Category Archives: Life Food

Worm In Your Apple? Yum.

“Don’t eat anything incapable of rotting.” ― Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto The other day, I taught a lesson to twenty fourth graders on natural sweet snacks. We sampled fruit and they had to try each piece and … Continue reading

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Hidden Foods

I now am the coordinator for our local food coop so I’ve fielded lots of comments about vegetables in the last few weeks. One overwhelming thought from our members is how amazing the corn tastes. We’ve had a summer full … Continue reading

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The Wellness of Music

Sometimes, the only thing that helps me feel well is a good song. It’s been that way my whole life. Music has filled my days-the happy and the sad. On my other blog, I spend most Fridays listing what’s playing … Continue reading

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Vacation Detox

We’re just back from a week of vacation where my diet has been less-than-exemplary. What’s strange is that this is the first time I’ve gone crazy like this since I started eating clean, well over a year ago. Of course, … Continue reading

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Cheap and Thin

You know what I hear a lot from potential clients and friends and even random passerby? “It’s so expensive to eat healthy.” No matter how many times I try to explain it’s actually not or point out that the payoff … Continue reading

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Kids’ Nutrition: You’re Smarter Than Disney

After reading an article in The New York Times about how Disney would curb its advertising of junk food, I began to think about the ramifications of this move. At first, I thought it was great. Any time a giant … Continue reading

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Why Diets Work

Google Weight Loss and along with the millions of diets, there are also tons of articles out there that tell you why the diets don’t work. Each article will point out perfectly valid reasons but here’s thing: diets do work … Continue reading

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Seeds:Chia and Flax and Hemp, Oh My!

One of the simplest ways to get nutritious foods into your system is by incorporating seeds into your daily diet. Now, if you google any of these seeds you’ve inevitably get things that scream at you, “THE MOST COMPLETE SOURCE … Continue reading

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Organic Doesn’t Equal Healthy

Alright, alright before you start spewing hate messages in my comment section over this title, let me clarify. I’m not talking about fruit or vegetables or anything that is farmed. I’m talking about all the foods I see on my … Continue reading

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The Right Food

What am I supposed to eat? If I had a nickel for every time someone who finds out what I do for a living asked me that question, I could quit doing anything for a living. Here’s the simple answer: … Continue reading

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