7 ways to get the best nutrition out of your fruits & veggies

We hear a lot about the benefits of a plant-based diet; but did you know there are a variety of ways to get more out of your fruits and veggies? Here's a list of seven ways you might never have thought about that help you retain and absorb more nutrients from your meals. Buy frozen [...]

Butternut Squash Spaghetti Sauce

Here is a recipe I whipped up recently. Because I never make anything small, this makes a lot...but easy enough to freeze some for later meals! Butternut Squash Spaghetti 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 jar (25-oz) spaghetti sauce 1 can (13.5 oz) light coconut milk Cook together on medium heat covered until squash is cooked. [...]

When a recovering journalist/writer turned nutritionist goes book shopping

Last week my partner and I had discovered a new used bookstore locally, and found ourselves in a toyland. We're obsessed with anything that has pages sandwiched between two decorative flaps. It's the same every time: My partner immediately finds himself tugged toward the art or graphic novel section, and I toward the self-help, crafts [...]

A foodie’s inspiration: Food, or inner drive to please?

What is your inspiration to cook?  I am a self-diagnosed, obsessive-compulsive foodie. Anything food-related makes me want to drop everything and investigate. So, when I stumbled across the above linked video spot for the BBC's new show No Kitchen Required last week on happenstance, I clicked through, because the tagline "What inspires you to cook" intrigued me. [...]