Category: Food

Episode 118 – Food Fable: Red Bananas

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares a legend from Malaysia that tells how red bananas came to be, and why some cultures choose not to eat these sacred fruits. Craving more? Go back to Episode 76 for the Food Fable on yellow bananas!

9: Food is Medicine with Kelli Gray Meisner, RD + Dietician

Kelli Gray-Meisner, RDN, is a registered dietician nutritionist who specializes in helping individuals with gastrointestinal conditions. She has expertise in integrative and functional principles, with an emphasis on a whole foods based diet and biologically appropriate lifestyle. She focuses on whole-food based nutrition assessment and education with all patients, meeting the patients where they are and assisting them to get where the want to be with their health. Kelli has always been interested in integrative and functional medicine and promoting personalized nutrition as a foundational component for overall health. Her research interests include integrative nutrition, microbiomes and lifestyle medicine. She also teaches at Cuyamaca Community College and volunteers giving healthy eating presentations to the general public as well as local support groups, including the San Diego Chapter of the Celiac Support Association.

In this episode we talk about the current state of our food system, healthcare, and how nutritious food can heal and empower us.

27: It’s All About the Food

We take a hard look at Mexican culinary delights with Scott Koenig: better known as “A Gringo in Mexico”.

Episode 117 – Food Buzz: History of Red Bananas

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares an original fiction story, creating an origin for folklore that claims eating a passion fruit will cause one to fall in love with the next person they lay eyes on.

26: Meet the Gringo

Scott Koenig goes by the title “A Gringo in Mexico”. He has spent years involved in a cultural love affair south of the border. We discover a bit of history and sense of his passion for the region.

13: Trevor Bowles with Maker’s Mark Talks Cocktails and International Women’s Day

Trevor Bowles, longtime San Diegan and Brand Ambassador for Maker’s Mark joined host Katie Stokes to reminisce about childhood memories of gardening and favorite dishes, plus his professional journey which started very early, and more recently his work with Maker’s Mark which among many other awesome projects led him to co-produce an upcoming event on the occasion of International Women’s Day, a benefit for Kitchens For Good to be held at WD Dickinson farm. Last but not least, some pro tips on making great cocktails.

Episode 116 – Food Fable: Passionfruit

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares an original fiction story, creating an origin for folklore that claims eating a passion fruit will cause one to fall in love with the next person they lay eyes on.

94: Lia Valencia Key

Lia Valencia Key began her journey with very humble beginnings; raised in a homeless shelter in the inner-city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lia decided at an early age to emit joy through adversity. She was determined not to become a product of her environment, and to always follow her inner voice as a dreamer, believer, and achiever.

That inner voice consistently encourages Lia to continuously seek sunshine, joy, and happiness. Following her heart ultimately helped Lia to redefine her prosperity to mean joy, shining bright, loving life, inner fulfillment, and accomplishment.
Lia used this mindset to rise above all challenges and hardships by attaining a Master’s Degree, a top license in Cosmetology, working as a stylist for one of the largest televised home shopping networks, gained life-changing experiences as a lead stylist for top beauty brand CEO’S, and amazing opportunities to travel the world. Throughout her education, work experiences and travels abroad, Lia found herself continuously absorbing love, light, and happiness everywhere she landed.

The Valencia Key brand mission is to inspire life with style. Wearing Valencia Key jewelry will uplift your mindset and infuse your spirit with Sunshine and Joy.
Valencia Key has been created to share inspiration in the form of personally hand-sketched innovative, beautiful creations.

Each Valencia Key creation is birthed from authentic life inspiring messages.

The prosperity collection is based on redefining prosperity according to your life. Its intention is to spread an empowering message, that everyone has a divine right to happiness, love, dreaming big, and achieving fulfillment in every area of their life.

The VALENCIA KEY hand-sketched Prosperity symbol is 3 continuous connected circles, which directly represent life’s constant movement. The collection is comprised of unique pieces that are not only designed to be visually attractive to the external eye but more importantly, inspirational and uplifting to the internal soul.

Episode 115 – Food Buzz: History of Passionfruit

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

12: Talking About Good News Close to Home with Brad Weber from Local Umbrella Media

Edible San Diego Publisher Katie Stokes sits down with fellow publisher Brad Weber, who heads Local Umbrella Media, a group of 34 hyper-local community newspapers. Brad talks about his rural origins and publishing upbeat news for neighborhoods throughout San Diego County.