Powerful plant protein (+ cooking tips!)

“I was determined to know beans.” – Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more – beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Consider this: Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as [...]

Got milk? I hope not! — A few food myths dispelled

In the spirit of New Years'y type resolutions to eat better, today, I’d love to dispel a few super common food myths for you and hope that helps you on your journey to better health.   Most people believe the following: 1. Protein = meat (and only meat) 2. Calcium = dairy (and only dairy) [...]

Protein – Right, Wrong, & Otherwise

Protein is good for us.  Duh, right? They're the building blocks for our body and we need the right amount for us to be strong, regenerate tissue, and otherwise recover. However, protein requirements differ dramatically from person to person. Experiment with reducing or increasing your amount of protein, and try different types.  Some people need [...]

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