The Refinding Food Blog

Hollywood Needs Help With Their Misconceptions on Meat

Hollywood and the media elite are clamoring about hormones, animal welfare and environmental impact. Here’s the information they are missing when preaching for people to only eat plant-based diets and/or only to purchase pricey meat.  From Ellen Degeneres to Dr. Mark Hyman and Katie Couric, it seems there’s a lot of misunderstanding surrounding American meat and livestock production in Hollywood. Some of the media’s most…

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Self-Care: Is Your Soul Tired?

The beginning of another new year has arrived; my Instagram feed has been filled with beautiful quotes on embracing wellness, exploring self care, and owning who I am, as I am, right now. I’ve been inspired to be unapologetically me and that’s brought a new sense of excitement to achieving the goals I set for myself this year. This morning, as I was working with…

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Four Things I’ve Learned During Transformational Years in My Life

Throughout any woman’s lifetime, there are a series of years that she can consider highly transformational. These years don’t happen all at once. During each year that can be considered transformational, she often feels like life is a bit of a roller coaster: Spiritual shifts, personal losses and gains, and professional changes, just happen one right after the other.  From the joy of new accomplishments…

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A Foodie’s Guide to Understanding Meat, Fish & Poultry Labels

In the 1950s, a trip to the grocery store was simple. You could buy milk, eggs and meat. Fast forward seventy years later, the simple trip is anything but that. With thousands of choices, consumers are barraged with cleverly crafted marketing statements to appeal to their buying preferences. When it comes to meat, egg, and dairy, you find labels that say “free-range,” “natural,” “certified humane,”…

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Plant-Based vs. Beef: What’s Really In Your Burger?

In the past year, I’ve watched the conversations around real meat and plant-based meat alternatives become one of the most talked about food trends of the year. True to media hype and Silicon Valley chatter, the headlines and the venture capital have become overblown. Once again, consumers are the ones left with massive confusion on what plant-based foods are and how they help them meet…

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