7 Reasons to Make & Eat Fermented Foods

Fermented Foods

 The Food that Won’t Go Away! These days my social news feeds are full of talk about gut health and its impact on our overall health. Here’s a great overview. In my journey to health I took a deep dive into all the possible ways by which I might restore my health. I quickly learned that …

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Cravings – Are They Real?

Cravings are a real thing I’ll cut to the chase on the topic of cravings. Yes, they’re real. No, we (most of us) probably cannot trust them. Like most explanations about our current state of food & nutrition, this one requires a bit of backing up before we can go forward. Biologically speaking, hunger is our …

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A Game Changer You May Wish to Consider

People are always asking me for “baby steps” to a whole foods diet/eating clean (whatever you want to call it). I’ve blogged about this in the past.   Recommending baby steps is one of the hardest thing for me because 1-I didn’t do it that way (which doesn’t mean it can’t be done…I know!) and …

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Eating 101 – How to Build a Kickin’ Nutritious Meal

For Starters It’s impossible to do this topic justice in a simple blog post. Plus, there’s no one-size-fits-all. So please know this is just the “intro” stuff. But it’s enough to get you thinking and doing! And then we can delve deeper later. Super Simple 101 I’m going to keep this simple but I really …

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Healthy Fats to Prioritize in Your Diet

Poor “Fat” It’s truly an atrocity that dietary fat and bodily fat share the word “fat”. Let’s be honest, no one wants to be fat. But we all sure do want to eat fat! Say whu???? Eat fat?? Surely she did not just say that! Yes. I. Did. Because fat (dietary fat) has been misunderstood, demonized, and …

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Beans, Beans! They’re good for…

legume abstract (fava bean, red lentils, adzuki bean, soy, mung bean,navy bean, yellow pea, French lentils) - top view of paper price tags against slate stone

I just started my first “Whole Foods Diet for Life” Group (so exciting!) and a question came up very early on that I think is a pretty common question, so I decided to answer it here! I’ll keep doing the same as their questions (and maybe even their challenges) arise. Today: about beans…… You know …

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