Cabbage is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, which are notable for their high amounts of glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are a class of compounds that work by releasing two anticancer compounds, isothiocyanates and indoles. These are the active compounds that prevent the activation of carcinogenic substances and are of critical importance in fighting the spread of … Continue reading Savoy Cabbage Stir Fry – 15 Minute Meal
Between putting together 15 of my deodorant samples and making dough this morning .. I wanted a quick breakfast that I could munch with my fingers. Presentation is important to me.. so I wanted it to be pretty although I was home alone today and no one else to cook for. I had just been … Continue reading Breakfast on a Cracker – Quickie Post
We planted two types of organic Kale from seeds this year, and they sure took their time to grow. The peppery flavor of the curly Kale lends itself well to egg dishes. I volunteer in a commercial kitchen one day a week, and last week I blackened onions for recipe and remembered how much I … Continue reading Kale and Blackened-Onion Egg Puff
A delicious little gluten free almond, cherry and chocolate chip cookie.
For J's Birthday I made the delicate, delicious Almond Citrus Cake and decided to top it with a Lime-Coconut Cream since he's fond of citrus-y foods. The result was terrific so I thought I'd share it with you! Make 1 recipe of the Almond Citrus Cake, and bake in a 9" Springform pan. While it … Continue reading Almond Citrus Cake with Coconut-Lime Cream
Well the garden is coming along swimmingly (or sproutingly to be exact). So far the seedlings and little plants seem to be adjusting well to their home in our planter beds. We've had gusty winds a few days this week, so the tender bean and pea vines got pushed around a little, but they're stretching … Continue reading Garden Herbs and Baked Southwestern Sweet Potato Cakes
Today was my organic CSA produce delivery. It's my day to be even more creative than the rest, since I have to make use of everything in the box within a few days. The contents this week were: Fresh Fennel Kale 3 Red Spring Onions 3 Green Garlic Red-leaf Lettuce Snap Peas Fava Beans Chives … Continue reading Fennel, Onion and Citrus Cod Bake