Nourish: Whole Cooking and Nutrition Book Launch!

whole cooking and nutritionIt almost feels surreal to hold this book in my hands. A book I wrote. A book that started as a dream at least 5 years ago, though maybe it was more. A book that took 2 1/2 years to write with the help of so many of you! You tested recipes. You championed me on. And I, with a humble heart am thrilled to introduce it to you! Meet “Whole Cooking and Nutrition”. Today is the big day! It is officially available for you to enjoy! Continue reading “Nourish: Whole Cooking and Nutrition Book Launch!”

{Nourish} Curried Baby Eggplant

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Baby eggplant are a CSA staple this time of year and well, they are so darn cute to boot. As you know, I am not a fan of spending hours in the kitchen so I love the fact that I can whip these up in a pinch. Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to peel, fry and/or saturate eggplant in oil to make it palatable. This recipe is proof. Its wildly flavorful and easy to make. Sounds like a winner to me! 

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{Thrive} Setting Intentions for Health & Self Love

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“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” – Buddha

When I first graduated from graduate school and became a dietitian I was armed and motivated to teach people how to count calories, diet and omit foods from their diet. I learned, quite quickly that this approach simply exacerbated negative emotions and self-talk. Though my own journey and my work with clients I have found that the foundation of a healthy lifestyle is less about your food choices and more about self-love. Continue reading “{Thrive} Setting Intentions for Health & Self Love”

{Nourish.Breathe.Thrive.} Conscious Whole Living 101

Conscious-Whole-Living-101I revamped the blog a few months back to better represent my healthy living philosophy and I realized that I never truly laid out a solid set of Conscious, Whole Living Intentions.  There is an abundance of health information available to all of us but the truth is, it can be downright confusing and conflicting at times. I hope this helps to clear things up a bit as it is my mission to empower and inspire you to feel excited about living and eating well!  I truly believe that living well is about loving yourself and keeping things simple–then the rest truly seems to fall into place. Here are a few easily digestible morsels to inspire you. Continue reading “{Nourish.Breathe.Thrive.} Conscious Whole Living 101”