Beet Power

This week’s CSA (community supported agriculture) box had fresh beets. They are small and tasty. We usually bake these, but lately we have been grating them in our yogurt. Here’s the recipe: Greek yogurt + 1 small grated beet + freshly grated tumeric & ginger + a pinch of black pepper + a scoop of […]

Three Recipes for the Green Challenge

Week 2 of our Green Challenge is here. We hope you are enjoying the harvest and coming up with some delicious ways to incorporate all of the locally grown organic produce. Here are three more recipes that are tasty and that will help you incorporate some of the greens and veggies. You can find last […]

Recipes for Week 1 of the Green Challenge

We picked up our first box from the St. Simon’s Farm and are excited about adding more greens to our diet while celebrating local food, social entrepreneurship, and community. Here’s a not-so-polished un-boxing video of Week 1’s greens and veggies. (Maribel and I recently got a new camera, please be patient with us as we […]

Going Nuts for Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular disease has run in our family for generations. In my case, it was my mom. For Maribel, it was her dad. We both saw how this disease affected these beautiful souls and ultimately took their lives. Although both of our parents lived longer than expected, and did so thanks to modern medicine, numerous surgical […]

Taking Care of the Aging Brain–The Green Challenge

In this post we want to come back to our Green Challenge and encourage you to participate and get excited about eating more leafy greens. The message about eating more greens goes back a long way. As a kid I remember watching Popeye get strength from eating spinach. As a Cuban kid raised on rice […]

Three Dimensional Guidance

In today’s post we go back in the week to the Martin Luther King holiday this past Monday. We opted to post today rather than on Monday to in some way extend the holiday and to honor his life. As the years go by and the memory of King and the Civil Rights Movement gets […]

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 […]

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 […]