1. Cookbooks

    Cookbook review: It's All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow

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    Whether you're an award-winning actress or not, your good health should be paramount. Gwyneth Paltrow shares some of her lessons –...
  2. Holidays & Seasons

    Spellbinding spirits for a Halloween soiree

    Hosting a Halloween party or event? Get your guests into the "spirit" of the evening with a signature cocktail that suits your...
  3. Gardening

    Garden salsa recipe for Cinco de Mayo

    Looking for a way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this weekend? Try making a salsa with veggies and herbs straight from your garden. This...
  4. Gardening

    Mashed Cauliflower

    My cauliflower is almost ready to harvest. Here in sunny Arizona, I'm fortunate to grow my winter vegetables in what would truly...
  5. Gardening

    Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

    In mid-fall and around Thanksgiving , my father always made a special treat for us kiddos--squash cookies, made with squash grown...
  6. Gardening

    Garden-fresh Cranberry Sauce

    If you're still serving jellied cranberry sauce out of a can, it may be time to make that switch to something fresher. While...
  7. Gardening

    Herb Butter

    You can freeze herbs to preserve them for winter, and you can also freeze butter (a great thing to do when butter is on sale). Did...
  8. Gardening

    Apple Recipes

    September is apple harvesting time. Whether you have a tree in your yard or go pick your own at a local orchard, here are some...
  9. Gardening

    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Yes, the "meat" of the pumpkin is delicious for cooking, but the seeds are good to have around too--and not only for planting more...
  10. Gardening

    Spaghetti Squash

    Spaghetti squash is all the rage with health-conscious folks who want to skip the refined flour pastas and get more veggies in...
  11. Gardening

    Homemade Veggie Chips

    Not every kid (or adult, for that matter) is wild about vegetables, but most love the salty, crispy taste of chips. Share your...
  12. Gardening

    Homemade Lemonade

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    There's no summertime drink as refreshing as a cool, tall glass of fresh lemonade . Put your citrus trees to work and whip up an...
  13. Gardening

    Homemade Mustard

    Did you know that today is National Mustard Day? It seems that there's a "national" day for just about everything. Celebrate this...
  14. Vegan Recipes

    Fun French Toast Waffles

    My son loves waffles so I've come up with a yummy variety of waffle recipes. This vegan French toast waffle recipe is unique because...
  15. Gardening

    Harvesting Sunflower Seeds

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    Harvesting sunflower seeds may seem like a no-brainer... until you try to do it and realize some instruction could have been...
  16. Gardening

    Roasting Peppers

    Roasting and peeling chile peppers and sweet peppers are handy kitchen techniques for cooking Mexican and Italian recipes. Many...
  17. Vegan Recipes

    5 Ways to eat more greens

    Without question, dark leafy greens are my favorite vegetable. In addition to being one of the most concentrated plant sources of...
  18. Vegan Recipes

    Jerk-Style Sweet Potatoes

    If you've got a Caribbean food craving, these jerk-style sweet potatoes will deliciously hit the spot as a tasty vegan side dish...
  19. Vegan Recipes

    Blended Watermelon Iced Tea

    When I was training for a marathon years ago, my favorite way to rehydrate and replenish my electrolytes was with slabs of juicy...
  20. Vegan Recipes

    How to choose the best melons

    Unless your local supermarket or farmers' market vendors have cut melons for you to see, feel, and perhaps even taste, it's hard to...