How to Cook Vegetables: Steaming, Pan Cooking and Lots of Tasty Recipes

beets

“I know we should eat more vegetables, but…” This is a common refrain. I bet you’ve even said it yourself. Vegetables tend to be one of the most under-appreciated parts of the food kingdom, and sadly, one that very few people have learned to truly incorporate into their regular eating habits. The video above is a clip from a recent episode of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (one of the few things worth watching on tv!). Watch this brief segment to see that today’s children are […]

Herbal Honey: A Sweet Holiday Gift

herbal honey_a sweet, holiday gift

Written by Meg, Contributing Writer With the holidays nearly upon us, I know many of us are already thinking of the many gifts we are preparing to share with others this season.  If you’re like me, you also have the burden of wanting to share with those around us, but feeling the pinch of a tight budget.  Today I’m going to share one of my favorite ways to ease the burden, and sweeten your holiday gift-giving. Flavored honey is among the easiest and most delicious herbal treats. […]

Real Food Recipe Roundup: December

crock pot ribs

Welcome to my newest monthly feature, the Real Food Recipe Roundup! Back when I did my readers survey, I learned that finding nourishing, whole food recipes is right up there among your favorite topics on this blog. I thought that it might serve you all if I shared some great recipes from around the web and blogosphere each month. I’m making a point of sharing recipes that are family friendly and simple, as well as nourishing, because I like to keep it simple in my […]