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…

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 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…

Spring in Bloom!

Hope you are staying in good health, good spirits  and thriving amidst all that surrounds us currently. Isn’t it wonderful to see the trees in bloom, the beautiful blossoms allow us to track nature’s unfolding.  We can see the shedding of winter and the new energy being released for the seasons ahead.   New season,…

Welcoming Spring 2021

Spring is here and I toast it with this hearty  green juice and a enthusiastic  spirit! Spring  is always a special time.  The spring season ushers in the rebirth of nature. It’s a fresh beginning; a time to clear, reflect, and begin anew. In the organizing business, Spring is a time for seasonal organizing (clearing clutter,…

Marching into March, 2021

As the seasons are shifting a new dawn is appearing.   In Michigan we KNOW snow may come, again,  before the season totally dozes off.   Even in the chilly wind of March  I can  sense an upgrade  in the atmosphere. Time to get our glow back, and more pep to our step.     January and February…

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…