Episode 21: Celery Juice Pros + Cons

Episode 21: Celery Juice Pros + Cons

Celery is a tried and true ingredient that goes into EVERYTHING! It's part of 👩🏻‍🍳 the French Mirepoix(celery, onion, carrot)👨🏻‍🍳 the Cajun Trinity (celery, onion, green pepper) and 👩🏽‍🍳 the Italian Sofrito (celery, onion, carrot, garlic, parsley). It also plays a key role in our favorite protein based salads like 🐔chicken salad, 🐟 tuna salad and 🥚 egg salad. But today... the spotlight is finally on Celery! [...]

Episode 20: Crafty Cocktails + Elixirs

Episode 20: Crafty Cocktails + Elixirs

Fermenting grains + fruits into alcohol has been a traditional practice for thousands of years, just like fermenting + pickling vegetables! It was a way to utilize excess crops and for preservation.Further, it was discovered to have pain relieving abilities, brings heat to the body to fight off infection or fever, is antiseptic, and used medicinally to make herbal tinctures. Lastly, it's been [...]

Episode 19: Healing with Culinary Herbs

Episode 19: Healing with Culinary Herbs

Herbs and spices are Mother Nature's medicine cabinet! If you're not cooking with them already, it's time to spice things up and get herbaceous with your cooking... especially this spring! Culinary herbs + spices are not only healing, but they add incredible flavor and zest to your cooking! Herbs are so easy to grow at home. They're beautiful to [...]

Episode 10: Improve Your Relationship with Carbs

Episode 10: Improve Your Relationship with Carbs

It's a dream come true!  We're giving you permission to eat bread! But, we also encourage you to think outside the loaf!  There are so many amazing grains available (with or without gluten) and we don't want you to limit yourself!  These grains have been around for thousands of years and serve as an amazing base layer [...]

Episode 8: Feed Your Sweet Cravings!

Episode 8: Feed Your Sweet Cravings!

Let's get this straight... Sweet is a flavor too! Just like salty, sour, bitter, pungent and savory/umami!They're ALL part of our biological human senses and need to be FED, especially in Winter.If you've been feeding your sweet cravings with refined sugar, it's time to phase that out (most of the time) 😜. Refined sugar will send your blood sugar and [...]

Episode 7: Super Bowl of Beans

Episode 7: Super Bowl of Beans

Bean dips, bean spreads, baked beans, bean nachos and bean chilis... It's obvious that beans are gracing Super Bowl parties everywhere and there is good reason for this.Beans are inexpensive to feed a crowd, packed with protein and nutrition and are super versatile!But... they're also known as "the magical fruit". There's a fascinating reason for this that has [...]