Seasonal Veggies

By: | Posted in: Blog, Nutrition | Monday, Jan 24, 2011 - 7:54am

 

Remember all leafy greens are a good source of Vitamin A (immunity), Vitamin C (wound healing, collagen production for healthy skin) Vitamin K (for blood clotting and bone health), and folate (heart health, proper DNA replication for healthy new cells). But additionally, Arugula, Mizuna (Japanese mustard), Wild Kale and Tatsoi are all members of the Brassica family, which make them relatives of cabbage and broccoli.

Let’s talk seasonal veggies!

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Fall Flu

By: | Posted in: Blog, Fighting Illness, Nutrition | Friday, Jan 22, 2010 - 7:54am

I woke up yesterday with what appeared to be a flu of some sort; body aches, fatigue, dry cough, chills. My bones were saying “Uh, Oh!” I reached into my medicine cabinet and took my first dose of the homeopathic remedy “oscillococcinum” (pronounced o-sill-o-cox-see-num), dashed to my Farmers Market to purchase the ingredients for my organic chicken stock put all the ingredients into a large pot and used this onset as an excuse for mindless TV. (more…)