Tag Archives: healthy eating

Miso Ramen Noodle Soup

Miso Ramen noodle Soup

Chilly day! Perfect lunch was a miso ramen noodle soup. Noodles Soup, YUM!

There are quick and easy ingredients to make this tasty soup. Continue reading

Healthy Eating Tips for the Chaotic Life

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Chaotic Life with The Organic Gourmet: Leslie Cerier. Let’s put the “Yum” back into your diet. If your life is so chaotic that eating healthy is difficult, this Leading Chaos Podcast episode is just for you. Warning: You will be hungry after listening to this episode with Chef Leslie Cerier October 16, 2014

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Please tell me what you learned from this podcast.

5 Tips for Going Gluten-Free

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by in Nutrition, 

Shannon Sexton, guest blogger

Thinking about going gluten-free? The prospect can be daunting at first. It can be a challenge to find gluten-free dishes in restaurants, and cooking at home requires some creativity. But everyone can benefit from ditching gluten grains like wheat, barley, and rye and incorporating more nutritious grains like quinoa, millet, and teff into their diet, says Kripalu presenter Leslie Cerier (also known as “The Organic Gourmet”), and it’s a lot more fun (and delicious) that you may think.

Why Going Gluten-Free Is Good for You

According to Cerier, who is a national authority on gluten-free cooking and author of six cookbooks, including Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook, gluten-free cooking provides “superior nutrition.” For starters, “There are so many minerals and vitamins in gluten-free grains, and they’re often higher fiber.” Gluten-free cooking gives foodies more flavors to work with, she says, and decreases the likelihood of consuming genetically modified strands of grains (with the exception of corn, which Cerier recommends buying organic.) Continue reading

Food as Medicine and Pleasure

Do Lunch from the Women’s Times February 2011

For many women, what we eat and why are all in enmeshed into questions of self- image, and emotions.   Eating a nutritionally balanced diet can seen like a simple matter of math next to eating well – consuming what our bodies need to be healthy and energized. Continue reading