Category Archives: Conscious Eating®

Accidental Recipes – My Vegan Pesto

I was thinking about some of my favorite things that I’m making on a regular basis these days and how they came about “accidentally.”  I meet and then cook for so many people who have special food needs, including myself, …

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GMO — What’s the Big Deal?

  We’ve been naturally genetically modifying our food for hundreds of years, so what’s the big deal, right? This sort of ignorance in the discussion of GMOs makes me cringe because it shows that Monsanto and their ilk have successfully …

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Choosing to Support Local, American Family Farms

  I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks and the final leg of my journey home includes a small propeller plane ride from San Francisco airport to the little Chico airport. Flying at only 19,000 feet, we get a …

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Finding My Fountain of Youth: My Take on “Going Gluten Free”

  I’ve been eating gluten free for 19 years now and as I like to say, I’m a different person than I was before. I had been struggling with fatigue, regular bouts of digestive pain, low level depression (and more) …

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Earth-Friendly Conscious Eating®

  As spring starts to make itself apparent all over the country (whether that’s a “warm” 40 degrees in Burlington, VT or a warm 72 degrees here in Northern California) our planet is bursting into song —bunches of flowers exploding …

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Rocking the Boat

  I was in the bank severalweeks ago opening a new account, and got to talking with the woman helping me. She had watched her mother “become a new person…have all kinds of energy” after removing gluten from her diet. She …

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