Sleep is our second foundation of health, partially because of its importance, and partially because it is, like nutrition, something we have a lot of control over. Most people don't get enough sleep--even if you think you are.  What is enough?  At the least (as an adult)...

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...

creating moments to breath and grow The beauty of playing in the garden this morning: the sun warm on my shoulders, the air blowing just enough to keep me cool, the birds dipping into the silence with their song and the bees curious about me being in their territory. The task of pulling weeds: daunting...

[audio mp3="https://nourishtoflourish14.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/eww-thats-gras_-our-take-on-addit.mp3"][/audio] Our government assures the public that many additives in our packaged foods are GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe), a categorization that allows manufacturers to put various chemicals in our food to make it profitable.  But what they considered safe, we consider toxic.  Listen and learn...

Though I often begin mourning the end of summer the last couple weeks of August, I do celebrate the abundance late summer brings us when my tomato plants can't seem to stop producing (Yay!).  Hooray garden tomatoes! Did you know that though tomatoes are mostly thought...