Where Did That Chicken Come From?

“It came from Whole Foods and it is free-range, so that’s good, right?”, was the question asked of me by a new client at a recent cooking lesson. If only it were that simple. Free-range sounds great, but what does it really mean? Sadly, not that much. According to the USDA (1), “FREE RANGE or […]

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Top Five for Healing

When I learned I had a stress fracture a few weeks back, the one thing that never even caused pause for thought in terms of what my recovery plan would be is what I eat. After all, you can’t top an eating plan which consists of abundant, seasonal, local organic veggies, mindfully sourced wild proteins […]

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When Local is Not That Local

Here in LA, we’re spoiled. 100% grass fed meat, wild fish and humanely sourced poultry are all not too tough to find and if we plan our schedules accordingly, we can get to a plethora of farmer’s markets where we can find the best of the best from avocados to zucchini and from antelope to […]

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Fewer Ingredients / Fewer Steps

“I don’t have time to shop and cook”. How often does this phrase cross your mind? Granted, we live in a busy society and sadly, one of the most basic human needs (eating real food) often falls significantly lower onto the totem pole of priority as a result. After all, it’s all too easy to […]

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