Michelle Cave

Michelle Cave

Michelle Cave is a certified Nutrition Consultant & Nutrition Educator and has been practicing for over 13 years. She studied Holistic Nutrition at Bauman College, in Berkeley, CA and is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. Find out more: www.familynutritionconnection.com

    Posts by Michelle Cave

    Localicious: Food for Thought

    Since the 1800s, people have said, “You are what you eat.” With today’s fast-paced lifestyle and an overabundance of junk food readily available, that phrase has become even more poignant. Everybody is unique, with different requirements needed to maintain health and wellness. Genetics, environmental exposures, and the foods we eat all play a … [Read more...]

    Localicious – The Extraordinary Birthday Party

    A child’s birthday is a special time, a milestone filled with laughter, joy and fun.  Whether celebrating with friends, family, or both, there is nothing better than seeing the excitement on children’s faces at a birthday party. Planning a unique party can be a challenge, especially if you don’t want to break the bank in the process. A great … [Read more...]

    Localicious: The Almighty Citrus

    The winter season brings with it many wonderful elements that make it magical. From snowflakes and snowmen to warm fires and hot chocolate, winter is a special time of year. Lucky for us, Mother Nature was very smart when creating foods for this chilly season, also known for colds and flu. Citrus in particular provides an abundance of nutrients … [Read more...]

    Localicious: A Time For Thanks… & Stuffing

    Thanksgiving is a time of traditions, a time to be thankful, a celebration of the changing seasons, and a feast to be shared and enjoyed by all. Likely every family has their favorite culinary traditions – mine is stuffing. Here is my recipe for a stuffing base, along with two delicious variations to complete it. Always remember, recipes are a … [Read more...]

    Localicious: Bees, Bees, Honey & More

    Bees have been performing their pollinating duties millions of years – the oldest recorded bee fossil, embedded in amber, is dated at 100 million years. Native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, honey and bees were an important part of ancient lives. They first arrived in the United States in the early 1600s, but failed to make it west of the Rocky … [Read more...]

    Localicious: The Splendor of Summer Smoothies

    The smoothie craze has arrived and is here to stay. There is no better way to satisfy the taste buds with the flavors of summer than with a delicious, creamy smoothie. Of course, all smoothies are not created equal – many are loaded with sugar. Here are some tips to help you determine what makes a smoothie healthy, and how to make the best … [Read more...]

    9 Simple Steps for Optimum Health & Wellness

    We are all familiar with the term “spring cleaning” when it comes to our homes. Sometimes it seems like we take better care of our homes than we do ourselves. Why not make simple additions to your diet that will promote health and wellness, reduce oxidative stress, and support the organs responsible for cleansing your body’s systems every day? Here … [Read more...]

    The Well Stocked Pantry for a Successful Cooking Experience

    The secret to being a good home cook is having a well-stocked pantry. This doesn’t mean having everything under the sun in your pantry (and never using half of it). It means having key items on hand to be able to create a delicious meal on a whim. Most of us are busy and may not even think about dinner until it’s time to prepare it. If you have … [Read more...]

    Localicious – Chocolate: The Way to a Woman’s Heart

    Everyone knows that the way to a woman’s heart is chocolate, right? But did you know that chocolate is also a way to keep a woman’s heart (or anyone’s heart) healthy? I don’t mean Hershey or Twix bars, but rich, dark chocolate made from the pure cacao bean. Chocolate is produced from cacao beans, which grow on three different types of cacao trees … [Read more...]

    Localicious: The Corn On Your Plate

    Corn has been a staple grain of many cultures’ diets for centuries, with the earliest uses dating back to approximately 5000 B.C.E. Cultivated in an array of colors, yellow and white are the most common varieties available in grocery stores. Native Americans valued corn in hues of pink, red, black and blue, all of which provide various flavonoids … [Read more...]