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3 Best Practices for Winter Weight Loss & Wellness

3 Best Practices for Winter Weight Loss & Wellness

Are you already planning your post-holiday New Year’s diet? Come January 1st, a lot of people will pick a new weight loss plan, plunk down a bunch of money for a new gym membership, and give their all to transform their bodies. And most people, despite their best intentions, will end up struggling and ultimately…

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Let Kale Salads Rock Your World

  You know I’m the Queen of Greens. I eat greens every day: chard, kale, spinach, arugula, mache, chard, collards. Gram per gram, kale provides more iron than red meat, and we don’t eat red meat while on the Gottfried Cleanse. Kale is nutrient dense in other aspects as well: one cup provides 1327% of…

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Not Your Mama's Kugel

Tonight is the start of the Jewish High Holidays with Rosh Hashanah, i.e., the Jewish New Year. We’re hosting 22 people for dinner and I’m perpetually searching for ways to make traditional Jewish foods more nutrient-dense. Check out the two “alternative” kugels I found, both from Epicurious. Cauliflower-Leek Kugel with Almond-Herb Crust Bon Appetit, 2005…

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What I Eat: From Kale to Forbidden Black Rice

Given all the ways that food serves as medicine, as sacred substance, as a boost to divine vitality, I often get asked by my patients, yoga students and tribe what I eat. Not vague generalizations and broad categories, but nitty-gritty specifics. I happen to do well with nitty-gritty specifics. Do you? I learned at the ripe…

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