The Mighty Chia, a Personal Story

Chia seeds. Up close and personal. Credit:  Stacy Spensley

  This post by Greg Walters (you might remember him from this post) about the mighty chia is a part of our fourth-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. Check out all of the inspiring, informative, entertaining and life-changing posts here!  In 1519, Hernando Cortez led the Conquistadors in …
Read More

Cooking Up Delicious Power Foods With This Cookbook

kale-salad

Recently a friend (thanks, Andrea!) gave me the cookbook Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients. I enjoy cooking, and in the last few months, I've really fallen in love with preparing fresh, nutritious clean meals (I credit Trader Joe's for much of it). Nothing overly …
Read More

The Whole Grain You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Totally Try

Kamut-cookie

Lately, I've been bored with whole grains. Brown rice is great and all, but a girl can only eat so much. And, heck, even quinoa hasn't been doing it for me these days. I've been in a straight-up whole-grain funk. So when the Kamut people emailed us asking if we'd like to try their brand of khorasan …
Read More