Beef Stew with Garam Masala

Beef Stew with Garam Masala

Between my CSA box from Crescent Farm and my cow share from GrassFat Farm, I needed to combine the two and come up with recipes involving in-season sweet potatoes and those tougher cuts of beef. A long braised beef stew was in my near future. In like the next 6 hours....
The 5 Symptoms of Insulin Resistance

The 5 Symptoms of Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance, what is it, who has it, and is it bad? In my Nutritional Therapy Practitioner training, one of the big ideas on blood sugar regulation read as such: Never before in the history of mankind have we had an emergency need to lower blood sugar. The CDC...
Drunken Beef Stew

Drunken Beef Stew

Fall is shy in South Carolina. It takes its sweet time to arrive, gives us some cool mornings and evenings, but lets summer hang on during the day. No matter, this Canadian girl can smell Fall coming by mid-August. Fall is perfect for soups, stews, roasts, meals...
5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

Have you ever felt bloated after a meal, even if it was “healthy”? Bloating feels uncomfortable and sometimes, even painful. What brings it on? #1: EATING ON THE GO Good digestion begins in the brain. Not in the mouth or the stomach but with the thought of...
Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Every two weeks I receive a box of fresh, local and organic vegetables from my CSA provider, Crescent Farm. Getting in-season vegetables forces me to be creative in the kitchen and find ways to cook and eat veggies that are sometimes unfamiliar. Kohlrabi is one of...