Get to know your Breasts

Breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. Even after all the research, publicity and awareness it still comes down to self-examination and being pro-active. The more you learn about breast cancer causes, symptoms, and treatments the...

Cooking With Fall Produce

Fall is a food lover’s dream season!! I can’t wait to get into the kitchen as soon the weather changes. A quick trip to the farmers market sets me up for a weekend of fun, trying out new recipes and making some tried and true...

Vegan Chocolate Pecan Tarts – Easy and No-Bake 

Today is International Chocolate Day, and we love chocolate. So here is our favorite vegan chocolate tart recipe that even non-vegans rave about. It’s so easy, no baking required, give it a try and let us know what you think!!! 8 servings Ingredients: Crust 1/2 cup        ...

9/11 How To Deal with Trauma

The one thing that stands out in my mind about the events of 9/11 is how angry I was. For many months after the event, I couldn’t shake it. It actually began to seem abnormal to me. Everyone was sad, grieving and weeping, yet I...

Color Your Plate Orange

Orange is such a happy, vibrant happy color—it makes me smile! Orange food has the same effect. It looks great on the plate as well as delivering some tremendous health benefits. As I was shopping for this past weekend, I found some wonderful orange fruits...

WOMEN’S EQUALITY – THE BADASS WOMEN

These days, women’s equality is often focused around equal pay, but those of us who remember the ”bad old days”, pay was the least of the problem. I recently came across this Facebook site and love that there’s a place to see all these stories...

JUST PEACHY

If you can find really ripe peaches, there’s nothing better for a perfect summer dessert. Here are two of our favorite recipes! PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and...

END OF SUMMER RATATOUILLE

Make the most of the sweet cherry tomatoes and delicious summer veggies and herbs that are around right now and cook up a big batch of ratatouille. Perfect for a light lunch or main course side, plus it freezes well! Makes 10 cups 10 Tbs    ...

SUMMERTIME … TIME FOR MELONS!

Sweet, juicy melons are a perfect summertime dessert. But we decided to mix it up a bit with some sweet and savory combinations. Give them a try—so easy to make and really delicious! SERRANO WATERMELON BITES A step up from the usual melon wrapped with prosciutto. They...

The Best of Summer

There’s nothing we don’t like about fresh summer fruits and veggies. And the best is, you can shop locally at farmers markets and get the freshest, most nutritious and tastiest produce all summer long. Tomatoes Eat them as is, they are wonderful, especially the little cherry tomatoes...