I don't often write opinion pieces like this, but the recent debate over whether organic produce is any better than conventional has compelled me to speak up. In a September 4th news post, researchers from Stanford University were reported as saying: Eating organic fruits and vegetables can lower exposure to pesticides, including for children -- … Continue reading Why Organic Produce IS Worth It
Real Food? What's that? Instead of schooling you on the subject--and having spit balls thrown at me--I'll let this fun little animated video I made do it instead! Even if you know the answer--smarty pants!--you might enjoy watching it anyway.
I recently attended the 6th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival--how did I miss the past five?--and I'm so excited to share the fruits of my diligent foraging, sipping, and sampling! A $10 ticket I found on ScoopSt. bought me the opportunity to check out and take home goodies from over thirty companies. Although I came … Continue reading Fabulous Finds from the Coffee and Tea Festival
My idea of a romantic meal is one in which we aren't disturbed. For Valentine's Day last year, that meant a simple but tantalizing feast at home that wasn't interrupted by trips to the kitchen. With no baking or cooking to coordinate and no pots and pans to clean, I was able to focus all … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Nourishment
Between office functions, family gatherings, and friends' parties, your December calendar is crammed with opportunities for reveling in holiday spirit, as well as packing on a pound or two or three or.... But it doesn't have to be that way! Here are some tips to keep you looking and feeling great while enjoying the spirit … Continue reading Avoiding the Holiday Party Bulge