COMING SOON: “Only The Good Stuff Granola”
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COMING SOON: “Only The Good Stuff Granola”

Life has been busy and complicated. We’re cooking a lot, but serious toe dragging has put a crimp in recipe production. Three things conspired me to get back on the (horse). Years ago Gus’s brother, Nathaniel, asked me why granola couldn’t made of only the “good stuff.” We’ve been making semi-weekly variations of (paleo + … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tip: Juice and Dirt, something for you and something for Mother Earth
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Tuesday Tip: Juice and Dirt, something for you and something for Mother Earth

1. If you’ve been reading along you know that the U.N. declared 2015 The International Year of Dirt. OK, “Soils”, The International Year of Soils, which doesn’t sound as fun, but is important. 2. Last year Nathaniel purchased a Omega juicer for the house. He was making mostly prescriptive looking and tasting “green” juices, sometimes … Continue reading

Healthiest ways to handle low blood sugar
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Healthiest ways to handle low blood sugar

Wouldn’t have written about this if I hadn’t hadn’t sampled Amazing Grass’s Super Food Energy Bars a couple of weeks ago. I’d rather drink some ginger tea or grab piece of fruit (okay, fresh chocolate chip cookie), but appreciate convenience, efficiency, and sometimes necessity of an energy bar. Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes share a high rate of comorbidity. … Continue reading

Tuesday Tip: 1:34 that could change the way you shop
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Tuesday Tip: 1:34 that could change the way you shop

Arghhh! “Monsanto Makes Bid To Go Big In Pesticides”, offering $45 billion for Swiss rival Syngenta, the world’s largest seller of pesticides. Looks like initial overtures have been rebuffed, but big companies are still making big money on the production and sale of bug and weed killing chemical cocktails. Watch this short video illustrating findings by … Continue reading

Simple Food Swaps: 16 ways to change your mind and body
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Simple Food Swaps: 16 ways to change your mind and body

Wrap your head around and practice one or two of these ideas a week and you’ll change your mind about food. Your body will go along for the ride. This list was inspired by one made by Healthy Holistic Living. Read theirs for other ideas and more in depth information. 1.  Vegetable “pasta” instead of conventional Pasta. We’ve … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Nobody forces you to buy or eat that food….
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Monday Mantra: Nobody forces you to buy or eat that food….

  It’s a good thing I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because I’d have disappointed myself right out of the 2015 starting gate. This was to have been offered on the first Monday of January, but it’s still the first month, so OK. “French Women Don’t Get Fat” by Mireille Guiliano was published eleven years ago. It was … Continue reading

Best Gluten Free Sourdough Boule: Cate’s!
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Best Gluten Free Sourdough Boule: Cate’s!

I am very good at what I do – just pulled a beautiful fragrant GF Citrus Olive Oil Cake out of the oven.  But, BUT, yeast is not my friend, so our successful crusty, chewy bread recipes are few. I confess to not having cultivated the relationship carefully, preferring to spend time with cookies and scones. Those of … Continue reading