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    A Guide to Farming Methods, Terminology & Labeling

    September 29, 2013

    “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution Consumers are becoming more and more conscientious about our planet, what goes on our plates, in our bodies, and the correlation between food as medicine ― or food as disease. However, knowing exactly what we are eating these days can feel like an exercise in futility. It is no longer as simple as consuming whole, unprocessed foods. By…

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    Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach

    In Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris, beautiful dishes are entirely composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense, and whole foods that energize, nourish, and taste delicious. Delightfully written and gorgeously illustrated, this book is coffee-table worthy and the information presented…

    July 23, 2013
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    Banana-Hemp Granola

    This banana-hemp granola recipe is from one of my new fave cookbooks, Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris. It’s easy to make and so delicious. I let my toddler mash the bananas and he gets really excited…

    July 19, 2013
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    Chickpea, Tomato & Bread Soup

    This delicious recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook Plenty is a take on the Tuscan ribollita. Somewhere between a soup and a vegetable stew, it is a warming and filling meal in a bowl…

    May 26, 2013
  • Recipes Spring

    Meyer Lemon Risotto w. Sage

    I’m kind of obsessed with the Meyer lemon. Living in Southern California, we are fortunate to have beautiful mature Meyer lemon trees growing right in our back yard. It flowers intermittently throughout the year,…

    May 23, 2013
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    Living Love Juice

    I once managed a raw foods restaurant and learned a lot about living foods, holistic health and nutrition. It was there that I fell in love with juices, smoothies, shakes, and elixirs. Instead of…

    March 20, 2013
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    Crockpot Quinoa & Red Lentil Soup

    This delicious crockpot soup recipe from Savvy Vegetarian is light and easily digested, yet satisfying and nutritious. My husband and toddler love it- it’s the perfect meal in a bowl and is even better the next…

    June 28, 2012
  • Autumn Recipes

    Warm Apple Crisp

    Who doesn’t love a warm Apple Crisp topped with ice cream? This recipe from The Waldorf Kindergarten Snack Book is simple, comforting, healthy and delicious! Gather lots of apples, peeled and sliced cinnamon maple syrup Topping: 4-5…

    June 10, 2012