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Tis' the Season to Enjoy Earth's Bounty

Vegetable and Whole Grain Salads

Corn and Zucc Salad

Corn and Roasted Zucchini Salad

It's the season for tasty, fresh vegetable and whole grain salads. They can be prepared ahead of time which makes entertaining so much easier, and they taste better when they marinate in the dressing for a while. Get creative with your vegetable and grain combinations. Recipe here

The Blue Zones

It's where people live the longest and healthiest lives.

Blue Zones are places where people live the longest, healthiest and some would say most meaningful lives. So how do they do it? It's a combination of eating fresh, whole foods, getting daily exercise and having close personal relationships that provide support, friendship and a sense of belonging.

By modeling these communities, people across the globe are improving the quality of life within their own families, towns and cities. 

“Propagating the Blue Zones would not only prevent a rise in the prevalence of diabetes (and other such misfortunes); it would allow us to eliminate more than 80 percent of the burden we have now. That’s revolutionary.”

–David Katz, M.D., director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

 Learn more

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Dumbo Feather

Conversations with Extraordinary People 

I like to balance the constant flow of sensational news headlines with stories about people who inspire us by the good work they're doing to make our world a better place.

Dumbo Feather was a good find.

Dumbo Feather’s readers are people who want to be inspired and told a different story than the one they hear every day. Each quarterly issue features five extended profiles of people worth knowing, across enterprise, education, science, sport, politics, fashion and the arts.

Dan Barber has championed some of the Western world’s biggest food and agricultural movements, including farm-to-table and now The Third Plate, which is also the title of the latest book, and he’s done it while operating his two widely acclaimed Blue Hill restaurants. He talks about his vision for The Third Plate movement, which sees our everyday diets shaped by our local environments and not the other way around. Continue reading

Curious to learn more about the role of health coach? I help my clients overcome sugar cravings,  increase their energy level with whole foods, and incorporate exercise they love into their weekly schedule. Learn more: 

www.simplywonderfullife.com

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