Get Your Greens On!

There’s nothing better than fresh greens…so versatile and so healthful. So while there is an abundance of greens available at farmers markets and supermarkets, just get creative and add green to your plate at every opportunity. Leafy Greens: These are good sources of lutein and zeaxanathin, phytochemicals...

May is National Asparagus Month

If asparagus isn’t one of your favorite veggies, maybe we can change your mind with this amazing Garden Greens Pizza recipe! It is sooo good and we have a really quick “cheat” version if you don’t have time to start from scratch! Garden Greens Pizza Simple to...

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MAY 18 QUESTIONS WITH MATTHEW “MATT” TAGGART

A change of pace this month as we interview an extreme sports enthusiast and kiting champion from his home in Raglan, New Zealand. 1. What is your name? Matthew Taggart…most people call me Matt! 2. What is your occupation? Director/Co-Founder Ozone Kites 3. Do you have a “green” memory growing...

It’s Chocolate Chip Day!!!

What better way to celebrate chocolate chip day than with some chocolate chip cookies. People are very particular about their cookies—some love them soft and chewy, others prefer them hard and crispy. Me…I like them any way!! So, here’s three different ones that are sure to...

Oyster Day…Whitstable Oysters

In a small seaside town in the South of England, visitors now flock to enjoy the famous local oysters. Whitstable has become a thriving town thanks to its local mollusks.   The Whitstable oysters can be traced back almost two thousand years, to when the Romans discovered...

WHAT HEALTHY MEANS NOW

Healthy food is very different than it was 10, 20, 30 years ago. In fact there’s a whole new rulebook…30 years ago, “healthy” meant eating reduced calorie margarine not real butter. Enjoying foods was not part of the rulebook, now it’s time to celebrate real...

Butter Pecan Cookies

This is one of the most deliciously, melt in your mouth cookies recipes we have ever tried! Makes 12 cookies ¾cup                         pecans ½cup                         (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature ⅓cup                         sugar, plus more for coating 1tsp...

All Things Green

If you celebrate Easter, these wonderful spring recipes will liven up any table. They are also great for every food preference including dairy free, vegan and vegetarian – just by making some simple swaps!   Herbed, Asparagus, Phyllo Tart An impressive starter or a great side dish, this...

Nutritious One-Pot Meals

Whole grains turn any “one-dish” into a super-nourishing meal. This veggie packed twist is a take on an Italian favorite, packed with flavor and easy to make – no fuss! Kamut® Berry Ribollita Kamut® wheat berries replace chunks of bread traditionally used in this Tuscan dish that...

WHAT WOMEN SHOULD LEARN FROM THE SUFFRAGETTES

An article in The Guardian newspaper first published in 2013, shed a lot of light on the Suffragette movement for me, as did the most recent movie Suffragettes. While I thought I had an idea of what these women went through, it was nothing like the...