My diet is insane and has been since I was in high school. Thankfully, I have learned to love cooking and get creative in the kitchen. Sometimes, I just need a quick fix and other times I want to make […]
You’ve heard so many things about it: Paleo. What does it mean? The fad diet that has real science to back it up as one of the healthiest diets you can go on (keto is arguably the best) is not […]
It’s all over Instagram and Pinterest and whatever health blogs you follow (hey, that’s me). What the heck is bone broth and why is it “supposedly” so healthy?
Hey all! Lately, I’ve been sauntering through life trying to figure out my next move . . . and it’s HARD. Leaving the film industry (even if temporarily) was so freeing, but I still want to take this creativity and […]
I first had pickled watermelon rind at a farm-to-table restaurant in Milan (pronounced MAI-LIN), NY and it seemed odd until I put it in my mouth. Watermelon rind is pretty good and I’ve even had it raw. While at my […]
Hey all, As promised, I am giving out free tickets to the GFAF Expo. I’ve decided to follow in the wise footsteps of Funner Runner and give away two sets of one-day tickets to the event so you can go with […]
IDEA: Can we create a society in which ageism is not a thing?
Some of you may be thinking, “What is GFAF?” GFAF stands for the Gluten-Free and Allergen Friendly Expo. The Barefoot Aya has been selected to be an official blogger at the Worcester, MA event on July 22nd and 23rd.
I am nineteen and sitting in the campus counselor’s office. Her room is sunny and overlooks the quad, where boys in shorts toss frisbees with shouts and girls in floral shirts clump together at a picnic table, laughter and chatter […]
The Paleo diet is ridiculously hard and if you’re gung-ho about losing weight, getting healthy, healing your mitochondria, helping chronic illness, or gaining muscle mass, you might be eating paleo to a tee. When I got sick and learned about the […]