Category: Blog

Food Evolution

If you were about to build a house that you wanted to stand for 100 years, would you go to the junkyard and pick up...

by Ellen

Sky High Vegan Chocolate Mousse Pie

Happy Pi Day! In elementary and high school, this was one of the best days of the year, because it usually meant we got to...

Sugar Cleanse Part V

“…but it doesn’t matter if you lapse, so long as your intention is to continue.  I like this thinking.  It acknowledges how we humans operate....

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Mango Salsa

If you haven’t noticed by the posts this week, I FINALLY got a real camera! Up until now I’ve been shooting everything on my iPhone,...

Sugar Cleanse Part IV

I’ve become so used to not having sugar, I feel like it’s just become natural at this point! This week, I started planning recipes and menus...

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Sugar Cleanse Part III

If I lived in Montreal, where both of the above cookies are from, I would never be able to do a sugar cleanse.  Both cookies...

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Sugar Cleanse Part II

Week one of my sugar cleanse is DONE for my Be Healthy project in working towards my 500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification.  To be honest, it...

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Sugar Cleanse Part I

This fall, I spent a month in Montreal obtaining my 300-hour Modo Yoga Teacher Certification.  As part of the training, we are to complete projects...

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7 Ways to Improve Your Digestion

Since moving back to Kentucky and becoming a private chef, I have been doing a ton of “practice” cooking on my family. My cooking style has...

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Rest: It’s Part of the Program

I used to be someone under the mindset of “more is better”. More reps, more sets, more weight, more cardio, more dietary restriction….it’s all got...

by Ellen