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

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

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

Tuesday Tip: Shop Local
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Tuesday Tip: Shop Local

Shop-local movements are organizing around the country. We’re beginning to understand it’s in our interest to frequent independent businesses on Main Street, Anywhere, USA. One’s power as a socially responsible buyer is undeniable. Supporting local merchants translates to investment in our communities.”A rising tide floats all boats”: prosperous neighbors lead to stronger municipalities. Sure it’s easier to have shoes delivered by Zappos almost before I … Continue reading

Tuesday Tip: Rethink Holiday Gift Giving
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Tuesday Tip: Rethink Holiday Gift Giving

  I can’t go to a museum without at least a quick tour of the gift shop. Current well (curated) favorites are at the Gardner Museum and MOMA where I found an excellent trivet by French designer Erwan Peron. It’s something I’ll use almost every day, recalling a recent mother/daughter(s) trip to New York. For the many who are rethinking the … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: Local Organic Flowers if you can!
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Tuesday Tips: Local Organic Flowers if you can!

Those of you who baked and ate cake last week, or at least read about it, know that Peter and I celebrated an anniversary earlier this month. While I didn’t get (didn’t WANT) diamonds, I did receive a magnificent bouquet of organic, sustainably grown flowers. Megan, the owner and founder of Field Sustainable Floristry amassed a wonderfully creative … Continue reading