The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado

Avocado is one of my favorite fruits. In fact, as far as fruits go, it probably is my favorite. I adore the healthy monosaturated fat, the color, the creamy consistency, and the unmistakable flavor that avocado lends to any dish it graces. What else can the humble avocado offer? Here’s why an avocado a dayContinue reading “The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado”

Fitness lessons from a 5-year-old

My kid is a genius. Everyone thinks that, and they’re probably right. When was the last time you spent a whole day with your kid being present and open to what she has to say and how she wants to do things? This is what I did last week. On Monday, I talked about howContinue reading “Fitness lessons from a 5-year-old”

Starting the summer with a cleanse

For the next 14 days, I will be documenting my experience on my very first cleanse. If you would like to follow it, you can see the whole thing in my women’s wellness group, the Nourish Me Tribe. I will be keeping my daily journal in the group for all to see, plus popping onContinue reading “Starting the summer with a cleanse”

Aren’t Whole Grains Good For You?

I hear it all the time. “You are subjecting yourself to nutritional deficiencies by cutting out an entire food group.” Sometimes the word “dangerous” is thrown in there. But is really true that cutting out grains, especially glutenous grains, could subject people with an otherwise healthy diet to nutritional deficiencies? The American Dietetic Association, AmericanContinue reading “Aren’t Whole Grains Good For You?”

Reblog: Keep It Simple

This week I am sharing an article I wrote for Thrive Global about what humans should eat. Nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated. It doesn’t have to be confusing. It doesn’t have to involve algorithms, apps, or even counting. Nutrition is about eating real food that promotes health rather than illness. To quote Michael Pollan,Continue reading “Reblog: Keep It Simple”