“Juicing is one of the best ways for getting the good stuff (you know, all those nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants you’ve been trying to incorporate in your everyday diet) into your body. And, the best part? No fruit or vegetable is off limits. Just pick up whatever is fresh at the market and let […]
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I’ve been in a salad mood lately and have been trying to get creative with my produce combinations. Strawberries are not new to salads, but you should still definitely check this recipe out! A friend of mine came over the other day and said she had recently eaten a strawberry salad at a chain restaurant. […]
For a refreshing, thirst quenching beverage, try this shaken strawberry lemonade recipe.
The warm spring we’ve been enjoying on this side of the pond has giving us a large and high-quality strawberry crop, the best in about twenty years!
With strawberry season coming up, it’s worth it to bring up that California has controversially approved methyl iodide – a rather nasty pesticide – for use. California grows a very large percentage on fruits and vegetables for the US, and strawberries are maybe one of the most noteworthy. Here’s why.
Recent (unbiased) research has shown that organic strawberries are more flavorful, healthful and better for the soil.
Going to a body and nutrition expert with my husband is one of the best things we’ve done for ourselves. What was the key take away? Warning! Turn Alkaline! Turn Alkaline? Are we magicians? Well according to biochemists we are! You can change your body chemistry with what you eat! Chemicals have seeped into foods, […]
I confess, I’m slow to change. At least when it comes to cooking. A devout recipe follower, I measure my cups and teaspoons and follow recipe direction as if they were sent from above. Until this week, when I finally took our new solar oven out of the box. We bought this Global Sun Oven […]
It’s strawberry season, at least for those of us who live in the temperate western or southern regions of the United States. But before you rush out to snatch up a flat of the sweet-smelling jewels from the stand on the corner, keep in mind that strawberries rank sixth on the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty […]
My roots and love for Wisconsin run deep, ever since we traded the Chicago urban corporate scene for organic farming and sustainable living on our rural acreage a dozen years ago. And at heart, I’m a four-season loving gal. But man, that fourth season of winter can run a bit long here – especially this […]
A few years ago, I was walking through our farm gardens, when all of a sudden I turned around, and there stood a hungry tiger, licking his chomps. “Hmmm, that’s a peculiar non-native species to roam the Wisconsin countryside,” I said to myself, and then ran like hell across the field. All of a sudden, […]
Flipping through recipes looking for a Mother’s Day dinner dessert, I lingered on “Cherry Berry on a Cloud,” one of my mom’s classic recipes. Mom’s the matriarch of meringues, amassing a collection of dessert recipes that blend crisp yet fluffy meringues with flavorful fillings and toppings. But today I wasn’t drawn to this recipe for […]