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As much as I love the holidays I am ready to get back to my routine and usual way of eating. To kick off the New Year I decided to commit to two challenges including the Whole30 Challenge. The Challenge involves committing to eating real,...

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...

‘Tis the season of family, celebration and pumpkin! I have been experimenting with lots of new pumpkin recipes this season and over the holidays tried two new pumpkin desserts. They turned out fantastic and have quickly become a new holiday favorite. Enjoy! Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies adapted...

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...

My garden is small but this year it really produced. I successfully grew two Delicata squash. That might not seem like much but I was thrilled because last year my squash got powder mildew and didn't make it to harvest. I love Delicata because it's packed...

I’m not one of those people who can skip breakfast. If I want to make it through my busy days with sustained energy I need a quick, healthy and hearty breakfast. I discovered this recipe from bondiharvest a few weeks ago and have been loving...

I’ll admit, even with all the great tools I have to create a healthy lifestyle and how much awareness I have around keeping myself balanced, I get stressed-out. Nowadays, I am better at choosing healthy options for de-stressing like getting on my yoga mat and...

I had my first acaí bowl experience while on vacation in Hawaii last month, which was served as a delicious dessert. I normally wouldn't eat something frozen for breakfast because, according to Ayurveda, it’s not great for your Agni (digestive fire). But we’ve had three...