Lentil Bacon Soup

Cozy yet not heavy, this is a great soup for seasonal transitions. INGREDIENTS serves 44 slices bacon (sugar and nitrate-free, if possible), chopped1 yellow onion, chopped2 stalks celery, finely chopped, leaves reserved and slivered1 medium carrot, finely...

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Can You Hear Your Body Talk?

Happy April!Last week I mentioned that I suddenly went from buying short ribs to greens -- this week more greens and more, and even some green juice. Now, I’m not normally a huge proponent of juices, so I actually love that this “craving” has presented itself, because...

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Timing is Everything

Happy Spring! I hope you are enjoying warmer temperatures, beautiful flowers, the greening of the trees, and more lightness in your step.Last week as I made my grocery list for the week, I suddenly wanted all of the veggies and salads. Not two weeks earlier I bought a...

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Sweet Potato and Greens Soup

This is a nourishing soup to really support your body during seasonal transitions! INGREDIENTS serves 4 - 62 tbps coconut oil2 yellow onions, choppedpinch of salt1 1/4 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced3 1/2 cups water1/2 tsp. salt2 tbsps. chopped fresh...

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Going Without

Happy Mardi Gras!In a few places around the world, today and tomorrow mark the culmination of Carnival Season – a season that began on January 6 – Epiphany or 3 Kings Day – which in the Christian calendar marks the day the three wise men arrived to the recently...

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What’s on the Menu? February 17

A real-time look at what we ate this week. The plan with some notes about diversions from it.  The blackened Mahi with ghee and Blasted Green Beans seem to be making a weekly appearance! SundaySmoked RibsCole SlawMondayChicken Taco Salad with Tomatillo Guacamole and...

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Kale Stem Pesto

This pesto is a great way to use up kale stems, so you don't waste food!  I'm a big proponent of that.  Use it like you would any pesto, or as a dip for veggies. You could also use the stalks of other greens -- collards, chard, mustard greens,...

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I Can See Clearly Now

We’ve had an eye-opening January and first half of February around here.In an effort to get some things done around the house and pay for them, we’ve done a bit of a financial overhaul and cleanse. We put together and are keeping an actual budget -- one...

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Cauliflower Taboulleh

This is a really delicious grain-free alternative to this Middle Eastern parsley salad.  It will keep for the better part of a week.  INGREDIENTS serves 61 10 oz. package riced cauliflower (do not use frozen for this)¼ cup hemp seeds (optional)¼ cup minced...

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What’s on the Menu? February 3

A real-time look at what we ate this week. The plan with some notes about diversions from it. This was a very busy week for us so I relied on left-overs and some easy things.  I am loving those green beans and tomatoes, and oh my! The blackened Mahi with ghee that I...

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