Enjoy the winter scenes and my mushrooms and indoor garden photos and a kitty or two!
You know how some people love peas, but not pea soup? Or hummus but not chickpeas? It's funny because I love both peas and pea soup! And, I love a hummus, but not a fan eating just chickpeas by themselves! So weird. However, once I add them to a salad or combine them with other … Continue reading Chickpea Salad
I love to use single-ingredient proteins in my recipes including Bob's Red Mill Hemp Powder or Chia Seeds, or I use whole raw nuts to add good fats, protein and fiber to my smoothies and other recipes. Depending on the nut, however, it will add a level of grittiness or creaminess to the recipe depending … Continue reading CRANBERRY CUTIE
Ok, so you all know I love gardening of any kind, and I have been wanting to forage for mushrooms for quite a while now, but never really knew where to go, what to look for and when. I have taken a few seminars and know a few friends who forage mushrooms with great luck … Continue reading Mushrooms Anyone?
I am wicked excited! I just received my 50-Plant Composting Garden Tower 2 yesterday! Many of you know I am an avid gardener and I try new things in my garden each growing season. I put in a hugelkultur a few years ago; self-watering 5 gallon buckets last year; many raised beds; tried a stagnant … Continue reading My Garden Tower® 2 Delivery
You all know what my fitness workspace looks like but are you curious as to what my "other" workspace is like? October starts the last quarter of the year and most retailers are on high alert putting out every seasonal item on an early schedule. Although, Halloween items were minimal in my store, Fall decorations … Continue reading October Highlights
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
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
Holy cow! By the end of August, you can feel the temperature change and the humidity drop. A hint of Autumn is on the breeze, and in our area, apples and peaches are ripening in the orchards. When our local peaches are fresh-picked, they smell a-mazing and you know, without question, that first bite is … Continue reading Raw Peachy Cobbler
We have been using this recipe for years and it is still one of our favorites around here! Follow these easy steps to make a healthy, refreshing treat that has only two ingredients with no added sugar or artificial ingredients. Try this recipe with peaches in the same way, which is absolutely delicious! Or combine … Continue reading Mango Sorbet