Fat does not make you fat––so long as you are consuming the good stuff from quality sources. Fats that tend to pack on the pounds, contribute to diabetes, and increase your risk of heart (and other lame) diseases, are the junky trans fats found in obnoxiously shelf-stable pseudo-foods. I...

Matcha, a finely milled green tea powder, has for centuries been the green tea of choice for Japanese tea ceremonies. Drinking matcha delivers far more nutrients to your system than sipping common green tea. When you drink matcha, you are ingesting ground whole leaves as opposed to brewed...

I believe it's true, that in America, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are among kids' favorites. And, why wouldn't they be?! When the nutty spread meets sugary jelly, the result is pure, sweet flavor love. The traditional PB&J pairing is not complex, and perhaps the simplicity is precisely what makes the kiddos (and...

Nearly every morning, you can find me in the kitchen, working wizardry on a new and inventive smoothie recipe. I'm not sure what motivates and excites me most about exercising my Vitamix to death. Perhaps it's the thrill of witnessing healthy ingredients manifest into luscious blended creations. Or maybe...