WEB_Stress

5 Stress-Busting Superfoods

We’ve all been there: it’s a stressful day, and suddenly reaching for a bag of chips or a plate of cookies becomes borderline primal. Although comfort foods might give us an instant feeling of satisfaction, nutrient-dense foods have the ability to fight ...

Natural Products Expo East – Baltimore Style

Whenever I’m chatting with someone new and say “I’m in the natural foods industry,” I usually receive that kind of vacant nodding response followed by an ambiguous “Ohhhh.” It’s the same response that I, in turn, likely offer when someone tells ...

Making chocolate the easy way {VIDEO}

Notice the quiet around here? Yeah, me too. I have a guilty conscience when it comes to this website, and although the brief hiatus of posts here may not be something you one day tell your grandchildren about, it has nonetheless made ...

The great egg substitute

From time to time, I get this NEED to bake. It’s like a primal urge – and there’s really no stopping me. Deep down, there’s just something so satisfying about mushing things around in a bowl, putting them in an oven, ...

Out with the cane, in with the palm sugar (with video)

When I need a sweet boost in recipes I’ll always turn to fruit or stevia first (whole natural foods = yay!), but when those foods simply can’t pull the weight, it’s palm sugar comes to the rescue. I teamed up with ...

WEB_PastaPuttenesca

Fresh Fettucini Puttanesca

Oh, my poor parents. I say this for many reasons, but in this case it is with respect to my impassioned culinary endeavors I pursued as a kid.

Growing up, each weekend the process was the same: first I would scour my ...

WEB_WorldEat

What In The World Does The World Eat?

There’s something weirdly curious about peering into the diets of other people. As if finding out some deep, intimate secret, it seems as though we are physiologically predisposed to participating in a kind of dietary voyeurism.

The interest, actually, is everywhere. Like ...