Whole Bowl Knockoff : The Winter Lunchbox

Whole Bowl Knockoff

Eating healthier seems to be on everyone’s New Year’s resolution list.  That could be a challenge especially if you’re in the habit of brown bagging and you have a gluten and dairy intolerance.  There are great lunch options beyond meat and cheese sandwiches.  Homemade soups, salads, hummus and gluten free crackers and these meal in a bowl concoctions provide plant … Read More

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

This long awaited season of fresh garden produce is finally here.  All of our salad fixings are up including arugula and radishes. We’ve been enjoying our own lettuces now for awhile.  So divine!  We were extremely eager for garden fresh produce this year.  At the end of each garden season I make a mental note to not plant so much … Read More

Stock Up for Homemade Soup

Homemade Soup

It’s the ideal meal in a bowl.  Whip some up with the Simple Artisan Herb Bread  ( November 17, 2012 post) or Chapati’s (July 26, 2011 post), for a simple hearty winter meal.  Why not since we’re settled in for a long winter and temperatures are dipping down below 20 degrees F.? Here is what I stock up on to stir up a pot of soup on … Read More

Tofu-Peppercorn Ranch Dressing

Tofu-Peppercorn Ranch Dressing

Scanning the magazine covers the subtitle of Whole Grain Salads caught my eye. We were catching a plane heading to the friendly skies of Nashville to visit our daughter Kyah and family for Memorial Day weekend. I needed some light weight reading material. One flick through bon appetit pages stirred up enough inspiration for me to make the purchase. The … Read More

Healing Miso Soup

Miso Soup

It’s that time of year where colds and coughs persistently plague us. At such a time as this, nothing is as soothing and healing as a steaming hot bowl of miso soup. Our kids know that’s what we crave when our bodies get out of whack and they tease us that it’s our cure for everything! In spite of all … Read More

Shopping Guide for Organic And Natural Foods, Tools and Seeds

Natural Foods

Azure Standard: Is a natural foods distributing company that delivers healthy food and living products to 22 different states.  Little buying clubs are formed in communities that pool their food orders and get regular deliveries from this awesome company!  You can purchase as little as $50.00 and you  will be amazed at the variety of products they carry.  This is a … Read More