Here are some of the people and organizations I support for their quality of product or service and their holistic approach to healing and wellness.

Food, Cooking and Nutrition Resources
Healthcare Providers
Recommended Reading
Other Helpful Links

Food, Cooking and Nutrition Resources

Bastyr University
Recipes from the U.S.’s largest university for natural health arts and sciences.

Cookus Interruptus
Website with videos, menus and recipes for how to cook fresh, local, organic whole foods despite life’s interruptions. Creator Cynthia Lair also wrote two cookbooks called Feeding the Whole Family and Feeding the Young Athlete.

Delicious Planet
Fresh (not frozen), home-delivered meals made completely from scratch. The food is delicious, high-fiber, low-sodium, trans-fat-free, additive-free, local, seasonal & organic, down to the spices and oils.

Eating Well Magazine
Online (and print) magazine with health- and food-related articles, excellent recipes and more.

Elana’s Pantry
Gluten-free website with recipes, forums and a plethora of resources for cooking and baking gluten-free.

Recipes and videos from Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines.

Food Lover’s Companion by Sharon Tyler Herbst

Full Circle Farm
400-acre certified organic farm and produce delivery service located just 30 miles outside of Seattle. Choose from one of two box sizes containing a variety of nutritious, organic produce and grocery items. You choose your pick-up site or pay a nominal fee for home delivery.

Gluten Intolerance Group
Organization supporting persons with gluten intolerances by providing gluten-free recipes, events and resources.

PCC Natural Markets
PCC is the largest consumer-owned natural food co-operative in the United States. It is committed to consumer education, high-quality food standards, supporting local, sustainable agriculture, and operating in an environmentally friendly way. PCC also offers cooking classes at some of its locations and has a terrific database of recipes.

Small Potatoes Urban Delivery
206.621.7783 is a home delivery service that works with local suppliers to offer a full range of products at comparable prices, enabling you to choose exactly what you want. Delivery to your door is at no extra cost.

The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook by Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre
Whole foods recipes for personal and planetary health, most of which are free of gluten, dairy and eggs.

Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods is the world's leading retailer of natural and organic foods. They are highly selective about what they sell, are dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and are committed to sustainable agriculture. They offer cooking classes and have an extensive recipe database.

Zing Bars
A healthy, delicious nutrition bar created by nutritionists. All bars are free of gluten and soy; some bars are also free of dairy.

Healthcare Providers

Evergreen Integrative Medicine
  • Geoff Lecovin, DC, ND, L.Ac., CSCS: Naturopathic physician, chiropractor and acupuncturist specializing in pain management, sports
    injuries and family practice.
  • Trina Seligman, ND, MS, L.Ac.: Naturopathic physician and acupuncturist specializing in women’s health, mental health and family


Recommended Reading

  • Breaking Free from Emotional Eating (and more recent books)
    by Geneen Roth
  • Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy by Dr. Walter Willett
  • Good Calorie, Bad Calorie by Gary Taubes
  • In Defense of Food, The Omnivore’s Dilemma and many New York
    Times Magazine articles written by Michael Pollan
  • The Inflammation Syndrome by Jack Challem (2010)
  • Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
  • The Vaccine Book by Dr. Robert Sears
  • What to Eat by Dr. Marion Nestle (

Other Helpful Links:

Allison Nelson, Organization Consultant
“By seeing through to the essential, I hold the space for people to release what no longer serves them. Incorporating ergonomics and innovative space management in to my designs, I create a structure to fit an individual’s way of being.”

Center for Science in the Public Interest
Cutting-edge nutrition information, consumer activism and food product information.

Conducts independent quality testing of health and nutritional products and publishes the results on their website.

Environmental Working Group
Specializes in providing useful resources (like Skin Deep and the EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides™) to consumers while simultaneously pushing for national policy change.

Hazel Salon & Organics
An organic boutique salon offering hair, skin and sugaring services in Phinney Ridge, Seattle. I highly recommend Angela (tell her I sent you!).

Living Montessori Education Community
425.373.KIDS (5437)
A Montessori school located in Bellevue that nurtures children through rich educational programs that combine the traditional Montessori philosophy with sustainability, culinary and health sciences, organic gardening, yoga and other holistic programs. An on-site chef prepares organic food from scratch for students on a daily basis.

Monterrey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program
Recommends which seafood to buy or avoid, helping consumers and businesses to become advocates for ocean-friendly seafood. Get recommendations online, in printed pocket guides, or on mobile devices. Click “Save the Oceans”, then “Seafood Watch” for seafood recommendations.

Photography by Blush
A modern spin on traditional photography. Artful. Genuine. Candid. Beautiful.