What the Heck is It?

Interesting looking, isn't it? I first became acquainted with this unusual little veggie a couple of years ago when it arrived in my CSA box. I had absolutely no idea what it was, and furthermore, I had absolutely no idea what to do with it. So, I sent this text to my friend MT who knows all…

Give Veggies a Chance

Are you a veggie lover? No? Want to be? I mean, it is what all the cool people are eating. It doesn't even matter what food cult you belong to. It's not just a vegan or vegetarian thing. Last month I was reminded of why some people aren't fans of vegetables. I had the pleasure of chaperoning…

So What’s Next?

Recently I wrote about how eating real food improves your health. (Okay...maybe not so recently. It's been a crazy couple of weeks.) How's that going for you? Are you reading ingredient labels? Buying less processed foods? Shopping around the perimeter of the grocery store? Making more meals at home? Eating at restaurants that provide locally…

It’s Pizza Time!

My oldest daughter just returned home after spending the month studying in Italy. In an effort to make her transition to reality a little more palatable, we decided to make homemade pizzas! Pizza Dough 2 1/2 c. whole wheat flour 1 c. amaranth flour 1/4 c. warm water (about 115 degrees) 1 packet (5/16 oz.)…