Category Archives: vegetarian

Farm to table: a day of preparation

I generally begin my Saturday mornings at the Tuscaloosa River Market.  The photo shows some of what I found last Saturday.  Vegetables came from a number of farmers (and a couple of things from the grocery store).   My biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Restored: A week at Kripalu

Last week I took another step in my yoga journey.  I spent the week at Kripalu in Lenox, Massachusetts in a Restorative Yoga Therapeutic Teacher Training with Jillian Pransky.  Yes, I have added another certification to my list of certifications … Continue reading

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Learning more about nutrition: Hearth to Health and more

Late last year I decided to continue my education in order to keep my CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) certification.  I had debated since I am currently not working in the field but my dream is not dead yet.  In … Continue reading

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Why farmers markets rock

Earlier this week I was caught without lunch, which is unusual for me.  I had to find something I felt I wanted to eat and that was healthy.  I went to one of my go-to places where I knew I … Continue reading

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Eat local: Fresh goodness

Some of my fondest memories of childhood are going to the farmers market with my mom.  There were rows of produce in baskets, bright colors, and lots of fresh foods.  I learned how to pick out melons, how to tell … Continue reading

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Plant based eating: Re-thinking the way I eat

I recently finished a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies through eCornell.  The three courses provided an overview on research about plant based nutrition and the benefits of a plant based diet. … Continue reading

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Returning to the Pacific Northwest, part 2: Dining in Vancouver

I knew that there were good restaurants in Vancouver but I didn’t realize quite how many there were until planning for my trip this past week.  Since I have recently decided to work on eating a more plant based diet … Continue reading

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