Category Archives for Organic

How to Make a Healthier Holiday Cookie

I love cookies as much as anyone, in fact, maybe more. I really love them. Cookies in general for me are connected to my mom’s affection, to family traditions, to sweet comforting yumminess. But I try to limit them because they trigger my sugar cravings and sugar is bad for cancer potentially coming back. Besides, I’m allergic to dairy (read butter […]

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Like Pie Applesauce

Did you know October is National Apple Month? We have a little orchard of 10 espaliered organic apple trees with a variety chosen by my wish-I-was-a-farmer husband. He likes tart apples so most of the trees he’s planted are “pie apples” and too tart to eat. Only a few are tart/sweet and are good for eating. […]

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Make Your Own Pumpkin Purée

For Flashback Friday, bringing up to the front an old post from 2012. I thought with October upon us, and pumpkin spice everything, the canned pumpkin will start hitting the grocery store shelves soon if it hasn’t already. Here’s how to easily make your own from little pie pumpkins if you have a food processor. […]

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Fantastic Summer Sale!

My favorite organic health and beauty company, Neal’s Yard Remedies is having a big summer sale while supplies last! Some of the summer must-haves (like the White Tea Facial Mist) are on sale 25% off as well as some items that rarely go on sale, like the popular Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser and my personal favorite the […]

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