Monthly Archives: January 2011
Few sensory experiences offer more pleasure than the wonderful flavors and aromas of homemade baked goods. Or better yet, the hearty, nutty-flavored whole grain baked goods. Whole wheat flour is just one of several players in this healthful field that includes barley, oat, rye, and spelt flour, among others. Even if you don’t have the […]
I’ve heard that these simple, only slightly sweet wafers are reminiscent of animal crackers and arrowroot cookies, but better tasting. I feel the same way and enjoy nib- bling them unadorned, but what makes this recipe especially useful is how easy it is to make number of very different cookies, both in appearance and taste from […]
If you’re looking live a healthier life, the first step is to know exactly what you’re putting into your body. Estimating your fat and calorie intake is a good start, but why guess when you have the facts right in front of you? Nutrition labels are important sources of information that can help you on […]
This cheerfully hued cold carrot soup can be the centerpiece of a summer meal, served with crusty bread or sandwiches, and a big salad filled with summer veggies. Adapted fromVegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons.
While wine has always been considered by physicians to be the “healthiest of beverages,” it was not until the 1970′s when epidemiologists began to report than moderate drinkers had much lower risk of coronary heart disease than did abstainers.
This colossal cake elicits oohs and ahs when set out for serving but the proof is in the tasting and this cake goes to the head of its class. You’ll find a number of variations including an all orange juice cake at the end of the recipe. The orange zest adds superb flavor to […]
Those who have chosen to go vegetarian — and then who transition to vegan — appreciate knowing that their food choices can not only be tasty and healthy, but compassionate and humane as well. Not to mention the enormous benefit of whole-food plant-based diet to our rapidly deteriorating environment.
This is a great rainy day project for kids of all ages. It’s a bit involved, with a number of steps, but none are complicated or difficult. Under adult supervision, kids are able to participate in nearly every step along the way. Rolling out the dough and sprinkling the filling are especially fun for little […]