Apple Almond Baked Oatmeal

Hello Friends!  Hope this finds you well.  This month I will be sending you recipes that use pantry staples that you may already have, and also allow multiple substitutions in case you don’t.  I chose this recipe because it is kind of comfort food, can be eaten as breakfast, a snack or a dessert, freezes … Read more

Red Love Soup with Pistachio Hazelnut Dukkah

Ah… Valentine’s Day! I love a bouquet of beautiful flowers, maybe that actually have a scent. I love unadulterated chocolate that is not quite milk, not quite dark – let’s say about 54% cocao – and a note that comes from the heart.  Maybe a bottle of really good champagne with sweet red strawberries that … Read more

Caribbean Green Soup and One Goal a Month

Happy New Year!  I know, I am terribly late.  My life has been a bit turned upside down lately with my Dad (who moved in with us 7 months ago) being in the hospital and then rehab and now all the appointments and home health care going on. I have been a bit lax with … Read more

Goddess Love Soup

I first learned about Love Soup about 7 years ago while just doing an internet search for healthy soups.  I was working as a health and wellness director and I put together a monthly newsletter that included recipes. This soup is adapted from Anna Thomas’ Green Love Soup which is the one that started it … Read more

No “Diets” Here

TRADITIONAL EATING Our modern society is swarming with 24-hour convenience stores, fast food drive-throughs or delivery, vending machines and packaged foods. But our ancestors’ diets were built around seasonal, whole foods that took time to procure and to prepare. Although culturally diverse in their recipes, flavors, and ingredients, nearly all traditional diets are centered on … Read more