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Concepts in Wellness

September 21, 2020

Concepts In Wellness The rhythm of life sometimes rushes in, other times pulls away, always constant and yet forever changing, how do we find our internal dance to wellness and when are we well enough? Published for Los Angeles Dance Project Hello, I am Michelle Pesce, functional nutritionist and founder of Hello Palate, a private…

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Feeding your Neurotransmitters for Quality Sleep

June 26, 2020

Hi everyone, good to be here with you for your next segment of “in good health” with Hello Palate. This segment was produced in partnership with LA Dance Project. This segment is about feeding your neurotransmitters with good food for good sleep. Our sleep can be one of the first things to suffer during stressful…

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Dream Team Food

June 25, 2020

Here are a few of the foods which could aid you in getting a good night’s sleep. Sweet Dream Sweet Potato Recipe 4 medium-sized yams 6tablespoons unsalted butter (3/4 stick), at room temperature ¼cup well-stirred tahini 2 to 3tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, plus lime wedges, for serving 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or tamari 1…

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Canned Wild Caught Salmon

June 15, 2020

In recent weeks, I turned my focus to limit my grocery shopping to comply with social distancing directives. The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything including the way we grocery shop. When everything seems uncertain, everything that is important comes into focus.   I put on my nutritional lens to find grocery items that fit the…

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A Holiday in Your Bowl

February 06, 2018

Isn’t it remarkable how food has the power to transport us to another time and place?   Moroccan Lamb Stew is my favorite go-to dish when I’m feeling cooped up in winter’s grasp.  Instantly, the aromatic spices of cinnamon, allspice and sweet paprika wafting out of my kitchen take me on an exotic holiday.  I…

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Seasonal Cranberry Smoothie Bowl (feat. Crucial Four MBreakfast)

November 21, 2017

Have you tried this colorful berry in your smoothies yet?  Fresh cranberries are full of potential beyond the Thanksgiving table rather than an afterthought for our left over turkey sandwiches.  It is reported that the cranberry is an under-consumed fruit in the United States.  That’s too bad because these nutritional powerhouses are anti – inflammatory…

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What’s ‘SUP’ on the Dinner Table?

November 12, 2017

Finding simple methods to get dinner on the table during the work week is always a challenge. Having the will and skills beforehand is genius thereby creating your own palate preferences. It’s a craft and investment to a delicious life on and off the plate. Stew on this … As one of the principles of…

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It’s in the bag / a healthy outlook

October 25, 2017

As a nutritionist, I often get asked what do I like to eat and how do I feed my family. The criteria that guides me is taste, cost, organically grown, and foods with nutrient density (and our ability to absorb them). If my grocery bag acted as a playlist of favorites foods to sing about…

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Graffiti Plated

October 13, 2017

For the love of cauliflower, we have learned to mash it and swirl it into our smoothies; heck, we even learned to enjoy eating it raw and on the go. This time of year, our markets are filled with  cauliflower in a ray of colors including deep violet, turmeric yellow and the familiar pearly white…

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Simplicity in Parchment

June 01, 2017

I love to cook. I always have enjoyed the cadence of the kitchen; my knife is the beat on the chopping board to the melodic sizzling of the aromatics in my skillet. The vibrant colors of food that stain my memory become like sheet music over time. Ha! that’s really sweet but for many people,…

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