For you raw-food lovers out there, this Banana “Bread” Flax Bar was amazing!  I was a little skeptical at first – sometimes the raw food crackers and bars are too “flaxy” for me.  But this was actually chewy and really did remind me of banana bread. I had part of it plain and part with almond butter and apple slices (the latter was preferred).
I definitely want to try their Live “Granola” bar and I will be buying this banana bread treat again very soon!
Ingredients: Sprouted Organic Flax Seeds, Organic Banana, Organic Coconut, Organic Date

carolina style shrimp & grits

Healthy?  Not so much.  But it counts as a whole grain, right? Ok, I will admit, grits were never a food that appealed to me in any way. That is, until I actually experienced them in the south itself.  I have tried to recreate them, but it just has not worked. I’m not sure if

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in the news: fresh, organic food at the hospital?

Hospitals are finally starting to see the benefits of fresh, organic foods for their patients.  I am definitely a believer that food can heal, so this is long overdue!  Read this article in the La Times. photo by Patflinshrod Tweet

what is your favorite smoothie?

This smoothie was a delicious blend of: 2/3 cup frozen blueberries 3/4 cup Naked Mango Juice 2 scoops Manitoba Harvest Hemp Protein & Fiber Powder 1 scoop Amazing Grass Green’s SuperFoods powder 2 ice cubes It was a gorgeous shade of dark purple and it was such a perfect breakfast.  I was worried that this

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in my cupboard: these are a few of my favorite things….

Springtime in Minnesota  + Friday afternoons on the porch + Snacks & Wine = Tweet

ask the nutritionist: is anyone perfect?

I certainly know that I am not, but I do know that some are.  They work out religiously, only eat healthy foods and just have all of those perfect tendencies. Not me! Some think that because I’m a nutritionist that I always eat perfect, I never eat cheeseburgers and workout everyday. Yesterday was a prime example

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what i’m eating for earth day

Today is a kick-off to less meat and dairy and more raw-foods.  Raw foods are hard for me to maintain during cold, long Minnesota winters but now that spring has arrived I’m going to incorporate more raw meals into my diet.  I’ve started with smoothies and soaked cereals and am planning my “raw” meals for

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