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What's Up With Raw?

I live in the Bay Area, where Cafe Gratitude (that raw food haven) first started, so I'm certainly at an advantage when it comes to hearing about raw foods. When I hit our Whole Foods, I pass by Cafe Gratitude's counter, their shelves full of books and Himalayan crystal salt and to-go cakes, across from the aisle of raw chocolate and raw kale chips and raw cookies. ...more

I ate 100% raw last year for a few months. Great experience, though I couldn't keep it up ...more

Intuitive cooking from the farmers market

  Intuitive Cooking From the Farmer’s Market Posted by Michele Rosenthal April 2, 2009 ...more

Playing With Food

    My Dear Mother is a brave soul. ...more

Planning an Irish Fest

Planning an Irish Fest at Home Posted by Michele Rosenthal March 16, 2009 ...more

What the Heck is This?

When I moved to the Midwest, I inherited this from my mother's kitchen. Does anyone have any idea what this is? It's about the size of a skillet and looks the same on both sides. ...more

Quinoa Veggie Soup

I first made this soup a couple a weeks ago when my mother-in-law was sick.  Like I've mentioned before, she loves soup.  She could eat it every day and I've started to adopt the same take on soup as well, I make it all the time. And I love it more and more with every healthy spoonful.  When my mother-in-law was sick I was extra motivated to make an ultra healthy soup to take to her. ...more

Raisin Bran Muffins

Raisin Bran Muffins ...more

Plant 7 herbs bees love- nourish your family, yourself and your garden!

If you like food you should love bees. Bees are responsible for many of the favorite foods you put on your table every day. New statistics show that bee populations are declining. Part of living a green sustainable should include making your yard bee friendly. For more information read my article: Planting for the bees- making your yard sustainable. ...more

The Rules of the Steak

In this schlumpy economy, we are cutting out quite a few luxuries.  I know that I have.  One of my favorite luxuries is going out ot eat.  I'm not a salad girl, nor am I a grilled chicken breast kind of girl.  No, when I go out to eat I usually order a big juicy steak.  But now that times are tough, it is difficult for my family to go out.  Boy am I glad that I know how to make a great steak at home.  Shall I share this precious information with you?  Oh, ok! ...more