Hold the Salt: Healthy flavoring alternatives

If you have high blood pressure, or have it in your family, or are just trying to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet, I have great news for you - your food doesn't have to be "tasteless!" Try these great alternatives to the salt shaker, and enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/p/BJsntzHBztK/?taken-by=lindseys_platefulofsoul   Did you like this [...]

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, [...]

4 things you should know about supplement safety

Herbal and dietary supplements are topping the list of perceived natural over-the-counter alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs. But the idea of supplements as being “natural” can also be misleading.

Gemme’s famous “from seed” experiment

Well, for good or for ill, I have opened up four packets of veggie/herb seeds, and planted them in a starter situation to see what happens. I took spent newspaper rolls (biodegradable - and good for your compost bin, as well!), cut them in half and planted them firmly inside of a the bottom of [...]