On Sunday, May 19, three of us New Englanders from the Village Green Network met up in Northampton, Mass. It was me, Lori Elliott of Our Heritage of Health, and Craig Fear of Fearless Eating. Northampton (Craig’s home) is a great city for nerds folks like us: a lot of good locally/sustainably/ethically-sourced real food,… Read on
Paleo? You may be asking… Do you live on bacon and kale and CrossFitting* in your Vibram Five Fingers**? Paleo has been blowing up lately and as a result there’s a lot of weird ideas about it is, and a lot of people getting really dogmatic about it. For me, this… Read on
im•bibe. verb. 1.) to consume, to drink; 2.) to absorb, to soak up; 3.) to take or receive into the mind, as knowledge, ideas, or the like. IMBIBED is monthly link love. It features links to posts by blogging comrades that I dig. It’s categorized based on my own blog’s… Read on
I’ve been experimenting with making lavender lemonade since I heard about it pretty recently. It’s such a yummy combination, and perfect for what will no doubt be a stiflingly humid New England summer. In addition to being delicious, the health benefits of this drink are pretty sweet (NPI): Lavender is… Read on
Check out my guest post over at Healthy Roots, Happy Soul for recipes for tooth powder, mouthwash, and a toothache remedy.
We recently had our first cookout* of the season. It was a good turnout. Lots of families and kids and friends. Many more to come! *I was asked, by a West Coast transplant, if “cookout” was an East Coast term. I assume it is. Maybe even just a northeast term,… Read on
One of the sad things about the coming of spring is a decrease in soups. But here in New England, we’re still having some chilly days. Here’s a light fish stew that’s great for the changing of the season: warm enough to take the chill out, light enough to not… Read on
I am excited to announce that… Unchained Sunday is now: They Call Me Oystergirl. Unchained Sunday focused on living freely and unconventionally in an uncompromising, imprisoning, status-quo-driven society, with regards to lifestyle and wellness and FOOD. It has been evolving; food is what I’ve come to love writing about the… Read on