Fertility Boosting Foods

Fertility Boosting Foods

While it may be tempting to choose to start eating lots of one or two fertility boosting foods, the balance of your overall dietary pattern matters more than anything. When you are trying to conceive, you want to focus on nutrient density – in other words, focus on getting as many vitamins and minerals as…

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Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

It’s strawberry season here, and I picked 13 pounds of organic strawberries in just over an hour this week. I would have stayed longer, but had to rush back in time to see the US vs. Germany World Cup game! I will definitely be heading back to the farm for another round before the season…

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5 Healthy Beverages to Help You Ditch the Sugary Drinks

Research continues to show us that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages puts us at higher risk for a number of chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. These sweet drinks include not only soda, but also sports drinks, chai lattes, and sweetened coffee drinks that are often loaded with added sugar. Instead try these…

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Simple Sweet Potato Pancakes

I truly love that lately all the rules of traditional cooking and baking have not only been broken, but completely shattered. We’ve found ways to make a delicious pizza crust with cauliflower and eggs or ground almonds instead of white or wheat flour. We can make delicious “ice cream” out of bananas without any cream…

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Eggs: A Healthy Food with a Bad Rap

The egg has such an undeserved sordid history. The number one myth that I constantly have to dispel in my work is that eggs are unhealthy and a major cause of high cholesterol and heart disease. I often think the most effective public health message ever disseminated is: “Eggs cause high cholesterol. High cholesterol causes…

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