This guest post is from Johnie Gall of DirtbagDarling.com
The holidays are a time for family, friends, love, and of course… lots of food. It always leaves me craving something really fresh and healthy to cleanse my system, and this smoothie does just that.
It is a sort of madness we all seem to brush off as normal . One day we are passing around shiny silver trays stacked with holiday cookies, festive treats, calorie-laden everything and sparkly glasses filled to the brim with fizzy pink champagne.
If you're new here, you may want to sign up for FREE weekly updates delivered to your inbox featuring Real Food recipes, nutrition & health articles, and the latest in sustainable agriculture, food politics & philosophy.
Last week I helped out at a Thai cooking class at The Hutong taught by my friend Sandra of Savour Asia . As we sat down to a meal of mango salad, pork laap , and red curry chicken, I realized how much I missed having lemongrass as a kitchen staple. In New York I could easily take the train to Chinatown whenever I wanted to cook with lemongrass.
The following article was written by Kaycee Basset and originally appeared on Vegan Machine.com .
We wait all year for this: fingers stained with cherry juice, arms covered in bramble scratches, and countertops cluttered with canning jars. We can, dry, freeze, jam, pickle, and preserve summer, and we’ve gotten pretty good at it.
Green juice and green smoothies are everywhere these days, and it's no wonder since they're such nutrient-dense beverages. So what better way to celebrate St.
My parents live far, far away from me. It makes me grateful for technology such as cell phones that allow me to communicate with them, but it also means that visits become actual events. It’s a nine hour drive between Southern New Hampshire and Niagara Region Ontario.
I'm from Maine, where the blueberries grow strong and purple and are more delicious than any other blueberries in the world.
Written by Jamie Tired and sluggish? Try taking cleansing vegetable juices. Celery, carrots, etc. have excellent cleansing properties because the fruits and vegetables are medicines in themselves. Plus, it’s easy for the body to absorb them, so you can see the effects pretty quickly. Here is a simple tip on preparing cleansing fruit and vegetable juices.
With less than three weeks until spring officially starts, we’ve almost made through winter and hopefully we can wave the cold weather goodbye soon. Surprisingly, I haven’t gotten a bad cold all winter long. I’ve had, however, a few days where I was feeling a cold coming. On these days, I made sure to eat and drink lots of vitamins and keep myself warm.
180 Google + You’ve all probably heard of protein drinks, energy drinks, soy protein shakes or whey protein . Many people swear by them. They say it gives them more energy, that it’s an easy, fast breakfast, and a good way to lose weight or just get more protein – bodybuilders love it for that reason, too.
A&M say: This starts out as a fragrant and mildly indulgent chai -- it's made with half-n-half -- and then right before serving you sling in some espresso and bourbon, and suddenly it's a drink with purpose and conviction. ( less ) A&M say: This starts out as a fragrant and mildly indulgent chai -- it's made with half-n-half -- and then right before serving you sling in some espresso and bourbon, and sud ( …more )
When my mom and I meet up for our (almost) weekly crafting dates, we usually start off the day with a nice and warm cup of chai with steamed milk. It helps us get in the mood for crafting, and during winter, warm up from the cold outside. While the store brand mix is already pretty delicious, it can get a little pricey and we decided to make our own chai tea mix.