Tag Archives: fresh bites

2014 Food Revolution Summit; Heal Your Body & The World With Food

by: Organic Contessa   “The planet is under pressure and our choices have never been more important. The Food Revolution Summit is an informative and empowering platform which highlights ways to set a new pattern for the future of the planet.”  – Paul McCartney April, 26th 2014 marked the launch of The 2014 Food Revolution Summit. [...]

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Earth Day 2014: DIY Composting Conquest

by: Rachael Richardson As a whole, we are becoming more informed about the evils of factory-farmed foods, and in that countless communities and individuals have begun cultivating home and communal gardens. If you’ve already done so- keep it going/growing! If you haven’t yet started, it’s never too late to get growing! There are amazing reasons [...]

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Baja Magic: Flow and Shine Yoga Retreat

  by: Organic Contessa Experience true Gypset style in Todos Santos at the charming Flora Del Mar. {Exclusive Offer to our Community: 10% OFF List Price if booked by 2/21, see below for details} Flow and Shine on the Pacific Coast this March with renowned teachers Bhavani Noel & Organic Contessa Liv Well Editor, Michelle [...]

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‘Sex in the Kitchen; Lexicon of Love Menu’, revisited by Nutritionist:Rachael Richardson

I am someone who loves sensuality in all areas of life.  After all, what is life without connection, love, hugs, and food that supports our ability to enjoy these beautiful expressions of light? The Organic Contessa has really shot up the standards for a not only an aphrodisiac meal but one which layers flavors and [...]

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Organic Contessa’s “Sex in the Kitchen” Lexicon of Love; Valentine’s Menu

As a professed foodie would have it … nothing much can compare to a finely laid out, sophisticated menu. Food is art, especially when being prepared with love and in honour of a day that celebrates those in love; Valentine’s. Instead of battling the crowds, pre-fixed choices and noisy establishments, how about a sexy night [...]

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The Natural Pantry: No Tricks! Healthy Halloween Treats by Rachael Richardson

There’s no time like the present to engage in healthy traditions for your family. Halloween is traditionally filled with junk food ingredients that are fun and tasty, but spooky for your body’s health. So how about starting some new traditions? One healthy and housewarming activity is to roast pumpkin seeds tossed in spices after a [...]

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An Organic Feature; Fresh Bites: ‘Good For You Lentil Salad’ by Organic Contessa

North Carolina posses a phenomenal labyrinth of organic farms and breeds an intense commitment to cultivating a stable agriculturally driven community. It’s one of the many reasons I am so proud to be from this beautiful state. Recently I was introduced to Peaceful River Farm located in Chapel Hill, NC. PRF is owned by Lee [...]

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Link Love Monthly; TR(EAT) Your Skin Healthy, DIY Beauty Recipes With Beauty Foods by Organic Contessa

“Beauty & Wellness begins from within” ~ Organic Contessa We are getting our hands deliciously dirty and taking our focus on “Beauty Foods” a little further this month in exploring DIY beauty recipes, to tr(eat) your skin healthy.  Mother Nature is a very wise ole’ gal and not to be underestimated, for she has provided [...]

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Understanding Immunonutrition by Rachael Richardson

During my dietetic internship at Vanderbilt, I did my major research project on a topic new at that time- “Immunonutrition”. It’s is the science of how nutrition fuels or hinders your immune army. Through personal reading, I recount true stories from some renowned cancer survivors.  Through this and personal experience, it’s crystal clear that nutrition [...]

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Spring Wellness (Part 2) Cleansing & Living Clean by Rachael Richardson

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this series, it is a beautiful and informative passage by my personal beauty mentor, the Organic Contessa. I especially relate to the end of the article, when she talks about treating yourself with more love and care, and how that imparts beauty not only for yourself, but stretches [...]

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