I talk about why I’m taking on monthly wellness challenges instead, and share some of the simple experiments I’ll be doing for the book. Read on here and follow along!… Continue Reading
I’m so excited to be one of ICE’s guest instructors this winter! If you’re in the New York area and want to learn some new healthy, gluten-free recipes, join me for a Gluten-Free Mexican Fiesta on 2/2 or Super Food Feasts on 3/2. Would be very fun to see you there!… Continue Reading