New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021, even through visions of 2020 may still be dancing in our head.  The new year is starting off quite different from previous years.   The rush to write New Year’s goals (resolutions) is taking a back seat for many, except possibility  HEALTH and WELLNESS goals. For plant-based, health-wise recipes and lifestyle information…

Make the Season Merry!

With everything the year 2020 represents, I am celebrating the year end. The winter season ( especially in Michigan) can be bare and beautiful at the same time. Many people welcome the winter months as a time to hibernate and rest, reflect and retool. As you carry your thoughts, reflections, aspirations, goals and Great Food…

Welcome Fall Season 2020

Nature’s seasonal cycle continues even when other things may be floundering. This indicates to me that Order is fundamental to the universe. Being in harmony with the rhythm of nature can (in many ways) help us to establish and maintain a sense of order in our personal lives. Here is a thought to ponder. Observe…

Final Days of Summer, 2020

It has been a busy season!  I have truly missed blogging.  Hope you are eating good and staying well!  As  summer ends  we still can enjoy summer veggies.  Here is a new vegetable I have grown to love this year,  Okra! Okra is a vegetable that has a place in the heart of community.   Good…

Spring Edible Dandelions + Pineapple Fruit of Spring

Spring edible young dandelions are available and welcome this time of the year.  In early spring these healthy bitter greens are on the scène.  Dandelions are full of the essential minerals; such as potassium, folic acid and magnesium.  They often are included in seasonal detox salads, as well as in smoothies ( pineapple, dandelion, ginger…

Health and Order

This unprecedented time is sending a clear message –  increase health in your body and order in your home.  Establishing order, can reap rewards for you in good as well as challenging times. These organic golden beets were fresh and healthy looking with greens intact at the market. Considering their high fiber and rich flavor…

What Do You Have in Your House?

Using what we have on hand at home has taken on a whole new meaning for the global community. Could our time spent at home possibly lead us to bring a new dimension of order into our lives, homes, and relationships? Yesterday I was thinking how great it is to be creative with just what…

Spring is Here ~ Amidst COVID– 19

Greetings,  hope you and your family are in health, wholeness and moving forward! Spring, came almost unnoticed this year, though the warm weather did provide a sense of comfort during this unprecedented time.  The COVID – 19 outbreak has a global community staying inside, with many things out of our control.   But there are personal…

Portabella Mushroom Strips

Have you wanted to create a mushroom dish this summer? I just prepared one that is healthy, tasty and a delight to serve. Quick and easy portabella mushroom strips  with onions, bell peppers, spicy seasonings and covered in a tangy handmade barbecue sauce. Loving it! Mushrooms really have more texture than taste.   The meaty, firm…

Spring Detox Salad

Spring’s arrival brings renewal and rebirth.  Our body has its own renewal or detoxification system.  We can support the cleansing or detoxing process as we include early spring plants into our diet this time of year.  These spring plants are alkalize rich and chlorophyll loaded.    My spring detox salad consists of  spring  spinach, dandelions…