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Come Hither, Kombucha!

This drink is said to stave off cancer, depression, inflammation, premature aging...and, well, hangovers.  In honor of Friday happies: cheers to kombucha!

French Onion Soup

Ah, one of my all time faves -- serve up a crock of this and you'll have people coming out of the woodwork asking for a bit!  No really, I'm serious. You really may have strangers knocking on your door, asking for a smidge.  

Steve's Grass Pastured Beef Primer

It’s a little ironic that some of the best agriculture practices come from beef farms.  The meat industry, and beef especially, have been plagued with the horrors of mad cow, grain feeding, feed lots, CAFOs, etc... But as the ecologically minded turned their attention towards American beef production the problems were painfully obvious.

Empty Crisper Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Here is a recipe that will wipe out your fridge of all vegetables.  Like the kitchen sink veggie lasagna I made this summer, this shepherd’s pie is a great way to use up all the random fall produce you may have hanging about your fridge and counters.  

Perfect Day's Green Bean, Fennel, and Carrot Supreme

Tired of the same old bean?  Nothing a little OJ and fennel can't fix!

Quickie Snack/Lunch

Need a quick but healthy kid (or adult) lunch? Look no further.

Feta, Quinoa, and Pinenut Stuffed Grape Leaves (or leave the leaves...and just eat a nice salad)

Opa! Dolma! How about some homemade stuffed grape leaves?  You'll go Greek over this recipe.

Roasted Beet Salad with Sticky Dates, Toasted Pine Nuts and Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

The beets in the box were beckoning, sparking creative culinary currents...

Waldorf Wheat Berry Salad

How's about you try this revisited Waldorf salad?  The wheat berry will be your new best friend. Cross my heart. 

Bok Blender Brownies

Need to add some health to a couch potato day? Try these brownies chock full 'o greens!