We want to encourage you in your plant forward food journey! On the Bowl of Life podcast we talk about how you can eat more plants. We interview dietitians and nutritionists who give us nutrition facts and are encouraging in their positive body image messaging. We will also share with you interviews with small business owners and entrepreneurs who are creating products that are more sustainable, environmentally friendly or plant based. We are here to encourage you to slow down, enjoy life, create new habits and most of all - eat more plants!
Episode 38: The Benefits of Medicinal Mushroom Extracts with Expert Jeff Chilton
Mushroom expert Jeff Chilton joins the podcast today to talk all about the wonders of mushrooms and how they are beneficial for our health! Jeff has been studying mushrooms his whole career from growing them, to writing a book and now cultivating them for supplements. Mushrooms are often thought to be the 'forgotten food' and Jeff is on a mission to change that! On this episode, Jeff educates on why mushrooms are so beneficial to our health such as:
their immunity benefits
natural beta glucans
how mushrooms can aid in Vitamin D product in our bodies naturally
Jeff loves to spread the message about using food as medicine, and mushrooms are a huge part of that! He also gives the behind the scenes look into the mushroom supplement industry and what to look for as well as what to avoid when supplementing with a mushroom powder.
Get all the show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/38
Connect with Jeff: email@example.com
Episode 37: And Then Our Family All Got Covid
On this episode, Joe and I give a behind the scenes look into what it was like for our whole family (kids included) to get COVID. We go over our symptoms, timeline and how we are feeling now. Joe and I had slightly different symptoms so we share what that was like, as well as what our kids symptoms were! It was a stressful 20 days of being in quarantine and then we also talk about how you don't feel 100% for weeks after getting sick with the virus. We also share some other crazy things that happened while we were sick, including adding a puppy to our family!
Get the show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/37
Connect on social media: https://www.instagram.com/badtothebowl/
Episode 36: Understanding Hemp, CBD, and Medicinal Gardening with Getting Baked Author Barb Webb
In this episode, Sarah interviews Barb Webb, author of the new book Getting Baked: Everything You Need To Know About Hemp, CBD, and Medicinal Gardening. This book is a great place to start if you are interested in learning more about how the plants around us can help support our health and wellness goals. From CBD to herbs and spices, Barb gives us the background and tips on how to use medicinal gardening for its healing properties.
Show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/36
Get Barb's book: https://amzn.to/3d9F7iQ
Connect with Barb:
Episode 35: How to Support Your Gut Health with Katey Chambers from RI4 Wellness
In this episode, I talk with Katey Chambers, founder of RI4Wellness all about how to support your gut health! Katey gives us the scoop on what is gut health and 4 easy ways we can improve our gut health. The gut microbiome is known as the body’s second brain, since it’s linked to our digestion, immunity, brain function, metabolism, and hormones. It plays a huge role in our health. As we age, our microbiome changes, becoming less diverse and prone to the growth of more bad bacteria, requiring more support to increase the levels of good. Our goal is to increase the level of good bacteria. Listen to this episode to learn 4 easy ways you can start improving your gut health today.
Get the show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/35
Connect with Katey & sign up for her wellness workshop to learn her 4 R's of Wellness Method!
Episode 34: How to Rock Your Blender with Elaine Gordon from Eating by Elaine
In this episode, Sarah interviews Elaine Gordon, founder of the website Eating by Elaine and cookbook author of Rock Your Blender. Rock Your Blender contains 31 smoothie recipes + 7 additional recipes that accompany smoothies. In this interview, Elaine gives us her best smoothie tips, tells us how to add nutritional value with smoothie boosters, how to prep your smoothies so they are easy to make in the morning and more! This interview will have you craving a smoothie especially when Elaine talks about her favorites from the book such as the Strawberry Almond Butter Smoothie, Key Lime Pie Smoothie or the Almond Joy Smoothie.
Get the show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/34
Buy the Cookbook: https://www.eatingbyelaine.com/rockyourblender/
Connect with Elaine: https://www.eatingbyelaine.com
Episode 33: The Best Tips for a Vegan Mediterranean Diet with Amy Katz from Veggies Save the Day
Have you wanted to start eating a Mediterranean diet but weren't sure where to start? On this episode, Amy Katz, founder of the blog Veggies Save the Day joins the podcast to tell us all about the lifestyle that has been rated #1 for four years in a row by US World and News Report. In this episode you will learn what a plant based Mediterranean diet is, why the Mediterranean lifestyle is more than just food, why this diet has been researched than rated so highly as the #1 diet to follow and how you can start to look at all your food choices through a Mediterranean lens. We also go over Amy's free ebook of Mediterranean diet recipes and more that is the perfect kickstarter to living the Mediterranean lifestyle and her instant flavor guide which is a 4 part method to take your dinners from boring to flavorful!
Get the show notes: https://www.badtothebowl.com/33
Connect with Amy: https://www.veggiessavethday.com
Download Amy's FREE Vegan Mediterranean Recipe ebook: https://www.veggiessavetheday.com/free-ebook/
Download Amy's FREE Instant Flavor Guide: https://www.veggiessavetheday.com/guide
Great content, much needed!
I am mostly a plant based eater already, not entirely, but after listening to Sarah and Joe, I am tempted to go plants completely! They are so knowledgeable and fun to listen to. Highly recommend Episode 24 on emotional eating ... that one hit home for me as a woman and had great tips! Will be listening again!!
Fun + Informative!
Bowl of Life makes healthy living and plant-based eating feel attainable and fun. Every conversation feels like you're sitting down with a good friend. It's fun and super informative. Each episode is filled with practical takeaways that leave you feeling inspired and ready to take the next step towards a healthier lifestyle.
I’m inspired to eat more plants!
Sarah and Joe are relatable hosts that have great information on eating a plant-based lifestyle. I always want to eat healthier and after listening to their podcast I feel like I ideas for working more plants into my life. Such a great podcast!