Tag: mindful eating

Edible art

Yes, you should play with your food! Mindful eating invites us to feast with all of our senses during our next meal or snack. For families who want to have fun with gardening, check out this article: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/gardening-with-kids-how-it-affects-your-childs-brain-body-and-soul. And here’s another blogger’s perspective on… Continue Reading “Edible art”

Connect with Your Food

Last Saturday, I visited the Hollywood Farmer’s Market (open every other week during the winter months) and feasted onย the usual albeit smaller displays of local food, plants, and produce. From the Persephone Farm standย  (http://www.persephonefarmoregon.com/), I purchased an assortment of beets, which I used… Continue Reading “Connect with Your Food”

Mindful eating as meaningful action

As farm-to-school programs, community gardens, CSAs, and farmer’s markets grow in number, more individuals are participating in and gaining an appreciation for the entire food cycle, from growing their food to procuring, preparing, cooking, and savoring it. First Lady Michelle Obama’s famous White House… Continue Reading “Mindful eating as meaningful action”

An inquiry into food and hunger, through writing

“Eat bread and understand comfort. Drink water, and understand delight…” (Mary Oliver,ย To Begin With, the Sweet Grass) Our relationship with food can reveal something about who we are, where weโ€™ve been, or where we hope to head in the future; how we respond to… Continue Reading “An inquiry into food and hunger, through writing”

No Ordinary Apple: A fun new mindful eating book for kids and their families

Check out this sneak peak of a new book on mindful eating designed for young children – reminiscent of the infamous raisin exercise, it had my 4 year old daughter enthusiastically devouring apples with renewed interest. She’s since moved on to a near obsessive… Continue Reading “No Ordinary Apple: A fun new mindful eating book for kids and their families”