Episode 37: Nightshades, Arthritis + Inflammation

Episode 37: Nightshades, Arthritis + Inflammation

Recipe: Ratatouille over Polenta Have you heard of Nightshades? Or even been advised to avoid them? Nightshades are a group of plants that grow at night πŸŒ™ and primarily in the summer. Their leaves are inedible, but their fruits, we love! This family includes eggplants πŸ†, peppers 🌢,  okra, tomatoes πŸ… and even potatoes πŸ₯”!   So, should [...]

Episode 36: Local + Organic- Is it worth it $$$?

Episode 36: Local + Organic- Is it worth it $$$?

Recipe: Summer Panzanella The modern American supermarket can be overwhelming with everything available all year long.  It's created such a disconnect between us and what's in season- so how do we know what to eat?! πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ The best way is by visiting your local farmer's market or joining a CSA to know what's in season. Go see what's growing around you πŸ₯•... [...]

Episode 35: Vegan or Vegetarian Right for You?

Episode 35: Vegan or Vegetarian Right for You?

Recipe: Raw Pad Thai Have you ever considered going Vegetarian, Vegan or even Raw Vegan?! We love these styles of eating in the summer because they're packed with nutrition and anti-inflammatory properties to cool and calm the body. But to be clear, we're NOT talking: ❌ "Carbotarians"-  a diet full of pizza πŸ• , pasta 🍝  and cereal πŸ₯£ βŒ Fake [...]

Episode 34: Sugar, Sweets + Frozen Treats

Episode 34: Sugar, Sweets + Frozen Treats

Recipes: Banana N'ice Cream and Raspberry Freezecake We're all about treating ourselves to something sweet, especially in the summer!   Summer nights β˜€οΈ + ice cream cone 🍦+ family/friends πŸ‘­ =  Happiness πŸ˜ƒ The sweet flavors of summer nourishes our soul and helps us endure the long, hot days.  But let's get something straight.... MAJORITY of our sweet, should [...]

Episode 31: Hydration

Episode 31: Hydration

Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding The human body is made of 75% water. Every cellular function and process is fueled by water. So when we lack proper hydration, SO MANY things can go wrong!  Joint pain? Body pain? Headaches? Heartburn? Cramping? Inflammation? Fatigue? Digestive issues? We have a secret magical solution... WATER! πŸ’¦ 🀫 This is so [...]

Episode 29: Simply Seasonal Summertime Picnic

Episode 29: Simply Seasonal Summertime Picnic

Recipe: Tuna-less Salad + Chicken-less Salad What says Independence Day more than a summer time picnic with friends and family?  πŸ‡±πŸ‡· As you head to the pool, beach or park this summer -  don't forget to pack a meal! It keeps everyone happier and satisfied all day long. 😁 Wondering what to pack πŸ€”? No worries, [...]