Quick Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

The end of the summer means cool crisp mornings, and big heirloom tomatoes. There have been times I’ve had more tomatoes than I knew what to do with….of course I never complained, that just meant more yummy flavorful tomatoes to eat and to give away! This year was a little different, sadly, out of 5 tomato plants, we only got a couple handfuls. I’ll admit, … Continue reading Quick Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus has gotten really popular in the last few years, and for good reason. Its a delicious, healthy and quick snack thats very versatile. Hummus is one of those things I would buy week after week. When we are having things like chicken for dinner Avah (who is mostly vegetarian, I say mostly because she will eat some hamburger….. sometimes….) can always eat hummus for … Continue reading Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut

Fermented foods have been used for centuries for their health benefits. They were talked about in ancient Roman manuscripts as being one of the finest vegetables for human health.¬†The last few years we have seen them increase in popularity, and this is a huge step in moving toward optimal health. In the past, the lack of fermented foods being consumed in the U.S. has led … Continue reading Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Thanksgiving is full of wonderful food and family. I think we all love the staples. Let’s see….. there’s turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, ¬†sweet potatoes….let’s stop there. Ahhh the sweet potato. They bring some health to our thanksgiving meal. They are rich in fiber, anti-inflammatory, rich in antioxidants, and help prevent rheumatoid arthritis! But…did you ever think the way most of us make them for the … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Herbs