Summer Produce Guide: What to Pick & Ways to Use

I associate summer with fresh, plump, blueberries just like I associate fall with pumpkins. I love the summer for many reasons, but I especially love it because of the abundant, fresh, produce! Summer is not only bursting with flavor, but it is also bursting with phytonutrients and antioxidants. Eat up my friends! […]

By | 2016-08-09T21:07:52+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Food 101|

Alkaline Foods

We could all stand to eat more alkaline foods. Alkaline foods may help to protect against certain types of cancer and arthritis. Many people who follow an alkaline diet tend to also shed weight because they take out the heavier, more acidic, foods like refined sugar, processed foods, wheat, dairy, eggs, and meat (ironically and [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:06:43+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Food 101|

Composting 101

I have always wanted to know more about composting, so in honor of Earth Day this year, I caught up with my friend and compost enthusiast Lisa Sehannie, of Green Gurlz, to hear more about Vermicomposting (or worm composting). She taught me so much, and I’m excited to share this video with you. Not so [...]

By | 2016-08-09T21:08:04+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Food 101|

A Guide to Winter Produce

Has winter weather got you struggling with meal planning to fit in fruits and veggies? There is no question that the summer months produce tons of fresh produce, but the winter months also bring us plenty of seasonal delights. Unless you regularly shop at your local farmer’s market or live in Europe, it can be easy [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:21:26+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Food 101|