Grilled Spring Vegetables with Miso-Lime Dressing

Grilled Spring Vegetables with Miso-Lime Dressing

This is such and easy and delicious side dish for Spring! To make grilled spring vegetables with miso-lime dressing, throw seasonal vegetables on the grill, then drizzle with a probiotic rich dressing! Feel free to use the same dressing on other seasonal veggies.

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Spring Caesar Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Za'atar Croutons

Spring Caesar Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Za'atar Croutons

This spring Caesar salad is packed with seasonal produce like sauteed asparagus, crispy cucumbers and peppery radish mixed with arugula! Crunchy roasted chickpeas and za’atar seasoned croutons balance out the meal with protein and carbohydrate. One of those salads that will be on repeat all season!

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When It Comes to Nutrition, Don't Overlook the Basics

When It Comes to Nutrition, Don't Overlook the Basics

With all the information about nutrition out there, it’s easy to get stuck in a black hole of research. But before you get wrapped up in supplements and wellness and elimination diets and superfoods, be sure you’re taking care of your body and nourishing yourself adequately. When it comes to nutrition, don’t overlook the basics.

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Listening to Your Body in Intuitive Eating Also Means Listening to Your Brain

Listening to Your Body in Intuitive Eating Also Means Listening to Your Brain

Sometimes intuitive eating gets translated as impulsive eating. There's this idea that it all boils down to eat what you want, anytime you want. While with intuitive eating, you do have the permission to eat what you want, anytime you want, it's more than instinctively responding to cravings. The paradigm also helps you get back in touch with your body's cues to make conscious decisions around food. Listening to your body in intuitive eating also means listening to your brain.

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Noodle Bowl with Lemongrass Chicken and Peanut Sauce

Noodle Bowl with Lemongrass Chicken and Peanut Sauce

This noodle bowl with lemongrass chicken and peanut sauce can be prepped in less than 30 minutes! Perfect make ahead lunch for the weekend! Serve lemongrass marinated chicken over a bed of brown rice noodles, chopped fresh veggies, tons of herbs and a store bought peanut sauce!

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Taking Care of Your Health Outside of Food and Fitness

Taking Care of Your Health Outside of Food and Fitness

The way we discuss health in our culture is always centered around food and fitness. While what food goes into our body and how we move it certainly affects health, what’s more important is mental health. This posts discusses the importance of viewing health in a broader way, and 8 ways to take care of health that have nothing to do with food or fitness.

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Spring Vegetable Coconut Couscous with Harissa Chicken

Spring Vegetable Coconut Couscous with Harissa Chicken

Make this spring vegetable coconut couscous with spicy harissa chicken! Mix in any vegetables you like in this easily adaptable dish! Takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish to whip up this coconut infused couscous with tons of spring vegetables, that gets a kick of spicy flavor from harissa roasted chicken.

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Half Marathon Recap + Being Intuitive With Movement While Training For A Fitness Goal

Half Marathon Recap + Being Intuitive With Movement While Training For A Fitness Goal

I just ran my third half marathon this past weekend, and my hardest. When my body and mind (and schedule!) weren’t really up for training, I had to revise some of my goals going into it. In this post, I’m sharing a recap of my half, and some thoughts I had about being intuitive with movement while training for a specific fitness goal.

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Kelp Noodle and Mango Salad with Peanut Dressing

Kelp Noodle and Mango Salad with Peanut Dressing

If you’ve never tried kelp noodles before, don’t be afraid! This kelp noodle and mango salad with peanut dressing is the best dish to try it in! The crunchy and chewy noodles add tons of texture, and soak up the spicy peanut sauce, and the sweet mango makes it taste bright and summery! Bulk it up with protein like grilled chicken or baked tofu!

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The Grief That Leads to Body Acceptance

The Grief That Leads to Body Acceptance

For most, accepting a body that's larger than a goal that you may have spent a good chunk of your life working toward, is a big part of the intuitive eating process. That process of acceptance can trigger what is essentially a grieving process. Learn about the stages of grief, and how it relates to the process of body acceptance. 

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Kimchi Breakfast Tacos

Kimchi Breakfast Tacos

Make these easy kimchi breakfast tacos! They're loaded with avocado, fried egg, roasted Japanese sweet potatoes and spicy kimchi! The kimchi gives you a dose of gut friendly probiotics. You could enjoy these tacos for breakfast or dinner. If you roast the potatoes in advance, these quick and easy tacos take just minutes to throw together in the morning. 

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A Mini-Rant On The Dirty Dozen

A Mini-Rant On The Dirty Dozen

Y'all, organics are great. They're great for the environment, and some studies show there may be a slight benefit to health. But that doesn't mean we need to stress out about conventional produce. The dirty dozen, a list of the produce with the highest levels of pesticides, is often discussed in a way that promotes food fear and anxiety, and scares people from eating vegetables. 

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How To Cope With Negative Emotions, With Or Without Food

How To Cope With Negative Emotions, With Or Without Food

Emotional eating gets a bad rep. People talk about diving into a box of cookies when you're feeling sad like it's on par with stealing a kids bicycle or kicking a puppy. Food and eating is just one of many ways to cope with negative emotions. Instead of worrying about stopping emotional eating, we should be talking about how to build a well rounded set of tools for coping with emotions that includes food. Learn how to cope with negative emotions, with or without food. 

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Pasta Primavera with Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

Pasta Primavera with Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

Enjoy this vegan take on pasta primavera! This pasta primavera with creamy cauliflower sauce uses a dairy-free sauce made by pureeing steamed cauliflower with with onions, garlic, almond milk, and nutritional yeast to make a rich and creamy sauce for pasta. Toss with sauteed seasonal vegetables of your choice! 

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Intuitive Eating and Snacks + 10 Snacks I've Been Really Into Lately

As with most things nutrition-related, there's some pretty polarizing views about whether you should snack or not. Biology tells us that we need to fuel our bodies regularly, and that hunger is a sign that we probably need food, so I'm pretty sure that means yes, snacks are cool. In this post, learn tips for intuitive eating and snacking, plus I'm sharing 10 snacks I've been really into lately. 

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