Kelp may very well be the next “It” food! Known as wakame, arame, kelp, hijiki, seaweed is a staple ingredient in Japanese cooking and is prized for its salty, umami character in the culinary world. Continue Reading Got Seaweed? (And A Recipe for Low-Carb Kelp Noodle “Ramen”)
This garbanzo flour quiche is plant-based, cruelty-free, climate-friendly and has never done any time in the slammer. Continue Reading Egg-Free Garbanzo Flour Quiche
Today, Wendy shares with us how mindful eating can affect areas of your life, other than diet and nutrition. See how she applies the October Unprocessed Challenge to her life and how it helps her be more productive. Continue Reading How to Game your To-Do List with Mindful Eating
In 2012 my wife and I decided to shake things up. We were both overly stressed, overworked, overweight, and over our urban existence. Our lifestyle and environment were sending us down a path of misery and discomfort and we needed to make some changes. I started by growing vegetables. We added beehives and a chicken coop and it was soon beginning to look a bit like a farm. Once we had a good handle on the veggies, eggs, and honey… Continue Reading The Pastured Pig, an Unprocessed Alternative for Sustainable Meat Continue Reading The Pastured Pig, an Unprocessed Alternative for Sustainable Meat
Whenever we’re thinking about putting something on or in our bodies, it’s good to be skeptical and check out all the ingredients and available facts. Sometimes synthetic medications – whether over-the-counter or prescription – are necessary. Other times, we can reach for something more natural that may not have as many side effects. Continue Reading Do Essential Oils Really Work?
We know the United States has a problem with ultra-processed foods, and we can point to the well-documented health effects of overconsuming these foods. If the food industry wants to hijack and reframe the dialogue on processed foods, it is important for health advocates to have an alternate strategy that clearly communicates the importance of making room for whole, unprocessed foods. Continue Reading Do you know the difference between processed and ULTRA-processed?
What’s for dinner? That’s the million dollar question, right? You forgot to thaw out something, you’re working late and you come home starving with several other mouths to feed. Sound familiar? Don’t hit up the drive-thru or order in a pizza, let’s figure this out together! Check out my simple tricks and enjoy these four recipes to get a healthy meal on the table in 10 minutes. Continue Reading 10 Ways to Get Dinner Done in 10 Minutes
If you’re cutting out processed foods in October you are part of a growing movement of people who care deeply about what is going into their bodies. In September the ASPCA launched a national challenge asking people to make the welfare-conscious choice. The Change Your Chicken campaign challenges consumers to avoid all factory-farmed chicken products for 30 days and instead purchase only products bearing meaningful animal welfare certifications. Continue Reading While You Go Unprocessed, Consider Changing Your Chicken, Too