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Easy Homemade Healing Ginger Tea

It's a snap to make fresh healthy drinks that heal and nourish us, we just need to take the time to think about it and do it... We can support our health by including healing drinks as part of our daily routine - it's quick and easy and the rewards are significant. In fact, research proves that those who drink healing herbal teas extend life, improve their health and even [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Good Stuff, Recipes|1 Comment

4 Simple Ways to Harness the Healing Power of Hawthorn

Have you been bitten by the Hawthorn bug? It's surprisingly active this time of year. ;) Berry laden branches nearly touching the ground with great swaths of little red dots covering fences, tangled in the lower branches of the oaks and marching up hillsides... Who could resist such easy pickings? When you can fill a five gallon bucket in less than 30 minutes, the lure is downright irresistible. And there [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Good Stuff, Recipes|0 Comments

The Perfect Solution for Summer Eggplants – Baba Ghanoush Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

As the long evenings of summer give way to lower angles of light in late afternoon, the glorious deep blue and rich golden reds of early evening sunsets make an irresistible backdrop for evening meals served on the deck or patio under the sky. This is the time of year when it seems you could eat everything fresh every day and still never keep up with all that is coming [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Soaked Pita Veggie Wraps

Looking for a way to enjoy summer's harvest? Try these simple Homemade Soaked Pita Veggie Wraps! Soaking flour with a little vinegar is a great way to get the nutrition of the grain with out the anti-nutrients of the phytates. It's easy to do, and the soaking time is variable enough that you don't have to worry if your schedule gets thrown off. You can soak them overnight or for [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Late Summer Heirloom and Specialty Tomato Bruschetta Salad

What better season than late summer to explore the vast array of specialty and heirloom tomatoes in your favorite Bruschetta? Indeed, this time of year it is possible to incorporate specialty and heirloom tomatoes and specialty and heirloom basil varieties as well. Go completely crazy with late summer Bruschetta. The ultimate summer salad, Bruschetta is made up of copious amounts of fresh basil, fresch chunky chopped tomatoes, a healthy sprinkling [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Juicing Heirloom & Specialty Tomatoes – Taking Juicing to a Whole New Level

I know what you're thinking. At first glance, the idea of juicing heirloom and specialty tomatoes might seem wildly extravagant. Downright decadent and completely impractical. But honestly, it is nothing short of miraculous, and once you try it, I can promise you, you'll never look back. Heirloom tomatoes are those wildly shaped, rainbow spectrum specimens of tomato gracing gourmet grocers' shelves seasonally with hugely inflated price tags. Even at Farmers [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Juicing, Recipes|0 Comments

Cauliflower – The Versatile Cruciferous Companion

While cauliflower 'only’ has a track record of cancer risk reduction of 50% compared to cabbage's 70% risk reduction, that's no reason to scoff at the cauliflower. The biggest factor in getting enough of the potent glucosinolates in cruciferous vegetables is eating them on a regular basis: that is, daily. So in this regard, broccoli and cauliflower can end up being real winners for people who do not particularly appreciate [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Six Secrets for a Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey

These steps will make it a breeze to glide through Thanksgiving with the perfect turkey. 1. Choose the Right Turkey for Your Table For us, there's no question, we want a locally raised, heritage turkey from one of our local farmers or the farmers who supply our local butcher. Read this if you want to know more about choosing a turkey. 2. Get Started on Time for a Great Finish [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Good Stuff, Recipes|0 Comments

Are You Eating these Spring Superfoods? How to get the Most Powerful Nutrition of the Year While You Can!

Creamy mixed Spring greens, onions, garlic and fresh pastured butter and cream. It is Spring in the Pacific Northwest and a long and lovely Spring it has been, too. This year we've had the longest Spring I can remember, with bouts of sunny warm days inter-mixed with showers and storms all the way back to February. Incredible weather, to be sure. All that sunshine and rain has meant [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Cranberry Bars: A Delicious Way to Get the Full Power of Cranberries!

Cranberries: The Miracle Food of the Holiday Season My favorite part of the onset of the holiday season just might be that it signals the cranberry harvest. That brief window of time when fresh cranberries can be found in the market, at farmers markets or even at nearby local farms. These tiny, tangy and tart late fall berries add a lovely and delicious flavor component to bring a [...]

By | December 14th, 2014|Fruits and Vegetables, Recipes|0 Comments