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...

EarthTalk® | October 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the Monarch Butterfly is on the brink of extinction? How did we let that happen? -- Alex Degeneres,...

Meditation…or Why I put that in my Herbal Tea

I love to meditate. Taking time each day to center myself helps me to fulfill the roles I have taken on in life, from...

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...

Food First | A Spring Cleansing for the Body

As spring arrives, I am always thinking about cleansing and preparing my body for the warmer upcoming months. It's like a spring cleaning for...

Ten Ways Specific Fermented Foods can improve Your Life

An excerpt from the book The Cultured Cook: Delicious Fermented Foods with Probiotics to Knock Out Inflammation, Boost Gut Health, Lose Weight & Extend...

Restocking the Pharmacy of the Body

The ever-expanding pharmacopeia of time-tested techniques, natural remedies and alternative pain killers is a complicated skein of dos and don'ts that would tangle any...

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: Delicious, Nutritious Soup for Cold Months

Whether I'm concocting a new recipe or searching for a new recipe to try, I aim for one that is both delicious and nutritious!...

Food First: A go-to salad for greens, fiber

Spring has sprung and everything is coming up green! This is the perfect time to take a cue from Mother Nature and get more...

Milo’s Story

It all started five years ago when Milo, our beloved Bichon, began showing signs of slowing down. At that time, he was 10 years...