Big News for ZooFit

As many of my friends are aware, Chris and I moved to Seattle for the month of August while he recuperates from his kidney transplant. Having twice weekly labs and twice weekly clinic appointments meant it would be easier to live closer to the hospital than island life allowed. Continue reading Big News for ZooFit

Principles of Eating Green: Get to Know Your Food

Finally, I’m finishing up my Principles of Eating Green series. This is the last one, and in my opinion, THE most important one of all. Maybe I should make this number one. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Get to Know Your Food

Principles of Eating Green: Pass on the Plastic

Over the last few years, I have progressively developed habits to eat healthy and sustainably.  My first habit I ever created was eliminating palm oil from my diet. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Pass on the Plastic

Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

I get it. Making every. single. meal from scratch is impossible. With full time jobs, parenting, and all our extra-curricular activities, it’s not easy to make every meal a homemade masterpiece. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

Principles of Eating Green: Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

Many principles of Eating Green play off each other. Such is the way of Principle #7- Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. This pairs perfectly with the 3rd principle- eat whole, unprocessed foods. It also pairs well with 8, 10, and 12, which we’ll talk about soon. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

There is something about the ocean which pulls at my heartstring like nothing else on earth. As a child, I was drawn to the sea and all the creatures who call it home. At a very early age, I became a marine life warrior. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat only seafood from the Seafood Watch card

Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

I really don’t know if these new principles I’m writing out are going to be my final word on the subject. The idea of ZooFit is it is ever-growing, ever-evolving. I’ve been looking at my eating habits for a long time. I have found these principles to be in line with the dual aspects of healthy eating and conservation. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods, Part 2

Yesterday I started a short and brief explanation of the third Eating Green principle. It was so short, I decided to extend it to a second blog post. Okay, fine, I went on a ridiculous tangent about Bamboo’s mischievous ways and the scary world of palm oil. But that’s out of my system, and I’m ready to really get into the nitty gritty of eating right for you and the planet. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods, Part 2

Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods

When we are eating green, we aren’t just eating for our own health, we are eating for the planet. The principles I have been working on developing are key to eating green because they meld the idea of healthy nutrition with conservation.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat Whole, Unprocessed Foods