The Benefits of Juicing (Plus a Green Juice Recipe)

juiced greens

Welcome to Week 12 of One Simple Change: my year-long series of holistic lifestyle tips! Today I want to follow up on my discussion of Healthy Drinks and talk about the benefits of juicing. I also want to share a favorite green juice recipe with you. I have been drinking fresh juice on and off … Read more

Cucumber Sorrel Smoothie

Summer’s heat sucks my energy and makes me cranky, but my summer garden inspires me. I am inundated with cucumbers this year. Absolutely positively inundated. I cannot keep up! From only 2 plants, I’ve been harvesting many many cucumbers every day. And coming up with new and different ways to enjoy them. I could have … Read more

Spicy Cucumber Salad

I am hosting weekend herb blogging this week! If you’d like to participate, you can find more information here. My assignment for this month’s secret recipe club was to make something from a new-to-me blog: Cookaholic Wife. Nichole clearly enjoys cooking and baking all sorts of recipes, but this healthy cucumber salad caught my eye … Read more

Winter Citrus Millet Taboulleh

millet taboulleh

Taboulleh (also spelled tabouli, tabouleh, and tabbouli) is a classic Middle Eastern salad that generally contains chopped vegetables, herbs, and a liberal amount of olive oil. It’s an extremely flavorful dish, and I love how there’s plenty of room to play with the ingredients. While traditional taboulleh is made with bulghur wheat, I enjoy experimenting … Read more

Greek Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Purslane

I recently read the Greece issue of Saveur Magazine from cover to cover. The stories, the photos, and the recipes were so compelling that my immediate reaction upon finishing was to run to the computer to find out how much it was going to cost me to get to Greece. Sadly, I can’t afford that … Read more