Sticking to Healthy Habits While on Vacation

With summer approaching many of us have fun vacations to look forward to. Traveling can be full of amazing experiences that feed the soul but it is important during these times to not neglect the way we feed our physical bodies. Many people follow the idea that...

Add Some St. Patrick’s Day Green to Your Diet!

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, there is no better time to start adding some green to our plates! Plant-based foods get their natural, vibrant colors from compounds called phytochemicals or phytonutrients. These substances help to protect the plant from...

Coconut Oil – Is It Healthy?

The American Heart Association released a report last month that is causing quite a stir in both the health media and the professional healthcare community. The report warns against the consumption of saturated fats, including coconut oil which until now has been...

Making the Case for Grass-Fed Beef

It’s officially summer in the Pacific Northwest and we’ve got burgers on the brain! Burgers have a bit of a reputation for being an unhealthy food, but the healthfulness of your burger really comes down to the quality of your meat. Organic, hormone-free and...

Bring on the Heat!

As the seasons change we naturally start favoring certain foods that contrast the conditions outside and keep us feeling good and energized. In the heat of summer, that means a lot of lighter, easy to digest and hydrating foods to keep us cool—sweet fruits, colorful...

Selecting and Storing Seasonal Spring Produce

Spring has officially made its way to the Pacific Northwest! Finally! While we’re enjoying longer days, warmer, and enduring the rain that comes with it, so are local plants and gardens. These springtime characteristics foster an environment perfect for the resurgence...

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