Book Review: Protest Kitchen

Book Review: Protest Kitchen

I was so thrilled when a signed copy of Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time showed up at my doorstep. The latest book co-authored by one of my long-time professional role models Ginny Messina, MPH, RD, and the feminist writer and activist Carol J. Adams,…

How to Respect Your Fullness | Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

How to Respect Your Fullness

If you haven’t already, I highly recommend reading the How to Honor Your Hunger post before reading this one. Respecting your fullness is intuitive eating principle 5 of 10. It’s all about tuning in with your body while eating and listening to those signals that are saying “I’ve had enough to eat.” Honoring your hunger…

How to Honor Your Hunger

How to Honor Your Hunger

When you hear “intuitive eating,” what do you think? For a lot of people, they think about eating when they’re hungry and giving their body what it wants. But what if you don’t know what hunger feels like? And you can’t tell what your body wants? Unfortunately, this is the case for far too many…

Dietary Supplements for Vegans

What Dietary Supplements do Vegans Need?

If you’re vegan, you’ve probably wondered, “What supplements should I be taking?” The answer is: it depends. It depends on what you eat, your lifestyle and where you live. Supplementation should be individualized as everyone is different. In a follow up to my general post on dietary supplements, here is the requested post specifically on…

5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

You know that saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well that is super applicable to food safety and preventing foodborne illness! Let’s be honest, is skipping simple food safety precautions really worth the risk of food poisoning? I could get super graphic with the details but let’s just say I…

Using Diet to Manage Fibromyalgia

Using Nutrition to Manage Fibromyalgia

I’m excited to bring you an informative guest post by the wonderful Angela Wortley, fellow vegan non-diet dietitian! One of Angela’s areas of expertise is fibromyalgia, which I know little about. If you ever Googled how to manage fibromyalgia, you may have seen some crazy diet claims. Angela summarizes the research on a variety of…

Mt. Hood Wedding

Our June Wedding in Oregon

It’s finally here! I’ve been procrastinating a bit on this post but I hope it was worth the wait. As the cliche goes, our wedding day went by INCREDIBLY fast. Like warp-speed fast. I don’t understand what happened to the space-time continuum that day. Alas, I am so glad we invested in photos and video…

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Have you ever read those flowery self-care posts that make you feel all warm and fuzzy and then think about how it’s not at all compatible with your lifestyle so why even try? In order for self-care and intuitive eating to be effective, they have to be realistic and sustainable. The beauty of both is…