As Winter makes its exit, Spring is nearing, which brings a fresh new season of vibrant greens, including some of my all-time favorites, Spinach and Artichokes! And while they’re in no way related to the artichoke, or Jerusalem for that matter, we are nearing the end of the Jerusalem Artichoke (also known as sunchokes) season.
This delicious root vegetable is rarely used, and definitely under-appreciated. Jerusalem artichokes support gut health, and are a great source of potassium Read more […]
Here’s another Winter installment for the Great Gluten Free Grains Series. Although, with the latest California weather, it feels much more like Spring. Before we know it, those hearty root veggies will be making their exit to pave the way for fresh Spring greens, like asparagus, artichokes and peas, and vibrant fruits like apricots, and my personal favorite, rhubarb!
Not only is seasonal eating more cost effective and better for your community and the environment, it also helps support Read more […]
In case you missed the February newsletter, we are celebrating chocolate here at Kitchen Faerie Headquarters this month!
These salted chocolate chip tahini cookies are the perfect way to dive into a new love affair. Focus on cultivating a healthy relationship with this superfood, and hone in on how chocolate can best support your wellness and vitality.
Chocolate naturally releases serotonin, endorphins, and phenylethlyamine (known to some as the ‘love-drug’), and stimulates dopamine Read more […]
I spent an entire 2 years of my life swearing off grains, so why on EARTH
am I writing a Grain Series?!
One of the best things I got out of my education at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition was the encouragement to experiment with different foods. While I needed my strict Paleo obsession to initially transform and clean up my diet, there came a time where it made more sense to be less restrictive. It can be exhausting to stress about going out to eat with your friends, or even Read more […]
My favorite things about curry?! Its warm vibrant spices will cure the darkest of Winter blues, and you can whip it up in a flash, which makes it a perfect Winter weeknight dinner. You can have this beautiful nutritious dish on the table in less than 30 minutes. And often that’s all we have the energy for when it’s already dark and dreary by 5pm. Make this shrimp curry for a quick yet comforting meal. Want to get festive?! Enjoy a nice warm cup of chai while you make it. 🙂
Shrimp Read more […]