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…

Portobella 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 portobella 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…

Tomato Season

Late summer is tomato season.  This is the time farm fresh tomatoes taste like the summer sun – sweet and warm!   I can wait all year for a summer tomato. Whether the variety is a grape or cherry tomato, roma  (plum),  an heirloom variety or a beefsteak enjoy all the shapes and colors of this…

Kohlrabi-Cabbage Slaw

Ingredient of the Week:  Purple Kohlrabi  Saturday, at the farmers market, I noticed this vegetable. It’s beautiful purple color and healthy green leaves intrigued me to purchase. I wasn’t familiar with Kohlrabi. Once home I researched to learn that Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family.  It is a great source of many nutrients…

Spring Salad

Ingredients: Arugula Spinach Asparagus Orange (blood orange) Yellow bell pepper Radishes Sunflower sprouts Preparation: Rinse and dry Chop and arrange Citrus Balsamic Dressing Arugular and spinach are the foundation of this spring salad. Both are cool weather greens in season in early spring and fall. Together the energy and nutrient they bring are undeniable. Spinach…

Spring has finally arrived in Michigan!

My Saturday Market Veggies! Spring Bok Choy, Daikon Radishes, Pea Shoots and Sunflower Sprouts. After a long winter, the farmers are back and Saturdays are abuzz at local farmers markets. When farmers leave the greens intact on root vegetables like beets or these wonderful radishes, the nutrients from the greens are double for our health….

Sunflower Sprouts

These Sunflower Sprouts are nutrient rich from the local urban farmer ready for your salad or smoothie.