Having traveled many stretches of Spain by myself, Portugal has been on my list for a while. So when my friend Ali met and decided to marry a stallion from Porto, I knew I had to be there to show my love and support, and eat all the shellfish I could ... Continue Reading about A Healthy Hedonist’s Guide to Porto, Portugal
I had high hopes of getting these vegetarian chickpea salad wraps on the blog in time for Memorial Day picnicking. But then I arrived in Porto, had my first glass of vinho verde, followed by a very un-vegetarian pile of freshly cut jamon, and all of ... Continue Reading about Smashed Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps
'Tis the season of anniversaries here at FMP HQ.Last week we celebrated the one year birthday of The Wellness Project, and a few weeks before that, our six year blogoversary here. One anniversary that doesn't get as much airtime, but also ... Continue Reading about The Best Gluten-Free Sauce Recipes and Condiment Brands
I arrived home in the wee hours of the morning yesterday from Cabo Pulmo Mexico, where I partied like a lobster at my best friend’s wedding, and ate pretty much the opposite of this low sugar smoothie every morning.Those who watch my ... Continue Reading about Low Sugar Hibiscus Smoothies with Ginger, Raspberries and Zucchini
I have a borderline obsession with personality tests.I’ve done them all, from the established Myers Briggs, to Cosmo’s slightly fluffier but no less insightful, Which Olson Twin Are You?A personal favorite is the enneagram test, and given ... Continue Reading about What’s Your Wellness Personality? Take The Quiz!
When people ask me what a typical day looks like as a solopreneur, I have a hard time answering.Not only does every day look a little different, but I find that so does each month and year. The weeks have their own cycles of productivity that ... Continue Reading about Healthy Fish Taco Bowls with Mango and Avocado Slaw
As I've admitted in the past, one of the results of my month-long vice detox is that I’ve become a bit of a fancy pants when it comes to wine.Over the last few years, since completing The Wellness Project, my pursuit of healthy hedonism has ... Continue Reading about The Best Biodynamic and Organic Wines For Under $30
There are a few special occasion foods that are emblematic of my childhood.For birthdays, my mom would dredge and pan-fry thin, expensive fillets of dover sole, or pound out rounds of cutlets for veal scallopini. The common thread for all of ... Continue Reading about Paleo Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Easy Turmeric-Ghee Hollandaise