Organics

Are Organic Apples Better?

Are Organic Apples Better?

The “organic” title is reserved for foods that have been produced through approved methods that foster the cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. While an organic product is not necessarily superior nutritionally over a non-organic product, it is free of the neurotoxins and endocrine disruptors found in synthetic pesticides. This is especially […]

GMO’s And Your Health

GMO’s And Your Health

So, what is a GMO? It is a “genetically modified organism” and it represents plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals (eg. fish). These combinations of genes from different species do not occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. All commercial GMOs are engineered […]

Eggs, More Than Just Delicious!

Eggs, More Than Just Delicious!

Eggs are my favorite food. They are versatile and delicious, and are packed with the protein that I need to start my day. My go-to breakfast is a poached egg or scrambled eggs with kale and cheddar cheese on sprouted grain toast. I buy organic, pasture raised eggs from PCC and local farmers’ markets. They […]

Time to Welcome Back the Berries!

Time to Welcome Back the Berries!

Well, we’ve had some lovely sunshine during the last few weeks. We’re all thinking about summer, even though most of us drily report to friends and family living elsewhere that the summer doesn’t really start until July 5th.  Ah, the irony. Well, until then, we have something to keep us occupied- the luscious local berries […]

Local and Sustainable Food (and fun!)

Local and Sustainable Food (and fun!)

I had the opportunity to visit a few farms at the 9th Annual Harvest Celebration Farm Tour of King County.  I learned about Salmon-Safe farming, the importance of bees, and even went on a hayride tour of Full Circle Farm.  I may have seen a few of you there amongst the fun-filled, kid-friendly activities.  The […]

Nutrition 101

Nutrition 101

A general introduction to the things we teach at Green Lake Nutrition