My husband and I are participating in a 48 day vacation from certain foods. This is based on the book The Transformation – 48 Days to Eating and Living Naturally for Life by local naturopath Dr. Michele Menzel. More about that in a future post. For now let me just say that we need to be a… Continue reading Cauliflower Mash
As you know I love to find ways to add more vegetables to our daily meals. Recently a good friend loaned me a book simply entitled Kale by Stephanie Pedersen. It’s packed with lots of great information and recipes, not only about kale, but other vegetables as well. The book describes many benefits than can… Continue reading Sauteed Kale
Recently I posted a recipe for making chicken stock intending to share a delicious chicken soup recipe. Today, as temperatures plummet again, I’m going to do just that. This particular method was shared by a local naturopathic doctor (ND) although most chicken soup recipes are similar and easily adjusted to personal preference. Chicken soup is… Continue reading Chicken Soup with Vegetables
One of my desires in writing this blog is to encourage others to enjoy more vegetables. Tasty new ways to prepare them but also ways to make them more quickly! In our busy lifestyles, especially around the holiday season, it’s easy to skip the vegetables because of all the washing, peeling, chopping, etc. This recipe… Continue reading Vegetable Saute Medley
Christmas will soon be here and one of our favorite holiday foods is sweet potatoes or yams. There are many health benefits to eating them, but prepared just about any way they are delicious and satisfying to eat. Some of the benefits of these two similar vegetables are the following: fiber (both soluble and insoluble)… Continue reading Sweet Potatoes Two Ways
The recipe I want to share with you today came about because I don’t particularly care for cranberries and yet it seems the Thanksgiving and Christmas menus aren’t quite complete without them. When I found a recipe for salad with dried cranberries, that was my nod to acknowledge them. We no longer reserve this salad… Continue reading Holiday Salad
Fall! My favorite season of the year. I’m sure it has nothing to do with the fact that my birthday is in October! When it comes to food and cooking I’m always happy to see cooler weather arrive, inspiring me to heat up the kitchen again with home prepared stocks, soups, casseroles and roasted veggies!… Continue reading Roasted Vegetables – Delightful!