The Green Challenge

We are excited to announce a 12-week challenge starting February. The challenge is all about eating more greens, celebrating community, and embracing possibility. The idea came to us as we spoke to Moses Kashem at the St. Simon’s Farm not too far from our house. Moses has created a beautiful organic farm in the middle […]

What Will It Take?

In today’s post we want to share a moving, Oscar-winning short film called Stutterer. On the surface the film is about a young man with a speech impediment, but on deeper level the film is about the power of desire to open us up, to become more visible rather than remain small and anonymous. We […]

What Does It Mean To Be Unconventional?

In today’s post we want to share a conversation that could help you in your health journey. Over the last couple of years Maribel and I have been paying more attention to the root causes of many of our own health struggles and have been inspired by the work of both Mark Hyman and Chris […]

Cancer and Holiday Excesses

Although we may not be able to take all of the risk factors off the table, there’s plenty we can do to optimize our health and reduce our chances of cancer. As we get closer to the holidays, don’t let excess food and alcohol take you off your commitment to yourself. Most people overeat and […]

Post Workout Meals

What are you eating after working out? Aim for real food is the word for the wise. Powders and bars may be useful in emergencies but they are not replacements for natural, non-processed meals. Eggs come to mind as a great quick and delicious meal after a workout. People often discard the yokes because of […]

Food as Medicine

Food is the best medicine. Please take a moment to read about the potential benefits of reducing carbohydrate intake to affect mood disorders. So much of the modern diet is based on processed food; we are beginning to understand the consequences. If you yourself are struggling with symptoms of a mood or thought disorder, I […]

Hurricane Irma Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reminding ourselves of the sweetness and goodness of life, Maribel baked some delicious cookies Friday night to lighten our spirits. These are a great alternative for anyone avoiding gluten. They are delicious! Ingredients 3 cups of almond flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup maple […]

Twice Baked and Delicious

Eating well does not have to be difficult or time consuming. Practice loving yourself by nourishing the body with healthy satisfying meals.

Hurricane Food and Stress

Aim for higher protein and fatty foods for the storm. They will keep you satisfied longer and keep your weight in check.