misperceptions and truths about food

Nutrition Badassery: Examining and Addressing Eating Disorders an interview with Libby Parker MS, RD

In Conscious Life Spaces Conversations Podcast we explore and learn about the topic of eating disorders with Libby Parker MS RD. Libby helps people find their way through the subjective world of food and body image through nutrition. The author of the upcoming book Permission to Eat, Libby helps us to understand this complex topic. It looks different for so many. The Invisible Diseases We Classify As Eating Disorders, An… Read More »

Homemade Brownies

Let the festivities begin with Snowball Cookies and Beyond Chocolate Brownies

You can make these delicious easy to make treats and bring them to your holiday celebration or make and give them as gifts to friends and family. Here are two favorite recipes – cookies that look like snowballs with delicious ingredients including almonds and butter that make these cookies melt in your mouth and one of the most requested and beloved recipes that I’ve made for friends and colleagues throughout… Read More »

Conscious Life Space's Conversations Episode 3, The Disobedient Dietitian, A rebel with a cause, a conversation with Amber Gourley

The Disobedient Dietician, a Conversation with Amber Gourley

Episode 3 Stress, lack of sleep, processed food, and poor nutrition are all too common in our modern world. Running to work, to home, to events – day in and day out it starts to seem like a vicious cycle. Many people haven’t learned how to cook and prepare meals and either rely on processed foods or take-out for their primary diet. Over time the lack of nutrients combined with… Read More »

Bee Nestled in Flowers by Claude Mondestin

Cooking with honey

the sweetest gift we received from bees.

Maybe humans figured out that honey was an amazing food and sweetener before they started painting images of someone collecting it on cave walls more than 8,000 years ago as we can see in the image shared here from a cave in Valencia, Spain. Certainly, someone would’ve figured it out eventually. Even so, sometimes it seems like we’ve forgotten how amazing honey, nature’s sweetener really is these days, as we… Read More »

Lemon water and honey Photo by Anda Ambrosini

Folk remedy or just simply delicious? My lemon water experiment.

Lemons, water, and honey, a mixture of benefits

A Lemon Tree This spring I purchased a lemon tree for my balcony garden. The flowers emit a beautiful and intense fragrance. They can withstand heat, be trained on a wall and/or brought indoors in the winter. Of course, the best benefit is that it produces delicious lemons. It even had a few fully formed large lemons hanging off of it. After the tree was transplated into a larger container… Read More »

lemon slices on a plate - conscious life space

Why everyone is talking about the health benefits of lemons!

There's more to a lemon than meets the eye!

If you look in most people’s kitchens, you can find that wonderful smelling citrus fruit the lemon. Lemons are not only a great additive for baking and cooking but they have several other uses as well. A lemon’s entire contents can be used in several facets of life including culinary uses, household cleaning, as a freshener and even as a health aid. Rich in vitamins and minerals Most frequently recognized… Read More »

recipes and food deliciousness - wraps - how to on conscious life space

It’s a wrap, recipes and food deliciousness!

Recently I travelled to visit an old friend in California where I filmed a vlog on how to make a wrap. Wraps make a delicious healthy lunch or dinner, they’re easy to make and you can change them up by simply changing the outer layer or the inner workings….fresh veggies, cheeses, dipping sauces, rice paper, tortillas, seaweed sheets…yum! Wraps are really fun to make them with friends or make them… Read More »