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…

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…

Red Bean Veggie Chili

Winter cold is one thing but Polar Vortex is unusual even for Michigan.  Time to serve up a big pot of warmth, filling and comfort. I prepared my favorite plant -based chili. I believe it could become a favorite for you, also . Full of beans, loads of veggies , herbs and spices.  I made…

Citrus for Seasonal Chills

Citrus fruits are winter fruits. The sweetest and juiciest citrus fruits are produced in the winter, even though many citrus fruits are available year around in North America. We are ever mindful of the high concentration of immune boosting vitamin C found in citrus fruit. Eating oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, lemons, mandarins and others in season…