Why detox in the fall?

It is a common practice to detox at least four times per year, once with every change of season. Doing this cleanses our bodies and helps to remove any toxins that exist from stress, lifestyle choices, and even environmental factors. It is no secret that our taste changes and the foods we eat change with the … Continue Reading ››

Roasted Chicken and Roots with Apricot

Roasted chicken always makes me think of Sunday dinner. Here's a simple recipe packed full of vitamins and minerals. The apricots add a nice variation on an old classic! Get creative. If you aren't an apricot fan then leave them out and add some fresh rosemary and thyme to the mix. There are no rules! Just … Continue Reading ››

Puree of White Bean and Celery Root Soup

What's Celery Root?

Celery root is NOT the bottom of celery stalks! It's a type of celery, grown as a root vegetable, about the size of a large potato (but uglier! - see photo). Celery root is rich in potassium, which can help normalize blood pressure and … Continue Reading ››

Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes rock!

They are powerhouses when it comes to flavor and nutrients. Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet-tasting but their natural sugars are slowly released into the bloodstream, helping to ensure a balanced and regular source of energy, without the blood sugar spikes linked to fatigue and weight gain. Sweet potatoes also help support your immune systemContinue Reading ››

Root Vegetables

Get Grounded and Relaxed with Root Vegetables

It’s no wonder we think of golden yellow and warm orange when we think of Autumn – and not just because of the changing of the leaves. These are also the colors of some of the season’s healthiest vegetables – providing a great alternative to traditional (sauce-and-cheese) comfort foods! … Continue Reading ››