Category Archives: Good Food & Recipes

Growing Groceries in Pots: Lessons from workshop at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

I had a great time with some eco-conscious, healthy eating pals with whom I attended a lecture/workshop at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.  Gardener and foodie Marie Viljoen talked “Edibles on the Eduge,” about growing edibles in small urban spaces, such … Continue reading

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Spotted: the Top 6 Cosmpolitan Weeds of Brooklyn

Cosmopolitan Weeds?  New York’s brimming with them.  There’s actually no reason to consider these plants top 6 of any list, except that I happened to have gathered and photographed these samples.  I became more familiar with these herbs on a … Continue reading

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Agave, A-go-away!!!

No wonder my sugar cravings haven’t dissipated!  I’ve been eating agave!  Turns out that agave may cause negative health affects similar to high fructose corn syrup!  OMG.  Somebody give me some raw honey—quick.  Apparently this is about as raw a … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: Granola Stocking Stuffers!

I’m loving granola this season, as folks are soon to find out.  Makes a great give-away–dress it up in a cookie tin or double-bagged paper lunchbag.  I’ve created my own version of this crunchy treat, low sugar and low fat.  … Continue reading

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Veggie Chili: Don’t call it a come back!

So here’s another one of my favorite vegetarian recipes for this season, not in the least because it has convinced meat eaters that they they could really get with the “veggie thing”, ha! But veggie chili’s been here for years…so … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: Autumnal Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

My taste palate is inextricably tied to Southern US, specifically Louisiana culinary traditions.  Around this time of year, I always get nostalgic for sweet potato pie.   Being somewhat a sweet-potato pie snob, I rarely pick up a pie from the … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: SLAPPLE!

Here’s a personal favorite recipe for all the vegans, and raw foodies, and general dessert lovers out there trying to control a sweet tooth, but not willing to give up the goodies!

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