Nutrition

CSA Box Scholarships

In an effort to support local farmers and promote healthier eating to all of our clients, in conjunction with our Farm to Fork Classes, Wellness Within is now offering monthly CSA box scholarships to clients in need. If you would like to be considered for one of the 4 CSA box scholarships offered each month, whether […]

Farm to Fork Demo Classes

I am really excited to work with the Wellness Within staff to bring you fresh food and the recipes, skills and info to go with it! It’s a challenge for almost everyone to get enough super-fresh vegetables and fruit in their diet, to find easy yet amazing recipes, and to find the time to make […]

Tuscan Bean and Greens Soup

From the Kitchen of Kerin Gould and Produce with a Purpose: Ingredients Olive oil 4-10 cloves garlic (it’s up to you and the people around you) 1/2 medium onion 1 tbsp each basil and oregano (optional) a pinch of ground red pepper salt and pepper to taste 1 1⁄4 cup of white cannellini beans or […]

Make Your Own Turmeric Milk

I’m always looking for ways to incorporate turmeric into my diet, due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Our bodies are burdened with so many inflammatory foods and situations, that everytime I consume turmeric, I think of it as a self-loving practice. “Here’s some soothing herbs for you sweet body. I love you. Thank you for all […]

iThrive Program

We have some exciting news to share from Five to Thrive creators, Dr. Lise Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella. Five to Thrive is launching a web-based interactive, personalized wellness plan specifically for cancer survivors. This online plan will match diet, exercise, and other lifestyle strategies to each user’s diagnosis and health goals. Five to Thrive needs […]

Feel Good Cake

We had a lot of fun sharing our center and 5 year birthday celebration with everyone last Thursday. The Sacramento Chamber came out for a ribbon cutting, we gave away discounted Gala tickets, a giveaway basket with goodies from Bywater Hollow Lavendar Farm and Rebecca Katz‘s Cancer Fighting Kitchen book, and eat a delicious chocolate […]

Zucchini Noodles & Meatballs

Is your zucchini and squashes overtaking your garden and kitchen?  Thinly sliced or grated through a spiralizer, zucchini is a great alternative for noodle dishes.  I was particularly pleased with this combination of squash, tomatoes, and meatballs.  Who needs flour noodles when you have squashes! Zucchini Noodles Portions of ingredients depends on how much you […]

Tempeh Bourguignon

Serves 4 8 oz. package of tempeh, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 cups dry red wine 1 onion chopped 2 carrots cut into ½ inch dice 3 garlic cloves, pressed 1 TBS tamari or soy 3 TBS olive oil, divided ½ tsp. herbes de Provence 1 bay leaf 3 TBS tomato paste 8 oz. […]

Should I Avoid Soy?

This question gets asked frequently in my nutrition classes especially from women that have/had estrogen driven cancers. I thought it would be helpful to share some of the more recent information that I’ve encountered that might help answer that question for you. Several foods that regularly make an appearance on a whole foods plant-strong diet […]

Love Your Liver

The liver is the largest organ in the body and weighs three to four pounds. It’s a complex chemical factory and orchestrates bodily functions that operate twenty-four hours a day. It plays a fundamental part of our body’s natural filtration system, and a well-functioning liver is essential for most cancer prevention programs. The more nutritional […]