8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less likely to contract a number of chronic diseases. ...more
Hi there! I admire you and am pretty envious as well. Currently, I am doing a Paleo 30 day ...more

In Search of Sausage (and Salami)


Can't make up your mind about which food is healthier?

 This morning, bright sun greeted me when I woke. Birds twittered and that marvelous feeling of Spring invaded my senses. When I sat with a view of the garden ready to meditate, three crows swooped down from the giant trees opposite. ...more

6 Simple Ways Your Dog Can Focus Less on Food

If your dog is constantly begging for food, there is a good chance he is overweight.Even being just slightly overweight can put your dog at risk for serious medical conditions.A dog 5 lbs. over his ideal weight is at risk. (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention)We know what you’re thinking, but what am I supposed to do? I work all day, and when I come home, I’m tired.  My dog just wants food, so to keep him happy I give it to him....more

Food and the Older Woman

So here's the deal. I'm 42. That means it's time to get my shit together, especially if I want to live long enough to see my grandchildren torment their parents. Karma, you know. It's got to happen one day....more

You'll Love This Healthy Wheat-Rye Easter Bread With Dark Chocolate

Editor's note: I'd pick this healthy, whole-grain bread with sweet surprises and nutty crunch for my Easter table ANY DAY over standard rolls or too-sweet panettone—and it would work just as well for brunch or dinner. YUM.—Julie ...more

Organic Roasted #Chicken with potatoes,drinking #Cabernet Sauvignon from #Veneto

Dear friends, let's  be fair, Sunday nights are made for roasted dinners.For us a roast dinner usually calls for some organic, delicious, and juicy chicken. Tonight's dish has been in fact prepared using organic corn-fed chicken tights, seasoned with adobo, garlic paste, sweet paprika, black pepper, chilli flakes, and thyme. The chicken once seasoned has been placed on a bed of carrots, onions, and potatoes....more

#Easter celebration, you ought to bake a Pastiera

Easter celebration, you ought to bake a Pastiera.Pastiera is amongst all the Easter period sweet recipes, probably the most delicious. In every southern Italian household you will find one of this delightful cake. The Pastiera ...more