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basket of red and orange produce

Bountiful Harvest

“He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the time of his doctor” —Ancient Chinese Proverb September’s harvest is filled with oranges and reds. It is so rewarding to have a basketful of veggies that are grown in my garden. Here’s some ideas for improving your health and the health of […]

Hibicus Lemonade

Hibiscus Lemonade — Monthly Feature, May

I started making Iced Hibiscus Cooler at my restaurant, Seychelles way back in the 80s and 90s. We also made Homemade Lemonade, but customers sometimes asked for a 50/50 blend of Lemonade and Iced Hibiscus Cooler. It was a customer favorite. Hence the creation of Hibiscus Lemonade. Whenever I have […]

healthy zucchini muffins

Healthy Zucchini Muffins – Vegan

I seem to continually update my muffin recipes! These healthy zucchini muffins are the ones I used to make samples for the 9th Annual Health & Lifestyle Expo for Women. This recipe was adopted and modified from Gimme Some Oven blog by Ali. I took out the egg and created a […]

Coloring Easter Eggs Naturally

After searching Pinterest for Easter eggs, I discovered posts about dying Easter eggs. I decided to give some of the recipes a try. After two days of work, hard boiling eggs using two different methods and many cracked eggs later these are my results. Hard-boiling Eggs I started by trying […]

Italian Easter Bread made with healthy alternatives

Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread My grandmother made Easter bread every Easter. She gave me her recipe many years ago, when I was still in college. The version I am sharing here has half the sugar and salt. I also substituted whole wheat flour for half of the white flour, and used […]

vegan chili

Vegan Chili

This vegan chili recipe has a great flavor, add more or less chiles to increase or decrease the hotness of the dish. You can vary the types of beans you add. I like to add red, black and white beans for variety and color. You can top with green onions, […]