Posts Categorized: Food

Is there Corn in Your Honey?

There very well could be. Some weird “honey” is on the market: it’s being served in restaurants and sold in groceries at a ridiculously low price.  The reason why it’s so cheap?  It’s mixed with corn syrup as the main ingredient! Rather than support the heavily subsidized (and most likely GMO) corn syrup product, buy pure… Read more »

Who Wants Ice Cream?

Nothing beats a high quality ice cream on a hot day.  Instead of heading out to the grocery to purchase your next frozen treat, make it yourself and: Select the quality ingredients you choose to go into your body Know it is free from nasty chemicals such as preservatives, thickeners, flavorings and artificial colors Save… Read more »

DIY Mocha Frappe

A frozen coffee drink really hits the refreshing spot on an uber warm day. They can be found at virtually any coffee house – but at a stiff price and with ingredients you may not want to put into your precious body.  Most shops use chocolate syrup to make frappes, which commonly contains HFCS (high… Read more »

A Perfect Summer Meal: Chilled Corn Soup

When the corn is fresh and it’s too hot to cook, don’t!  This refreshing and filling soup is not only quick and easy to prepare, it doesn’t heat you or your kitchen up. Go out and pick your corn, basil and scallions – or get them from your local farmer – and whip up this… Read more »

Refresh and Renew with a Watermelon Slushee

It’s hot out.  You’ve been playing hard or working out and feel sloggy.  Go grab some watermelon and make this supreme juice.  No juicer required!  You’ll feel energized, cooled down and revitalized and ready to kick back in that hammock. Watermelon is rich in Vitamins A and C, electrolytes, and potassium so this is a… Read more »

The Time is Ripe for Raspberry Chocolate Drops!

Summertime…and the pickin’ is easy.  The raspberries are luscious, abundant and nearly jumping off their canes into your hand, or mouth if you place your head just right. Berries and chocolate were made for each other and in this recipe, they team up for a delightfully fresh and easy dessert or treat. Here’s how to… Read more »

Veggie Broth from Your Freezer

You’re steaming your veggies, right?  Keep that water once the veggies are done because you are going to have the yummiest, most nutritious, and positively cheapest – FREE! – veggie stock without any more fuss or cooking. Here’s the trick: Once the steaming water has cooled, add it to a quart container, lid it, then… Read more »

World’s Best Permission Slip

It was a rough and simultaneously beautiful couple of months in Heatherville: a friend died in March knocking me on my butt and popping the grief pool wide open.  With March also being when my beloved Milagro and other dear ones passed over the years, it gets a little crowded in the grief arena during… Read more »