Eating too much sugar is only part of the problem. The average American is consuming about 150 lbs of refined sugar each year, plus an additional estimated 20 lbs a year in corn syrup. Virtually every health article you read tells of the danger of over-consumption of sugar. “Too much sugar”, they warn, leads to diabetes,...
Welcome to This Week in Pics, a somewhat weekly field journal of shots from around the Big Island of Hawaii This lovely tree spoke to me and asked me to take its picture. This photo was not adjusted, this color is as shot. A truck load of Cacoa. Welcome to Punalu’u Black Sand Beach. A...
Product of the Week: Native Forest Organic Coconut Milk. Those of you who read my blog regularly already know about my love of the coconut. If you are new in these parts, you will find that some form of coconut is used in nearly every recipe that I make. This is not because I love the taste of coconut, in fact, I rarely make anything that is coconut flavored. Coconut just happens to be one of the healthiest, most versatile nuts around. Today we will talk about Coconut Milk and why I heart it so very much.
Grinding your own beef is very simple with a food grinder. It takes only moments to complete, it allows you to choose your own cuts of meat, allows you to control how the meat is handled giving you added assurance of your food's safety.
I was quite surprised to discover that not everything in my pantry was lead free. Thanks to a tip from a friend, I discovered some hidden lead in my Balsamic Vinegar purchased at Costco.
It is always a good day when I receive a big, fat order from Vitacost. I love this online store so very much. As a consumer of organic products and supplements, it is often difficult to source the specialty products that I want and they can be pricey.
Here is a quick tip on the storage of your baked goods!
Buy your eggs in bulk and store them for months with this simple process. In minutes you can preserve your eggs for up to 9 months and they do not need to be refrigerated.
This inexpensive Do It Yourself project is a great idea for giving style to your party theme. Grab your most artistic friend, a couple of inexpensive supplies from the hardware store and make this great backdrop that is sure to elicit awe at your next party! This project took about 3 hours to complete with two people working on it. The mural in this post was created for a Winnie the Pooh forest themed birthday party.
I spent some time researching ideas for blessings to give at a Blessingway Belly Blessing ceremony. Here are a few poems and quotations that I thought were relevant for the context that might give you some inspirations.