Belief, Knowing, and Experiencing Full Health

It was seven years ago when I returned home to Illinois to rest a bit from a hectic, painful descent into the spiritual underworld...

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...

Fueling the Supernormal

How does the human body power its functions, such as breathing, walking, seeing, hearing, touching, tasting and smelling? All the marvels performed by the...

Recipe: Gluten-free Brownies

I know what you're thinking...beans...in brownies, you're crazy! You can call me crazy after you've tried them. These moist brownies are not only satisfying,...

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...

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...

Eat Healthy On A Budget

Not only does it seem like the grocery store takes a big chunk out of the family budget, consider the costs of getting sick....

Tres Frijoles Chili Cheese Torta

January is a fruitful month for change. More people initiate change for the better in early January than any other time of the year....

Raw foods to benefit our animals and ourselves

Our cat, Sam, is a great testimonial to the healing power of raw foods. When we first saw Sam at the animal shelter, he...

Recipe: Savory Rice Stuffed Squash

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This recipe is great for holiday gatherings or as a warm autumn meal. 3 small acorn squash, cut...

Eating Healthy: Quickly, Easily, even on a Tight Budget

I have worked in the weight loss industry for 25 years, I've also battled being overweight my entire life. What I'm about to tell...

Our World as a Soup Bowl

A battle of comments ensued under my recent Facebook posting: Hate crimes got you down?! If you still eat meat, then you are part...

Recipe: Turkey Chipotle Chili

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe I've tried many chili recipes and I landed on this one as my favorite. It's thick, flavorful and...

Iowa city calls on Obama to label genetically engineered food

THE FIRST "all-organic city" has passed a resolution calling for President Obama to label genetically engineered food. Maharishi Vedic City, located in southeast Iowa,...

Recipe: Santa Fe Chicken Chili

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe HERE IS ANOTHER variation of chili worth adding to your recipes. This is also delicious vegetarian. Ingredients: 1 TBS olive...

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...

Eating Out Organically

Recently I was scheduled to have dinner with my friend Julia. As is our usual routine, we begin by debating whether we should eat...