Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

  A Whole Foods Market recently opened near our kitchen and all of us girls went running out for organic produce, cold-pressed juices, berry bowls and “healthy snacks” . We all went skipping along not a care in the world, perusing all the aisles, adding to our baskets…until we got to the check out. They … Continue reading Healthy Habits

Touch of Honey… Week 20

Touch of Honey… Week 20

it feels like Spring with fresh garbanzo beans making their debut Spring peas also hanging out at our kitchen this week! we couldn’t stop humming “Giant Purple People Eater” when frosting these bad boys bacon wrapped shrimp getting crispy Executive Chef Leo making some kabucha squash ravioli garam masala & strawberry crostatas quinoa cakes coming out of … Continue reading Touch of Honey… Week 20

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

A little over five years ago I suffered a series of health catastrophes which resulted in several strokes and the eventual diagnosis of my chronic illness, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Although this was devastating at the time, getting sick was the catalyst for the change, in my life, that I needed. It gave me the gumption to … Continue reading Healthy Habits

Touch of Honey…Week 19

Touch of Honey…Week 19

This past week we welcomed a new team member, strawberry season, Spring produce and a more permanent home for our plantas! Happy Mother’s Day! halt & catch fire! lemon crinkle cookies making their debut… Nayeli our pastry queen! it’s strawberry season! the plantas project is under way… Kenneth shelling some English peas from the farm! … Continue reading Touch of Honey…Week 19

Mother’s Day… A Celebration & Reflection

Mother’s Day… A Celebration & Reflection

I love celebrating non-traditional holidays that come up throughout the year. Sure Christmas and Thanksgiving are awesome, but it’s these singularly focused holidays that do not require weeks of anticipation, planning or preparation that really helps give me a lift throughout the year. Which is why I love celebrating occasions like Mother’s Day because it … Continue reading Mother’s Day… A Celebration & Reflection