Timely Tips

Arnica Flower

Arnica Flower

Arnica flowers are often called Mountain Daisies due to their similar appearance to a daisy. Arnica flowers, unlike the daisy, could be considered a self-contained natural first aid kit due to their various medicinal properties. Packed with thymol, helenalin, and... Read More

Romaine Lettuce (Cos)

Romaine Lettuce (Cos)

Romaine lettuce, also known as Cos lettuce, has long, broad, upright leaves that hold themselves bunched together as they mature. Although romaine varieties are well known for the hearts at the center of the heads, the outer leaves can also be used in salads, as a... Read More

Are you eating inflammatory foods?

Are you eating inflammatory foods?

Health-conscious people are curious and deeply involved in their food choices. I consider the healthfulness of all the food I bring into my home. Instinctively I’m asking myself: How processed is it? How much carbohydrate, protein, and fiber does it have? What’s the... Read More

Red Butterhead Lettuce

Red Butterhead Lettuce

This red or some say purple beauty resembles a flowering rose with a soft texture, and sweet, mild taste. Eating the rainbow is easy with lettuce that is so visibly and tastefully pleasing. Butterhead of any variety is good in a salad, on sandwiches, or make it the... Read More

7 Reasons to Buy Local

7 Reasons to Buy Local

Fresher More Nutritious Food Is Available Locally Once picked, produce loses nutrients, so we want to pick and eat as quickly as possible, right? Sadly, much of our produce is shipped long distances which requires picking before it’s ripe, and before it has reached... Read More

7 Reasons to eat with the Seasons

7 Reasons to eat with the Seasons

Better taste – Out of season produce is picked before it is ripe so it can be shipped thousands of miles and/or days before sitting in the produce section for days. More health benefits- Out of season produce is picked early for longer shipment. Studies have shown... Read More

Cranberries for the skin

Cranberries for the skin

Cranberries are considered a super food because they are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. They are good for our cardiovascular health, known to heal stomach inflammation, prevent urinary tract infections, avoid respiratory... Read More

Easter Egg Dye made with Fruits, Vegetables, and Roots

Easter Egg Dye made with Fruits, Vegetables, and Roots

Being creative is a part of the Easter Egg fun. This year (since we all have more time) take that creativity to the next level by making your own dyes out of fruits, vegetables, and roots. Anything food that stains your hands while you are preparing it will stain... Read More