The study of nutrition is always evolving. It can often feel overwhelming trying to keep up with what is right for you. From the newest fad diet to the next “it” superfood or even simply what you should and should not eat. It all seems to change daily accompanied by contradictions and food politics at every corner. Here I will provide down-to-earth, ways to eat well on a budget, where research is cited PubMed articles are always linked for accuracy, and simple How To’s to support your health, happiness, and vitality.
I strongly believe in the diet and disease connection. My passion is to work collaboratively with you to identify what foods make you and your family feel your best and how to make them work for your lifestyle & budget. I want to pull back the curtain to show that nourishing meals that taste delicious and make you feel your best are easy to fit into even the busiest lives. As a busy working parent, I empathize with how balancing dinner can feel overwhelming with limited time, contending with picky eaters and/or diagnosed food allergies, while wanting it to nourish you inside and out.
I love hearing from you and want to provide you nutrition information that answers your questions! So if you want to know what the best alternative flours are? How to sprout? What’s the deal with Chia seeds or have a nutrition topic you want to know more about, just drop me a line and I will be happy to explore it here.
In great health, XO Jo
Today, few people express they take the time to sit and enjoy what they are eating. 24- hour lifestyles are spent on the run at work, time in traffic, transporting children to their scheduled activities, and the little resting time is spent in front of the computer or TV screen. Eating has been relegated to a mundane chore that can be done while driving, working, watching TV and so on. Few people engage in Mindful Eating.
Don’t throw away those beet tops! Most of us have picked up a beautiful bunch of beets bundled together at the store or market. Attached to those beets are these long colorful stems with deep green leaves ornamenting their tops. We take them home and for most of us just hack off the steams and keep the beets themselves.
When someone claims to feel nauseated by the thought of something or someone, many of us take it as his or her expression of disgust in a situation. Well, this coulee be part of it, but the bigger part is that the gut and brain are connected in ways that cause one to react on behalf of the other.
Hey, I’m Jo! As a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Practitioner and Raw Food Chef, I am passionate about creating simple, whole-food recipes that easily fit into your everyday life. I am committed to empowering you to find fulfillment in fueling your body to regain balance, reclaim health and rejoice in the most vibrant body possible.
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