April 2012

April 30, 2012 Thumbnail image for Date-Sweetened Almond Butter Cookies

Date-Sweetened Almond Butter Cookies

I have recently been trying to cut down on my intake of sweets. I have been off refined sugar for a while (except for the occasional treat), but I do still enjoy maple syrup, coconut sugar, and some other natural sweeteners here and there. My acupuncturist mentioned the other day that it seemed I had […]

April 25, 2012 Thumbnail image for Salmon and Guacamole Bowls

Salmon and Guacamole Bowls

This wonderful summer recipe was inspired by a local Peruvian restaurant. My mom was visiting me in San Francisco a couple years ago, and we walked down the street to this cute little neighborhood spot called Fresca. We both ordered these succulent salmon tacos that were topped with a very generous portion of guacamole. Although […]

April 13, 2012 Thumbnail image for Foods to Enhance Your Athletic Performance, Increase Energy, and Boost Immunity!

Foods to Enhance Your Athletic Performance, Increase Energy, and Boost Immunity!

You might be thinking, how can these foods do all the things that you mentioned in the title? Let me tell you, these are some pretty powerful foods. Many cultures have even been using them in a medicinal way for quite some time. The foods I am about to discuss may change your life. Powerful […]

April 10, 2012 Thumbnail image for Country Cornmeal Pancakes

Country Cornmeal Pancakes

Anyone else like a good cornbread?  If it’s done right, it is lightly crisp on the outside, and warm and moist on the inside.  One of my favorite restaurants that I used to frequent in Austin, Z Tejas, was famous for their cornbread.  Made to order, they served it in a cast iron skillet with […]

April 4, 2012

Guest Blog: Could This Be Causing Your Digestive Issues, Headaches, or Depression?

The following blog post was written by a friend of mine, Conni Dennison. We were connected a while back by a mutual friend and share an interest in health and nutrition. I have really enjoyed getting to know her! She is currently studying nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition as well as Bauman College. […]