Pesticide Free

Wouldn't it be nice

Wouldn’t it be nice

If labels like this were the norm instead of the exception? Or better yet, simply not needed because we could trust that all products with harmful ingredients, such as GMOs, pesticides and livestock raised on hormones or antibiotics, were labeled instead? Thank you Alden’s for offering a product that I can give my children, conscience […]

Nothing better

than watching your toddler pause his play to pick a Sun Gold tomato from the garden and pop it in his mouth.  Smiles all around!

One less box in the pantry

My husband can be a tough food critic.  So when I decided to try my hand at making cereal I wasn’t sure how it would be received.  Not to be deterred I found a recipe for granola and, with a few ingredient tweaks, made a batch.  I put the finished product in the pantry where […]

Five weeks later...

Five weeks later…

Meatless any day just got tastier

When word first started trickling down about “Meatless Mondays” I didn’t give the idea too much thought.  Before I had my son I rarely ate red meat.  But while I was pregnant I couldn’t get enough of it!  Funny how the body tells you exactly what it needs.  Now we eat 100% grass fed ground […]

Why it’s all so important to me

The food we eat has a direct impact on our health and well being. The way it’s sourced has a direct impact on the health and well being of the Earth. Here are a few reasons why, to the best of my ability, I choose to feed my family foods that are: Non-GMO: Genetically Modified […]

Trying not to beat myself up

It’s one thing to know something is unhealthy from news that filters down and another to sit down, research and write about it.  As I was researching the harmful effects of GMOs and pesticides in foods I let my mind go to a place that’s simply not helpful.  I think back on my son’s first […]

All CSAs are not created equal

Two years ago I was thrilled to learn that our local farm was going to offer it’s first CSA.  This farm had been my “go to” for produce from May – November.  I used to anxiously await the email announcing they were open for the season and now they were going to offer a CSA.  […]