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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Reflecting on Injury…

“It’s a stress fracture of your calcaneous and you’ve got to wear a boot for 6 week. No running. No cycling except on a stationary bike with the boot on. No swimming because you’d have to push off the wall and that could be risky. But you can do upper body strength training.” That was […]

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Out for the Count

I even got the winning number. Can you top A1111? In corral 1. But I wasn’t be there. My disappointment goes beyond words. There’s a part of me that was still thinking somehow I’ll be there this morning to toe the line at the 2017 LA Marathon, a race I’ve run before, a race which was my first […]

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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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What Does A High Fat Meal Really Look Like?

Well, this meal pictured above it one example. Considering this is a meal for two, you have a moderate piece of wild-caught salmon steak, rich in fatty Omega 3s, low net carbs (compared to starches or higher glycemic carbs one might eat with a meal) from the sprouts and broccoli, more fat from the olive […]

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Feeling Connected at the Farmer’s Market

I love days like today. I made it a priority to juggle workouts, meetings, dog care and everything else that goes on in my world (and that of any self-employed person, woman or man) to go to my favorite farmer’s market. I don’t go each and every Wednesday, although doing so is one of my […]

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