The Simple Joys of Fresh & Local

Smell the fresh fragrance of spring as you wiggle your winter toes among tiny green sprouts in fertile soil. Listen to the popping ears...

Bio-Cultural Choice: An Edible Revolution

An excerpt from Conscious Food: Sustainable Growing, Spiritual Eating "To change something, build a new model and make the existing obsolete." -- Buckminster Fuller We are...

Sound Bites: Put a little Spring in your Step

There's nothing quite like a plate of spring greens after the long cold winter months! They provide an uplifting energy and a natural detoxification...

Riverplace Market is new on the Minneapolis Riverfront

A new community based farmer's and artisan market, Riverplace Market -- operating from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesdays through the end of September, is located...

Food First: A Single Option to Satisfy your Taste

Want a quick, yummy, nutritious option for lunch or dinner? Of course you do! I love to create one bowl meals that are just...

Spirit Leaves: Not Yet Vegan

Once, on a plane, a woman sitting beside me related how she lived on a farm in Wisconsin. Every morning, the sheep would come...

Recipe: Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup with Spinach

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe Spinach is just the right touch for this hearty soup. Perfect for a fall or winter evening meal....

Conscious Eating for Radiance, Longevity and Evolution

First of a four-part series What if we could increase our longevity by 20 to 50 years or more? Many schools of thought say that...

Why I Am Vegan

My idea of living with a vegan lifestyle is that I don't consume any dairy or animal products. As someone once said, "If it...

Why I am Vegan

My mother adopted a 7-month old Yorkie a few years ago and I instantly fell in love with her. Before my mom brought this...

Five Steps to Overcoming a Food Addiction

You know the food you’re eating is bad for you — you just can’t stop eating it. You have a food addiction and you’re...

Superfoods – Part Two

Last of a two-part series Last month’s article looked at the top five most popularly mentioned superfoods. They included turmeric, garlic, ginger, healthy fats and...

Is it Time to Re-examine your Relationship…with Food?

For many of us, the start of a new year usually means the start of a new diet. We are bombarded with ads promoting...

Recipe: Swiss Chard Frittata

This breakfast is an easy way to eat more greens. It has a surprisingly sweet flavor. Make it on a Sunday and enjoy during...

Holistic Food — Happy Food

Food is a topic that is popular fodder for newspaper or magazine articles, and there always is a common message: You are picking out...

Recipe: Chicken Verde

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe  This chicken dish can simply be eaten over brown rice or you can roll the filling into enchiladas. These...

Vegan vs. Vegetarian

I have, only recently, begun eating a more vegetarian diet when I decided to break up with my prior food relationship to begin a...