Mexican Hot Sauce

Was asked in an email what recipe do I use when making hot sauce from scratch. My recipe comes from the  Moosewood Cookbook recipe. I put it in a juicing machine first. Then into a saucepan to simmer when cut for time. 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped green pepper 2 cloves crushed garlic…

Healthy Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing

Yields ½ cup Ingredients: Juice of 1 lemon 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp water 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated ½ tbsp soy sauce ½ tbsp sesame oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Place all ingredients into a container with a lid and shake for approximately ½ minutes until well combined. This dressing…

5 Tips Keeping Organic Food Fresh Longer

by Chef Murph You already know that organic food is better for you and your healthy lifestyle, but there can be some drawbacks to switching to an all-organic diet. Processed foods come with a number of disadvantages, but they are known to last longer than organic food as they are filled with shelf life extending…

Positive Thinking Helps Reduce Stress

Stress can come from directly from the situations in which we find ourselves, but it can also come from how we view those situations. Sometimes stress can come from how we look at things that don’t even directly affect us. As a result, learning to think positively can help reduce unnecessary stress in our lives….

Do You Challenge Your Body

In order to improve we need to challenge ourselves. Having challenges involves setting new goals or changing our old goals so that we always have more to do. But how often do you challenge yourself? How often should you challenge yourself? How do you determine challenge? How often we challenge ourselves should depend on how…

Vitamins and Minerals: Getting What You Need?

Vitamins and minerals are essential to support normal physiologic function. There are three characteristics of vitamins: they’re essential for physiologic function, are natural components of food, and when absent from our diet can cause a deficiency. They are either water-soluble or fat soluble, and they serve a variety of roles in our bodies. Their most…

Connection Between Exercise & Brain Power

You shouldn’t begin engaging in regular physical activity only after you’ve already noticed a potential health threat. If you start exercising now, you’ll greatly reduce the risk of diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, amount other health problems. Other benefits of exercise include weight loss and lower blood pressure. However, regular physical activity won’t only keep…