Papaya A Healing Food

Papaya A wonderful tropical fruit with amazing health and healing properties.  Enhancing digestion, calming inflammation, and aids in prevention of  heart disease and arthritis. Papaya is the only food source rich in the healing papain enzyme.  Papain is an an anti-inflammatory enzyme that breaks down proteins. Papain is wonderful for aiding digestion, easing burns and…

The Perfect Veggie Burger: Veggie Burger Basics

Modified from Kathy Patalsky’s Original Article Veggie Burger Basics The Perfect Veggie Burger Along With Simple Steps To Make Them Vegan Chili Bean Burger If you are like us and love everything veggie you will love this. This is also great for preparing food for a vegan, vegetarian or health conscious individuals you may have…

Growing Veggies – Kinder, Gentler Gardening

Kinder, Gentler Gardening Our down-to-earth guide to growing biodynamic veggies BY Tami Fertig ILLUSTRATION Genevieve Simms You’ve probably heard wine connoisseurs toss around the term “biodynamics,” but what the heck does it mean? Despite more and more vineyards embracing the system, an air of mystery surrounds its more esoteric practices (such as planting and harvesting…

Learn Where to find the best choices for you, your family & Budget

Healthy food stores are not on every corner, unfortunately, herding you into the less desirable choices for health and wellness.  Most all of the conventional store choices charge you the same or more and include heavy pesticides and synthetics on their fruit and produce, as well as many undesirable preservatives and chemicals. Your best bet…

Local Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s markets are typically held out door in public areas.  The markets have farms selling farm fresh, organic produce direct to the public.  These markets are heavily trafficked areas where produce vendors feature products such as local organic produce, fruits, nuts, vegetables and more.  Every areas farmer’s market is different offering many different items based…