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Meat-Less Book Review: Learning to Eat Less Meat and Contribute to a Healthier Planet

Meat-less, by Kristie Middleton, is a wonderful resource for everybody who is interested in bringing more plant-based food into their daily diets. The book offers a nice balance of research, real-life stories, and practical ideas for slowly eliminating meat, dairy, and eggs from menus and lifestyles.  Divided into three parts —- “Why Meat-Less,” “Getting Started,” […]

February 28th

Eating Clean in 2016 at Cookspace Hawaii

I’m starting out the new year helping people learn the basics of eating clean in 2016 with a workshop at Cookspace Hawaii. We’ll help you make healthier choices to feel better everyday in 2016. Eating Clean in 2016 will be hosted January 16 at Cookspace, a workshop and dining venue in Honolulu. In this tw0-hour workshop, […]

January 14th

How to Build a Better Poo

Last month I gave a little talk at our local Nerd Nite, and event to celebrate all things smart and nerdy. Nerd Nite Honolulu is a monthly gathering at a hip bar, where each month nerds will come to talk about their favorite topics: climate change, graduate research, astronomy, stress relief, anything goes. Last week […]

May 7th

How to Cook Cauliflower, Your New Favorite Vegetable!

Colorful fruits and vegetables make me happy. I believe they should make anybody happy (and in fact, studies show that consuming a wide variety of fruits and vegetables does make people happy!)! And it is advised to have a pallete of color on your plate each meal in greater proportion to meats and carbohydrates. One […]

February 7th

Creating Yin-Yang Balance with Macro-Tropical Recipes

Today, Vibrant Wellness Journal welcomes back Jin Hirata, a Japanese Macrobiotic chef and nutritionist from New York. Check out Jin’s previous post here, and learn more on his website, Whole Life with Jin. In my country, there is this old saying, Shin do fu ji (身土不二). It literally means “Our body and the soil (or […]

July 16th