Healthy Eating

One of the most asked questions I receive is: How do you make healthy meals convenient and portable? Like me, my clients have busy lives and need simple, healthy and portable food options. Enter meals in a jar. Thanks to social media they've become super...

I just put away my coffee maker for good. I know—I live in Seattle. How could I possibly do something like that? Well a couple of months ago on a whim I ordered a matcha latte instead of my usual decaf almond milk one and...

One of my main intentions of 2016 was to go gluten-free for good. I have been almost 100% compliment and believe me my body lets me know when I slip. I have been experimenting with gluten-free balking and the results have been variable. But these...

I have been without power for the past three days. It has been an interesting few days of hopping from coffee shop to coffee shop charging my devices and searching for free internet access. With everything spoiling in the fridge and with no means to...

I am not one to readily jump on the bandwagon of the latest health fads, supplements, and products that become overnight hits, or that claim to have incredible health benefits. However, since I started eating chia on a daily basis I have noticed considerable shifts...

Why Sprout? Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to be eaten raw or cooked. Sprouts are a common ingredient of the raw food diet and in Eastern Asian cuisine. Chances are you have had sprouts on salads, sandwiches or with your pho but did you...

I am always looking for new ways to vary my chili recipes. This simple vegetarian chili recipe (expanded from a Whole Foods recipe) uses lentils instead of beans. I found brown or black lentils work best because they hold their shape after cooking. Lentils are...

Fall has certainly arrived here in the Pacific Northwest and that means soups and stews are back on the menu. Lentils are a staple in our kitchen. They are loaded with protein, fiber and vitamins that boost energy, stabilize blood sugar and improve digestion. This...

It’s the peak of cleansing season. I just finished my personal cleanse, given two workshops on Ayurveda home cleansing and I’m leading several folks through personalized seasonal cleanses. What is the question that comes up most when I ask people to embrace a plant-based diet...