Since I have been cooking with more whole foods. I needed to learn more about using herbs and spices. I am trying to eliminate as much sodium as I can so using herbs makes sense. It is a healthier way to flavor our food. I grow
Through out history salt has been considered a valuable commodity. (You can read more detailed information here Wikipedia). But in modern times we are consuming an excess of salt. To much salt is as detrimental to your health as is lack of salt in our diets. Today
The last few day here in Ohio we have been blessed with temperatures in the mid 50’s. Feels wonderful! Makes me want to work outside in the garden. It surely won’t last long, but I’m enjoying it while it does last. After Christmas I
I used to buy pre-made meatballs in the frozen section of the grocery store. They were so easy to prepare. Just put into a sauce, heat em up and they were ready to go. They taste pretty good…until you taste homemade meatballs. No comparison. So I figured it
Kale Chips 1 bunch kale olive oil sea salt Preheat oven 350 F Wash and trim the kale. Removing the stems. I used kitchen shears, made it pretty easy. Tear into small bite size pieces. Make sure the kale is dry. You can use a
A friend of mine gets a delivery once a week of organic fruits and vegetables. One of the vegetables she was getting was kale. She asked me if I had ever eaten any. I told her I hadn’t. Honestly, I didn’t know people ate kale.
Growing up in my family we had a New Years tradition. We always ate sauerkraut and pork after we rang in the new year. It was one of the few meals my Dad cooked. He would make it a couple different ways. I still make it
I have always wondered if buying organic is really that much more beneficial for you. I have been buying less processed foods. Buying more locally grown fruits and vegetables. Last summer I bought corn, green beans, and green peppers to freeze for the winter. The
Slow cooker chicken with homemade onion soup mix is easy and so delicious. I use my slow cooker a couple times a week. It’s great coming home from work and having dinner ready. The smell is wonderful when I walk into the house. Since I have decided to
I love bread! Especially white bread. I know it’s not good for you so I decided to explore whole-grain flour vs white flour. White flour makes light and tender baked goods. There is something else white flour does in the process. It creates inflammation inside
I love sugar! No denying it. I have tried to live without it. But really…who wants to live without the sweet deliciousness of sugar? So I went on a quest to find something better than white processed sugar. Sucanat which stands for Sugar Cane Natural.