Today we're talking with Alexis Davidson, author of both the cookbook (my favorite of 2016!) and blog Lexi's Clean Kitchen! This podcast is for anyone who wants to learn more about how to eat to feel your best mentally and physically, where to find delicious, healthy recipes, what goes into making a cookbook and more.
I also give you a life update on what's going on with my move to San Francisco and how I'm feeling about leaving Toronto.
We talk about:
-What ailments prompted Lexi to change her diet.
-Why Lexi started her blog.
-What foods she cut out to reduce inflammation in her body.
-How she healed her body with food.
-How a functional doctor helped her heal her candida and leaky gut.
-What types of tests go into determining food sensitivities.
-Why she doesn't label her blog or lifestyle.
-The process behind Lexi's Clean Kitchen cookbook and why it was unconventional.
-Why Lexi decided to wait writing her cookbook despite having a literary agent.
-What Lexi did for a career before starting her blog.
-How Lexi balanced her blog and her cookbook.
-How she had to let her perfectionism go to help the cookbook process along.
-What goes into deciding what recipes go into a cookbook.
-What goes into the recipe testing process to make sure each recipe is the best it can be.
-What the most daunting part of writing a recipe is.
-How an editor helped Lexi's recipe writing.
-What part of Lexi's cookbook process was the most unusual.
-What healthy habit Lexi can't give up
-What piece of advice Lexi would give her 20 year old self
-What Lexi hopes her 50 year old self tells her
-What person in business Lexi looks up to
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