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Make Your Own Sauerkraut

Make Your Own Sauerkraut

It may take several weeks but the process is simple and the final product is well worth the wait. Sauerkraut is just fermented or “soured” cabbage that can be made right at home. First off, collect the following items: -a fermenting crock -a head (or […]

Support my KICKSTARTER Project

A food journal and an intuitive guide to cultivating a sustainable food practice filled with recipes + lifestyle tips. Nutrition from the Ground Up is currently a blog and video series about building a sustainable nutrition practice. This project is a 48 page food journal […]

Holiday Bites

Holiday tip: don’t go anywhere starving! These energy snacks are great to have before going to your holiday events. They are also great to serve for parties to kick the cravings of other sweet treats offered or after a workout/yoga class.  Keep them in your […]

When in Doubt {Start to Sprout}

Sprouts are the first shoots of a plant and are tender, delicate, tasty, and highly nutritious.  They are new life awakening.  Once sprouted, our bodies can better absorb essential nutrients like iron, calcium, amino acids, B vitamins, and vitamin C.  When plants are sprouted they […]

Mushroom Tea

Mushroom Tea

Rhode Island Mushroom Company grows more than your basic portobella , they produce and sell more than a dozen specialty types of mushrooms for restaurants, whole sale, and curious home chefs.  They offer blue oyster, crimini, golden oyster, king oyster, maitake, portobella, pioppino, and other seasonal […]

Beans: Energy-Rich, Legumes

Beans: Energy-Rich, Legumes

First off, beans have incredible nutritional value! They offer one of the best sources of plant-based protein and fiber, which are extremely important for energy balance.  They also supply various vitamins and minerals that support a healthy diet, particularly B vitamins, iron and zinc.  Finally, […]

Farm Fresh Eggs & Pasture Raised Chicken

Meet Caroline, one of my backyard chickens. I purchased her in her teenage months from Engelnook Farm. She is a heritage breed and is known to be a heavy layer. When chickens are able to walk and graze they’re happier and this is important in their […]

Garden Planning: Time to Start those Start-Ups!

Garden Planning: Time to Start those Start-Ups!

Growing your own food can be one of the most rewarding, enjoyable, and tasty projects you take on this season.  Now it’s time to buy your seeds and get garden planning! Check out Johnny’s Seeds Co. for purchasing your seeds. Before selecting your seeds this […]

Sourdough Spelt

Sourdough Spelt

A little history about my own digestive issues…I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowl Syndrome since I was 8 years-old. Stomach aches, bloating, distention and long sessions in the bathroom all by myself. As I became Registered Dietitian and created my own nutrition practice, I was […]

Seed Saving

Seed Saving

As a beginner gardener, every growing season I purchase seeds from companies for my gardens. But, what if I didn’t have to? A few years ago, I noticed my seed expenses were adding up to over $400. This triggered me to investigate other options. Which […]