I'm Melanie, just a 21 year old who's passionate about real food and healthy living. 
I created this blog because my mom got tired of me ranting to her about nutrition, and I guess talking to a computer is the next best thing. 
This is my space to write about nutrition, sustainable living, holistic health, ancestral eating, taking care of the earth, and probably the occasional experimental recipe. My hope is to encourage people to take responsibility for their own health, to invest in and nourish their bodies. There's a lot of health myths out there, but I don't think good health is as complicated or difficult as we sometimes make it out to be.

I believe:

  • that food, real food in its whole form, heals 
  • our nutrition is the basic foundation for everything we do 
  • humans have a unique responsibility to be good stewards of this planet that no other living creature does
  • in listening to your body over government food plates and doctors 
  • we all have to take responsibility for our own health
  • sustainable agriculture is the only way moving forward 
  • no one should be made to feel bad about their food choices- food is meant to nourish us, not cause us stress or guilt!
  • in both looking to the past to learn about human health, and utilizing new technology and research to discovery even more about our bodies
  • that butter tastes good for a reason

So, welcome! Whether you prefer Twinkies or tomatoes, or you're somewhere in between. 
Let's do better for our bodies together.

(And be sure to heck out my introductory blog post here!)

xo mel 



  1. I love seeing such a young person so passionate about health! Great job getting important info out to the world in a fun and intelligent way. :)

    1. Thank you so much for the encouragement! Hopefully this info helps someone :)


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