a guide to summer produce

The best produce season of the year is upon is, and I don’t know about you guys but I’m gonna make the most of it while the fresh, local, in-season summer produce is at its best. Is there anything better than a warm, juicy peach straight from the farmer’s market? Or that impossibly sweet summer… 

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are you hungry? thoughts on physical vs emotional hunger

Most days around three o’clock or so in the afternoon, I find myself standing in front of the office snack drawer and asking myself this question: am I hungry? I’ll admit it’s taken a fair amount of mindfulness to get to the point of asking this question in the first place. When I first started… 

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project protein – part 1

“But how do you get your protein?” This is probably the single most common question posed to vegetarians, followed closely by questions about iron and B12. And for years I touted the classic vegetarian byline, “I don’t worry about it, there’s protein in basically everything.” Which is true. I mean, you can find a little… 

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snack attack! some thoughts on snacking smart

Happy Nutrition Month! I thought this would be a good time to shed some light on a nutrition topic that I see a lot of confusion around when I’m talking to my friends and clients… snacking! It always surprises me how frequently I speak to people who perceive snacking as something negative. At the same… 

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judge not

Here’s a scene that plays out in my life fairly frequently: someone leans in to me over their kale salad / green smoothie / cold-pressed juice and tells me in wide-eyed whispers about the crap they saw so-and-so eating the other day. Or, a friend relays a story about having seen a colleague in their… 

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