Mindfulness for Intentional Living Seminar

Mindfulness for Intentional Living Seminar

There will be a FREE introductory class on August 31st at 6 pm. It is easy to get lost in thoughts and worries that lead to stress and anxiety. When that happens, we sometimes resort to harmful habits in an attempt to cope with those feelings. We eat too much, we...
Urbanite Gardens for Food

Urbanite Gardens for Food

I warm up my hands by wrapping them around a steaming cup of hot tea and I watch the rain through my window. It’s tapping on the leaves that still insist on attaching themselves to the branches of my backyard trees. This cold drizzle is a sign that I can now finally...
Tacos Are My Happy Place

Tacos Are My Happy Place

Happy Tuesday! We’ve made it through yet another Monday, and what better way to celebrate than with healthy tacos? Tacos have always been one of my favorite meals, not only because they are tasty and convenient, but also because they’re a little messy and...
Roasted Cauliflower with Miso & Dijon Mustard Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower with Miso & Dijon Mustard Dressing

Cauliflower was, until very recently, the forgotten vegetable. Perhaps its pale exterior or its characteristic bumpy surface were deterrents for many people. The truth is that with bright colored veggies and fruits commanding all the attention, it is difficult to find...
Creamy Coconut and Mango Popsicles

Creamy Coconut and Mango Popsicles

This sweet indulgence goes by many names: paleta, popsicle, polo… but, no matter what you call them, these delicious cold treats are absolute perfection in the summertime. Their real beauty rests in their simplicity. With just a few ingredients and no sophisticated...
Summer Oats with Easy Strawberry Jam

Summer Oats with Easy Strawberry Jam

Oats are one of those staple foods that stand the test of time. They are traditional, yet trendy. Old fashioned, yet fundamental in a healthy modern diet. An amazing source of fiber, oats are a hearty ingredient. Satisfying by volume (a serving of cooked oatmeal goes...
Kale Salad with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

Kale Salad with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

Chickpeas (or garbanzos as we know them in Spanish) are a powerhouse of healthy nutrition. They are one of the best legumes for vegans due to their high fiber and plant protein content. In particular, they contain large amounts of insoluble fiber, a kind of fiber that...
Help Us Reach Everyone Who Needs Help

Help Us Reach Everyone Who Needs Help

Many preventive health services are currently on the chopping block. More people will have to face long term disease without the benefit of proper treatment merely for financial reasons. Nectar Nutrition wants to reach people who need preventive dietary assistance, as...
When the Rain Comes

When the Rain Comes

When the rain comes most people look for shelter. Truth be told, in a real downpour with thunder to boot, I also do the same. Yet some other times the rain is gentle and relaxing. It mutes the sounds of the city and washes its dusty face. It taps on the windows. It...
Rainy Springs Yield Edible Summers

Rainy Springs Yield Edible Summers

It is still rainy most days. It’s sometimes a bit chilly still, but the breeze has changed. It’s warmer and sweeter. If you pause for a minute, you can almost feel the earth stretching and sighing as the sun peeks from behind the clouds. I am once again...