Lunchmeat Tailspin

Lunchmeat Tailspin

Question: are you breathing right now? Well...are you? Admit it - you didn't even check! You just assumed you were. I know that I'm prone to it. (Not breathing, that is.) Cutting off my breath. Disconnecting from my body. I did it for 35 years before I learned about... Read More
Garlic Lemon Shrimp & Zucchini Bowl

Garlic Lemon Shrimp & Zucchini Bowl

Sooooo, I feel like I need to make a confession. I actually hate writing recipes for you guys that involve measurements. I kind of go nuts in the kitchen if I have to quantify what I'm doing in some sort of scientific way. (Yes, measuring cups feel like science class... Read More
Summer Roll Salad

Summer Roll Salad

You might assume that because I help people change their habits over to Real Foods that I must spend all of my time in the kitchen whipping up fantastic gourmet creations my family gobbles up and raves about. Totally not true. Yes, I enjoy the creative act of cooking... Read More
Banana Bread Breakfast Muffins

Banana Bread Breakfast Muffins

Many of you know this, but I feel the need to make it public: I'm 6 months pregnant.   Which means that when I wake up, I need to immediately eat what I call First Breakfast. And then about an hour later, I eat Second Breakfast. {or, Elevenses if you are a Lord of the... Read More
Gluten-Free Waffles

Gluten-Free Waffles

My kid loves waffles. But don't all kids {people!} like waffles? A few years ago though I left the waffle iron on, with a waffle cooking inside, and walked away to get other things done {um, hello brain fog!} and literally burned it shut, totally destroying my... Read More
Buttery Cocoa

Buttery Cocoa

Oh, Christmas! It's Christmas. Happy Christmas! This magical week is here, and it's filled with all the fun and chaos that comes with the buildup to Christmas. Holiday parties, giving and receiving, celebrating friendships and family, and falling asleep on the couch... Read More
Everyday Pie Crust

Everyday Pie Crust

Let's get something straight: I don't like to bake. And actually, I'm not even good at it. Some say that this is the mark of an excellent cook!  The reality is that I struggle with focus and taking my time with a task. All the measuring and following of directions in... Read More
Autumn Dressing

Autumn Dressing

You already know it: bottled salad dressings suck for your body.   But judging by the looks of nearly every refrigerator door out there, you really hate to admit it. They are usually made with a base of inflammatory polyunsaturated fats (yes, even the ones you buy at... Read More