April 2011

SIMPLE SPRING SALAD

Tis the season for lettuce galore!  Who doesn’t love a good simple salad that becomes a beautiful base for a lovely piece of salmon or what have you.  I learned about this Garlic Salad recipe from my friend Carol so I wanted to pass it on to y’all. Make sure you get your booty to your local farmer’s market this week to pick …

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Apr

Food is Fuel!

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Food is Fuel!

I met with a friend of mine the other day and during that visit he drank a few diet sodas, and I asked him, “What grade of gas do you put in your fine car?”  He said, “supreme gasoline.”  “And, what would you think if I told you to put regular gas in your tank?”  He said, “I’d say, that …

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July and Jim Vaughn of Rocky Glade Farm

Hey Y’all! Who wouldn’t want to eat something called “Happy Rich?” I just picked some up this last Saturday at the Franklin Farmer’s Market from Julie & Jim Vaughn at Rocky Glade Farm.   Another fabulous family run farm that grows some of the most beautiful produce you’ve ever seen and tasted. Well, last year was the first time I’d ever …

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Yogurt and Cultured Cream

My Mama, May Fair has been eating yogurt for as far back as I can remember when the general population thought that was pretty wierd.  Well, those days are over, for sure.  We’ve got it all going on in the cultured dairy department these days with Activia, a variety of greek yogurts, soy yogurt and many, many more.  I’m not …

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Red Cabbage, Apple, Carrot Kraut

I have always loved sour things and that includes sauerkraut.  But the kraut of my youth was pickled and not lacto-fermented because they used vinegar to “preserve” it.  As you know I’m going to focus on teaching you about the foods and processes to support your health and will leave the explanation of the science of things to others that …

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