A Brand New Day!

Early spring greens, dandelions, sprouts, pea shoots and the like were all at the Farmers Market this weekend. These super nutritious sunflower sprouts were on display and enjoyed by dear friends this weekend, which brought me joy. Right now we are seeing more flowers than food. Anyway Spring comes, Let’s greet it Anew! Order @…

What’s for Lunch Today?

Here are two favorites from “Organize-Eating: A Cookbook for Transitioning to Plant-Based Meals” to enjoy anytime of the day. eBook https://amzn.to/3rLtLIr Paperback https://bit.ly/3vaykhC A Delicious plant-based (Black Bean-Quinoa) burger A spring spinach salad topped w/ sesame seed sprinkles &hand-made dressing. Spinach, Black Beans, Quinoa are great for our health, containing plant based protein and fiber….

Organize Eating: A Cookbook for Transitioning to Plant-Based Meals.

I am excited to announce the publication of my long awaited cookbook – Organize Eating: A Cookbook for Transitioning to Plant-Based Meals.  What a journey it has been.  Holding the book in my hands is beyond wonderful!!   Entering  the New Year is a good time for me to  share these plant-based recipes and food ideas…

Winter Squash

Here we are at the end of 2021 and the change of seasons. Fall seasonal foods are heavy on root vegetables.  Winter squash tops the list and represents a variety of ten or more (mostly hard shelled) squash available from mid-summer through mid-winter. These squash are rich in fiber and beta carotene and carry a…

The Fall  Season

Nature’s seasonal cycle continues even when other things may be faltering. Fall’s seasonal produce is on the scene. This is an indication that order is fundamental to the universe. Being in harmony with the rhythm of nature in many ways can also help to establish and maintain  a sense of order in the every day…

FALL 2021

WELL !! what’s to say… Finally finished my end-of-the summer veggies, sautéed some, then made ratatouille.   I was slowly transitioning, and hanging onto the summer with birthday celebrations of friends, fellowship, receiving Great Word.  Then came the rain, a downpour, rain for days. When the weather got cold, I knew it was time to move…

Summer Lunch Favorites

No matter how busy our mornings are, incorporating time into our daily routine for a lunch break is wise. It is a way to sustain a healthy lifestyle, and could lessen afternoon snacking. There are may healthy options. Setting aside time to pause, step away from work and feed the body, take a walk and…

Summer Delights!

Cherries, peaches, cucumbers the works are in array to enjoy fresh right now in Michigan! Where to start, I love the freshness of each one. I enjoy reconnecting with summer food and flavors. Cherries are a rich source of the antioxidant anthocyanin which gives them their red color. Anthocyanin is also found in blueberries, beets…

A Summer Refresh Dish!

Summer is in full swing and with-it seasonal summer foods.  I brought to the grill fresh peaches, to serve with spinach, spring onions, asparagus, bell peppers and roasted cauliflower. I appreciate how heat brings out the natural juiciness of the fruit. Summer fresh fruit is high in fiber, and water which can help you maintain…

Expect The Best!

It is a great feeling to intentionally expect the best each day!   Spring time keeps me mindful of rising to new life, and  to new expectations.  This goes hand in hand with spring clearing and spring cleaning.   Yes, we must toss the old to make way for the new.  Clearing clutter also has an incredibly special…