At 33 weeks now, it was about the mid-point during my pregnancy I decided to really hone in my diet. I noticed I was uncomfortable after I ate certain foods and there were heightened adverse effects on my weight gain and overall bodilly functions when I ate others, namely baked sugary foods and dairy products. […]
Offering cooking classes was always an aspiration of mine. I went through culinary school, unlike many of my peers, never really wanting to own my own restaurant. Rather, I have this grand dream, that one day I will open my own boutique hotel or bed & breakfast in the Tuscan or Umbrian countryside offering the best Italian […]
When it comes to getting healthy, a quick Internet search reveals thousands of different suggestions, making the task seem more daunting and intimidating than it should be. Though there isn’t a quick fix, you can improve your health and fitness by simply taking a look at your current lifestyle and making a few minor adjustments. […]
The premise behind this workshop was baking, but I didn’t want to bombard our sweet tooth to heavily so we started off with a Buckwheat and Whole Wheat Couscous Salad with Salmon. After preparing the entree salad we moved onto two different varieties of cookies, shocasing two different techniques. One was a drop cookie, a gluten-free […]
Hibernation feels like an ideal solution when temperatures drop. On days when the polar winds rip through even the fluffiest of down puffer coats, hiding under mounds of warm blanket cocoons beats scraping webs of frost from windshields. Unfortunately, we humans —unlike many woodland creatures— have to push through bitter cold and move on with […]
Have you ever felt a city jives with your personality, that it fosters a sense of community, support and inspires you to great lengths? While some places leave you feeling cold and lonely, removed from society, dejected and isolated. What you truly desire is that connection to a place that makes you want to grow […]
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Anyone that has ever done a sun salutation or has held a yoga pose for any duration can attest yoga is not for the faint at heart. For those that say it is “just stretching” I beg to ask if they have ever stepped foot in a yoga studio. I think not. Crank up the […]
Turmeric, known in Sanskrit as “The Golden Goddess,” is very alluring due to its vibrant yellow hue. Quite peppery, warming and bitter in flavor, it is the most prevalent spice found in curry, amongst many other oriental dishes ranging from dhal to palak paneer. A root belonging to the Curcuma Longa plant, native to southwest […]
HELLO! MY NAME IS
EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
I am a professional chef, writer, yoga & meditation instructor, sports nutritionist and adventurous traveler.Discover more
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