Bitter Greens: Big Personality, Big Health Rewards 

People have been eating leafy greens since prehistoric times. But it wasn’t until the first Africans arrived in North America in the early 1600s that America got its first real tastes of dark green leafy vegetables, which they grew for themselves and their families. So, over the years, cooked greens developed into a traditional African… Read more

Hale to the Kale

 Just in case you still have difficulty drinking kale, this smoothie may finally make you a convert.  With avocado for creaminess and pear for sweetness, the kale’s slightly bitter taste flavor completely disappears.  The many benefits remain, however.  There are minerals, vitamins A, C, and K, plus forty-five different antioxidants to help your body fight… Read more

Two Great Dairy-Free Cream Cheeses

Best Cream Cheese Ever 1 ½ cups pine nuts 1 ½ cups raw sunflower seeds 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice ¾ tsp. whole black peppercorns 3 cloves garlic 1 ¾ tsp. sea salt If you soak the nuts and seeds overnight you can use the full measurements.  If you forget to soak them, use scant… Read more

May is for Strawberries!

Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God ever did! William Butler, 17th Century Years ago, a dear friend of mine awakened me to the fact that of all the things there are to celebrate in May, the annual entrance of strawberries during that month is one of the greatest.  I believed… Read more