Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Healthier? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to red meat, quality is crucial. In search of top notch beef, most health conscious consumers look for a “grass-fed” label. But to select the best burgers, steaks, and jerky, here’s what you really need to know.… read more

Double Cheeseburger (as made by Erik Anderson)

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Hot Potato! 10 Healthy Baked Potato Toppings You Haven’t Tried

Lately I’m trying to appreciate and cultivate simple pleasures in my daily routine—little things that bring me joy (and reduce my stress levels). Things like: sitting at the table at mealtime, taking a walk with … read more

Health Benefits of Pairing Protein with Carbohydrates

Eating protein builds muscle. Eating simple carbs–sugary candy, sodas, white bread–sends blood sugar levels soaring, does a number on health, and wreaks havoc with weight loss plans. That’s just basic nutrition chemistry 101, something most of us already know. What … read more

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Refrigerated raw sauerkraut, Korean kimchi, tempeh, kefir, and yogurt–these fermented foods all have something healthy in common. They harbor live active cultures of “good” bacterial strains that can keep the gut robust and strong. In fact, studies suggest these probiotic … read more

Why We Are Loving Bento Box Lunches Right Now

My daughter is only 4, so we have one more year, until she goes to school. But I still have to pack her lunch to daycare every day. One of the easiest ways to make sure that it has a … read more