Fall weather brings root vegetables to the front of the line, and the center of the plate. I’m always thrilled to find turnips in my weekly CSA box. These are a special treat because both the greens and the root ...Read More »
Surviving the Holidays with Your Health Intact
‘Tis the season! Bloating, weight gain, guilt, overindulgence, fun, friendship and family communion, enjoyment, laughter and merriment. During the holidays we often see these all go hand in hand like some sort of sick Red Rover blocking us from ever ...Read More »
Be Proud of Your Battle Scars
As I was preparing some seedlings for planting a few days ago, I visited with one of my big poppas of the garden, my 2 year old kale plant. This kale plant and I have quite a history and he’s ...Read More »
Paleo Crispy Baked Okra
Oh my, it’s okra Season! Okra gets such a bad wrap as the slimy green veggie with the big weird seeds. It’s been condemned to live most of its life as a second fiddle to treatments such as gumbos and ...Read More »
Book Review: Primal Blueprint
Primal Blueprint Mark Sisson has done a great job breaking some seriously complex scientific ideas down into a language that everyone can understand without being condescending. He parallels the life of modern man with that of our ancestors in a ...Read More »
A Plea for Protein
It seems like a silly premise to build an entire article on, a plea to consider adequate protein in the diet. But in a world full of bagels, cereals, muffins, pizza, chips and fries, coupled with crazy busy lives and ...Read More »
Don’t Fear the Fat!
Let’s talk about fat, shall we? That wonderful little chain of molecules has been vilified for its high caloric content, its artery-clogging saturated structure, even its rich decadent taboo taste. There are a myriad of reasons why people get fat ...Read More »
Lessons from the Fridge
It occurred to me today as I was trying to find room in the fridge to defrost some chicken for dinner, that life is a lot like a refrigerator. Different thoughts, people and things in your life have different purposes, ...Read More »
Welcome to the Corporate Health Section!
As a recovering desk jockey, I spent decades in schools and office environments choked off from nature, often without even a window to gaze longingly out of, hunched over a computer, fantasizing about feeling the breeze in my hair and ...Read More »
Welcome to the fertility section!
Fertility encompasses so much of life whether we’re at a point in our lives where we have babies on the brain, are years away from even basic planning, or years past baby’s high school graduation. Fertility means balancing hormones, nutrition ...Read More »