Lett-uce Be Free

First off: Yes, this is a bad Corona-V pun and it was 50% unintentional and 50% I have no shame and lots of bad jokes bubbling up from too many days of being anti-social and having conversations with my dog… Secondly: I don’t know about you but last weeks heat has got me craving all…

Keeping the Sanity

It’s still a bit mind blowing to me that the whole world is energetically and emotionally going through the same heavy shit. There is no doubt in my mind that some of us (if not all of us) are going to be learning new things that we never knew about ourselves before. Stress, whether we…

DIY Hand Sanitizer

It is hard to remember that our skin is part of our immune system and that it has its own microbiome. With our genetic makeup including microbes and viruses in order for us to even exist, it is important to take care of each aspect of our immunity. I’ve done quite a bit of deep…

Chia Seed Pudding

Can I start off saying I FREAKING LOVE THIS RECIPE!! If your in one of those moods and want Chocolate ice cream for breakfast this is a great alternative! It’s sweet and satisfying and full of Chia seeds which everyone loves. Did you know Chia seeds are full of pectin which help pull toxins out…

Super Oats

I don’t always crave or love oatmeal, but lately I’ve been going crazy over this blend I put together a couple weeks ago. I needed something substantial that I could pack with me and this seemed to fit the bill. I make mine with extra omega goodies and nutrient dense fruits for that bit of…

Kombucha-The good and the better.

Let’s talk about that wonderful fermented drink that everyone raves about! Trying to buy it from the store costs an arm and a leg so most of us resort to attempting to make it on our own. Why do we go through the effort though? Natural probiotic cultures are hard to come by in our…

A Lesson on Rest and Acceptance

Are you sick or just tired? I woke up today after a terrible nights sleep from stiff “study” muscles (as I’ve begun to deem my shoulder and neck aches), overly hot body temps, an the loving discomforts of the gift of the month. I normally don’t have any issues with my period at all but…

Economics and the Food System -USA

Have we accidentally created an unhealthy and dependent culture through government intervention in the economy and food system? This is an insanely controversial topic and might hit some of you the wrong way. My intention in posting this is not to point fingers and play the blame game, but rather to give stated facts and…

Change Management

An essay I wrote last semester on the change initiatives of the USDA Food Guide pyramid. A lot of technical information, but also a lot of good information. Enjoy! There are few certainties in life like change, summed up from one of my former employers with, ‘the only things certain in life are change, death…

GMO’s and Globalization

Globalization is defined as extending to other or all parts of the world, the development of worldwide integration. Developing countries are considered as having a standard of living or level of industrial production below what’s possible with financial or technical aid; a country that is not yet highly industrialized. (Dictionary, 2019) This essays purpose is…