Sound Bites: Connect with Berries this Summer

One of my favorite things about the beginning of summer is the abundance of rhubarb and berries in my garden and at the Farmer's...

Five Lessons the Earth taught me about Love

I am on a journey. A journey of discovery. Of heart and of food. My journey is quite literally taking me on a cross-country...

Slow down Aging while accelerating the Recovery of Vitality and Health

In a fast-paced, modern, hectic lifestyle, the level of stress, anxiety, and physical and mental fatigue increases significantly. Today, people cannot even sit down...

Recipe: Cranberry Relish

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe Cranberry season is a favorite of mine, because I get excited to make this dish. It is bursting with...

Healthy Eating in a Snap

After years of swinging that 10-pound pendulum, I finally figured out how to eat clean and healthy, most of the time, fairly quickly. I...

Food First: Vegetables Ripe for Skewering

What makes August great is the abundance of vegetables in the garden and still plenty of long summer days left to grill! Of course,...

You are more than what you eat

Hidden in the deepest recesses of your body at your cellular level are memories that were ingrained in you without your clear awareness. These...

Recipe: Savory Fish Seasoning

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe As we move into spring, your body wants lighter protein sources such as baked or grilled fish. This recipe...

Summer Quinoa Salad

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This summer salad is as fresh as the season. Bursting with flavor and nutrition, it will certainly be a...

What Wine Tasting Can Teach You About Mindful Eating

On a recent trip to Australia to visit my husband's family, we experienced the powerful connection between wine tasting and mindful eating. New Zealand and...

A Complete Meal that is yummy

Congratulations! You've made it through Autumn clean-up and now you have holiday preparations to look forward to, beginning with Halloween. Simple meals are a...

Deepen Our Connection Through Food

At this moment in time, more human beings than ever before are demanding responsible agricultural practices, more eco-conscious restaurants, and honest recycling programs. The...

How Food can Nurture the Soul among presentations at Benedictine Center

Dr. Norman Wirzba, professor of theology and ecology at Duke University Divinity School, is coming to St. Paul's Monastery in Maplewood to make several...

Recipe: Sweet Walnut Snack

Phytonutrient research on the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of walnuts reveals their protective effect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular problems, and type 2 diabetes. Here...

Superfoods

First of a two-part series Each week, I muster the energy to shop for the week's groceries. It's never fun. I don't like to grocery...

Coffee Rediscovered: An Ancient Crafted Hybrid Drug

Coffee is a hybrid deliberately blended to make people malleable and easy to control. Its history has been carefully smudged from the printed fodder...

EarthTalk® | December 2014

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that global warming is causing our crops to be less nutritious? -- William Persson, Glendale, OH It is difficult to...