5 Reasons to Love Coconut Oil

You know those things that once you discover, you can’t imagine your life without it anymore…coconut oil is that for me.  I keep two jars – one in my bathroom and one in my kitchen – and use both of them like crazy. One of coconut oil’s most touted nutrients is lauric acid, a type of good fat found in breast milk. This medium chain fatty acid is sent directly to your liver where it is immediately converted into energy. […]

June Loves

Lots of summer loves right now! My CSA (Elmwood Stock Farm) Holy fresh vegetables galore! My fridge has been full every single week for the past month, and it’s forcing me to think outside the box, try new recipes, and get a little creative in the kitchen. CSA’s are awesome because they support local farmers that work hard to bring sustainable, clean food to consumers. But also, when we get loaded up with a vegetable delivery every week, we tend […]

How to Keep Your Greens Fresh

  Thanks to my CSA share, my fridge is packed full of greens right now…kale, spinach, bok choy, various lettuces…ah-mazing.  What is NOT so amazing is when I have just shoved it in the fridge and all of that lovely fresh produce is suddenly brown and wilted.  But I know better!  Correctly storing greens can make your produce last up to 2-3 weeks longer.  So as I write this post, I hope that you can find some helpful tips to […]