Can the food you eat nourish your body as well as your looks?

I certainly think so – Read about the article here.

There are no surprises here – fill up on veggies, nuts, salmon and tea and stay away from sugary foods and refined flours.
photo by annkelliott

in my cupboard: raw almond butter

We all know that we should be eating almonds, they are a great snack, etc. etc. I eat almonds, but lately I have been a big fan of almond butter – it is fabulous on banana’s, great in smoothies and easy to throw in just about anything that needs a dose of some healthy fats

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in my cupboard: amy’s organic brown rice bowl

I had this Organic Brown Rice, Black Eyed Peas & Veggies Bowl from Amy’s in my freezer for a while and I will never let another sit in the freezer for that long again. ┬áIt had great Asian flavors and the ginger tasted like it came from real ginger, not powder – the sauce was

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ask the nutritionist: eating at the ballpark

The eating experience at a ballpark all depends on where you are – and if you are going to a Yankee’s game, they now post the calorie counts for the beloved sausages, hot dogs and sodas on the board, which I think is so great! I do not count calories religiously but I do think

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heirloom tomatoes & salad

These beautiful heirloom tomatoes were picked for their interesting shape but the flavor was unfortunately not as impressive. The salad however was delicious. I made a basic vinaigrette with shallots, mustard, white balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt and pepper. Tossed with Earthbound Farms Fresh Herb Salad, pine nuts and goat cheese it was a

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in my cupboard: sunshine burgers

Here comes the sun… And by that I mean Sunshine Burgers – these veggie burgers first of all taste wonderful (not in a “trying to be a real burger” kind of way) and I love the ingredient list – simple and short. I tried the Garden Herb variety which I simply heated and served with

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in the news: new whole foods in chicago

The new 75,000 square foot store opening today (!) is the 3rd largest Whole Foods in the world. It has seating for 200 in the mezzanine, outdoor tables overlooking the river, 7 neighborhood-themed eateries and the list goes on and on. I’ve heard that there is even a mix-your-own trail-mix bar….oh and you can drink

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