A Modern Day Guide to Therapeutic Lifestyle Design and Healing Chronic Stress from the Inside Out!

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area

Christina Pandolfo, MS, OTR/L, NC

thetherapeuticfoodie@gmail.com

A Healthy Grab and Go Breakfast with Easy Egg Muffins

A Healthy Grab and Go Breakfast with Easy Egg Muffins

My new clients that I am seeing seem to have one request in common: ‘keep it easy’. One client even mentioned that he wouldn’t participate in the program if it didn’t work with his busy schedule. Yikes! I understand though. At one very recent point in time, I was working two jobs and decided to…

Rainbow Breakfast Salad

Rainbow Breakfast Salad

The idea of eating a salad for breakfast may seem strange and unconventional, but I actually love it as part of my regular breakfast rotation. Both an excellent way to get in your greens and protein, a hearty and textured breakfast salad (that also includes some healthy fats) is usually satiating enough to get you through…

6 Realistic Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Health Goals

6 Realistic Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Health Goals

As 2014 started to draw to a close I withdrew into my normal self-reflective mode, as I do at the end of every year. After mulling over events, and their lessons (and there was plenty to learn from these past twelve months) I eagerly anticipated the dawn of a new year, a fresh start, a…

Self-Care Throughout the Holidays and Beyond

Self-Care Throughout the Holidays and Beyond

The Holidays are here, and no matter what you celebrate, hopefully you are enjoying yourself and having a stress-free and joyful time. Unfortunately, for many people, feeling frazzled and rushing around are a part of what some people call ‘holiday madness’. It doesn’t have to be this way! I want to share some of my…

Tea Time with Turmeric

Tea Time with Turmeric

Happy Therapeutic Thursday! It has been raining most of this week here near San Francisco. My fall nesting instincts have kicked in – I’m craving lots of tea, warm blankets, piles of books, and cozy cuddles with my pup! Right now I’m taking a little break and decided to make Turmeric Tea, which I just…

Cultivating Gratitude from Stressful Experiences

Cultivating Gratitude from Stressful Experiences

“I know that every single encounter, every challenge, and every situation are all spectacular threads in the tapestry that represents and defines my life, and I am deeply grateful for all of it”. – Dr. Wayne Dyer Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Therapeutic Thursday! When I first read the above quote, it resonated with me so…

Garlicky Pumpkin Dip

Garlicky Pumpkin Dip

Welcome to the first recipe post over at The Therapeutic Foodie! I wanted to start off with a very simple recipe featuring the superstar of fall: pumpkin! Garlicky Pumpkin Dip is easy to make and a fun way to take in all the health benefits of pumpkin. Full of fiber, beta-carotene (which converts into vitamin…

Welcome to The Therapeutic Foodie!

Welcome to The Therapeutic Foodie!

Welcome to The Therapeutic Foodie! My name is Christina Pandolfo, and I am an Occupational Therapist, Holistic Nutritionist/Certified Nutrition Consultant, and Wellness Practitioner with over a decade’s worth of healthcare experience helping others on their healing journey towards optimal wellness and best version of themselves. As a therapist and nutritionist, my mission and passion is…