Easy Lunch Solutions: Stuffed Bell Peppers with Couscous Tofu and Spinach

Easy Lunch Solutions: Stuffed Bell Peppers with Couscous Tofu and Spinach

Many people cite lunch as a primary barrier to their healthy eating goals. These tasty peppers with couscous, tofu, and spinach are a simple yet scrumptious solution to your lunch dilemma.

Carrot Broccoli Miso Soup

Carrot Broccoli Miso Soup

Rain, snow, or shine, Winter is soup time! It's been a rainy winter in California, and this week was no different.  I remember having a winter or two like this as a child, where there were just days of endless rain and rain puddles to play in, but I certainly haven't seen a winter like [...]

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat.  I've noticed that I tend to suggest  replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]

Building a Healthy Relationship with Food and Your Body

Building a Healthy Relationship with Food and Your Body

You've just finished a huge Thanksgiving meal. Some of you are stuffed to nauseous status, others are stuffed to guilty status. Now I'm going to speak to the guilty feeling folks right now:  Stop feeling guilty.  Accept it for what it is. If you're feeling extremely full, go on a family walk, or just pass [...]

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Nutritional information is a misleading term.  In practice, posting nutritional information is posting the amount of calories in particular food.  Nutrition, however, is not solely based on the amount of calories in a certain food.  There are two essential modern approaches to nutrition: the caloric approach and the micronutrient approach.  Increasingly, the micronutrient approach, which [...]