4 Tips to Choose Eco-Friendly Coconuts

4 Tips to Choose Eco-Friendly Coconuts

Cracking the Coconut Craze

Coconut is having a major moment: hailed as a superfood, weight-loss secret weapon, and healthy kitchen superstar all rolled into one—coconut now sits at the center of many obsessions. And, it's showing up in a bevy of kitchen staples from vegan bacon strips to coconut flours, and cold-pressed oils to coconut creamers. 

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9 Easy Ways to Eat More Sustainably This Spring

9 Easy Ways to Eat More Sustainably This Spring

I'm shaking off the doldrums of winter, and it just feels good to embrace the new— like those first, oh-so-fresh peeks of local produce that usher in Nature's awakening (artichokes and asparagus....I'm looking at you). Or, adding fresh, new foods to your shopping list that help you live and eat better.

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Sharing the Organic Story at Natural Products Expo West

Sharing the Organic Story at Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West is right around the corner and I am thrilled to be part of this event! From March 7-11, 2018, the world's top food pioneers, healthy food innovators and up-and-coming natural product brands shaping the future of food will come together under one roof.

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Holiday Leftover Tips: 10 Ideas to Reduce Food Waste

Holiday Leftover Tips: 10 Ideas to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste has been one of the hottest topics of 2017. And it's hight time-as Americans toss roughly 40% of its food before it's eaten. (Psst that's like dropping 1 out of 3 grocery bags in the parking lot on your way out of the supermarket ...and just keep walking!). To make things tricker, the biggest culprits are very the foods that we nutritionists encourage you to shop for in abundance, and eat more of: fruits and veggies. 

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What is Biodynamic Farming?

What is Biodynamic Farming?

That’s the question driving one of the biggest breakthrough ideas to move into the mainstream in 2017: Biodynamic Farming

If you haven’t yet brushed up against biodynamics at the grocery store, in your meal-delivery kit or during a recent restaurant outing, expect to soon.

Why? I tackle that question in my latest column with Clean Eating Magazine: Is Biodynamic the New Organic? But it's part of a broader push by good food innovators to rethink what's possible when it comes to agriculture...how can we go a step beyond organics to farm in a way that's resilient, restorative, and helps regenerate not only the quality of our food, but also the planet?

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4 Reasons Bee Health is a Huge Opportunity for the Food Industry

4 Reasons Bee Health is a Huge Opportunity for the Food Industry

While there’s plenty of buzz right now about plant-based veggie burgers upending the status quo in meat cases in markets across the country (Safeway recently joined the meatless trend), there’s another breakthrough idea that's reshaping the food system in an equally powerful (though quieter) way from the ground up. It’s bee the health of bees.

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8 Green Picks to Refresh Your Diet This Spring

8 Green Picks to Refresh Your Diet This Spring

I am so thrilled to be partnering with Clean Eating Magazine to regularly bring you tips to on how you can step into a cleaner, greener lifestyle with minimal fuss and maximum flavor.

And right now, well...spring has sprung! This month, I share 8 Green Picks to Refresh Your Diet this season. From innovative ways to pack more plant-based nutrition into your diet (bonus: it helps you slim down for summer), to specific foods to add to your Spring Shopping List - all of these picks help renew our planet and create a healthier food system. Also on the list is a surprisingly easy tip to tackle food waste (one of the biggest culprits) from your produce bin, as well as some next-generation, exciting new foods hitting shelves now. (Insects, anyone?).

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Announcing My New Clean Eating Magazine Column: A Greener You

Announcing My New Clean Eating Magazine Column: A Greener You

I’m proud to announce that I'll be partnering with the amazing folks at Clean Eating Magazine to bring you my new column, A Greener You. And it's launching this month! In each issue I’ll be sharing my freshest ideas, latest food finds, and tips that I use myself - all to help you on your journey towards an even cleaner, greener, leaner lifestyle. 

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With Clean Eating Magazine: Your One Week Jump-Start to Wellness

With Clean Eating Magazine: Your One Week Jump-Start to Wellness

Want to step into summer feeling vibrant and energized? Start now with the One Week Jump-Start to Wellness plan I created with Clean Eating Magazine. You'll find everything you need for success. It is all laid out in an easy-to-follow meal plan, with a shopping list and even a bevy of easy, fresh, and healthy recipes. I even included some of my favorite time saving tips. It 's all here for you!

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Is it Time to Spring Clean Your Diet? 10 Ways to Eat Green and Stay Lean

Is it Time to Spring Clean Your Diet? 10 Ways to Eat Green and Stay Lean

Ready to step into the best foods spring has to offer? As the season when fresh, healthy, nourishing options abound, check out these 10 no-fuss ways I shared with Clean Eating Magazine this month on how a greener diet can also help you stay lean this spring – while loving every delicious bite along the way.
Clean Eating Magazine: 10 Ways Eating Green Can Keep You Lean

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