Simple Smoothie Recipes

Simple Smoothies

It is smoothie season!  That may seem counterintuitive given the freezing temps, but New Year's resolutions about eating more veggies, losing weight, and pumping up nutrients have lots of people reaching for their blenders.  I was recently invited by fellow-blogger, Vyana, to contribute smoothie recipes to her New Year's Seven Day Chakra Cleanse … [Read more...]

Beetroot: Selecting Ripe Fruit

Beetroot: Selecting Ripe Fruit

The Issues: One of the most frustrating things in the world has to be biting into a good-looking peach only to find that it is mealy on the inside.  It's the ultimate letdown.  The same can be said for dry oranges, soft cherries, funky apples and I could go on.  Crappy fruit is one of the downsides of our modern food distribution system.  It's … [Read more...]