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...

Seven Tips for a Budding Organic Gardener

I grew up in England where everyone seemed to be an avid gardener. I lived in Kent, which was known as the “Garden of England”, so no pressure there! It actually took over 20 years living in New York City to turn me into a gardener...

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...