Crostini are the perfect garden party appetizer and vehicle for spring-inspired spreads and toppings. I can’t get over how “springy” these came out and now I am regretting not making them earlier in the season!
As we teeter on the border of spring and summer, it’s apparent that outdoor celebrations are in order! Finding a gorgeous outdoor space in the city can be a feat, so what better reason to escape to the countryside to transform a friend or family’s yard into a garden party…
When I think of selenium I immediately think of “nature’s selenium supplement” otherwise known as Brazil Nuts. Only 1-2 per day meets your daily selenium requirement. Selenium is a trace element naturally present in foods and added to others. It is nutritionally essential and a key component of selanoproteins which…
Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels rise after eating carbohydrate-containing foods. Incorporating low GI foods is a great way to help stabilize blood sugar and prevent energy swings throughout the day. These foods have a low GI and so do most green veggies.
Probiotics and probiotics are not one and the same. These non-digestible carbohydrates stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial intestinal bacteria to help build a healthy flora associated with enhanced immunity and digestion.
Living in Berkeley, San Francisco and New York City has granted me access to some of the best coffee in the United States. Stumptown, Blue Bottle, Birch, Philz… these are some of my favorites but that list is ever growing.