Food as Medicine

I’ve been listening to Michael Pollan read his book, “Cooked” on recorded CD. So much of what he writes about is right up my ally in regards to health, wellbeing, slowing down, and getting back to basics. “Eat food, mostly plants, not too much” Pollan write in, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. He says exactly […]

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Brain Bark

I learned this recipe from one of my mentors, Lalitha Thomas. I made it for my niece (age 6) and nephew (age 2) and they both thought it was chocolate! (Oops! And I didn’t correct them.) I made it for my brother-in-law (a true foodie) and he liked it well enough. And I make it for my […]

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Collard Green Pesto

Here it is folks, Shinay’s recipe. (Even my husband likes this one!) Ingredients: 1 bunch collard greens 1 bunch basil 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2-1 cup olive oil 1-3 cloves garlic juice from 1 lemon salt + pepper to taste water for desired thickness Optional/Additional: stone ground mustard wild weeds! (thistle, tumble weed, dandelions) yes, […]

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Learn to love lunch

I’m all about lunch. The practice of eating a larger lunch in order to have an earlier, lighter dinner, in order to go to bed early, in order to wake up early and start the day right—are the practices have effected my immune system, my energy integrity, and my over all wellbeing and feelings of happiness […]

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