Nutrition Advice

Coffee: a great tool for dealing with chronic pain

Coffee is probably my favorite substance on earth.  It makes me feel amazing, helps me wake up on a morning when I haven't had enough sleep, and even takes away some of my pain. For a long time I felt a little bit guilty about drinking it because there is so much written about the… Continue reading Coffee: a great tool for dealing with chronic pain

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Overcoming My Eating Disorder

“I Inherited My Anorexic Mom’s Obsession With Food” (Taylored Training and Fitness)

Somehow, while I was doing research for my SI joint site, I stumbled across this really great article from Coach Whitney at Taylored Training and Fitness.  It's about how we can inherit negative patterns, in terms the way we see food and the way we treat our bodies, from our parents. I haven't written very much… Continue reading “I Inherited My Anorexic Mom’s Obsession With Food” (Taylored Training and Fitness)

Salads, Side Dishes

Strawberry & Feta Salad

So simple, and yet so delicious! I've actually been meaning to post this recipe for a while.  It was the perfect summer salad to make on a swelteringly hot day in back in Massachusetts in August. Of course I feel a little silly saying this now, as I write from foggy, 60 degree San Francisco… Continue reading Strawberry & Feta Salad

Meal Planning, Uncategorized

Great tips on meal-planning from The Kitchn

One of my ultimate food-goals is to become amazing at meal planning. However, I still have a ways to go, so here are some really helpful tips from The Kitchn!  It's a great site for all things cooking-related-- I definitely recommend checking it out. Some key points from this article that I found really useful:… Continue reading Great tips on meal-planning from The Kitchn

Inspiration, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Great advice on starting a food blog (and IBS!).

I recently discovered this really helpful post from Colleen Francioli of FODMap Life (fodmaplife.com). I really admire her site, because she talks about all the IBS-related topics I have yet to have the courage to write about in detail on my own blog! She makes the point that although there are tens of thousands of… Continue reading Great advice on starting a food blog (and IBS!).

Side Dishes, Veggies

Amazing/Useful Veggie Tips from The Kitchn

I've recently discovered The Kitchn's free "Cooking School."  Although technically its "classes" took place over a year and a half ago, all of the lessons are still up there, and they are really useful! I don't really consider myself to be a "beginning" cook anymore-- I'd say I'm at the beginner's end of intermediate, if… Continue reading Amazing/Useful Veggie Tips from The Kitchn

Uncategorized

Romina’s Homemade Pesto

One of my cooking goals is to become more comfortable with the general principles of how things are made.   To be able to throw something together like pesto without having to check a recipe first, or to understand the ingredients well enough in order to figure out my own creative twists. My roommate made an… Continue reading Romina’s Homemade Pesto