Want a pick me up, make my day, keep me full, and help me stay healthy kind of breakfast? Eat this!!!
• Liquid Base. Start with 1/2 cup water.
• 4 cups of loosely packed spinach.
• A Good FAT. You need the good fat for metabolizing the spinach and keeping you satisfied for hours. You may choose [...]
New Co-op Develops in Durand
In April 2012, a group of individuals held a public meeting to gauge response and chose a steering committee to develop what would become Good Egg Food Co-op. This committee spent much time gathering information, wrote a mission statement, and decided what type of co-op model to utilize. Although the co-op [...]
It’s Friday night. What are you eating? Huge Burrito? Steaming Pizza? Are you going out or eating in? If taking it to go, consider the environment when ordering.
While packaging is part of the deal with to-go orders, various restaurateurs and patrons are devising fresh approaches to make take-out more lean and green. Happily, some environmentally [...]
by Robyn O’Brien
In a world where we are constantly worried about the health of our families, the stability of our jobs, paying the mortgage and all of life’s responsibilities, the simple act of trying to eat healthy often becomes a challenge.
Not to mention that if your family is anything like mine, then you’ve most likely [...]
by Nik Novak
I didn’t fully appreciate it at the time — being a kid and ego-centric by nature — but over the years I have come to realize the privileges of a food-based lifestyle. My mother, for whom there weren’t enough hours in the day, somehow always made sure my sister and I were fed. [...]
If agni is healthy, you have tremendous
energy throughout the day.
by Nora Isaacs
It’s early morning, and the nutty aroma of hot cereal wafts through Ayurvedic doctor David Frawley’s kitchen in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he’s director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies. He drinks a cup of soothing chai, then enjoys a traditional Indian [...]
The size of the asparagus doesn’t necessarily mean better quality or flavor; it just means the stalk has more growing time than others and is more mature. Look for bright green or violet stalks that are firm. When gently squeezed, it should squeak slightly.
Trim the bottoms of the stalks and wrap them in a wet [...]
It’s that time of the year again to dig the grill out of the garage, fire up the charcoal and cook up some good eats!
At Hahn’s you won’t believe the selection of grillable eats.
Fine cut steaks, fresh seafood, brats, and chicken are sold fresh and frozen for when the weather is just right.
Choose from a [...]
Carrots? Cooked. They are better cooked because they release beta-carotene when cooked. Beta Carotene is an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals in the body.
Red Peppers? Raw. The Vitamin C in peppers is water soluble, so when cooked the Vitamin C is leeched out. Eat them raw for the best benefits.
Onions? Cooked. Onions have flavonoids [...]
Warm Grapefruit Tea
Grapefruit has a compound called naringenin that has been shown to make our insulin more effective. This tea was featured on the Martha Stewart Show (and Martha loved it!)
2 cups ruby red grapefruit juice (squeezed from 2 grapefruits)
2 to 4 tablespoons honey
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon whole allspice berries
Directions: In a medium pot, combine [...]