The epitome of perfection- the lemon. I know, I know; it’s a strong statement. Why would I consider a tiny fruit “perfect?” Hear me out. Of course, I’m a huge fan of the sweet, delicious summertime beverage that the lemon graces us with but it’s so much more than that. The lemon’s bright disposition and … Continue reading Lemon-Aid: Mind-Boggling New Ways to Use Lemons
It’s Spring! You know what that means! The Spring holidays are here and, inevitably, it’s time to entertain. No matter what you are celebrating, the days will be filled with friends and family, laughter and food (maybe a little stress, too?). Entertaining can be great but with our minds preoccupied with all there is to … Continue reading Eco-Entertaining: Invite Mother Nature to Your Holiday Celebrations
We spend tons of money on food at the grocery store each year- if you shop organic, this amount is probably tripled! If you’re like me, you probably end up buying way more than you use (wasteful, I know! Compost those extras, give them to your backyard chickens!). The obvious answer is to buy less, … Continue reading The Great Debate: To Refrigerate or Not to Refrigerate?
The logical thing to do after my last post would be to continue my series on bees. Yep, that would be the logical thing to do but I laugh in the face of logic (hahaha!) so, I am going to go completely off topic and make you sweat it out a bit while you wait … Continue reading Eight Glasses a Day: The Benefits of Drinking Water
Last week we talked about gardens and pollinators, butterflies and bees. It had me thinking a lot about the bees and their honey. Bees have been around for millions of years and, for much of the time we (humans) have been around, we have benefited from bees. We use their honey for food and medicine. … Continue reading (Some of) The Many Benefits of Bees and Honey
In the mood for a crunchy snack? Chips and processed snack foods are too salty, too processed and too unhealthy. Next time you need something to hold you over, something with a bit of bite to it, try this Spicy Roasted Chickpea recipe. It has just enough kick to keep you satisfied plus, it's guilt-free! … Continue reading Yummy Spicy Roasted Chickpea Recipe