Meet Agnes: Taking Charge One Recipe at a Time {video}


When writing our latest eBook Eat Real Essentials, we wanted to include inspirational stories from real people who have chosen to cut back on the processed junk and start eating whole real foods.  A couple weeks ago, we heard from Graham – a recovering “Cup O’Noodle microwaver”.  This week, we visit with Agnes, a student who has found her happy [...]


10 Cool Inexpensive
Mason Jar Ideas

Mason Jar Ideas

I love mason jars. They are old school, inexpensive, versatile, simple, and most importantly – food-safe without the scary BPA (Bisphenol A, a harmful chemical found in plastics). Did you know that BPA plastics have been around for over 40 years and are used in many EVERYDAY items, like water bottles, sippy cups, lining of canned food, and so much [...]


3 Ways Creative Thinking Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Creative Thinking

It’s true: creative thinking CAN help you meet your goals. Inspired by one of my favorite magazines, Fast Company, and their article, “100 Most Creative People in 2012,” I thought it was time to help you see the connection between creative thinking and feeling great! First, let’s define “creative thinking” Creative Thinking is “a way of looking at problems or [...]


Our favorite shirts! Hand printed
just for you.

Eat Life Whole - Tshirts

A few months ago, Springer and I stepped away from the kitchen, closed our computers, and headed over to a local DIY workshop to learn all about the screen printing process. We left inspired to print more by hand…just for you! Why we share “Eat Life Whole”? Almost two years before launching “Eat Life Whole,” we joked about creating a [...]


Your Skin as a Clue to Your Health


Dr. Thalia is back after a VERY busy few months.  Since her last post on Eat Life Whole, she has joined Discover Health Medical Partners AND relaunched her own website. In her latest post, she shares valuable insights into all that we can learn about our health just by paying attention to our skin. It’s spring time – the perfect [...]


5 Tips to Help Your Parents
Live Healthy Too

5 Tips to Encourage Your Parents to Live Healthy Too

If you are reading this blog, then you must have some interest to live healthy, eat healthy, cook healthy or even lose weight, right? Perhaps you may even be interested in simply finding healthy cooking inspiration to feed your fam? Well, on a recent call home to my workaholic momma, I started to think that we’ve never really talked about [...]


Are you a Stress-Eater?
Here’s a Solution.

Are You a Stress-Eater?

Are you a stress-eater? I am. I can honestly and openly admit that I eat when I am stressed. I like dark chocolate. Super dark. Sometimes 99% dark. And I know it’s not about the sweet and I know there’s a chemical reaction going on when I finally “get my fix,” but I hate it. I hate that I’ve developed [...]


5 Ways to Reduce Stress
this Spring

5 Ways to Reduce Stress this Spring

It’s now officially spring (yay) and we’re here to share some of our favorite ways to reduce your stress and celebrate the beginning to a very special season. As you wrap up the new year grind, perhaps Q1 deadlines, parent/teacher conferences (if you have kids), and even your taxes, you may be feeling a bit run down. Not to worry, [...]


Meet Jennifer: Food Blogger, Chef & Nutrition Entrepreneur


Since opening the doors to Eat life Whole, Steph and I have had the opportunity to get to know so many wonderfully interesting folks – those special people that inspire us each day with their energy and ideas. We are drawn to their creativity, entrepreneurial spirit or simply their appreciation for good, nourishing food. And through them, we have learned [...]


How Stress Causes Stomach Aches {with napkin drawings}

How Stress Causes Stomach Aches

Since the beginning, Springer and I have both shared a love for healthy cooking experiments, beautiful kitchen accoutrements, and an unyielding desire to inspire folks to pursue a balance between family, career, AND self love. But the journey to start Eat Life Whole, Inc. wasn’t always so pretty. In fact, we pursued this adventure because we both struggled with a few [...]