Does Eating Vegan, Organic, or Gluten-Free Make You Healthier?
There are many different trends now in the food industry. Many Americans are becoming more aware of the current state of public health in this country, as well as of the… [read]
The Lost Art of Preserving Food
I belong to a CSA and I sometimes find myself overwhelmed when large amounts of vegetables come in all at once. Although there are a variety of ways this produce can be preserved, I… [read]
How to make the best raw hummus ever!
I wasn’t crazy about raw hummus when I first tried it, I thought the uncooked garbanzo beans gave it a bitter aftertaste. I decided to do my own recipe, and after some… [read]
Zucchini and summer squash display such rapid middle of summer growth that some gardeners sneak out at night and gift their surplus on local doorsteps. If you discovered a mountain of summer squash in your garden or on… [read]
The price of organic kale, collards, and broccoli are likely to continue to increase. So even if you have room for just a few containers on your deck or balcony, if you act quickly, you still have time to grow… [read]
Enzymes and Digestion, Enzymes and Health, and a List of Enzyme-rich foods
The human body produces two categories of enzymes- metabolic and digestive. Metabolic enzymes are intra-cellular (in the cell), and are used for reproduction and replenishment of the cells… [read]
How to Read and Understand Food Labels
My roommate, who makes a concerted effort to eat well, brought home a pecan pie the other day. I looked at the label and wondered why in the world she bought it. The… [read]