Unicorn: A New Year’s Manifesto

Ah, the new year.  A time of resolutions….and discontent.  In January, many women, driven by shame, take the plunge. Which plunge?  To lose weight of course.  To keep riding that diet culture roller coaster.  To keep confusing body size with health and worth. ...

Traditional Wisdom & Modern Convenience

I was teaching a cooking class at a local food pantry this week.  The audience was great and we chatted as I worked through three recipes.  Topics ranged from seasonality to food quality, and I talked about the lure of convenience that has stolen our health.  I often...

Just Grow Something

Here in late-April Indiana, we are experiencing a new season called “Sprinter.”  It appears that spring is finally starting to push away winter and that means it’s time to start growing food.  My Food Literacy Manifesto is meant to define food...

Total Load and Detoxification

http://www.smallwonderfood.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/video-1521817118.mp4 This month I have been sharing some alarming facts about the ingredients commonly found in processed foods.  Folks have been outraged and rightly so.  It’s frightening when we really...

Here’s the Truth: A Food Literacy Manifesto

When’s the last time someone told you the truth about food?  I’m going to do just that.  It’s not the usual advice you hear about food.  It’s also not the easy way to run a nutrition consulting business.  The truth isn’t a quick fix or...