Tag Archives: Walla Walla

Raspberry Chia Pudding

My husband and I have recently fallen in love with breakfast chia puddings because they are both nutritious and filling. I love the ability to quickly throw together 2-6 servings of chia puddings at the beginning of the week and know that for a few days breakfast is already to go right when we wake […]

Rising Yang: Setting Up Your Morning Routine for Success

  How do you wake up in the morning? Do you hit the snooze a few times, instantly look at your phone, and shuffle around getting ready, breakfast (maybe?) and hustle in a frazzle to get the kids, the dog, yourself all out the door in the morning? We all have our routines, for better […]

How to Live in Harmony This Spring

Every season the energy of nature changes. In spring the energy of nature wakes up and grows whereas in winter nature slows down and hibernates. In Chinese Medicine theory the energy of the human body changes in accordance with the season. What happens outside of us also happens within us. In winter we, like nature […]

Learning To Enjoy Vegetables

  This week I became inspired by the article: No Diet, No Detox: How To Relearn The Art Of Eating. This remarkable article discusses the myriad reasons as to why the Western world continues to struggle with food choices. If you like any of my thoughts on the matter, please read the article for yourself. It truly […]

Avoid Fasting/Cleansing In Winter

  The main motivation for me in writing this post is to help you protect your health by helping you pick the right time to cleanse. I witness many people turning to various fasts and cleanses in early January. The goal is to lose weight and counteract holiday overindulgences. The idea of cleaning out your system from […]

Green Friday — Opt Outside on Black Friday

Give a slew of shiny, gold stars to REI this November for their campaign #OptOutside. I am super grateful that a corporation is promoting healthy bodies and healthy relationships for this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. If you are unfamiliar with the campaign, REI is choosing to close its doors on Black Friday to allow their employees […]

Reflecting Autumn

“When we allow time to honor reflection in the autumn, we are aligning with the flavor and nature of the season.”

Stellar Homemade Pho Broth

I’ve been experimenting with homemade pho broth for about seven months now. Initially, I starting experimenting to try to cut down on our dining out budget, but when our local pho restaurant decided to close down early this summer, I felt a renewed sense of urgency. There are many pho recipes on the interwebs and combing […]

Shredded Beet Tostadas

Oops!  I apologize for publishing two blogs on the same day. I accidentally hit ‘publish now’ when I was trying to schedule the post to publish next week. Please forgive the double blogposts in your inbox today. –Sincerely, Lindsey Thompson   Ingredients 4 Tostada shells Refried beans 1/2 beet, shredded with a cheese grater 1/4 […]

Roasted Red Pepper Soup (dairy free)

This soup really showcases the natural flavors of red peppers. Roasting truly brings out the robust flavors of these peppers. With so few ingredients, this soup lets you know that sometimes less is more. Ingredients 6 Red Peppers 1 Tablespoon olive oil 4 cups vegetable stock 1 avocado salt & pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat […]