Ghee Whiz, Now What?

    There’s been a lot of talk in my circle about how overwhelming nutrition has become. Friends of mine are cutting out this and adding that, applying theories of various diets in an attempt to fill in the gaps where Western medicine has all but failed them. Sound familiar? This caused me to think…

The Magic in Your Meals

Over the last month, I’ve enjoyed watching a series on Netflix called Chef’s Table. Featuring chefs from around the world, the show offers a unique perspective of what really goes into cooking, from the chef’s perspective. It takes into consideration sourcing, preparation, and chemistry, but it also takes into consideration emotions and life experiences as…

Fermented!

Living a metabolic balance® lifestyle means continually learning what the body needs. It’s an ongoing adventure. When I started the program I didn’t have a particular fondness for bread. Then, my plan came with fermented rye bread. I was hesitant, having lived much of my adult life avoiding gluten, but it didn’t take me long…

Go NUTS Spread

This is one of my new favorite breakfasts. Loaded with protein, fiber, and omega 3s, this recipe was adapted from mandalade. It has become one of my favorite ways to start the day. What you’ll need: Dry blender or food processor Wet blender Small pan Food scale Ingredients: 45 grams Almonds (raw)* 25 grams Sunflower…

Bubbles!

Many of us know that eating is often closely tied to our emotional states. When we are excited, we feel the urge to eat out of celebration. When we are upset, we feel the urge to eat out of comfort. Sometimes we even eat out of boredom. The Hunger Dilemma I was noticing this last…

Food Snobbery – A Tool for Discernment

What’s a girl to do when she’s been traveling for three months and feels the tines of fatigue twirling at her hemline? She gets back to basics. The last six months have brought me all over the Americas to Oregon, Maryland, Carmel, and Mexico. Each of these places is abundant in culinary virtuosos and fresh…