Red and Green.
Continuing on my peak season tomato kick….nothing beats a fresh tomato and basil pasta dish to begin the week. Gluten Free Veggie Penne Greens - Really can use any, but here’s what I had… Organic Baby Bok Choy Organic Kale Organic Spinach Reds - This is the absolute best time of year for this accent color on your dinner plate. Tomato Season! Baby Heirloom Tomatoes ...
Local Spot: Gracias Madre
Gracias Madre in the Mission has an hour wait all nights of the week…and the people waiting for tables are NOT all gluten-free, nor are they all vegan. This place is that good. GM serves up incredible, authentic organic Mexican cuisine, and places emphasis on locally sourced and seasonal produce, as well as creating a space for the community. This looks like partnering with local...
Arugula and Alota Flavor.
A colorful and flavorful salad to whip together after a successful trip to the Farmer’s Market! Over fresh organic arugula, layer on… Organic chopped cucumber Organic yams (roasted earlier in coconut oil, salt, pepper) Organic sliced heirloom tomato Chopped Mary’s organic grilled chicken Toss with… Two capfuls of organic apple cider vinegar Extra virgin...
Johnson & Johnson announced yesterday that they will remove all toxic and cancer causing chemicals from both their baby and adult products. This is a HUGE stride for the mass cosmetics industry…and there are high hopes other large companies will begin to follow suit. Read the article to learn more about the positive changes and new regulations that will come out of this impactful...
You may be able to easily find some gluten-free and health-friendly options at many-a restaurants here in the Bay, but what about when you’re at the bar after dinner?? What drinks are the lesser of evils/gluten free/low sugar/non-allergenic? One of my go to drinks, and yes it does the job…is Tequila. Most alcohols such as vodka, whiskey and beer, are grain based. Tequila is made...
Under the Weather? Here's a Perk.
Plagued with something icky going around the office last week, I took a few days off to boost myself back to health. Along with herbal supplement support, the foods you eat while your body fights off infection and virus is crucial to your healing. Incredibly cliche, but all the buzz around eating chicken noodle soup while sick is TRUE. That is, if you prepare it correctly. Cooking the whole...