Archive for 2012

Egg n’ Kraut Breakfast Burritos

Egg n’ Kraut Breakfast Burritos By Dawn Story of Farmstead Ferments You can enjoy healthy and delicious sauerkraut with every meal by just placing a hefty dollop on your plate regardless of what you are eating. But here is a recipe that I enjoy several times a week and it is NOT just for breakfast!

READ MORE

My Cold Weather “Medicine” Cabinet

It’s only been chilly for about a week, but already people are pouring into Rebecca’s with runny noses, coughs, aches and pains.  Since my daughter started pre-school in September, she’s been sick 4 times and I’ve been sick 2 (those pesky kid germs).  I’m really grateful for a number of supplements, both to use preventively,

READ MORE

Naturally Spray Mildew Away

Since I was a child I have always loved playing in the bath. I would fill it full with bubble bath and then pile all of my toys into the tub. One of my favorite pastimes was to color on the tiles with “Bathtime” crayons. I suppose that they were made of soap, and came

READ MORE

Beyond College Cuisine: Quiche Then and Now

The summer between my junior and senior year of undergrad (that’s ‘3rd year’ and ‘4th year’ for you UVA-types), I stayed at school in a campus-owned house with a few friends.  We quickly established a household routine, and divvied up the chores: Dave was responsible for cleaning the bathrooms, Katya was responsible for vacuuming the

READ MORE

Chloramines, and the Fate of Charlottesville’s Water Supply

High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth.  -Edmund S. Muskie, U.S. Senator, speech, 1 March 1966  So, as many of you already are

READ MORE

Susan’s Supplement Guide

People often ask me to evaluate the supplements that they are taking.  It’s a chance to empty out the cupboard and frig and lay it all out on the table, and see what is really useful and also what needs to be changed or discarded.  Most people laugh with embarrassment as they bring out the

READ MORE

Enzymes for Everyone!

Who needs enzymes? Everyone! Babies, children, adults and the elderly, as well as your cat and dog. Why does every body need enzymes? Because enzymes do the work required for all life processes. Enzymes come alive or are activated in the presence of moisture (water), the right temperature (your body temperature) and the right amount

READ MORE

Lee’s Cooling VEGA Smoothie

Cheers to a really cool snack on these steamy summer days! VEGA energizing smoothie, with or without embellishment provides great taste and super nutrition in a convenient form! Why cool? It just tastes so good (especially the Tropical Tango flavor). Each scoop contains 10 grams of complete plant-based protein… and two servings of vegetables– love those

READ MORE

True Love = Chocolate

Anyone who knows me would most likely know that I LOVE chocolate.  I mean I REALLY love it.  It ranks in my “favorite” list right under my family, my dog and my friends.  Actually, it ranks above some. It would be the last food I’d want to eat on this earth before I go.  I

READ MORE

Me and My Meatza

My good friends, while I do most earnestly recommend you to take care of your health and safety, as things most precious to us, I would not have that care degenerate into an effeminate and over-curious attention, which is always disgraceful to a man’s self, and often troublesome to others.  -Edmund Burke Politics of Edmund

READ MORE