Category: Nutrition

How To Store Greens (with Recipes!)

Spring is here and that means local salad greens are becoming more available at your local farmers markets and in CSA shares. While fresh salad greens are a tasty, versatile source of vitamins and minerals, many people pass them up due to their seemingly short shelf life. Here are a few simple ways that you can store your greens to avoid having them wither away before they’re enjoyed.

  • Sealable Bag with Towel

The most common method for storing greens,

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Spiralizing 101

Move over zoodles, the vegetable spiralizing craze has expanded include many exciting vegetables and this cheat sheet with break it down for you. Learn what veggies you can make into noodles plus the best ways to cook and use them.

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Sweet Potato Toasts

Sweet and satisfying, sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, vitamins B6, B1 and B2, potassium and fiber. Needless to say, they’re a powerhouse of nutrients! Sweet Potato Toast is a new, trendy dish that you can love because it’s simple, comforting and super nourishing. Plus, you can tap into your creative side

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3 Ways to Refresh Your Breakfast Routine

Come May, I can’t stand to look at another bowl of oatmeal. Eager for berries and the summer harvest, I feel ready to revamp my breakfast routine. That being said, my breakfast has to feel simple or I’ll never stick with it. Here are three of my

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Pasta: Is It Bad for You?

If you’ve heard me speak, you know that I despise the idea of good and bad foods. Instead, I encourage you to set positive intentions around food. “I Eat To Nourish My Body” is an empowering intention to sink your teeth into. While the most nourishing foods tend to be whole foods, there should always be room

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Cooking with Peas!

Everyday vegetables like peas can often be underappreciated for their health benefits. A good source of protein, fiber and energizing carbohydrates, peas are also a good source of

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Delicious Rhubarb Recipes

Pinkish-red and celery like, rhubarb is actually a member of the fruit family. Available locally from mid-April through early summer, rhubarb can be incorporated into your diet in many unique ways. A rich source of phytochemicals, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals,

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Asparagus Recipes

Did you know you have to wait at least two years from planting to harvest asparagus? It’s true. The plant needs to use all of its energy establishing deep roots and even after that, it’s recommended not to harvest too many spears until the fourth year. Talk about food gratitude. It takes a whole lot of TLC

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Healthy Living: Getting the Whole Family Involved

“I want to eat healthy, but my family refuses to eat the same foods.” I hear this often when I talk to our women. It’s hard to feel alone in our wellness journey, so how do we get our families on board when we are met with hesitation or reluctance?

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Spring Clean Your Pantry!

When I open a cabinet and feel anxious about the chaos residing there, I know it’s time for a refresh. Every few months I reorganize my pantry. A clean and tidy pantry means less stress during meal planning. It allows you to save money as you won’t end up purchasing duplicates of things

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