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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 […]

green salad with veggies

Making a Green Salad

This is a fun, short video I made when I was making a green salad for lunch one day. I try to eat a salad every day, many benefits to eating raw greens. Some of my favorite salad makings are avocado, black beans, raw red onion, wild arugula, a little feta […]

baked tofu

Baked Tofu

Baked tofu can be used in salads, served with vegetables and rice, or eaten as a snack. This simple recipe is tasty! Use organic tofu. Serves 2 to 3

pole bean sprouts

French Pole Bean Sprouts

I planted french pole beens from seeds that are from Renee’s Seed Company, an awesome local seed company. In this short time lapse video the pole bean sprouts are 12 days old. Amazing how fast they grow once the break the surface of the dirt!   Growing seeds in 6 […]

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Lidia Bastianich at Santa Clara University

Last night (March 7, 2017) I had the opportunity to see Lidia Bastianich speak at Santa Clara University. Lidia has a successful career as an author, restaurateur, entrepreneur, and beloved Public Television host and chef. Lidia Bastianich spoke with two Santa Clara University employees. They were Dorian Llywelyn and Jeffrey Bracco.   […]

stir fry vegetables

Stir Fry Vegetables with Tofu

This stir fry vegetables dish is fairly quick to make. I use a wok for cooking this dish. You can use any vegetables that are in season. It is early March so I’m using what I bought at the farmer’s market this week. Serves 4