Gut Health Bowl + Eating for a Healthier Microbiome

The status of your gut can impact so much more than digestion (although that’s a biggie), including immune health and mood. Optimal gut health comes from populating your microbiome with lots of good bacteria, or probiotics. While a good probiotic supplement can help with this, the ideal way to get all the good critters is…

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My Morning Routine & The Unexpected Reason I Meditate

Over the past five or six years I’ve developed a morning routine that I take pretty seriously. There have been tweaks and drastic changes to the routine, but they’ve all served the same thing: to feel good. When I was living in Sydney I was mostly concerned with getting in some sweaty cardio and tons…

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Cardamom & Maca Buckwheat Granola

Grain-free granola that’s crunchy, nutty, and a little bit sweet. This is my attempt to recreate Buckinis, a buckwheat-based cereal that I ran into at all the health food stores in Australia, but I haven’t been able to find here. Buckwheat is awesome and it’s actually not related to wheat at all — despite the…

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Cherry Almond Green Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are everything I want in a warm-weather breakfast — cool, refreshing, filling (if made right), and are the perfect bed for crunchy toppings that keep things interesting (ahem, buckwheat cardamom granola). A note on filling smoothies: For me, a smoothie that’s going to keep me filled up and energized until lunchtime is one…

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Lentil No-Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles

I realize you may not need another recipe for zucchini noodles, but I have to say, they’re still one of my favorite bases for a quick and veggie-packed dinner (they’re actually quicker to make than regular pasta, too). I love sweet potato and butternut squash noodles for a more carby bowl, but zucchini noodles are…

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