Plant-Power with Herbs & Spices

Since the beginning of time, people have cherished plants – in particular herbs and spices – not only for their flavor, but also for their health benefits. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses such plants as their major source of medicine today.  Some spices and herbs provide similar healing effects as medications, such as soothing a sore throat and calming an upset stomach – without the side effects. ...more
Sharon, I had polenta when we traveled to Italy a couple of years ago and this recipe sounds ...more

Edamame Rice Burgers with Daikon Pickles

After eating Daikon Pickles straight out of the jar for a few days, I decided it was time to use the delicious Japanese style pickles in an recipe....more

5 Tips to Eating for Sustained Energy

Awesome Autumn! Pumpkin Spice Frappe Recipe

If you love Pumpkin Spice Frappuccinos, but not the nutritional price tag attached to them, or even if you just want to spice up your next post-workout protein shake, Yellow Turtle Fitness has the recipe for you!...more

Baked Herbed Potatoes

BAKED HERBED POTATOESPreparation time: 30 MinServings: 4 PeopleHere is our today’s recipe for Baked Herbed Potatoes....more
yum. I love potatoes.more

Last Call for Summer: Blueberry Lemonade Popsicles

Blueberry Lemonade Popsicles are here. Evidently lemonade and blueberries makes a pretty pink color. I was tempted to add more blueberry juice to see what colors I could get but it already tasted so good that I thought I’d better leave it alone. Because of the water in the lemonade this popsicle holds its shape longer and does not want to melt as quickly as some other popsicle. Make these popsicles and I guarantee everyone will love them and have a smile on their face. ...more
This is fantastic!  Thanks so much for sharing and this is going ton twitter and facebook!more

Meatless Monday: Ricotta and Spinach Fritters

I have fond memories of my mom's corn fritters, so that's probably why any recipe with "fritter" in the title will get my attention.  These Ricotta and Spinach Fritters from Aggie's Kitchen have sliced fresh spinach to make them nutritious, grated Parmesan to add flavor, and eggs and bread crumbs to help hold them together.  After reading through the recipe and seeing Aggie's drool-worthy photo, there was no doubt in my mind that these were a Meatless Monday winner, but if you need more proof, visit the blog and see the photo of Aggie's cute daughter gobbling them up ...more
Those fritters from childhood are such a fun memory. Glad you like this one!more

Closeted Vegan

About 3 years ago I encountered a health problem. A painful, persistent, and obnoxious health problem that I would rather not discuss in detail. I visited many, many doctors, was on a lot of medications, and was pretty much in constant pain all the time. Nothing helped. I was desperate and began to lose faith in western medicine....more

Roasted sweet corn juice