All About Healthy Fats

I am a big believer in a diet high in healthy fats, I know that our bodies do so much better when we fuel from fat instead of processed sugar found in much of the bread, rice and snacks here in the US. Our bodies simply do not know what do...

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Freezing and Storing Summer Produce

I just love the flavors of summer produce: tomatoes, basil, bell peppers, hot peppers, cucumber, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and so many more! When I am in the middle of winter I find that I crave those fresh sunny fruits and vegetables and have found a way to have those year...

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Why Do We Believe Lies?

There are many voices we hear everyday; voices from social media, television and, of course, from other people. These voices try and tell us who we should be and what is acceptable: look like this, act like this, believe this and buy this! These voices press themselves into the corners...

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Curried Socca

This curried socca is a terrific side dish or appetizer! I really enjoy having an option that is just as satisfying as bread but much healthier. I love to serve this along with my peach chutney or, you guessed it, my salsa verde. Both options are delicious! If I make the salsa...

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Top Five Favorites: May

Whew! May has been a whirlwind month but I’ve still been enjoying lots of delicious and healthy food and I even found a few new favorites. So I thought I’d put together a list of things I’ve been loving recently to share with you. Here are my top five favorites...

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Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Let’s be honest, everyone gets snacky sometimes. Your body might be asking you for just a little extra energy to get through the day. That’s why I like to keep healthy, homemade snacks on hand so I have a good option to turn to when the between-meal hunger strikes. I don’t snack...

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All about Strawberry Season

Strawberry season is upon us friends! Which means there will be plenty at your local farmers market. Strawberries are so nutrient dense, especially when grown without the use of GMO’s or pesticides. For me, it is absolutely worth it to buy these from a local farm that I trust. Nothing...

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Hormone Balancing Salad Dressing

This dressing is a complete hormone balancer. No supplements needed here! I often teach how to make this in my classes but it’s high time I share it here because its such a good recipe to have on hand. I’m obsessed with this dressing because we often only think of...

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Shakshuka, Susan Style

I first came across this recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, “Plenty” by Yotam Ottolenghi. I loved this recipe at first sight and wanted to make it while on vacation at the beach. My only problem was that I didn’t have everything the original called for. So, being me,...

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Summer Market Grilled Chicken Salad Bowl

This salad is a great recipe to showcase how you can use both my grilled chicken and salsa verde recipes in your everyday life. These two are incredibly versatile! When you have all the “pieces” prepped in your fridge, this kind of goodness is so easy to throw together. I...

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