I watched pretty great documentary the other day. Theater of Life on Netflix was very moving. Since food is always my favorite thing to watch, play with, learn about and turning this into my movie night pic was a no-brainer. I wan't expecting to be so moved by it, but it really spoke to my … Continue reading Movie Night: Theater Of Life
Growing up I used to think AA was something shameful. That's for people who did bad things, were out of control, ruined their relationships, were untrustworthy and had something wrong with them. I think I felt that way about most disorders or problems people were open about. Was it me or what I was … Continue reading Why I Quit Drinking
The past few years many a yogi have been social media raving about turmeric. Long before the trend, this spice has been used in recipes across the globe for thousands of years to both enhance flavor and boost longevity. The plant itself is very beautiful with giant green leaves and a pretty tropical yellow flowers. … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Cook with Turmeric
I recently learned about the thrilling health benefits of broccoli sprouts from Joe Rogan of all people. Well, really, it was a guest he had on named Dr. Rhonda Patrick who runs a popular nutrition podcast called Found My Fitness. Her intensity and passion on the subject, as well as highly detailed technical knowledge of … Continue reading Eat Your Broccoli Sprouts!
There are a few forms barely can come in, but the most common is in "pearl" form removed from the grass, husk, and bran, the pearl inside is what we find at most grocery stores because they are more palatable and easy to cook. The pearls maintain a lot of their nutritional benefits … Continue reading Just Mad About Barley
This an easy do-it-yourself face mask that uses a very simple house hold ingredients to give you spa quality results at a fraction of a fraction of the price (not a typo). All you do is crack an egg and separate out the whites. You can save the yolk and eat it later if you … Continue reading Egg White Face Mask
It's still chilly out there, but spring is just around the corner. Hang in nice and tight and take a minute to enjoy the small parts of winter that don't suck like cozy socks, warm blankets and big bowls of tasty soup. This is a pretty fast recipe to whip up and it tastes like … Continue reading Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup
I had so much fun making this lovely little health salad. All the ingredients are miracle foods and it whipped up in a matter of minutes. This would make a great dinner or could pack up nicely for an office lunch too. I decorated this with cute flowers shaped beets by using tiny cookie cutters. … Continue reading Sauteed Kale and Beetroot Salad
Okay, time to talk about one of my least favorite subjects: periods. Much like pooping it's pretty gross that our bodies do that, but it's even grosser to not take care of it the right way. So, let's talk for a minute. It's obviously pretty nuts that in some countries women are actually shamed … Continue reading How To Have A Greener Period
I fist learned how to oil pull about a year ago even though I'd heard the phrase much, much earlier than that. For some reason it sounded strange, technical, and maybe expensive like something you'd read about in Goop and only do at a high end zen spa. It's actually not that technical and strange … Continue reading What The Heck Is Oil Pulling?