Italian White Beans with Kale and Tomatoes

Italian White Beans with Kale and Tomatoes

I'm a sucker for Italian recipes.  Maybe it was studying there in college, or spending so much time cooking there on the big trip. Whatever it was, my love of Italian food has stuck with me and always finds it's way into my cooking. One common misconception I often hear is the assumption that Italian food is heavy, filled with processed carbs, … [Read more...]

Living Whole Retreat

Living Whole

Happy New Year friends!  I hope you had a joyful (and restful!) holiday and are getting back into your January groove.  It is such a special time of the year - filled with promise and hope.  I love getting cozy by the fire to reflect on the past year and set my intentions for the year ahead. It has been freezing in Boston (which makes that fire … [Read more...]

Winter 2015 Cooking Classes

Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana

Happy almost 2015 to all you wonderful people!  I hope you savored the holidays and are excited about what the next year has in store for you.  If you're hoping 2015 is going to bring you a cooking class with yours truly then you are in luck! Here's the line-up for this winter.  I hope you can join us. Wednesday, February 4th - {Back by … [Read more...]

My Kitchen Favorites

My Kitchen Favorites

Ok friends, in honor of the holidays I've put together my favorite kitchen gifts.  People have been asking me forever to share my go-to kitchen tools and I figured it was time to finally do it! These are honestly my favorites - no sponsorships or paid advertising here.  But, I have included my Amazon affiliate links, so if you decide to purchase … [Read more...]

Homemade Veggie Soup Stock

Veggie Soup Stock

I had the pleasure of teaching a class on making homemade herbal soup stocks at the Herbstalk Wintergreen Market this past weekend (here are some fun photos from the event!).  I loved teaching this class because making my own stocks and broths is seriously one of my favorite kitchen activities.  There is something so meditative about saving scraps … [Read more...]

Pickled Raw Garlic

Pickled Garlic

This time of year is tough on the immune system.  The late nights, sweet treats, and cold temperatures can wreck havoc on our bodies.  It is such an important time to practice a prevention routine.  One of my favorite prevention foods is raw garlic.  It's a total immune-boosting powerhouse!  But unfortunately, not many people can stomach eating … [Read more...]

My Year at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition

My IIN Experience

It's hard to believe it, but I'm about to graduate from nutrition school!  If you had asked me five years ago what I'd be doing today I never would have imaged it was possible to build a business and life that I love in the world of nutrition.  Food and health were things I was personally passionate about, but who can really turn those into a … [Read more...]

Three Bean Chili

Three Bean Chili

As the weather turns cooler it is so important to eat rich, nutritious, and warming foods. Warming foods can mean both foods that are physically warm, and foods that are filled with warming spices that help warm us on the inside (hot peppers, ginger, cinnamon, cumin, cardamom etc.). This chili fits the bill for both! Not to mention also being … [Read more...]

Nuts & Seeds Granola

Nuts & Seeds Granola

I grew up on granola.  My parents were all about making it from scratch (along with most things) and serving me big heaping bowls for breakfast.  And I loved it!  There is something so comforting in a bowl of granola - all these nutritive and delicious ingredients coming together into a sweet, salty, crunchy extravaganza. I've kept up the family … [Read more...]

Simple Homemade Kimchi

Simple Homemade Kimchi

If you've been a One Beet reader for a while, you know I'm passionate about the health benefits of fermented foods.  They are so essential to effective digestion, strong immunity, healthy skin, and even mood regulation.  I like to eat some type of fermented food each day, and I recommend that many of my clients do the same. Making my own … [Read more...]