banana turmeric smoothie bowl

By | 2017-09-01T06:59:46+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Recipes|

You guys voted, and now I am delivering! A super easy and delicious smoothie bowl with the perfect texture and even balanced macronutrients to keep your blood sugar in check and your belly satiated for hours. I've found this to be the perfect midday meal (that I can eat out of a mug) to keep [...]

Living Cultures Superfood: the best yogurt you’ll ever taste

By | 2017-08-28T14:12:05+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Health, Nutrition|

One of the perks of moving back to California and settling in Santa Cruz is that we've gotten a chance to reconnect with our good friends here. Two such friends include Arne and Constanze Heissel, the brains and passionate hearts behind Living Cultures Superfoods yogurt, which is without a doubt the most delicious yogurt you'll ever [...]

your shortcut to a serious superfood

By | 2015-09-22T15:38:25+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Autoimmune Paleo, Health, Nutrition|

*Scroll to the bottom for a crazy good deal! Yep, a shortcut... That's right; I said it. And this is coming from a girl who has never been an advocate for any sort of quick fix pill or supplement, and who has always said (and will keep on saying) that a real food approach is [...]

chia-colate chip protein muffins!

By | 2017-01-12T14:38:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Breakfast, CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

I have spent this week so far doctor and hospital hoping, trying to figure out what the heck is going on with the herniated discs and all of the pain in my neck and head. I saw an awesome Neurologist yesterday, who was open to discussion, listened to my questions, and gave me some answers. NO [...]

chocolate zucchini bread and being a locavore

By | 2015-04-16T14:07:47+00:00 June 25th, 2014|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

There is all kinds of hype around the whole organic movement. Is it something to buy into, or is it just another marketing catchword like "gluten-free" that doesn't necessarily hold any merit in terms of nutrient density? Well, my goal with this post is to help clarify, answer your questions, and hopefully, help you understand [...]

let’s unlearn the crap… plus a new paleo cacao energy bar recipe!

By | 2015-04-01T09:18:05+00:00 June 6th, 2014|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

A special delivery came yesterday, which provided a much needed mood-boost. Chocolate (especially Love Bean Fudge) and a good book can heal most problems, after all... So now I finally get to crack into  Liz Wolfe's book Eat the Yolks. It's as awesome as I knew it would be. A fellow English major, the girl can write, and [...]

tortillas and crepes oh my

By | 2016-05-19T15:21:33+00:00 May 8th, 2014|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Nutrition, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash|

  Hi friends! It's recipe time, and this ones a real versatile vessel of delicious. Feel like something savory? It's a tortilla or wrap. Need to feed that sweet tooth? You've got yourself a crepe. The texture is great. The options are endless. So, whip up a batch and take your pick. We've had these as [...]

paleo coconut cacao and fig granola

By | 2015-04-01T10:09:33+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Breakfast, Nutrition|

So I have officially made the decision to begin The Certified Nutritionist Consultant Program at the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy. It'll be a distance learning program done at my own pace (which means pretty fast because I want this bad), and I am SO excited. The coolest part is that I will have the ability [...]

bacon, liver, bison burgers!

By | 2015-04-01T09:47:51+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Health, Nutrition, Offal, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

As promised, here is the recipe for some delicious, NUTRITIOUS bacon liver bison burgers that will seriously knock your socks off... But first, our newest kitchen gadget that has us both a little more excited than anyone should be about kitchen gadgets. Introducing the Soda Stream! *note the Against All Grain cookbook in the background. Love [...]