Organic foods

Sweet and Savory Beet Soup with Creme Fraiche

Not only is this Autumn Beet Soup really pretty, it's totally delicious!

By |November 13th, 2014|Recipes, Soups and Starters|0 Comments

Sweet and Savory Beet Soup with Sour Cream

Not only is this Autumn Beet Soup really pretty, it's totally delicious!

By |September 29th, 2014|Recipes, Soups and Starters|0 Comments

A Cheat Sheet

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During a recent health coaching session, a client mentioned how she wants to add more variety to her meals, but feels confused and overwhelmed by “which foods are which” and “what is missing”. I wrote this to help clarify and simplify!

Fiber:

Plants- It is what gives them […]

By |July 27th, 2014|Guest Bloggers|0 Comments

Shrimp with Sauteed Swiss Chard and Tomatoes

If you like shrimp you'll love this combo of shrimp, summer veggies and polenta! It's the perfect summer dish.

By |July 1st, 2014|Animal Proteins, Recipes|0 Comments

Stop Dieting and Start Losing Weight!

At 12 years old, I wasn’t a fat kid. As a matter of fact, I was pretty skinny (that’s me on the right in the blue jeans).

But, all the girls at school were on diets, and the women’s magazines were recommending diets, and my mom was […]

Want Health Care? Try Self-Care

We all have an innate healing wisdom that lives within us. I often hear it when clients sign up for health coaching.

During a session they’ll say, “I know I need to eat better, I know I need daily exercise, I know I need to […]

Radiate My Thyroid? What?! No Freakin’ Way!

In 1996 I was diagnosed with an incurable condition. I had a goiter (picture at left) and auto-immune thyroid disease. Plus I was suffering with allergies, cold sores, poor immunity, and was 25 pounds heavier. My doctor recommended that we radiate my thyroid.

My gut instinct […]

What Supplements Do You Take?

I used to believe supplementation could help heal my ailments and make up for my lack of proper nourishment and/or understanding of food.

By |June 28th, 2012|Andrea's Blog, Food and Health, Health Coaching|18 Comments

Beat the Heat!

Summer, according to the Nei Ching (The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine), is a most active and fully expanded time of the year. It’s a time when everything is in full bloom. It can also be a time of extreme high heat! And, that can be unbearable for […]

Bulk Up and Save Money!

In tough financial times, its a wise idea to figure out how to reduce our cost of living. One place to start is with our food. Many health food stores carry “bulk” food items.  These include a wide variety of whole grains and grain products, beans, nuts, […]