Nutrition & Health

garlic with garlic press
Nutrition & Health

Cooking with Garlic

When cooking with garlic, did you know that if you press or chop garlic and let it rest for 10 minutes before cooking that it significantly increases many of its health benefits? Garlic is part of the allium family of foods. Other allium foods are onions, shallots, leeks, shallots and […]

Nutrition & Health

Cindy’s Art Photography Inspirations

  This art photography was created by me, inspired by the works of Dyan Marie. The pieces are titled, “Eating From the Inside Out.” Though her images had a different intent than mine, I chose to use the same technique but with a very different message. Dyan’s works inspired my […]

kale in garden
Nutrition & Health

Top 30 Nutrient Dense Super Foods

Nutrient Density is a critical concept  by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Not merely vitamins and minerals, but adequate consumption of phytochemicals is essential for proper functioning of the immune system and to enable our body’s detoxification and cellular repair mechanisms that protect us from chronic diseases. To guide people toward the most nutrient […]

cindy with squash plant in garden, gardening class
Nutrition & Health

A Plant Strong Diet

“He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the time of his doctor” Cindy owned and operated a health food restaurant serving vegetarian, whole grain foods back in the 80s before it was the trend. She owned Seychelles Restaurant for almost 13 years, with organic specialty produce and fresh herbs grown […]