Homemade Candied Ginger

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This is it folks! This is my first VeganMofo 2014 post, any many, many more to come this month! I’m super excited to be a part of Mofo this year! I’ve been a follower for the last few years (Mofo is now in it’s 8th year!), but now that I’m finally done with school I have a tiny bit more time to dedicate to the things [...]

4 Supplements To Help Regulate Your B...

4 Supplements To Help Regulate Your Blood Sugar
Regulating or stabilizing your blood sugar (or glucose/blood glucose) levels is something that not a lot of regular folks know too much about. Glucose is what our bodies create from the food we ingest, and is the prime source of fuel that allows our bodies to function. If people realized just how important it is to keep one’s glucose le [...]

Chia Creme Parfait

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There’s a lot of things I love about this dessert… Number 1 is definitely that it tastes amazing! The chia creme is so thick and rich, with a brightness of a little citrus zest. It certainly holds it’s own against the juicy, fresh berries. Number 2 is that it’s full of antioxidants from the fresh berries! Remember: the [...]

Food As Medicine: Lowering Your Risk ...

Food As Medicine: Lowering Your Risk Of Cancer
Food and nutrition is so much more than being a healthy weight. Absolutely everything that you put in your mouth has an effect on your body; some effects are immediate, some show themselves 2 weeks later when the toxins reach the skin, and some may wait many years to accumulate and surface, such is the case with heart disease, certain cancer [...]

Easy Organic Nut Milks

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Holy moley, it’s August already!! Summer is flying by! I had a thought the other day that Halloween is less than 100 days away. Are we really that close to pumpkin and apple season?! …Cause I’m okay with that. Moving on to today’s post… Why is milk so stinkin’ expensive?! Even dairy milk has gone up in pric [...]

Choosing A Healthier Wine?

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That folks, is the Cheese for 2 plate at our favorite wine shop, Blackbird Wine + Atomic Cheese. (I may have cheated and tried a little…but it was so worth the tummy ache!) I can’t remember what type of velvety cow’s milk cheese this was, but I couldn’t say no to the currants, walnuts, local honey, and black truffle ol [...]

10 Minute Chocolates With Sea Salt an...

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To answer your first question, yes, I own a ‘praying hands’ chocolate mold. What of it? Nothing says chocolate like praying(!)…except maybe chocolate bunnies, which makes just as much sense to me. And no, I’m not even pretend religious, so let’s not make it weird, okay? So while I usually try to have fruit as a d [...]

Ya Like The Thin Crust?

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Me too! But you can’t pay me to turn on the oven this week…So what’s a girl to do when a powerful pizza craving hits during a heat wave? While I won’t turn on the oven, I will turn on the toaster oven. Thankfully those helpful appliances don’t need to heat the whole house in order for you to toast or cook a quick [...]

Too Hot For Oatmeal? Not For Oatmeal ...

Too Hot For Oatmeal? Not For Oatmeal Breakfast Bars!
Give up my oatmeal?? NEVER!!! I’m a huge fan of cooked oats for breakfast. It the perfect vehicle for nutrient dense add-ins, it’s super filling, and all of that Fiber, B1, Magnesium, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Iron make it amazingly healthy!! And did you know that the beta-glucans found in the fiber of oats actually binds to chole [...]

Here Comes The Heat…5 Tips To G...

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Day two of no World Cup matches…no wonder it’s a grey day. Sigh…Thankfully there are two semi-final matches tomorrow, AKA the Fourth of July!! I know what I’ll be doing at 9am, er, and 1pm too. So if you’ve been following the World Cup this go around you know these guys are playing in some pretty extreme conditio [...]

About me…

admin-ajax.php As a board certified nutritionist and holistic health practitioner (and 9 yr. veggie/vegan) it's no surprise that I'm a huge food nerd. For the last 14 yrs I've been living in the greatest health-friendly city in the pacific northwest, and share my kitchen with my extremely handsome (and very picky) omnivorous husband (the EHH) and our super special puggles, Mr. Pants and Smalls. When I'm not busy seeing clients or studying the latest health and nutrition news, you can find me camped out in my kitchen creating healthful, nutrient dense foods that are also amazingly tasty!
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