by Debbie Peterson Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, healthy food was for “hippies.” I remember going into health food stores with my mother. They all smelled the same. An earthy, patchouli, rotting produce smell. They were always small and rustic and the people who...

What color do you cook your green vegetables?   Nourish Noshes Podcast: 50 Shades of Green At the little family-owned local Italian deli that I every so often buy prepared foods, my daughter recently asked if she could get their broccoli rabe. This is a vegetable that I...

Our Nourish Coaches recipe has been adapted from Alice Keppley recipe found in Simply in Season.  The sweet potato is packed with nutrients, solve a sweet tooth craving, help balance blood sugar issues and good for tonifying chi, blood and yin and nourishing the spleen,...

[caption id="attachment_1961" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wild local edibles[/caption] There is little more satisfying than making a salad from greens I grew in my garden.  In the spring, I prepared the soil with compost I collected all year and then planted lettuce seeds.  I've made probably 50 salads...

Few things smell better to me than garlic simmering in butter.  Many of my recipes start this way, some healthier than others.  My not so healthy indulgence, linguini in clam sauce is one of my favorites.  Since I only make it once or twice a...

This was one of my recent posts on Facebook: Time spent meal planning on Sunday: 1 hour Time spent shopping for week's meals: 1 hour Time spent thinking about timing and logistics for dinner: 45 mins Time spent cooking dinner: 1 hour Time spent cleaning up dinner: 20 minutes Time spent...

Clearing up the chatter on decaf Debbie Peterson, Nourish Coaches Maybe you’ve noticed some artisan coffee roasters don’t make decaffeinated coffee.  Or maybe you’ve heard that decaffeinated coffee is “bad.”  Perhaps you don’t see the point in decaffeinated coffee.  Those were all thoughts I had at one...