October Reflections

Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year and this year, we had an extended period of the most fantastic foliage display. Enjoy my photos of the past month of our surrounding area, my gardens and some of the events I attended and things I have done along the way.

Apple Pie Bars

Even the "healthiest" granola or protein bar you find on the grocery store shelf can contain ingredients you may not want to consume regularly. KIND Bars, filled with nuts and seeds and coated with a drizzle of chocolate or caramel are, by far, the one bar that has the shortest, most whole food ingredient list … Continue reading Apple Pie Bars

Austere August

With little snow this past winter and the weather being very hot, dry and humid all month long with very little to no rain, the NWS put out a fire warning for our area this past week, which I don't recall ever seeing before. Wouldn't you know it, though, it started pouring cats and dogs … Continue reading Austere August

Beetroot Latte

I tried a beetroot latte a few years ago at Wildflour, a vegan bakery in Providence and was blown away! If the idea of drinking a beetroot latte weirds you out, give it a try first and see what you think. But first, I guess you have to like beets! I know I work for … Continue reading Beetroot Latte

Linzer Cookies

Created by renowned raw chefs Russell James and Amy Levin, two of my favorite raw food chefs, who take the time to show you how to make creative and beautiful foods with few ingredients to maximize nutritional value that are relatively easy to make. Click the photo above to go directly to the recipe! Or … Continue reading Linzer Cookies

Red Pepper Soup

T'is the season for hearty stews and soups, warm biscuits and spiced drinks.One of my favorite summer raw soups, using fresh-picked peppers from the garden, is especially lovely when the weather turns cool and damp. The hot water and cayenne pepper adds some heat and a kick. Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews, soaked 4 hours … Continue reading Red Pepper Soup