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Today Is Your Day to Fall in Love with Kale {Recipes}

Wednesday, October 7th is “officially” National Kale Day. That’s right, National Kale Day is a designated day to celebrate the eating, growing and sharing of this cruciferous super-veggie. As you know, kale is jam-packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants, and fiber. And whether you’re a green smoothie worshipper, plant-based lover, or just like to toss some extra leafies into […]

The Go Green Challenge Is On {Recipes Included}

It’s that time of year again.  Spring renewal, warmer weather, lighter food… and time for me to serve as your friendly reminder to EAT YOUR GREENS.   So I’m bringing back the “7-Day Go Green Challenge”.  If you were a part of it last year, I’ve added different recipes to keep you inspired. I’ve also included […]

When Chocolate Chip Cookies Are More Nourishing Than Kale

My kitchen is the place to be in our house. At a typical meal, there are several burners lit, cutting boards spread out across the counters, and the sound of veggies being sliced and diced. My younger son, Daniel, finds his way to the bar stool to sit and assume his role as the official […]

We Bonded Over Kale Salad {Recipe Included}

Recently, I have been getting requests to share my go-to resources for inspiration & creativity in the kitchen. Enter Pamela of Pamela Salzman | Kitchen Matters.  When a mutual friend introduced us and directed me to Pamela’s website, I knew that I had come to the right place.  Not only are her recipes made with […]

Are You A Trendy Eater?

A few weeks ago, I was asked to contribute my two cents to an article for The Washingtonian’s Well + Being Blog. The topic? Food, health, and fitness trends for 2013. The post turned out great, but as I was pulling my ideas together for it, I realized something: While I love keeping up with […]

Live in Color

As a California native, my eye has always been drawn to brilliant and inviting colors. The image of clear blue skies and green palm trees will be imprinted on my brain forever.  Grey days are gloom and doom.  I am just in a better mood on a bright sunny day.  In other words, a boost […]

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