Drink your GRASS – The Power of Wheatgrass

WHEATGRASS juice is nature’s finest medicine It is a powerful concentrated liquid nutrient. Two ounces of wheatgrass juice has the nutritional equivalent of 5 POUNDS of the best raw organic vegetables... twice the amount of Vitamin A as carrots and is higher in Vitamin C than oranges! It contains the full spectrum of B vitamins, … Continue reading Drink your GRASS – The Power of Wheatgrass

Pink Lime Coconut Cooler – and Vines on the Loose

Our Squash and Tomato plants are growing far beyond the generous 4' x 8' raised bed boundaries we thought they'd settle in quietly. The tomatoes are about 3.5 feet tall... and the squash have spread down the 18" sides and are making their way across the back lawn to who knows where! I won't even … Continue reading Pink Lime Coconut Cooler – and Vines on the Loose

Apple Beet Celery Juice – ABC for Good Health

This juice is a nutrient packed medley of red apple and powerful vegetables, tailored to boost your immune function and reduce inflammation. Remember if you want to harness the maximum amount of enzyme power and vitamins from foods you juice, you need to use a juicer that does not create 'heat' when processing. A juicer … Continue reading Apple Beet Celery Juice – ABC for Good Health

Phyto-Rich Rainbow Juice

We had a few days of rain about a week and a half ago.  It's back to sunshine and 65-70 degree weather. In the meantime, seeds and shoots waiting to sprout, did so... and to my surprise we have 3 Swiss Chard plants nestled among the clover!  I almost tripped over them as I marched … Continue reading Phyto-Rich Rainbow Juice

Benefits of Papaya: Heal Inflammation, Indigestion and More

Papaya, Papaw or Paw Paw (Australia), Mamao (Brazil), is a delicious tropical fruit. Hawaiian Papayas are small and pear-shaped, while Carribean and Asian papayas are long and large. Papaya is high in: vitamins C, A, K, E, plus magnesium, folate, beta carotene, and lutein, and more. Christopher Columbus called it "fruit of the angels". ~~~~~~ … Continue reading Benefits of Papaya: Heal Inflammation, Indigestion and More

Pineapple-Ginger Lassi, Non-Dairy

Yeah, its' cold outside.. well for many parts of the world. Here on the west coast of the United States, it's been Spring since mid-December! Chilly cold nights, warm sunny days, no rain, no clouds. So it's not incomprehensible that one might whip out a cool drink and wander into the backyard. Our neighbor's chickens … Continue reading Pineapple-Ginger Lassi, Non-Dairy

My Blackberry Banana Blast with Rose Water

This is a tasty, satisfying blend... not very sophisticated but quite pleasing and of course good for you! To ensure stable blood sugar, none of my smoothies or juiced drinks contain high fructose fruits. Bananas are OK if they are on the 'green' side, absolutely no brown specks. In the Middle East, Rose Water (and … Continue reading My Blackberry Banana Blast with Rose Water