nutritional yeast sauce pouring over vegan mac and cheese

Is Nutritional Yeast Healthy?

Nutritional yeast is good for you because of its nutrient-density and the health-promoting properties that it offers. As a supplement, it provides fiber, protein, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

Couscous salad with fresh vegetables and herbs in a bowl on a gray concrete background.

Is Couscous Healthy?

Couscous is a versatile choice for many healthful diets, especially whole wheat couscous, which is a good source of fiber, naturally low in fat, and is a great source of selenium.

Overnight High Protein Oatmeal

As I mentioned a few weeks back, I am competing in my first powerlifting meet tomorrow. I am nervous but also looking forward to it. I’ve spent this week training

Why and How To Compost

Once a month, I feature a chapter from my book and partner with the folks from MightyNest on a related giveaway. This month, we’re focusing on why and how to

Fresh Vegetable Juice

I am a really big fan of fresh juice. I don’t drink it every day or anything (nor do I engage in juice fasting), but I’m always happy when I

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

I devoted a whole chapter in my book to the health benefits of cultured foods: I love and eat all sorts of cultured foods and kimchi is one of my

What’s Wrong with Moderation?

This post is going to be short-ish because it’s late in the day and I don’t want to be up until all hours writing here. Though I was extolling the

20 Ways to Increase Your NEAT

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) which means I’m blogging every day of November, 2013! Sitting a lot is associated with a host of health problems (including obesity)

One Simple Change: Organic Does Matter

I don’t know if you noticed, but I didn’t get a post up for One Simple Change last week. Why not? Well, my kids’ first days back at school were

One Simple Change: More Raw Foods

Hello friends…it’s the weekend and that means it’s time for another One Simple Change post! It’s hard for me to believe, but this is my 26th in the series. Since

One Simple Change: Grow Your Own

Welcome to my 24th One Simple Change post, my friends! {New here? Wondering what the heck is One Simple Change? It’s my year-long series of posts that focus on small