Simple Spring Recipes

Spring is the time of year when we begin to plant our seeds and await with anticipation the season in which they will bear fruit. Likewise, we cleanse our body, mind and spirit and look towards a season of hope and renewal. In making the transition from high fat, warming foods and a winter diet, […]

Spring Quiche Recipe

The following recipe is especially healthful if you suspect a problem with insulin sensitivity. It is a good source of protein and full of cooling vegetables. Spring and summer are the perfect time to enjoy this dish, as these vegetables are fresh and in season. I make a large casserole (9″ by 13″) on Sunday […]

Quick and Easy Summer Recipes

Grilled Summer Vegetables With summer upon us, our hearts and bodies return to the outdoors. One of my favorite ways of cooking in the summer is on the barbeque. It is so easy and fast, leaving hardly any cleanup and doesn’t heat up the house. You can grill almost anything – meat, fish, vegetables and […]

Rosehip Tea from Bush to Belly

As autumn gently brings cooler temperatures and shorter days, it also provides us with several medicines that will prove quite useful during the winter ahead. The berries of the Rosa species rosebush, a.k.a. rosehips, are a potent emotional and physical medicine. As part of my namesake, the Rose is a very well loved plant. Along […]

Autumn Recipes for Apples and Pears

With the outside temperature cooling off, there is no food that signifies the season more than apples and pears, especially here in the Pacific Northwest. They are everywhere, from the lunch box to the dessert table. I don’t know of anything that can beat the comforting aroma of apples or pears combined with cinnamon drifting […]

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