What Should I Eat!?—The Power of Plants (without the shame, “shoulds,” & diet culture stress)

What Should I Eat!?—The Power of Plants (without the shame, “shoulds,” & diet culture stress)

What if eating well to feel better didn't have to be about elimination, deprivation, shame, guilt, shoulds, diets? What if it could be about delight, deliciousness, and sane nutrition?

Instead of focusing on all the things we’re supposed to avoid, instead of feeling guilty about “slipping up” or “falling off the wagon,” let’s focus on adding in more good stuff and enjoying it.  

Savoring it.  

Let’s focus on feeding wellness.

There are lots of wholesome ways to feed wellness, but today I want to focus on feeding wellness via the power of plants, while ditching diet culture stress and enjoying good food.

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The Power of Small Steps

The Power of Small Steps

I was loading up my bins with good stuff from the bulk isle at the grocery store yesterday when a woman approached me saying, “Excuse me, but do you know how to use any of these grains and things? I’m trying to eat healthier but I don’t know what to do with any of these.”  So I proceeded to geek out sharing ideas for quick and yummy things to do with bulgar, red lentils, oats, and more.  “Oh, that sounds delicious and so easy!” She said at one point.  Ah, be still my geeky little nurse heart!  I love these moments.  

I love food, and eating, and not feeling crummy or getting sick—like most of us do.

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Slow Down and Savor

Slow Down and Savor

This week swirling Autumn leaves and dwindling daylength has me contemplating the gifts of a slower season of life, the fleeting nature of things, and the need to savor the moments and things that really matter to us most.

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