10 Power Packed Benefits of a Moringa Morning

10 Power Packed Benefits of a Moringa Morning

I’ve been asked several times over the last couple of weeks what I put in my morning smoothies and when I say “moringa” as one of the ingredients, I’m asked, “What is that?” It’s hard to explain, especially on twitter when you only get 280 characters, but it’s a great...
The Paradox that is Diabetes

The Paradox that is Diabetes

I have been encouraged to write about food as it relates to diabetes so I thought I’d tackle it this weekend. As I gaze out on grass growing in the back pasture and an aged groundhog nibbling under the bird feeder, I am wondering how to approach such a broad topic....
All Maine Roads Eventually Lead Home

All Maine Roads Eventually Lead Home

Last weekend, I accepted Judi Will’s invitation to be her guest at the New Portland Garden Tour. It was a fantastic trek to New Portland, Maine on a gloriously sunny day. All of my life I’ve been certain New Portland begins and ends with the Wire Bridge. (Photo Credit...
Strawberry Sensation Smoothie

Strawberry Sensation Smoothie

Summer feels like it’s finally coming to Maine. We need rain, but I am thoroughly enjoying the perfect breezes combined with sunshine and cloudless skies. Live in the moment, right? Why waste a good day wishing it were something else. Thoughts of summer have me...
Compassion in a Bake-and-Take Casserole

Compassion in a Bake-and-Take Casserole

It’s funny the things you remember and what brings them to mind. This morning I went out to fill the bird feeders and have my coffee. The air was filled with the sensual smell of cherry blossoms breaking open in the quiet morning air. As it enveloped me, I was taken...
24 Signs You Are a Good Cook

24 Signs You Are a Good Cook

Big news! It took forever, but I finally finished reading “Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality.” It was worth reading, but I could give the author, Alice P. Julier some advice on cutting to the chase. Stop beating a dead horse. And other phrases for...