Category Archives: Nutrition

Get Souper Cozy: A Warming Cauliflower Soup!

I don’t want to jinx us but we can finally say that the cooler weather and rain means Fall is officially here. Although I’ve been searching for an endless summer, I am excited to get cozy by a fire and … Continue reading

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A Graceful Fall: Foods & Tips to Transition Seasons Smoothly!

As the seasons change, it’s a good practice to check in with yourself and notice the habits you’ve become accustomed to, the foods that you’ve been consuming, and the physical activity that you have (or have not) been committed to. … Continue reading

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Tropical Healing: Anti-inflammatory Pineapple + Turmeric Popsicle!

We’re not ready to let go of summer yet, right? School is back in session but we’ve got weeks of warm weather ahead so that puts cold and frosty treats front and center. These popsicles are incredibly easy to make … Continue reading

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Summer in a Glass: A Green Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies have taken the breakfast scene by storm. A relatively quick, easy and delicious way to get your day started, smoothies are incredibly versatile. Whether you’re looking for hydration, an energy boost, a sweet treat, or a way to sneak … Continue reading

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The Cooling Easy-Breezy Dish: Watermelon + Avocado Salad!

Watermelon is the quintessential summer fruit. It’s abundant, cooling,  sweet, refreshing, nourishing and so incredibly light! It is known for its vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, anti-oxidants and – being mainly water-  it is very hydrating. Watermelon can help clear … Continue reading

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Kombucha: The Elixir of Life

It seems that most trends cycle back into mainstream culture sooner or later and Kombucha (KOM-boo-cha) is a prime example. You’ve probably heard about Kombucha, a fermented and effervescent tea beverage that can now be found in any major grocery … Continue reading

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Gou Qi Zi: Goji Berries Are as Nutritious as They Are Delicious!

The goji berry (Lycium Barbarum), also known as the wolf berry, grows on a bush in the Himalayas. In recent years, it’s been deemed as a super food but Chinese Medicine practitioners have been aware of the benefits of goji … Continue reading

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Good to the Bone: Using Bone Broth For Health & Wellness

The new (but actually ancient) health food craze is bone broth. Humans have been drinking and cooking with bone broth for millennia but it has boiled up again in the holistic and wellness communities. Bone broth is touted as having … Continue reading

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Rock & Roll into Spring: Fresh Veggie Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

It’s getting warmer and some of our Bay Area Spring days are really feeling a lot like summer. With the sun shining and a warm breeze, we’ve really been in the mood for food that’s fresh, colorful and easy to … Continue reading

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Awesome Blossom: Springtime Herbs to Help Purify & Refresh

Aside from all of the great produce and food that becomes available in the spring time, there is an abundance of spring herbs that serve as tonics, refreshers and cleansers. Spring herbs are powerful but delightful! They are light, cheery, … Continue reading

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