My 80/20 Practice and Weekly Meat-free Rotation Ritual

Words I live by. Many ask me about my personal dietary pattern and Michael Pollan’s words sum it up. I eat real, whole, unprocessed foods 80-90% of the time. This eating pattern provides my body with sufficient nourishment to process 10-20% of my diet that might be less than optimal. People always automatically assume that I…

There’s no single right way to eat, but incorporating more whole foods is a good place to start!

Nutrition is a broad and continually evolving topic, and with all the media attention paid to fad diets and quick weight-loss schemes, and with all the food and health blogs out there, it can feel very overwhelming to sift through all the information to determine what works, what doesn’t, what’s real, what’s bogus. Now you…

Why Detox?

In this day in age, toxins or substances that are harmful to the body are ubiquitous in nature. Constant exposure to chemicals and pesticides, heavy metals, bacteria and parasites, and even compounds in healthy foods can really tax our bodies to a point where our detoxification systems become overwhelmed and we no longer clear wastes…

How to Modify a Recipe to use Local Foods in Season

There are several benefits of eating foods that are locally sourced and at their peak right now: The food is grown closer to you and hasn’t had time to spoil or lose its flavor and health benefits by sitting in a shipping container for a trip across the country. Seasonal foods are harvested and sold…