Eat Well. Feel Well. Live Well.

Freaky for freekeh

Sep 22, 2015 / 5:00 am

Freekeh, also know as farik or frikeh, is young green wheat which has been toasted and cracked. Although it has been around for as long as other grains like...

Heat up your health

Aug 20, 2015 / 5:00 am

You’ve seen or heard of it before. Cayenne (aka. Capsium Annuum). It’s the popular fiery red powder that adds a lot of heat to dishes, but generally...

Tomato, tomahto

Jul 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

You think you know tomatoes? Think again. Although mostly associated with Italian cuisine, tomatoes actually originated on the western side of South America....

More peas please

Jun 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

Peas may not be known as the most “exotic” of vegetables, but those little green legumes pack a nutrient-dense punch. Vitamin K, manganese, vitamin...

Healthy habits at work

May 15, 2015 / 5:00 am

Our nutritional habits at the office play a huge part in our health. Depending on the type of work you do, some days can be so busy that it’s difficult to...

The great Farro

Apr 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

Farro, (an Italian word pronounced ‘FAH-oh’) originated in what’s known as the Fertile Crescent region of the Middle East. This crescent...

Just call me Ginger

Mar 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

Did you know that ginger is actually a reed-like plant? Some varieties can grow quite tall, over hip-height. When harvested, the tall leafy top is discarded. We...

A hint of lemon

Feb 18, 2015 / 5:00 am

I’ve talked about the importance of drinking water and staying hydrated. Now I’d like to let you know how adding lemon juice can turn that simple...

Eats to ease winter!

Jan 16, 2015 / 5:00 am

Long, dark winter days can leave us feeling sleepy and down right unmotivated. Many people struggle with what is called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD...

Spices with awesome benefits!

Dec 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

Fruits, vegetables, dark chocolate and red wine are often the foods most commonly associated with antioxidants. But there are an abundance of herbs and spices...

The pros of probiotics

Nov 19, 2014 / 5:00 am

You may be familiar with the word probiotics, but not necessarily know what they are or why they are important for your overall health. The word probiotic comes...

A healthy, glowing complexion

Oct 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

Want glowing skin? It turns out that what you eat can be equally, or even more important, than treatments you put on your skin. Here are five tasty foods that...

Healthy hemp hearts

Sep 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

Hemp hearts are incredibly versatile. Those tiny seeds can pretty much go on anything. Sprinkle em’ on a salad or oatmeal. Blend them in a smoothie. Want...

With a cherry on top

Jun 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

If you ask me, I say cherry season is too short. It only lasts about six weeks. Cherries grow in most temperate latitudes with peak season usually being summer....

Asparagus and your gut

May 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

Today we are talking about Asparagus. These spear-shaped veggies actually originated in the eastern Mediterranean over two thousand years ago. A succulent,...

Choosing the right rice

Apr 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

There are dozens of options out there when it comes to rice. A quick walk down the rice aisle makes you realize just how many options there are. You’ll...

Chia fuels your inner warrior

Mar 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

Chia seeds have a long and interesting history. The crop is native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala, and scientists believe that this tiny seed was...

A lesson in dark chocolate

Feb 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

There’s no shortage of chocolate around Valentine’s Day and if you’re grabbing some for your significant other I urge you to reach for the...

Eat more plants in 2014

Jan 11, 2014 / 5:00 am

A new year is upon us, and what better time to kick-start new healthy habits. We all know fruits and vegetables are good for us, but from time to time it's...

Happy healthy holidays

Dec 11, 2013 / 5:00 am

The holidays are a wonderful time of year. But this festive period is traditionally a time of reduced exercise, poor nutritional practices, and overindulging....