So unexpected (plus a recipe)

Me? Write a cookbook? Well, after deciding a meal my husband made was too pretty to eat and took out my new studio lights to take pictures - I was hooked. I have awakened a new passion the past few days to design recipes and artistically and visually capture the love I have for food, [...]

7 ways your garden can save your life

  Gardening is not just for flower lovers, and is moving out of people’s window boxes and into their backyards. In the past few years, food gardening has increasingly become an activity done to facilitate better physical fitness, healthier eating and well-being. And science backs this up. Gardening helps you: To fit exercise into your day Regular [...]

Garlic Lover’s Dip

If you love garlic, you'll love this recipe.   Garlicky Spinach & Artichoke Dip (with kale) 2-3 cups fresh spinach (washed, stems removed) 1 whole bunch kale (washed, stems removed) 17 oz silken tofu 1 can artichoke hearts 4-6 cloves of garlic (depending on personal taste) Olive oil for drizzling Fresh oregano, basil to taste [...]

Meditation to ease your midweek madness

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUnNMHchAPc Stress!!! It's nearly unavoidable in this modern-day, ADD lifestyle we all lead. Most of us never allow ourselves a moment to breathe. And that affects us in so many ways: It affects how we eat (stress eating!), how we digest, how our cells manage nutrients and contributes to aging, causes high blood pressure - among so [...]

From scraps to scrumptious: Regrow your groceries!

  Mother nature always shows that when there is a will, there's a way. I never realized until I started gardening just how easy it is to grow food. Because life, in any form, is engineered to grow, live, and flourish. It's just the design. And any living thing in nature is also endowed with [...]