Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Giant Food Industry behind "Organic"

Howard, Philip H. 2009. Organic Industry StructureMedia-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus

I'm disenchanted by truth, media, and real food - organic meets large scale farming -  "the lessor evil" ?
- yes, but I try to shop local and small whenever possible and my wallet permits.  For me, this is a large contribution to aid in the pursuit of the American Dream and stay healthy at the same time - a win win!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Making Honey

"Antioxidants are found in fresh fruits and vegetables and also raw, dark honey such as that derived from buckwheat blossoms. " honey is also an anti inflammatory, is absorbed more slowly than sugar helps boost the brain function, inhibits the growth of certain bacteria in the stomach, and it is a probiotic.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Salad Dressing: Pumpkin tahini

kale, escarole, spinach, and raddichio, and herbs, iceberg, romaine
these are lettuces that can hold a heartier dressing

this one reminds me of the Japanese carrot ginger dressing although it contains entirely different ingredients:

sage  - dried or fresh
soy sauce to taste