Quick! Help Me Create Some Meals with the Massive Harvest!

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Whew. Got back from the Tenth Annual BlogHer conference in San Jose feeling a bit nervous. I mean, I called everyday to say hello to the hubby and … [Read more...]

99 Reasons Wheat and Sugar are Your Problem.

One night last week when I had the munchies I decided to try eating a bowl of cereal that I thought was gluten free (silly me; buckwheat is still … [Read more...]

Delicious Zucchini Spaghetti with Fresh Pesto


I'm so excited that my yellow crookneck squash is producing like gangbusters, because I'm loving being able to create delicious spaghetti-like noodles … [Read more...]

Green Apple Smoothie Recipe Plus Giveaway!


The green apples on our tree have matured early this year due to the global-warming trend that only seems to be affecting California.  I'm loving that … [Read more...]

Health Trivia: Why Every Cook Should Be Growing Tomatoes


Yesterday I was cooking my famous honey-lavender chicken, which calls for searing fat-filled chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet, and got a hot … [Read more...]

Cucumber Season Means Home Made Pickles!


I like cucumbers as much as the next person, but too much of anything is just...to much. I'm very, VERY new to the world of canning and preserves, and … [Read more...]

Low Carb, Hight Nutrition: Roasted Carrot and Leek Soup with Feta and Bacon

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My beauty garden is going strong and the carrots and leeks I've been growing are ready to harvest. I've been trying to think of creative recipes using … [Read more...]

Just As Good as Hair Vitamins: Why You Should Be (Growing) and Eating Cabbage


I planted cabbage for the first time in the late fall, unsure what those little dark-brown seeds would actually amount to anything. I usually skip … [Read more...]

12 Proven Benefits for Eating an Apple a Day…

An Apple a Day...

The U.S. Apple Association just provided this useful reminder of how amazing apples are to your health. Remember, opt for organic apples because of … [Read more...]

Yummy Paleo Brownies for Weekend Barbecue!

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When I decided to give paleo the old college try, I thought my beloved Kitchenaid mixer was doomed to go into early retirement. I'd made so many … [Read more...]