Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Omega-3’s and Brain Health

A lot of my nutritional research has been focused on omega-3 fatty acids. They are essential nutrients that modern diets often do not include in adequate amounts. As a psychology major in college I...

Scupper

Earlier today I purchased a whole fish at the farmer's market from The Local Catch. I decided to cook the scup whole! In my food processor I put 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, a small...

Between Cooking and Compost

Before composting all your cooking scraps, think about saving them for making a delicious broth! I keep mine in a plastic bag in the freezer. Examples of things you can save: - carrot ends - onion and...

A Vegetable with a Fruit’s Name

Every Saturday when I visit the Wintertime Farmer's Market at the Hope Artiste Village, I like to pick up something that isn't on my routine shopping list. This week, I got some beautiful (and...

David Hoffmann: From Rhizotomoi to Radicle

In my most recent class at Farmacy Herbs, we watched a video called Herbal Actions where English herbalist David Hoffmann explains the various actions of herbs (what they do in the body). David is...

Ingredients for a Liquid Detox

Detox cleanses aim at ridding the body of accumulated toxins. These toxins come from the food we eat, air we breath, water we drink, and many other modern day contaminants including prescription medications and...

Pounds of Wisdom

One of my favorite podcasts is An Organic Conversation. The show is hosted by food advocate Helge Hellberg, produce expert Mark Mulcahy, and holistic chef Sitarani Palomar. They discuss a range of topics on...