[I made this tasty Tuna Poke with Mango and Avocado for Earth Fare!]
I’ve never been to Hawaii but I’m dying to go. When I do finally make it over that way, my first stop will be some authentic roadside poke! And next the beach, but you know #priorities.
Poke (pronounced “poh-kay”) is a classic Hawaiian dish made with raw, sushi-grade fish—and it’s really having a moment in the foodie scene. It’s a bit like deconstructed sushi, with a Hawaiian flair. Continue reading
This might not come as life-changing info, but spaghetti squash is an amazing substitute for pasta.
It has a texture and consistency that begs to be topped with your favorite pasta sauce. Will you miss the pasta that you swap out for spaghetti squash? In my opinion, no.
Will you miss the carb coma that comes from a huge plate of spaghetti? Again, I’m leaning in the “no” direction. Continue reading
A few years ago I started having a lot of health issues. After a while, I realized that my symptoms were the worst when I ate sugar (even high sugar fruits). That discovery led me to start investigating sugar.
What I found was that we’re eating WAY too much sugar.
People in the US eat or drink (on average) more than 126 grams of sugar per day! (That’s more than 1/4 pound of sugar—A DAY.) Continue reading
[I made this cozy Savory Oatmeal with Spinach and Mushrooms for Earth Fare!]
How do you guys feel about vegetables for breakfast?
Up until about 6 years ago, I ate something sweet for breakfast about 95% of the time.
In the younger years, it was pop-tarts, cereal, eggo waffles, or muffins. When I got a little more health conscious, it was oatmeal with brown sugar, yogurt with fruit and honey, or (a more grown up, but still sweet) cereal.
When I started having health issues, I made a connection between the sweet foods I was eating and the symptoms I was dealing with.
(Basically all of my symptoms got worse when I ate sugar or even high sugar fruits.) Continue reading