This is my fifth season of growing my own food, and believe me, it never gets old. Once you taste a ripe tomato from the vine, you never go back. I grow everything from seed. Believe me, it is not intimidating at all. In fact, it is down right fun especially for your […]
Buckwheat Honey Pancakes Recipe. Heart Happy, Gluten and Dairy Free.
As winter approaches, so does my desire for comfort food: A hearty soup, warm bread, and buckwheat and honey pancakes. You haven’t lived unless you have eaten buckwheat pancakes. I am not talking about 1/2 buckwheat and 1/2 awful white flour. 100% buckwheat, baby. 100% awesomeness. Breakfast Food for Dinner. Sticks to Your Ribs. How many of you eat […]
Could your Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes Kill You?
Photo by Matthew Moore. Sorry to be so melodramatic, but I wanted to catch your attention. I know Thanksgiving is food and football. It happens to be one of my most favorite holidays. I absolutely love sweet potatoes, turkey, cranberry sauce, and all the trimmings. So whats the problem? When I ask for Aunt Millie […]
Mother Earth Intended Food to Be Eaten From the Vine
Heirloom lettuce growing under a trellis. There is nothing like food which has literally been ripped right off the vine and stuffed into your mouth. Just envision plucking a ripe tomato from the vine and enjoying the burst of flavor as you take your first bite or taking apart a pea pod and plopping the […]
EWG’s Shopping List Limits Your Pesticide Exposure
Environmental Working Group (EWG) has updated their popular Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides with a list of fruits and vegetables which reduces a families’ exposure to pesticides. Ordinarily, the EWG advocates that you buy organic; however, buying organic may not be feasible if you have a tight budget or it is not available. Therefore, the EWG […]
Can Eating Your Food Cold Reduce the Energy Crisis?
Stop making that face as you read my title. You know the “ewww” face. And no, I have not lost all of my marbles although I have to admit some might be missing. So, how can you reduce your energy consumption and help save the Planet? Isn’t obvious? Eat your food cold instead of heating […]