Posts Categorized: Food As Medicine

Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing

Kale is busting out all over (sing to the tune of “June is busting out all over.”) in gardens and farmers markets now.  There are so many ways to enjoy this ; I suggest you play around and discover your favorite ways to enjoy it and give it regular appearances in meals and snacks.  It… Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Sun Tea

It’s time to kick back in the hammock or lawn chair and delight in a cold glass of tea.  Let the sun create your favorite brew – caffeinated or herbal – using no energy and keeping the house cool. Making your own iced tea means you get to choose the ingredients for flavor and quality,… Read more »

Curried Millet Salad with Craisins

I fell in love with this salad at a women’s craft gathering. Even though it was made with couscous (cracked semolina wheat), I knew I could adapt it using a wheatless power grain like quinoa.  In the interest of making it gluten-free and creating another way to promote millet, I played around until I got… Read more »

It’s Berry Season!

Happy berry season!  I’m just back from picking more than 5 lbs. of blueberries at my local patch and what a crop!  The bushes are loaded with large, perfectly ripe and ready-to-eat globes of purpley-blue bliss.  This is the most abundance I’ve seen in this field throughout the 5 years I’ve been picking there. Why… Read more »