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To Dairy or Not to Dairy?
I first stopped eating dairy when I was a sophomore in college. I had been a vegetarian for over a year at that point, but dairy was still a staple in my diet. One day I was chatting with a friend about needing to Read More »
How to Choose Protein Powder that’s Right For You
I’ve had so many questions about whether it's ok to use protein powder, to do that, I decided to do a Facebook Live to answer this and any other questions you have about protein Tuesday, more at the end of the post Read More »
Why You Need to Snack, and Why You Don’t!
Just like everyone doesn't need breakfast, everyone doesn’t need to snack! Some people enjoy snacking and some people don’t- you've got to keep that in mind when you're deciding about snacking. That said, whether Read More »
Do I HAVE to eat breakfast?
I used to spend a great deal of time trying to convince my patients how important it is to eat breakfast. The studies point to many reasons why this is the case. I even have a litany of those reasons listed in my breakfa Read More »
Cook this: Gluten-free, Vegan Walnut & Goji Berry Saute
When I was in acupuncture school we had a class on Chinese Medicine dietetics. I called it 'Chinese Home Cooking.' My herb professor hosted this class at his home, and his wife would cook samples of all of the meals we Read More »
Farm Spirit- A Vegan (& Gluten-free) Tasting Menu Beyond Delicious
My first day as a vegetarian was in spring of my freshman year in college. A high school friend was visiting and I ordered a hamburger at Friendlies (an East Coast mid range diner type of place.) My friend looked at me, Read More »
Easy Tasty Gluten-free Chia Pudding
I grew up under the watchful eye of a stay at home mother, an architect father, a housekeeper, a posse of siblings and a dog named Tiger. In other words, my babysitter was The Brady Bunch, aka channel 5. Every day r Read More »
My Favorite Pre-workout, Post-workout, or Anytime Smoothie
Smoothies are an easy way to get a little bit of extra protein in your day, And adding it in around your workout can help with muscle gains! Until recently I really pushed that protein within 20 minutes of finishing a Read More »
What are Bitters? Guest Post by Karen Carleton, ND.
Bitter is the forgotten taste. For most of us, bitter is something we’d prefer to avoid. We use it to describe inclement weather (the “bitter cold”) or an unpleasant person (“That guy sure is bitter.”). So Read More »
How Much Protein Do I Need?
If I had to pick one piece of nutritional advice to give it would be to make sure you're getting enough protein. And although that amount varies from person to person, my experience is that most people do better with m Read More »

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