Beyond Burger Review + Best Veggie Burgers

The Beyond Burger

I now understand why this burger is called The Beyond Burger. It is BEYOND. Seriously. You will not understand until you try it for yourself, but essentially it’s a veggie burger made completely of plant protein, plus it’s gluten free (yay!), and it looks, smells, feels and tastes shockingly like a beef burger. To the point that I was actually nervous to take a bite because it reminded me so much of meat. And you don’t even have to take my word for it. My burger-crazy husband 100% agrees. This is an amazing product. Continue reading

Behind the Scenes at In Fine Fettle with My Favorite Fool

Happy April Fools’ Day! In honor of today, I thought I’d share a bunch of silly behind-the-scenes photos of my favorite fool: my golden retriever, Gordon. Whenever I have food on set and I’m trying to get a shot, he’s always sticking his nose right in or blocking my light! Sure, he’s adorable, but he’s also a terrible sous chef.

Gordon Johnson, Stephani Johnson's 2-year-old Golden Retriever
Gordon Johnson: professional fool

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Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Symptoms

I try to take really good care of myself all the time, but it still seems inevitable that I get a cold every winter season. Over the years I’ve found several natural remedies to be the best way to shorten the length of time I have cold and flu symptoms. Even if you can’t stop a cold or the flu, there are ways to make it a little less awful when you are sick.

Throughout the year I make sure to eat a variety of colorful vegetables and fruits, eat local, in-season and organic produce whenever possible, and for the most part, stay away from foods that don’t offer much nutritional value. This ensures that most things I eat will serve a purpose and give me the energy to do what I love most. So when I do get that inevitable cold my body is ready to fight back. Instead of relying on drugs to keep symptoms at bay, try these healthy, natural remedies for cold and flu that have served me well for years. Continue reading

Best Documentaries, Books and Resources for Healthy Cooking and Eating

When I first embarked on this health journey, I couldn’t find enough resources for healthy cooking and eating to keep me satisfied! After watching all of the best documentaries on Netflix about health and food, and binge reading Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, and the like, I decided to create a spot where people can find resources about healthy living, the effects of our food system on the environment, becoming a better cook, and more. Continue reading

Stocking Stuffers for Food Lovers

A holiday gift guide for foodies with dietary restrictions. Food gifts are my absolute favorite. They are practical, thoughtful and in my experience have always been delicious! Bonus points if you have time during the holidays to spend extra hours in the kitchen making up a big batch of your favorite giftable recipe (cookies, caramels, fudge, apple butter, sweet and salty chex mix, etc.) to wrap beautifully for friends and family, but a lot of people just don’t have that kind of time.

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