Who doesn’t love a good taco? I for one love tacos, and I am always on the hunt for fun and unique taco combinations. Buttnernut squash is the darling of squashes, therefore I thought it would make an excellent fall taco ingredient. Mushrooms might seem like an unlikely combination, but trust me ... read more
In November here in California, we will have a chance to know what is in our food supply. Prop 37 will enforce companies to label foods so we as consumers can know for certain if a product is organic or not. As a mother attempting to feed my children in the healthiest way this ... read more
Celery root, also known as celeriac, is one of my favorite root vegetables. It is a relative of the parsnip and can be found at your farmer’s market or grocery store from late fall until early spring. There’s lots you can do with this nutritious vegetable, but my favorite in the fall is this... read more
It’s the cliché of the modern woman, but it’s true: I want it all. I want to give both 150 percent to my job and 150 percent to my family and friends. I want to cross off 350 items on my to-do list at work, and still have the energy to have a great... read more
For my first piece for The Conversation, I wanted to share with you the story of someone that has made a big impact on me regarding my health and fitness: Mary Helen Bowers. Mary Helen is the founder of Ballet Beautiful. I had a tough injury last year that really threw my body completel... read more
Every one of us has felt fat at some point, in fact, some of us feel that way on a regular basis. I’ve never met a woman who hasn’t had an issue with her weight at some point in her life. And it’s almost always an issue of not being slim enough. How often do your fr... read more
I remember noticing that something wasn’t right with my uncle. I was seven years old. His outward cheerful attitude didn’t silence my intuition. I knew something was wrong. I remember seeing him in his room more often than not. He barely dated, if ever, had few friends, and I remember ... read more
I don’t curb or change the honesty of my message based on what society’s view is of a sound, sane, strong woman. To project something that is not you is not helping anyone. Just be yourself. Being yourself is the most important thing that you could do.