Where I live, we have the most beautiful change of seasons. The fall brings crisp weather and leaves changing to vibrant oranges, reds and yellows. As I admired these changes, I thought about what this season means to me: letting go. The trees shed their dead leaves to make room for new ones. I think … Continue reading Falling into Fall: The Season of Letting Go
You have probably heard of the DASH Diet… right? The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) has been in the news frequently over the past six years. It was named the best meal plan by several notable sources including, The Today Show, Huffington Post, PBS Show and The Washington Post. It was also ranked the … Continue reading Meal Pattern Series: What is the DASH Diet?
This month we are going to discuss what it means to be gluten free. This is an eating style that has been growing in popularity. It was originally designed to treat symptoms of celiac disease, a digestive and autoimmune disease. When an individual with celiac disease ingests gluten (a protein found is wheat, barley and … Continue reading What The Heck is Gluten?
Mediterranean Diet: Craze Diet or Not? It feels like now days we hear about a new diet every other day. This diet is the sure thing… such and such diet is the next best thing… this diet will change the way we eat forever! That is why I think it is important to breakdown each … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet: Craze Diet or Not?