The Power of Kindness

Other than the mere fact that being kind is a good thing to be, spreading kindness can change the world. According to Science Daily, spreading kindness doesn’t only bring joy to those around you, but it can bring joy to yourself too. It is often...

Cranberry, Pear and Ginger Relish

Do you throw away the cranberry jelly every Thanksgiving? This recipe is guaranteed to disappear right off the plate! It also makes a perfect hostess gift. You can make a week ahead of time and keep refrigerated. Makes about 3 cups: 1 c and 2 tbsp  light brown...

Splendid Squashes

Whether you love it or hate it, you have to admit squash are so prolific and resplendent in the Fall they are a little difficult to ignore. I must admit, it took me a while, but now I’m a squash convert. I started off a...

PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE

Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and just wonderful. As always with summer fruits, I got a huge bag full and decided to make one of my favorite desserts. Galettes are so easy...

Eco 18 Team Picnic: Simple, Yummy Recipes

Picnic prep should be easy with lots of fresh seasonal ingredients. Keep it light and flavorful with simple salads that everyone will love These three favorites are real crowd pleases, not only are they vegan and vegetarian they are hearty enough for even the biggest appetite!   Kamut®...

Cold Soups for Summer

We just love summertime…farmers markets, fresh produce, no-cook meals… it’s just the perfect time of year to take advantage of nature’s bounty! The difference between fresh, farm-grown tomatoes and store bought ones is like night and day. So when you are making a simple dish...

Blueberry Pudding Cake

Plump blueberries, cooked until juicy then poured over a simple batter, make for a delicious and moist pudding cake that’s bursting with summer goodness! Cook and serve in a cast iron skillet. Blueberry Pudding Cake Makes 8 servings ⅓+ ½cup sugar ¼ cup water 1Tbs fresh lemon juice 1tsp cornstarch 2 cups...

The Meaning of Alzheimer’s Month

As June—Alzheimer’s Month—comes to an end, I’ve been struggling trying to write an article about Alzheimer’s. It’s very personal for me, as my mother in England is in a wonderful nursing home that specializes in taking care of people with advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia. The...