October 05, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

What’s All This Food Coloring Good For?

By guest blogger Ayala Laufer-Cahana, MD, physician (pediatrics and medical genetics), artist, serious vegetarian home cook, mother of three school-age active kids, and cofounder of Herbal Water Inc. A new European law went into effect this summer requiring foods and …

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Sweepstakes Rules

Sweepstakes Official Rules Template with Web or E-mail Entry Method Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen Garden Guru OFFICIAL RULES   NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A purchase or payment will …

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October 04, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Learning to Run

I used to be a runner. A long, long time ago. Not the kind who raced or anything, or felt part of a running community, but the kind who ran for fitness. In 1985, I was 24 (had a 4-year-old …

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October 01, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Breaking News: Massage Is Good for You

I always knew massage was good for me. I’m a bit of a massage adventurer. If I go someplace and see a new type of massage, I sign right up. I’ve had Thai massage, Reiki, craniosacral, four hands (sweet!), hot …

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September 30, 2010 • in Organic Food

A Visit to My Kitchen: Frances Rivetti

Today, Frances Rivetti is in my kitchen, sharing her tasty English- and Italian-influenced favorite meals, and sharing thoughts on Greenland’s evidence of global warming. Frances Rivetti is an independent journalist based in Sonoma County‘s gateway to Northern California wine country. …

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September 29, 2010 • in Maria Recommends

The Art of Living in Balance, Part Two

Clearly, the art of living in balance is not a simple thing, or else it wouldn’t take me two blog posts and 20 tips to share. It’s kind of like a buffet or store, where different tastes make for different …

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September 28, 2010 • in Family

Raising a Real Food Baby

By guest blogger Jeffery Lindenmuth, a full-time writer focusing on food and drink. People are always saying that our baby girl, Elke, resembles the Gerber baby. And as the time came for her to begin eating fruits and vegetables, my …

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