Organic Food

The Freezer Saves the Day

This time of year, I’ll admit it, I don’t feel like cooking much. Everything in the garden is dead as a doornail. The farmer’s market won’t open again for months. It’s a cold pain in the butt to go to the supermarket every weekend. Therefore, I thank the Universe for my freezer. When we built […]

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What’s for Dinner? 5 Questions to Help You Figure It Out

Isn’t that always the question? Every day? And a challenge for the cook, too. Sometimes it’s easy and sometimes it’s hard, but it’s got to be answered one way or the other if people want to eat. I ask myself that question about five times a week. The other two nights, I’m either traveling or […]

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A Visit to My Kitchen: Jared Koch of Clean Plates

  Jared Koch is in my kitchen today, talking about his transformed childhood sweet tooth, favorite spices in the kitchen, and his thoughts on the current biggest news story.   Jared is the coauthor of the Clean Plates guide (Craving Wellness, 2009 and 2011), the only nutritionist- and food critic–approved guide to the healthiest, tastiest, […]

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Chocolate Milk Float: January’s Dead of Winter Treat

This one was Eve’s idea. I actually was out of float ideas, trying to think what is seasonal and fitting for January—when, I am sorry people, there is NOTHING, nothing, that is in season. (And I don’t want to hear from anyone in California about all the good stuff you have out there. Anything good […]

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Huevos Rancheros: My Favorite Hefty Breakfast!

If for some reason or another I only had one breakfast left on this planet to eat, I would have huevos rancheros. Dinner or lunch, I might need to go with fried chicken, but breakfast…most definitely huevos rancheros. I have a rule when I travel: If I see Huevos Rancheros on the menu, I must […]

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My Favorite Healthy Breakfast

OK, let’s get real. This time of year it’s about focusing on health, not indulgence. And as much as some people out there would like to cultivate the fantasy that every morning involves either some sort of breakfast casserole or stack o’ pancakes, the truth is we girls on the go need a reliable breakfast […]

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A Visit to My Kitchen: Carrie Vitt from Deliciously Organic

Carrie Vitt is in my kitchen today, talking about her love for cooking—be it the detailed process or the use of clean ingredients. When faced with health problems that meant popping multiple medications, Carrie took matters into her own hands—or rather, into her own kitchen. She switched her diet to whole, unprocessed, pure organic ingredients […]

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A Visit to My Kitchen: Erin Ely of ElyOrganics.com

  Erin Ely is in my kitchen today, talking about her organic lifestyle, a hearty and warm favorite go-to meal, and her media obsession. Erin Ely is an organic fanatic, strategic optimist, community and political activist, homebirther, attachment parent, and homeschooler. She’s mother to two kids, Maggie, age 16, and Locke, age 20.  Erin is […]

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