The Secret Food Club

In addition to nutrition work, I am a farmer. One of my big revelations as a farmer is that when it comes to the diversity of food—we’ve been duped. There is a whole world of food that’s probably not on your radar, one that contains a rich diversity of color, flavor,...

Does Water Need an Upgrade?

We all know we need water to live, but is “upgrading” your water worth it? An entire industry has built up around not just bottled water, but also water with additives from vitamins to caffeine and even CBD. Let’s cut through some of the nonsense and look at a few...

Stress Eating? Try Chocolate

I bet if I say stress eating, you think of a pint of ice cream or your favorite nachos. Stress can certainly drive you to make less than ideal food choices, but you can also eat to counteract its effects. Magnesium is the magic mineral we are so often not eating...

A Few of My Favorite….Crops

I was asked a question in my Facebook group (Cultivating Resilience with Kirsten Serrano) that I decided to turn into a post. Amy B asked: What are some of your go-to/almost always grow (and succeed) crops? And what are some that aren’t so common that you have...

Greens Anyone?

I know summer seems so very far away but do not stop reaching for those leafy greens! Your body needs them year-round. The whole “greens equals salad” thing is a myth anyway. There are a million options beyond lettuce and spinach. “Greens” are not even all green! Make...