Blueberry Cobbler Smoothie

Blueberry Cobbler Smoothie
Caught up in a Christmas frenzy, I haven't been cooking much.  Truth be told, we've been living on fast food.  You know, the kind that you whiz in your Vita-Mix for 2 minutes and it's done?  Best fast food there is. You know those people who have Christmas wrapped up in July?  Well, that's not me.  I never got the ... Read More

10 Ways To Get More Greens On Your Plate

10 ways to get more greens on your plate
There's a big world out there of delicious leafy green vegetables - beyond romaine, spinach and iceberg lettuce, that you can reap enormous health benefits from.  Now is the time they are fresh and plentiful. Gardens and markets offer fresh arugula, kale, Swiss chard, bok choy, watercress, dark green lettuces, mustard greens and collards.  Here are 10 ways to get ... Read More

Meal in a Bowl : Fusilli with Tofu and Greens

Fussilli and tofu bowl with kale

We’ve been gallivanting around the country, snuggling with out-of-town grand kids.  Portland was our first stop. Once plowing and planting begin,. we stay close to home.  Besides, summertime in our hometown is the most beautiful time of year. After we enjoyed sometime with this lively crew, we headed to Nashville to visit our daughter and her family. One night after … Read More

Hit Reset and Eat Green in 2013

Hit Reset and Eat Green

No need to set foot in a specialty store to take a small step toward better health in 2013.  Just spend more time in the produce aisle of your local grocer.  The average American consumes potatoes, tomatoes and iceberg lettuce and considers that quite satisfactory for eating their veggies.  Why stop there when the vegetable family has the most to offer in … Read More