Keep it simple, silly…

Feel like you never know what to bring for lunch so you’re always grabbing boxed food or getting take-out?  Don’t let lunches stress you out. The first step to making lunch a less stressful ordeal is understanding that leftovers are your best friend! So Pop Quiz: Question:  What do you do when you have a…

Lentils for dinner…

Well I made a run to the Harmony Co-op here in Bemidji over lunch and picked up some lentils and baby spinach.  I fully plan on trying this recipe for dinner tonight.  I’m hopeful that it will be a success. Let’s talk lentils for a minute.  Along with other types of beans, lentils are legumes….

Hail to the Kale…

Kale is like that ever-smiling, friendly neighbor you see out walking his dog in the mornings. He’s lean, full of cheer, and just wants to give you a pat on the back. Kale is that in veggie form; it just wants to make you feel great! Kale is a SuperFood by even the superest of…

Sell the goat…

Gather ‘round it’s story time… A villager lived in a tiny house with his wife, 6 children, mother-in-law, a cow, and some chickens. It was making him crazy. So he went to the village rabbi and asked for help. The rabbi said he could solve the problem: he told the man to buy a goat….

Just add eggs…

I usually make a variation of this when I have limited time to whip up a meal or when I just can’t think of anything else to make and it works great for…well…breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner.  It’s pretty simple really.  Just take whatever vegetables, green leafies, leftover meat, and/or beans that you have, saute them up, and then just…

Be flexible…

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. On the surface that seems like just a humorous quip; maybe it gives you a little chuckle.   But wait…give it a minute…swish it around a bit…and think about it again.  It is actually very true on several levels. From a physical standpoint…

More quinoa…

Well I’d say it’s about time for a new recipe post.  I apologize for the delay, but things are getting busier around here which is all anyone can hope for with a new business right?? So anywho, I’ll just jump right in to it.  I gave this recipe a try yesterday and I’m looking forward to…

Go green…and leafy…

Is it just me or are food product advertisements taking over the world!? Well those and pharmaceutical ads…but that is a story for another day. Everywhere I look I see an ad for some colorfully packaged provision boasting an above average nutrition content, claiming weight loss benefits, or making promises about various other health topics. …

Fight or flight…

Stress.  We all have it. We all hate it. We would all be happier and healthier without it. We can take steps to reducing the stressors in our day-to-day lives, but to some extent stress is inevitable and will remain out of our control.  What we can control, however, is how we individually manage and…

Nuts for health…!

Jonesin’ for a snack? Instead of reaching for the box of processed crackers, the bag of greasy potato chips, or the stash of sweets try munching on some mixed nuts.  Make your own trail mix in the bulk section of the grocery store and just keep a jar of it on hand.  This just happens…